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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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Naming the ‘unnamed conspirator’

Posted  March 20, 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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AFMC promotes ‘Spring Into Shape’ physical activity challenge

Posted  March 20, 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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Thunderbirds to headline air show

Posted  March 20, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the L.A. County Air Show March 21-22, in Lancaster, Calif. The flying unit is officially known as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron. The Thunderbirds perform in front of millions of people every year in communities like the Antelope Valley. The team was formed in 1953 and…

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Budweiser Clydesdales take a stroll at Arnold Park

Posted  March 20, 2015

  The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, made an appearance at Edwards AFB’s Arnold Park 2-4 p.m., March 18. The Clydesdales’ were hitched up for viewing and photo opportunities. The horses visited the base before heading to Fox Field in Lancaster for the upcoming Second Annual L.A. County Air Show, scheduled for March 21-22. The show will be headlined…

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Edwards thanked for ‘saluting’ AV youth

Posted  March 20, 2015

The Antelope Valley Union High School District recognized Edwards AFB March 17 for its contributions to the area's annual Salute to Youth event.

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412th CPTS ‘Weaves the Stories of Women’s Lives’

Posted  March 20, 2015

Celebrating Women's History dates back to 1987 when Congress passed a law designating March as Women's History Month.

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Free MATLAB seminar March 25

Posted  March 20, 2015

MathWorks is sponsoring a free MATLAB seminar open to all base personnel March 25. A morning and afternoon session will be presented in the classrooms at Oasis Community Center. The seminar is intended for all engineers and data analysts interested in learning more about the capabilities of MATLAB. In addition to the group seminars below, individual…

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Find your ‘happy place’ in yoga

Posted  March 20, 2015

Melissa Hoffman, a configuration manager at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, first started doing yoga after high school.

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Team Edwards undergoes combined IG inspection

Posted  March 20, 2015

How do Air Force bases gauge whether they are up to par with Air Force standards on how to operate and function as an installation? That's where Inspector General Unit Effectiveness Inspections play an important role.

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Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 20, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – Contemplation is a lost art. Most people can manage some type of prayer but contemplation is much harder to do.  Medieval teacher Hugh of St. Victor says that “what prayer asks, contemplation finds.” Contemplation then is marveling at the wonder,…

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