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Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara (From right to left) 1st Lt. Tony Liu, from the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 1, salutes the American flag as 1st Lt. Michael Eibling, from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, Capt. Shanna Vaughan, from the 412th Medical Support Squadron, and 1st Lt. Jose…

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Triton has first cross-country flight from Palmdale

Northrop Grumman photograph The MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System takes off from Northrop Grummanís Palmdale, Calif., facility Sept. 17 for its first cross-country flight to Naval Air Station Patuxent, River, Md. PALMDALE, Calif. – The Northrop Grumman-built Unmanned MQ-4C Triton (SDD-1) left its desert testing grounds Sept. 17 and flew to Naval Air Station Patuxent…

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Base, local helping agencies team up to build ‘Community of Caring’

Since the Edwards Air Force Base Integrated Delivery System was established, the committee of all of the base's helping agencies has reached out to the Edwards workforce and community in order to remind everyone of all the available services they may turn to for assistance with any personal issues.

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Big Shaker about to hit Edwards

Sept. 23, Edwards Emergency Management will present the “Big Shaker,” an earthquake simulator, in the Base Exchange parking lot from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The exhibit is part of National Preparedness Month efforts for September. Emergency Management is focused on earthquake preparedness before, during and after an earthquake. The Office of Emergency Management is available year-round…

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2014 second quarter award winners unveiled

Air Force photograph by Edward Cannon Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, poses with the Team of the Quarter, the 412th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Section. The 412th Test Wing honored second quarter award winners during a ceremony Sept. 11 at the Base Theater. Congratulations to all! Airman of the…


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Events

All clean at Edwards following Spring Cleanup Week, Earth Day

Posted  May 11, 2012

Team Edwards wrapped up its week-long Spring Clean-up event May 4. Base residents, employees, squadrons and offices took time to clean up their areas, recycle old electronics, turn in hazardous waste and check...

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Lt. Gen. Kowalski visits Edwards, 419th FLTS

Posted  May 11, 2012

Lt. Gen. James Kowalski (left), commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, speaks to Brig. Gen. Robert C. Nolan II, Air Force Flight Test Center commander, after participating in a Combat Network Communications Technology demonstration on an Edwards B-52...

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Salutes & Awards

Edwards CCAF graduates 140-plus Airmen

Posted  May 11, 2012

Team Edwards watched more than 140 Airmen recieve their Community College of the Air Fore degrees in a ceremony at Club Muroc May 3. Additionally, several Airmen distinguished themselves further with...

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Team Edwards surpasses AFAF campaign goal

Posted  May 11, 2012

With May officially marking the end of this year’s Air Force Assistance Fund campaign Air Force-wide, Team Edwards once again went above and beyond in terms of showing why it’s not only committed to caring, but committed to giving as well. Although this year’s AFAF campaign at Edwards ran…

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Using free, court-sponsored assistance to file California legal forms

Posted  May 11, 2012

If you are seeking assistance with identifying the proper legal forms to use, and/or need help completing legal forms that you intend to file in a California court, court-sponsored “self-help centers” are an excellent no-cost resource. Additionally, self-help centers regularly provide free legal workshops and seminars on legal topics including small claims lawsuits, probating estates,…

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Edwards shows appreciation to local military retirees

Posted  May 11, 2012

More than 100 military retirees and their families attended the Military Appreciation Day event held here May 5 at the Oasis Community Center. Of those in attendance, retirees were treated to financial and healthcare information and services in addition to guest speakers throughout the day. For any…

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Health & Safety

How does high blood pressure cause stroke?

Posted  May 11, 2012

Did you know that one in every three U.S. adults has suffered from high blood pressure, a major risk factor for stroke? And, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Those facts came straight from the American Stroke Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The relationship between stroke…

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Health & Safety

Children’s helmet protection

Posted  May 11, 2012

With the weather getting warmer, children will be out on their self-propelled form of transportation, i.e. bicycle, scooter, skateboard, in-line skates and roller skates. The Air Force Flight Test Center Safety Office has noticed an increase with children not wearing an approved helmet. As a reminder, everyone is required to wear a helmet while on…

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Coyotes in housing, main base areas

Posted  May 11, 2012

This year, there has been an increase in coyote sightings and activity around base housing and main base offices. The Security Forces Wildlife section along with Environmental Management have been working together to deter or remove coyotes from base housing and areas affected by the coyotes. Do not attempt to feed or make contact with…

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Announcements May 11, 2012

Posted  May 11, 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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