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Vandalism costs school district $12,000

Several base schools have been vandalized since Aug. 25 incurring over $12,000 in damages to the Muroc Joint Unified School District. The majority of the destruction has occurred at Bailey Elementary School where windows, ceiling tiles and equipment such as phones, light panels, display cases, over-head projectors and clocks have been broken. “We have a…

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C-17 treads into new territory

U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner Since Dunlop Tire was selected as the supplier for the C-17 as the replacement tire, the C-17 Global Reach Integrated Test Team at Edwards AFB has been putting the C-17’s new Dunlop tires through a collection of vibration, skid, stability, structural and wet-and-dry runway takeoff and landing performance…

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412th CE leads way in water conservation

U.S. Air Force photo by Rebecca Amber Xeriscaping can take on many forms, ranging from decomposed granite that looks like dirt, to rocks with desert shrubs and low-water-use trees. Edwards has chosen to stick with a low-maintenance, decorative rock. According to Gerald Boetsch, 412th Civil Engineering Group energy manager, Edwards has always been very proactive…

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Prescriptions for hydrocodone-containing meds changing

On Aug. 22, the Drug Enforcement Agency changed all hydrocodone-containing products to Schedule II, a tightly-controlled classification that will change how it is prescribed and dispensed. Products that contain hydrocodone include medications such as Vicodin and Norco, and many generic formulations. The change becomes effective across the United States Oct. 6. What does this mean…

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Travis Brass brings new Air Force sound to AV

The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West’s Travis Brass ensemble headlined the fifth annual Celebrate America on the Blvd. event in Downtown Lancaster Sept. 6.


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Team Edwards welcomes summer by Celebrating our Community of Excellence

Posted  June 1, 2012

Team Edwards kicked off the unofficial start of the summer season May 24 by Celebrating our Community of Excellence. The event, which was held at Community Park, across the street from the Child Development...

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Briefs June 1, 2012

Posted  June 1, 2012

Air Force Ball committee The Edwards Company Grade Officers Council is forming the 65th Air Force Birthday Ball Planning Committee. Although hosted by the CGOC, the committee is looking for volunteers from all Team Edwards members and private organizations on base to create an unforgettable 65th Air Force Ball. The initial meeting is 3:30 p.m.,…

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Edwards AFB shows why seminar is no small business

Posted  June 1, 2012

Team Edwards once again welcomed and presented small businesses with an opportunity to learn and further enhance their knowledge of the Air Force Flight Test Center’s mission and how to participate in...

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AFMC command chief reflects on 30-year career ‘adventure’

Posted  June 1, 2012

Air Force Materiel Command’s top enlisted sergeant will end his military career June 1, 2012, bringing to a close a career that he says launched a “great adventure” around the world. Chief Master Sgt. Eric...

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Dryden Facilities Support Center walls going up

Posted  June 1, 2012

Following completion of underground infrastructure and installation of a retaining wall in recent weeks, masons began erecting the concrete-block walls of the new Facilities Support Center at NASA’s Dryden Flight...

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Increased diversity, cyberspace highlight General Hoffman’s 42-year career

Posted  June 1, 2012

In the past three and a half years, he’s overseen the reorganization of the Air Force’s most complex and diverse command, managed some of the most drastic budget reductions in the service’s history and been...

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AF promotes third Derrell Willson to master sergeant

Posted  June 1, 2012

As a young boy, Derrell Willson knew that he wanted to serve his country. In fact, during World War II, an Army convoy visited the local school and he couldn’t resist scoping it out, even though he was too young at the time. The soldiers took him home and talked with his mother. The experience…

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26 Edwards Airmen move on to next grade

Posted  June 1, 2012

Team Edwards held it’s monthly enlisted promotion ceremony at Club Muroc, May 31. Congratulations to all the Airmen who took the next step in their Air Force careers.   Promoting to Airman 1st Class Ryan W. Bunce, 95th Security Forces Squadron   Promoting to Senior Airman Quanisha L. Gaines, 95th Mission Support Group Asa A….

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Airmen represent Edwards, AF this Memorial Day Weekend around AV

Posted  June 1, 2012

Over the Memorial Day Weekend, members from Edwards community participated in several events, to help commemorate the national holiday and kickoff the official start of summer. Maj. Scott Smith, 95th...

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Exchange rolls out new prices for children’s wear

Posted  June 1, 2012

A recent North Dakota State University study found that the average American household spends about 3.8 percent of their income on clothes. With children consistently growing out of shirts, pants and dresses or waning the latest and greatest brands, keeping the kids attired can prove an expensive endeavor. Recognizing that investing in kids doesn’t have…

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