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Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility holiday meals

The Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility is pleased to announce that The 2014 holiday meals at the Joshua Tree Inn Dining Facility will be served Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, and Christmas Day, Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. †The meals are available to all active duty military, retirees and dependents. †Holiday favorites such as…

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Edwards Library tops for successful summer program

In children's reading programs, there are many ways to track their progress such as number of books read or length of time spent reading.

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Soccer league

The Edwards co-ed adult soccer team is accepting new players ages 16 and up. The team is self-funded and plays in the co-ed Antelope Futbol League. †Practices are held on Wings field each Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 5:15 p.m. †For more information, contact the league representative and head coach at 760-382-8502.

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Base commander addresses initial 416th, 445th FLTS consolidation plan

Space utilization, optimization and consolidation are practices that Team Edwards has taken on with full determination in every aspect of its mission.

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412th SFS Police Services Tip of the Week

Air Force photograph by Stephen K. Robinson Motorcycle riders on base must comply with all safety regulations while on Edwards AFB. This means using a DOT-approved helmet, full-fingered gloves, long sleeves, long pants and sturdy, over-the-ankle footwear as a minimum. “Lane sharing” or “lane splitting” is illegal on base, even if California allows you test…


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Dryden Facilities Support Center walls going up

Posted  June 1, 2012

Following completion of underground infrastructure and installation of a retaining wall in recent weeks, masons began erecting the concrete-block walls of the new Facilities Support Center at NASA’s Dryden Flight...

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Salutes & Awards

Increased diversity, cyberspace highlight General Hoffman’s 42-year career

Posted  June 1, 2012

In the past three and a half years, he’s overseen the reorganization of the Air Force’s most complex and diverse command, managed some of the most drastic budget reductions in the service’s history and been...

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AF promotes third Derrell Willson to master sergeant

Posted  June 1, 2012

As a young boy, Derrell Willson knew that he wanted to serve his country. In fact, during World War II, an Army convoy visited the local school and he couldn’t resist scoping it out, even though he was too young at the time. The soldiers took him home and talked with his mother. The experience…

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26 Edwards Airmen move on to next grade

Posted  June 1, 2012

Team Edwards held it’s monthly enlisted promotion ceremony at Club Muroc, May 31. Congratulations to all the Airmen who took the next step in their Air Force careers.   Promoting to Airman 1st Class Ryan W. Bunce, 95th Security Forces Squadron   Promoting to Senior Airman Quanisha L. Gaines, 95th Mission Support Group Asa A….

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Airmen represent Edwards, AF this Memorial Day Weekend around AV

Posted  June 1, 2012

Over the Memorial Day Weekend, members from Edwards community participated in several events, to help commemorate the national holiday and kickoff the official start of summer. Maj. Scott Smith, 95th...

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Exchange rolls out new prices for children’s wear

Posted  June 1, 2012

A recent North Dakota State University study found that the average American household spends about 3.8 percent of their income on clothes. With children consistently growing out of shirts, pants and dresses or waning the latest and greatest brands, keeping the kids attired can prove an expensive endeavor. Recognizing that investing in kids doesn’t have…

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Health & Safety

Five ways you can prevent deadly skin cancer

Posted  June 1, 2012

Yes, it’s true – skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. That means more people get skin cancer than breast cancer, lung cancer and colon cancer. And while not all forms of skin cancer are deadly, they can disfigure your skin and cause much discomfort. Melanoma: Watch out for it! Melanoma is…

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Announcements June 1, 2012

Posted  June 1, 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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This story is about you

Posted  June 1, 2012

“Safety – It’s Personal” is the theme for this year’s Critical Days of Summer safety campaign, which runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. This year’s theme is a reminder that safety is everyone’s responsibility, and the decisions we make impact our friends, families and Air Force community. That’s the message from Maj….

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Aircrew members undergo some SERE-ous training

Posted  May 25, 2012

For Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists stationed at Edwards, they’re not only trained to survive in austere conditions, but...

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