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What are you thankful for? What are you favorite Thanksgiving traditions?

“What am I most thankful for this year? My family, God’s protection over them especially being split with my kids being in northern Virginia and then my wife and my youngest son here. And I’m thankful for this job and being able to take care of Edwards. It really is an honor and a blessing; I get up every day and thank God for this opportunity to serve.”

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Local

Civilian workforce updated at 412th TW commander’s calls

Three commander's calls were held Nov. 19 at the base theater to give updates to Edwards AFB's civilian workforce and to address any questions or concerns that civilian employees may have.

Knight Events

Knight visits Hearts Apart

U.S. Congressman Steve Knight stopped by the Airman and Family Readiness Center Nov. 12 to express his thanks to family members of deployed service members from Edwards AFB.

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Local

10,000 years of Edwards history presented at luncheon

Team Edwards learned about the people who have had a presence at Edwards for the last 10,000 years during the Native American Indian Heritage Month Luncheon Nov. 12.

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Salutes & Awards

Two DHS students served with full-ride volleyball scholarships

On Nov. 13, in front of Desert High School students and family, seniors Devyn Cross and Elizabeth Shelton signed National Letters of Intent to attend the University of Arizona next fall.

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Exchange puts some jingle back in shoppers’ pockets with ‘Your Holiday Bill is on Us’ sweepstakes

Posted  October 30, 2015

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making holiday wishes come true for military shoppers by picking up the tab on their MILITARY STAR card up to $8,200 with the “Your Holiday Bill Is On Us” sweepstakes. From Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, shoppers will be automatically entered in the sweepstakes each time they…

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Seniors at DHS score ‘hole-in-one’ with mini golf project

Posted  November 6, 2015

Desert High School Class of 2016 student Jasmine Palmer left her junior year with a vision for how to better her school. She wanted to restore a miniature golf course that was created as a legacy project in 2006 to its original glory.

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Salutes & Awards

Director of Financial Management retires after 30 years of federal service

Posted  November 6, 2015

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presents Sandra Perry with the Air Force Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award at Club Muroc, Oct. 30. Perry retired after 30 years of federal service. Her last position was as 412th Test Wing Financial Management director. The 412th Test Wing and…

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Choosing to live

Posted  November 6, 2015

I have worked for the federal government for 13 years and in each and every one of those years, I have been through suicide awareness and prevention training. I have completed the Resiliency Training Assistant course, and I have even taught resiliency at Wingman Days. I know the toolsets to help and have a set…

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F-35 fires first airborne shots successfully

Posted  November 6, 2015

F-35A tail number AF-2 became the first F-35 Lightning II aircraft to fire the four-barrel GAU-22/A 25mm Gun system while in flight Oct. 30.

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