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AFMC commander talks resilience, future of command

Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, emphasized her expectations and the command's priorities in a commander's call at the base theater June 19.

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Seminar provides expert advice for smart home buying

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or looking to purchase an investment property, the Housing Management Office is here to help. June 17, they brought subject matter experts to the Airman and Family Readiness Center for a free Home Buyer's Seminar.

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Summertime fire safety

Summer is upon us! This means lots of fun with family and friends. At the Edwards AFB Fire Department we want your summer to be fun, memorable and safe. Here are a few tips to help keep you and your family safe this summer.

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Minors confess to causing $22,000 in damage during vandalism spree

After weeks of investigative work, two minors confessed June 8 to committing vandalism at Desert High School and nearby school district maintenance buildings.

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AFTC needs to be ‘agile, ready, right’

The Air Force Test Center added a page to its three-year history June 18 when Maj. Gen. David A. Harris stepped into the role of commander. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presided as the center transitioned to a new leader for the very first time.


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Events

The Commanders Jazz Ensemble swinging into Lancaster

Posted  January 30, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier The Commanders Jazz Ensemble plays during a concert at the Fox Tucson Theatre in Tucson, Ariz., April 27, 2014. The ensemble is part of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West, the only active duty Air Force band west of the Rockies….

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Health & Safety

Don’t be a ‘no show’

Posted  January 30, 2015

The 412th Medical Group is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of you and your family by providing access to its services and the best possible medical care. No shows are a costly problem for the 412th MDG and the patients served. In order to provide the appointments needed for Edwards patients, the medical groups…

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Spaatz Avenue to close

Posted  January 30, 2015

Beginning Feb. 3 and running through Feb. 24, Spaatz Avenue will be closed at Kincheloe Ave. to support drainage system improvements in that area. Traffic, particularly housing residents accustomed to accessing the Commissary and BX through that intersection, will be required to detour using Fitz-Gerald Blvd. or Payne Ave. Detours will be posted. People should obey…

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Health & Safety

TRICARE and the Affordable Care Act

Posted  January 30, 2015

With the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010, TRICARE beneficiaries may have questions about how it would affect them. The ACA and TRICARE are very different, governed by two different pieces of legislation so changes in one have no effect on the other. The intent of the Affordable Care Act,…

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Health & Safety

AFMC promotes awareness of heart attack warning signs

Posted  January 30, 2015

February is American Heart Month. The National Institutes of Health reports that more than one million people in the United States have a heart attack each year. Of the people who die from heart attacks, about half die within an hour of their first symptoms and before they reach the hospital. When a heart attack…

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Local

Scorpions to show their love of robotics on Valentine’s Day

Posted  January 30, 2015

This Valentine's Day, love is in the air. That is, love of robotics.

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Salutes & Awards

AAFES earns 2015 Diversity Leader Award

Posted  January 30, 2015

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been named a Diversity Leader Award winner from Profiles in Diversity Journal for 2015, emphasizing the exchange’s commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The exchange was one of only 19 large organizations-those with 3,000 associates or more-to be honored in the seventh-annual competition.  Organizations…

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Lessons learned in protecting social media accounts

Posted  January 30, 2015

On a Saturday afternoon in late November, I was informed about a political remark that appeared on my Director of Public Affairs Twitter feed. A staff member called to ask if I was aware of the re-tweet. At the time, I was on leave, out of the state, tending to my daughter who had had…

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Deadline for 2015 scholarship applications Feb. 13

Posted  January 30, 2015

College student Jordan Cherry said winning a scholarship from the Scholarships for Military Children program was a great opportunity for her. “It definitely decreases the financial burden of school, which we all know is a big benefit with college costing so much.” The Defense Commissary Agency wants to remind you that the opportunity to apply…

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Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community

Posted  January 30, 2015

– As stated last week, the Atlantic Monthly ran an article contrasting two sets of virtues: “resume virtues” and “eulogy virtues.” The goal of the article was to provide motivation for others in order to create a “counterculture” to our power, wealth and achievement culture. In the author’s words, we need to become people who…

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