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Emergency Management reminds folks to ‘Be Ready’

The recent devastating earthquake in Nepal can serve as a†reminder to California residents that the state is prone to earthquakes. With that said, Edwards Emergency Management is encouraging base personnel and residents to be prepared for emergencies. “I think it’s important for everyone to start preparing today. Get a kit, make a plan and be…

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AGE Flight gets Air Force weapons loaders out of a jam

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The nuclear-certified MHU-83 D/E Lift Truck received new wiring after the 412th Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight discovered a defect in the manufacturing. True to a test-mission mindset, the 412th Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight, discovered a defect in the newest Material Handling Unit. The nuclear-certified MHU-83…

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Drought puts Edwards pets at risk from predators

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber A coyote mom and her pup are spotted near Bark Park on base. Residents are reminded to be aware of predators like coyotes and bobcats on base and take precautionary measures to avoid them coming into contact with both pets and people. Edwards housing area residents are reporting increasing…

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NASA successfully tests shape-changing wing for next gen aviation

NASA photograph NASA successfully completed flight tests of a morphing wing technology. Flap angles were adjusted from -2 degrees up to 30 degrees during the six months of testing. NASA researchers, working in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory and FlexSys Inc., of Ann Arbor, Mich., successfully completed initial flight tests of a new…

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Edwards showcases local talent

Raising awareness during Child Abuse Prevention Month involves a variety of events and activities, and this month, Family Advocacy and the 412th Medical Group Booster Club decided to do something different


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Edwards AFB’s EOD team clears UXOs in Cal City, local areas

Posted  April 17, 2015

Residents of California City may have heard a loud bang that didn't quite sound like a sonic boom recently.

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AFMC promotes Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign

Posted  April 17, 2015

During the months of April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign. Building and maintaining good work relationships is the key to a positive work environment. Many full-time employees spend more of their waking hours with fellow staff than they do with their families or personal friends. Co-workers rely…

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Community networking spotlight

Posted  April 17, 2015

Courtesy photograph Edwards Air Force Base has for many years valued the support of the local community. One of the ways the base stays connected is through the Air Force Materiel Command’s Community Liaison Program. Four community representatives meet with the 412th Test Wing commander and the AFMC command staff at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,…

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Spring season = Edwards Spring Clean-Up

Posted  April 17, 2015

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived!  Despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds Edwards has battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things people do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards AFB has an annual event known as Spring Clean-Up Week….

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Italian cuisine helps Family Advocacy raise awareness of child abuse

Posted  April 17, 2015

Nothing brings people together like a good meal and a little competition. That's why Family Advocacy held a pasta dish contest to highlight Child Abuse Awareness Month April 9 at the Chapel 2 Annex. There was mac n' cheese, tri-colored lobster raviolis, gnocchi and more.

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

Posted  April 17, 2015

- What do you think about church?  Unfortunately many people remember being judged or treated poorly when they attended.  Of course that is the opposite of what church should be.  One person said it this way, what we “need from the Church is a place that not only celebrates our triumphs but also-actually, more importantly-comes…

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Announcements – April 17, 2015

Posted  April 17, 2015

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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News Briefs April 10, 2015

Posted  April 10, 2015

AFAF run Come out April 15 for an Air Force Assistance Fund campaign 5K fun run. The first 50 runners to sign-in at the event receive a free t-shirt. Donations will be taken at the event. Please make checks out to “Air Force Assistance Fund.” The run will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Rosburg…

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Arrive alive!

Posted  April 10, 2015

I have a confession to make. Please don't judge me. I love Airman Leadership School. I love sitting on the First Sergeants Panel, I love going to the mixer. I love the volleyball game (especially when we win!) and I love the graduations. 

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New 412th CC gets right to work, outlines road ahead

Posted  April 10, 2015

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, held his first commander's call April 2, just two days after receiving command of the wing. Those who attended learned a lot about their new commander and his values.

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