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Edwards Abilities Expo Oct. 9

Come one and come all to Edwards AFB's first Abilities Expo on Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Oasis Community Center for Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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Project84 going strong

Since the launch of Project84 last October by Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander, base leadership has received countless ideas on ways to save money. The top ideas are now recognized at each quarterly awards ceremony.

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Hispanic Heritage Month begins with food, fellowship

The Hispanic Heritage Month committee kicked things off Sept. 17 with food tasting, dancing and a salsa contest at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The food served was all homemade, representing different Hispanic and Latin American countries.

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Edwards, local AFSA chapter honors POW/MIA servicemembers

National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed the third Friday in September each year and this year's annual event was hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 at Edwards Sept. 19.

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‘Big Shaker’ encourages earthquake preparedness

The world's largest mobile earthquake simulator was shaking things up in the Base Exchange parking lot Sept. 23.


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Announcements May 18, 2012

Posted  May 18, 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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Memorial Day a time to celebrate and reflect

Posted  May 18, 2012

As we approach Memorial Day weekend, I want to thank each of you for your hard work and dedication to our important mission. For most Americans, Memorial Day has become the traditional start of summer, but this special day is much more than that. Memorial Day began after the Civil War as a way to…

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Reflection, gratitude befit Memorial Day

Posted  May 18, 2012

As I prepare to retire, I once again find myself reflecting on what it means to serve. Foremost in my thoughts are those who have risked their lives to preserve freedom and democracy. Even as we are hosting barbecues this weekend, or just enjoying extra time with our families, brave men and women are demonstrating…

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Posted  May 18, 2012

AFMC Warriors, The 2012 AFMC Air Force Assistance Funds (AFAF) campaign is drawing to a close. This year’s campaign has been a shining example of “Wingmen taking care of Wingmen” throughout the command. The outpouring of generosity to support the four AFAF charities has been nothing short of phenomenal. While the AFAF is run by…

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A-Pet adoptions May 15, 2012

Posted  May 15, 2012

DOGS: Sadie is an 18-month old female terrier mix. She is very sweet and has a wonderful personality. She gets along well with our other dogs, loves to play fetch and go on walks. Piper is a 5-year old male Lhasa Apso. He can be shy at first but once he knows you are his…

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Ardent Sentry prepares Team Edwards for numerous challenges

Posted  May 11, 2012

There were a variety of challenges thrown at Team Edwards during the U.S. Northern Command directed exercise, Ardent Sentry 2012, which began May 2 and wrapped up May 9. Team Edwards was tested on the installation’s ability to handle numerous incidents occurring ...

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News Briefs May 11, 2012

Posted  May 11, 2012

Community of Excellence Edwards Air Force Base will hold a “Celebrating our Community of Excellence” event, 1-5 p.m., May 24 at the park across from the Child Development Center. In addition to fun activities such as dancing, music and food, the event will also integrate such topics as resiliency, safety and Edwards’ 101 Critical Days…

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USAF TPS teaches students to fly, fight, win in cyberspace

Posted  May 11, 2012

The United States Air Force Test Pilot School has a long, rich history of educating the best of the best in air and space. Apollo 13 astronaut, Fred Haise; X-15 pilot, Joe Engle; and the first man to break the...

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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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