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Join 412th TW on its ‘innovation journey’

One theme the Department of Defense is emphasizing is getting warfighters what they need, when they need it. Now and in the future.

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.

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AFMC’s new command chief focused on airmen and their families

Family and fellow airmen have been the keys to success in CMSgt. Jason France's Air Force career of 26 years and counting. As the new command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, France plans to keep them a priority.

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Edwards employee recognized nationally for contributions to mission

A member of the 412th Civil Engineer Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was recognized for his contributions to the Edwards mission, and to American Indians in government service.

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Edwards EOD destroys hazardous chemical in Lancaster

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen from the 812th Civil Engineering Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., blew up 20 gallons of a hazardous chemical at an on-base range June 6.


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It’s Pajama Story Time at the base library

Posted  February 5, 2016

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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Marine wins $1,000 from H&R Block

Posted  February 5, 2016

Courtesy photograph Lance Cpl. Jacob Bakemeyer, VMX-22, is presented a check worth $1,000 by H&R Block employee Amy Plieth. Bakemeyer was automatically entered for a chance to win when he scheduled an appointment with the Edwards H&R Block location in the Edwards Exchange. It’s tax season and H&R Block at the Edwards Exchange is off…

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High year of tenure extension for 122 specialties

Posted  February 5, 2016

Eligible senior airmen, staff sergeants, technical sergeants, and master sergeants in 122 Air Force specialties can apply for a high year of tenure extension and, if approved, will be able to extend between 12 and 24 months past their current HYT. Eligible Airmen who apply for an extension should be approved by their unit commander…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  February 5, 2016

Feb. 8 – 11 Monday Chicken cordon bleu Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Spaghetti and meatballs Side salad and garlic bread Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday CLOSED All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood and Anthony’s Pizza…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  February 5, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community What is your legacy? Her name was Dean Cornett. Very few people outside of the tiny village of Paint Lick, Ky., know who she was, but those in the village remember how she became one of President George H. W. Bush’s 1,000…

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