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412th MXG to host annual Load Crew of the Year Competition for 2015

The ability to safely and rapidly load weapons on an aircraft is critical in combat situations. The specific function of a weapons load crew is to load their aircraft in the most expeditious and safest method possible while ensuring the reliability of the munitions.

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Team Edwards aims to save lives at ‘Battle of Badges’

Team Edwards found another way to save lives Feb. 3 at the 10th Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. Battle of the Badges is an annual Red Cross donation competition for all law enforcement and military agencies across Southern California to see who can bring in the most blood.

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31st TES departs for Mountain Home AFB to conduct F-35 testing

A much anticipated and important test mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program is underway with the "deployment" of six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, which took place Feb. 8 and 9.

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Range Safety officer to discover if base trails lead to Olympics

Sergio Reyes, 412th Test Wing Range Safety officer, has been running since he was a young boy. This Feb. 13, he'll run for a spot on the 2016 Summer Olympic Marathon Team at the trials in Los Angeles.

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412th LRS executes F-35 ‘deployment’ plan

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron "deployed" 81 personnel from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Feb. 9.


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Events

Announcements – December 18, 2015

Posted  December 18, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  December 18, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Leo Tolstoy, whose writings had a profound impact on such pivotal 20th century figures as Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote, “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.” This next week, especially in the midst of the…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  December 18, 2015

Dec. 21-25 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Pork shanks Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday No Special Friday Closed Christmas Day All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza Food…

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Veterans

Air Force Sergeants Association brings holiday cheer to Lancaster veterans home

Posted  December 18, 2015

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 and American Medical Response Antelope Valley successfully executed "Operation Bring Joy" at the William J. "Pete" Knight Veterans Home Dec. 15.

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Australian Aerial refueler connects USAF and RAAF test teams

Posted  December 11, 2015

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30 tanker that arrived at Edwards Nov. 30 is connecting the RAAF to the U.S. Air Force in a Coalition Tanker Aerial Refueling Certification Effort.

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