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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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Legal Assistance Tip

Posted  May 25, 2012

Nobody gets married with the intention of later getting divorced. Unfortunately, divorce is one of the most common reasons why Airmen visit Legal Assistance. If you or your spouse is a resident of California (have lived in California for the last six months, and for at least three months in the county where you plan…

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First quarter 2012 disciplinary actions

Posted  May 25, 2012

In the first quarter of 2012, several military justice actions occurred at Edwards Air Force Base. They are described below. Courts-Martial Over the July 4th weekend in 2011, a senior airman traveled to Phoenix, Ariz., and purchased and used various controlled substances. He brought the items back to his dormitory at Edwards AFB, where they…

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New housing website prepares Airmen for moving

Posted  May 25, 2012

With the summer moving season just around the corner thousands of Airmen and their families can now use a new housing website to help prepare for their move. The website,www.housing.af.mil, provides dormitory information for unaccompanied Airmen while detailing housing options and support services available at Air Force installations. For example, the website gives insights into…

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Team Edwards packs Center of Excellence for Asian Pacific American Heritage Day

Posted  May 25, 2012

Members of the Edwards community flocked to the Center of Excellence May 17 for the annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration, hosted by the 95th Air Base Wing.

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Everybody loves a parade

Posted  May 25, 2012

The City of Torrance, Calif., hosted it's 53rd Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration May 18 to 20, with more than160 Edwards Airmen representing the base and the Air Force by marching in, what is called, the longest city-sponsored military parade in the country.

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Summit magazine

Posted  May 25, 2012

Pick up the current issue of Summit magazine at Outdoor Recreation to find out about the many exciting adventures Edwards ODR can hook you up with. Rod and Gun Club FAMCAMP Oasis Aquatic Center The Rosberg Fitness Center Community Activity Center

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Exchange making it easier to get, and stay, connected

Posted  May 25, 2012

Are you on the move? Planning for a PCS? Maybe you just want to find a better deal on your Internet, mobile/cellular, TV or phone service? The Army & Air Force Exchange Service can help out through www.shopmyexchange.com/GETCONNECTED, a new online telecommunications resource designed to help military shoppers get connected and stay connected – wherever…

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Announcements May 25, 2012

Posted  May 25, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through Dec. 31, 2012! If your spouse is deployed or you are a single airman returning from a deployment, then come to the A&FRC to get your PLAYpass and register! PLAYpass discount cards are used for various activities and programs on base for adults and children. For more information…

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95th ABW CC wishes Team Edwards a happy, safe Memorial Day

Posted  May 25, 2012

I want to wish all of Team Edwards and their families a safe enjoyable Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is a time of remembering and reflection. As we enter the holiday, I wanted to share a few of my own reflections. My family and I have...

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Memorial Day message from 412th TW CC

Posted  May 25, 2012

This Memorial Day we celebrate our nation’s hard won freedoms and honor the men and women whose sacrifices made them possible. Whether you spend your Memorial Day weekend with family and friends, enjoying a hobby, or just relaxing, please take time to reflect on the individual sacrifices that were...

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