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412th MXG to host annual Load Crew of the Year Competition for 2015

The ability to safely and rapidly load weapons on an aircraft is critical in combat situations. The specific function of a weapons load crew is to load their aircraft in the most expeditious and safest method possible while ensuring the reliability of the munitions.

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Team Edwards aims to save lives at ‘Battle of Badges’

Team Edwards found another way to save lives Feb. 3 at the 10th Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. Battle of the Badges is an annual Red Cross donation competition for all law enforcement and military agencies across Southern California to see who can bring in the most blood.

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Morse Local

31st TES departs for Mountain Home AFB to conduct F-35 testing

A much anticipated and important test mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program is underway with the "deployment" of six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, which took place Feb. 8 and 9.

Sports

Range Safety officer to discover if base trails lead to Olympics

Sergio Reyes, 412th Test Wing Range Safety officer, has been running since he was a young boy. This Feb. 13, he'll run for a spot on the 2016 Summer Olympic Marathon Team at the trials in Los Angeles.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

412th LRS executes F-35 ‘deployment’ plan

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron "deployed" 81 personnel from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Feb. 9.


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Health & Safety

Take TRICARE with you as you travel over the holidays

Posted  December 18, 2015

Many people travel this time of year. Don’t forget that TRICARE goes with you.  There are multiple, convenient online and telephone customer service options for when you have questions about your health care benefit. Be sure to download the contact wallet card to have stateside and overseas contacts in one place – your wallet.  The rules…

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Students send warm Christmas gifts to Lancaster shelter

Posted  December 18, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Elizabeth Davis’ fourth grade class at Branch Elementary School prepared 60 fleece scarves Dec, 10 to donate to the Lancaster Community Shelter. The scheduled delivery date for the scarves is Dec. 17, just in time for Christmas. It doesn’t take long to see the respect and compassion for others…

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Events

Announcements – January 8, 2016

Posted  January 8, 2016

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000! Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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Commentary

Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  January 8, 2016

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community The chapter for 2015 has now been closed. Some of us will view last year as a success, some of us may not. Gen. George Patton once said, “I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  January 8, 2016

Jan. 11–15 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Baked ham Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables 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…

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