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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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Health & Safety

Winter fire safety

Posted  November 20, 2015

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. John Bainter A raging fire occurs after a frozen turkey is placed in an over filled turkey fryer during a safety demonstration. Ensuring turkeys are thawed, slowly eased into the fryer, and not over filling fryers with oil can prevent potential fires. The high cost of home heating fuels…

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Force Support Holiday Hours

Posted  November 20, 2015

Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 26 All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following: Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.; Dinner, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; Midnight Meal, 11 p.m.-1 a.m. High Desert Inn: Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day Rosburg Fitness Center: 8…

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WANTED: Volunteer income tax preparers

Posted  November 20, 2015

Air Force photograph by Kate Blais The Edwards AFB Tax Center is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming tax season.  Each year the U.S. Air Force assists military members and their families by providing free income tax preparation and filing. The upcoming tax season officially starts in early February and ends April 15….

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Edwards AFB Exchange keeps the ‘thanks’ in Thanksgiving

Posted  November 20, 2015

Air Force photograph by Stephen K. Robinson Black Friday at the Edwards Exchange. Doors will open at 4 a.m., Nov. 27. With a quarter of its work force comprised of military family members, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a true example of family serving family. As such, the focus on Thanksgiving will…

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Salutes & Awards

Two DHS students served with full-ride volleyball scholarships

Posted  November 20, 2015

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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