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Edwards community holds town hall meeting

The Edwards community gathered at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Oct. 15 for a town hall meeting.

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Online vigilance helps reduce risk

I received at least five emails last week warning me to secure my social media settings and be aware of what I post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Gathering of Eagles honors 70 years of TPS

The Flight Test Historical Foundation presented the 2014 Gathering of Eagles Oct. 18 celebrating the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force Test Pilot School. The annual fundraiser included dinner, a silent auction and panel discussion with this year's honorees.

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AFMC command chief visits with Edwards Airmen

Chief Master Sgt. Michael J. Warner, Air Force Materiel Command command chief, stopped by Edwards AFB to talk to enlisted Airmen in two sessions at Club Muroc Oct. 15.

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A safe and spooktacular Halloween

For most people Halloween means three things: costumes, trick-or-treating and months of free candy.


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News Briefs – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

School district election There will be an election Nov. 6 to fill four seats on the governing board of the Muroc Unified School District. The four seats are: North Edwards (four-year term) Edwards AFB (two-year term) Edwards AFB (four-year term) Boron (four-year term) Candidates must be registered voters living in the trustee area to be…

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New heritage for 95th ABW, same tradition of excellence

Posted  July 13, 2012

The 95th Air Base Wing, active at Edwards since 1994, transitioned to the 412th Test Wing July 13 during a ceremony officiated by Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Air Force Test Center commander.

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Wierzbanowski takes reins at 419th FLTS

Posted  July 13, 2012

Lt. Col. Jason Wierzbanowski addresses members of the 419th Flight Test Squadron after taking command July 9.

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Houses on Edwards to get new appliances

Posted  July 13, 2012

More than 200 homes in the Mountain View and east end of Joshua Acres Housing Areas will soon receive new energy-efficient appliances thanks to funding received from Air Force Materiel Command...

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Register now, limited seats available in FAM 103

Posted  July 13, 2012

The Air Force Institute of Technology offers a myriad of resources and options available to those needing acquisition Continuous Learning Points. Course offerings are open to officers, enlisted, and civilians alike and are delivered through both live instruction and student-paced web formats. One of AFIT’s most important classes for the Acquisition community is FAM 103…

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Legal Assistance Tip: The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act

Posted  July 13, 2012

We are often asked to clarify the rights of a former spouse to a portion of a member’s retirement pay after divorce. The answer is in the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act, which recognizes the right of state courts to distribute military retired pay to a former spouse and provides a method of enforcing…

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APET Rescue – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

APET Rescue is looking for adult volunteers. If you are interested, visit APET Resuce at 615 South Forbes Avenue, or call (661) 258-9525. APET Rescue is open 4:30 – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday, and 3:30 – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

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Announcements – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through December 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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Chapel Service Times – updated July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

Sunday: 8 a.m. – Gospel Service, Chapel 1 9 a.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2 11 a.m. – Traditional Service, Chapel 1 11 a.m. – Contemporary Service, Chapel 2 4 p.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2   Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – Catholic Mass, Chapel 2 1 p.m. – Muslim Prayer, Chapel 1   Thursday: 5:30…

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Edwards AFB and NASA Dryden vendor fair

Posted  July 13, 2012

Meet qualified vendors for office supplies, IT products, furniture, machine parts, cabling, security equipment, calibration services, precision machining, and others.

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