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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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Airdrop, Survival Equipment shops prepare to join 412th OSS

Posted  May 18, 2012

An organization attached to the 412th Maintenance Squadron here will not only be preparing to don the patch of the 412th Operations Support Squadron soon, but also become part of an existing career field.

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NASA Dryden entrance road to close for repairs, repaving

Posted  May 18, 2012

The main entrance road to NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center off Rosamond Boulevard on base will close May 21 for a major repair and repaving project. Lilly Ave. is expected to remain closed throughout...

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Vietnam veteran from 95th CS hears call of duty again, heads to Afghanistan

Posted  May 18, 2012

During a commander’s call last year, Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, asked Airmen who have been deployed to stand and be recognized for their service.

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Salutes & Awards

Fourth quarter award winners

Posted  May 18, 2012

Team Edwards announced its fourth quarter award winners May 15 at the Base Theater. Congratulations for an outstanding job.   Airman Category Airman 1st Class Kristen Boaz, 95th Air Base Wing   NCO Category Master Sgt. Jeremy Clements, 412th Test Wing   Senior NCO Category Master Sgt. Hilario Torres, 412th TW   Company Grade Officer…

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Guidelines outline political activities for military, DOD civilian personnel

Posted  May 18, 2012

With the start of the U.S. presidential election season upon the nation, the Air Force usually takes this time to remind its Airmen about what political activities are permissible for military members and federal civilian employees alike. While there may be guidelines that outline what constitutes a prohibited political activity, Air Force leaders along with…

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Vehicle registration options while assigned to Edwards

Posted  May 18, 2012

California Law ordinarily requires that a person register their vehicle in California within 20 days, “after gainful employment is accepted in this state or residency is established in this state.” C.V.C. ß 6700. However, C.V.C. ß 6701, provides a specific exception for active-duty military members, when the following conditions are met: The out-of-state license plates…

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Branch Science Carnival inspires future scientists, engineers

Posted  May 18, 2012

To members of the United States Marine Corps, polymers save lives, and to the 95th Civil Engineering Division, polymers are recyclables. To students at Branch Elementary School, polymers inspire future...

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Edwards Dance Factory dancers dazzle at Disneyland

Posted  May 18, 2012

Dancers from Edwards Dance Factory made an appearance at the “Happiest Place on Earth” last month. April 14 and 15, 10 young ladies represented Edwards AFB by dancing at Disneyland’s Diamond...

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