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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.

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Salutes & Awards

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.

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Health & Safety

‘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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News Briefs May 4, 2012

Posted  May 4, 2012

Dogs must be leashed in the housing area Residents of Edwards Air Force Base are reminded that when outside the confines of their home all dogs must be on a leash. In public areas, all pets will remain on leash at all times with the exception of service animals and military working dogs. The only…

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Senate confirms 3 AFMC senior leader nominations

Posted  May 4, 2012

Air Force officials announced April 27, 2012, the Senate confirmations of three Air Force Materiel Command senior leaders’ nominations. Officials announced the Senate confirmation of Maj. Gen. Andrew E. Busch, commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Center at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to...

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Legacy aircraft, last of its kind, honored at the Rock

Posted  May 4, 2012

The propeller blades were cycling in synchronization as the dedicated crew chief stood in front of the nose of the aircraft, rubbing it in cyclical fashion, jocularly encouraging the blades to keep turning. As the crew...

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Defense Acquisition University registration to open in May

Posted  May 4, 2012

Defense Acquisition University registration will open around May 17, 2012, and students should apply as soon as possible since classes fill quickly. Members’ applications will be processed by priority, supervisor approval date and class start date, with Priority 1 students taking precedence. Acquisition workforce members should regularly monitor the ACQ Now website (http://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/acqnowcl/registrar/) for the…

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Last C-130E makes Edwards its final home

Posted  May 4, 2012

The last C-130E model to be retired landed at Edwards May 1. The plane left Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., May 1, for its final home in the High Desert where it will be a static display for the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum. A ceremony is being planned for the unveiling of…

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Health & Safety

DEA Drug Take Back Day a success

Posted  May 4, 2012

The 95th Medical Group and local law enforcement collected 74 pounds of expired and non-used medication for Drug Enforcement Agency Drug Take Back Day April 28 at the Base Exchange. The collection was delivered to the DEA to be incinerated. From left to right: Senior Airman Ryan Ball, Staff Sgt. Jaimie Lasater, Sheriff Ron Strange,…

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95th ABW announces 1st Quarter award winners

Posted  May 4, 2012

5/2/2012 – EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Congratulations to the 95th Air Base Wing 1st Quarter award winners listed below: Airman Category Airman First Class Kristen Boaz, 95th Medical Group NCO Category Staff Sgt. Brent Jnofinn, 95th MDG SNCO Category Master Sgt. George...

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Edwards to go back to Government Travel Card

Posted  May 4, 2012

Team Edwards members who hold a Controlled Spend Account travel card will experience a seamless transition this summer. The Air Force recently decided to transition existing CSA travel cards, or the “blue card,” to an enhanced Government Travel Card by the end of fiscal 2012. “The conception of CSA happened a little over a year…

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Legal Assistance Tip

Posted  May 4, 2012

As a rule, the person seeking legal advice from the Base Legal Office must be present. Legal assistance attorneys cannot provide advice to a person who is actually seeking advice for somebody else. Providing assistance to individual members, their families, and retirees is a high priority; however, “the Air Force,” as a government entity, is…

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2012 Air Force Climate Survey coming soon

Posted  May 4, 2012

Air Force active duty, Reserve, Guard, appropriated fund and non-appropriated fund civilians have an opportunity to voice their concerns to leadership during the 2012 Air Force Climate Survey, which kicks off May 14 and runs through June 22. The chief of staff of the Air Force-directed survey enables Air Force personnel to provide feedback to…

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