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Comms program hits 100,000 hours of warfighter connectivity

A program managed at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., to ensure war fighters can stay connected despite differing networks and austere environments recently reached a significant milestone and is also on a path to keep moving forward.

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It’s Pajama Story Time at the base library

On Jan. 29 staff and volunteers at the base library held Pajama Story Time. Children five and under dressed in their pajamas, listened to bedtime stories, made pillows and then enjoyed a pancake breakfast.

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Civ-Mil welcomes foreign military, new arrivals to A.V.

LANCASTER, Calif.–The Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group welcomed foreign military members and Airmen recently stationed at Edwards to the Antelope Valley Jan. 29. The University of Antelope Valley Pioneer Event Center (PEC) in Lancaster, Calif., was filled with informational booths regarding health care, education, recreation and much more. The third annual “Welcome to the AV”…

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Latest HCC tour all about electronic warfare

The Edwards AFB Honorary Commanders tour Jan. 22 was all about the 412th Electronic Warfare Group.

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KC-46A makes first contact; successfully demonstrates fuel transfer in flight

The KC-46 Tanker Program reached a major milestone Jan. 24, when it successfully demonstrated its first-ever aerial refueling contact and fuel transfer with an F-16C from Edwards Air Force Base.


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It’s Pajama Story Time at the base library

Posted  February 5, 2016

On Jan. 29 staff and volunteers at the base library held Pajama Story Time. Children five and under dressed in their pajamas, listened to bedtime stories, made pillows and then enjoyed a pancake breakfast.

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Marine wins $1,000 from H&R Block

Posted  February 5, 2016

Courtesy photograph Lance Cpl. Jacob Bakemeyer, VMX-22, is presented a check worth $1,000 by H&R Block employee Amy Plieth. Bakemeyer was automatically entered for a chance to win when he scheduled an appointment with the Edwards H&R Block location in the Edwards Exchange. It’s tax season and H&R Block at the Edwards Exchange is off…

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High year of tenure extension for 122 specialties

Posted  February 5, 2016

Eligible senior airmen, staff sergeants, technical sergeants, and master sergeants in 122 Air Force specialties can apply for a high year of tenure extension and, if approved, will be able to extend between 12 and 24 months past their current HYT. Eligible Airmen who apply for an extension should be approved by their unit commander…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  February 5, 2016

Feb. 8 – 11 Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Spaghetti and meatballs Side salad and garlic bread Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday CLOSED All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  February 5, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community What is your legacy? Her name was Dean Cornett. Very few people outside of the tiny village of Paint Lick, Ky., know who she was, but those in the village remember how she became one of President George H. W. Bush’s 1,000…

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