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Duck blind drawing slated for Aug. 8

Waterfowl hunters can participate in the annual duck blind drawing scheduled Aug. 8 at the Rod and Gun Activity, Bldg. 210. Base hunting permits may be submitted to drawing officials from 9 a.m. until the actual drawing begins, which will be at approximately 10 a.m. Duck blind reservations are required for all base affiliated waterfowl…

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Free golf clinics with LPGA tour player

Air Force photographs by Rebecca Amber Ladies Professional Golf Association tour player Stephanie Louden demonstrates how to correctly use three golf clubs, a wedge, a 7-iron and a driver during the free golf clinic July 24. Louden shared her expertise July 24-26 at the Muroc Lake Golf Course. The free golf clinics offered Edwards ëcommunity…

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Losing sleep: CSAF shares what keeps him up at night

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chrissy Best Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III speaks with 501st Combat Support Wing Airmen during an all call at Royal Air Force Croughton, England, July 16. Welsh explained the importance of reaching out and taking care of Air Force members and their families….

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Wright-Patt hosts rapid improvement event for Air Force civilian hiring initiative

Participants in this initiative include Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, installation civilian personnel offices, and Directorate of Personnel employees within AFMC.

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Golf camp gets kids back into the ‘swing’ of things

Every summer at Edwards, Muroc Lake Golf Course attempts to solve the proverbial question of what kids can do during their summer break by giving children ages five to 17 the opportunity to either learn or improve their golf game during their annual summer golf camp.


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Edwards Antiterrorism Office provides tools for social media security

Posted  March 27, 2015

In recent months, there has been a rise in the targeting of military members and their families on social media sites. It is important to remember that on the internet people are not always who they say they are. Nefarious actors that wish to harm or defraud others for their personal gains or objectives commonly…

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AFMC promotes ‘Spring Into Shape’ physical activity challenge

Posted  March 27, 2015

During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Spring Into Shape physical activity challenge. Spring Into Shape is a command-wide initiative designed to promote physical activity for the AFMC workforce. Participants will receive a FREE copy of the “Quick Start Walking” DVD at the official check-in. Civilian Health Promotion Services will conduct…

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Memorial service for Bertha Victoria Watkins March 27

Posted  March 27, 2015

It is with deepest regret and sad hearts we announce the passing of Bertha Victoria Watkins on March 14. She had worked in the 412th Comptroller Squadron and other areas at Edwards AFB during her long tenure as a civil servant. Watkins retired March 3, 2011. A home-going service is schedule for 2 p.m., March…

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HAZCOM notification

Posted  March 27, 2015

The 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron wants to remind Team Edwards that the remaining components of the Hazard Communication program are to be completed by June 1, 2016 in order to maintain OSHA compliance. Chemicals are part of everyday life, but different countries have different labeling and hazard information requirements. In an effort to unify the process, the Globally…

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Naming the ‘unnamed conspirator’

Posted  March 27, 2015

Have you ever questioned the verdict of a sexual assault trial and wondered what evidence was presented before the court? Did you find the story, or facts as related by the media, believable or unbelievable? According to attorney Anne Munch, societal attitudes play a major role in how we judge and perceive victims of sexual…

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Budweiser Clydesdales draw crowds across USA

Posted  March 27, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The West Coast team of the Budweiser Clydesdales arrived earlier in the week of the L.A. County Airshow providing ample time to visit Edwards AFB March 18. Airmen and their families came to see the Clydesdales along with groups from the youth programs on base. Since 1933 when the…

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Women’s history facts

Posted  March 27, 2015

As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, a few more facts about women’s history for your enrichment. To gain further understanding of the impact these women had in history, a link regarding the fact is provided. In 1918, Opha Mae Johnson became the first woman to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps. At that…

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SOFIA finds missing link between supernovae, planet formation

Posted  March 27, 2015

Using NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, an international scientific team discovered that supernovae are capable of producing a substantial amount of the material from which planets like Earth can form.

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Everyone has a story to tell

Posted  March 27, 2015

We tend to believe that just because we haven’t won a Nobel Prize, or survived a horrific event, that our stories are not worth telling.  This notion is false; your story is worth telling. We often get caught up on other peoples’ stories, whether it is that of a famous actress or a war hero. …

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Thunderbirds, Hornet, Harriers, warbirds all dazzle at L.A. County Air Show

Posted  March 27, 2015

All eyes were on the sky at the second annual L.A. County Air Show March 21-22.

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