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412th Test Wing 1st Quarter Award Winners

Air Force photograph by Chris Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, watches Jeanette White, 412th Civil Engineering Group, absolutely smash a foam baseball into the audience after accepting her 30-year government service award May 14 during the 412th Test Wing’s 1st Quarter Awards ceremony. 30 Years of Government Service Pin Jerry…

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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.

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Team Edwards hosts Military Retiree Appreciation Day

Approximately 400 military retirees, their families and surviving spouses were invited to attend the 2015 Military Retiree Appreciation Day event held at the Oasis Community Center May 16.

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Edwards youth ‘conquer’ the gift of giving, volunteering

A youth group from the Base Chapel's Catholic parish, called The Conquerors, is doing its best to exemplify the Air Force core value, "service before self," in all they do.

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JetHawks tickets donated for Military Appreciation Week

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Left to Right: Col. David Radomski, 412th Test Wing vice commander, Allison Hastings, Donald Collins, Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, Carole Sarian and Jason Siegen. Donald Collins, Principal of Progress Farms, donated a suite in the Lancaster Municipal Stadium (The Hangar) for the May 22…


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Honorary commanders learn how to ‘build a test pilot’

Posted  May 8, 2015

The 2015 honorary commanders and their guests joined their respective Edwards AFB commanders for their first tour of the base May 1.

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Health & Safety

On-the-job falls affect work productivity

Posted  May 8, 2015

It is a fact that more than 16 percent of all falls on the job result in injuries affecting the productive environment of the workplace. It becomes essential to implement a means to prevent falls while at the workplace. There are basically two kinds of falls: those that happen in single-story structure and those that…

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412th SFS gives folks up-close look at gear

Posted  May 8, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Senior Airman John Lopez (right) and Staff Sgt. Scott Phillip, 412th Security Force Squadron Combat Arms, talk about military grade weapons at the Base Exchange for National Police Week. Lopez is holding an M4 Carbine rifle with the optional M203 grenade launcher attachment.   The 412th Security Forces Squadron…

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Reward offered for info on Desert High thefts, vandalism

Posted  May 8, 2015

Over the weekend of April 18, 19, windows for Desert High School’s booster snack shacks located on the football field were broken and items were stolen. During the weekend of April 25 and 26, a break-in occurred at the band room snack bar and most of the snack items were stolen. Recently, on the weekend…

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Roadworks

Posted  May 8, 2015

Work to repair Rosamond Blvd. near the North Gate Entry Control Point will take place May 9.  Autos and small trucks will be routed through the construction area all day under flagger controls.  Large trucks will be unable to enter through the North Gate from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.   The 412th Civil Engineer…

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ESC gives high jumpers place to land

Posted  May 8, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Edwards AFB’s Enlisted Spouses Club treasurer, Andrea Guest (far right), and advisor Leslie Smith (far left), presented the Desert High School track team with $1,000 for safety equipment May 1.   The Desert High School track team will finally have a safe place for its high jumpers to land,…

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Thank a nurse for National Nurses Week

Posted  May 8, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The 412th Medical Group has 56 personnel on its nursing staff at Edwards AFB. A small portion of that staff is represented in this photo taken in front of the Main Clinic building in honor of National Nurses Week.   National Nurses Week begins each year May 6 and…

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Events

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month kicks off with songs, dances

Posted  May 8, 2015

The opening ceremony for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month brought visitors a little closer the Far East and the Pacific Ocean.

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

Posted  May 8, 2015

- Do you feel guilty when you’re not busy?  Former missionary Scott Dannemiller, who blogs at the Huffington Post, admits that “busy is a sickness … and I wear busyness like a badge of honor. Most of the time, I manufacture urgency in hopes that it will create urgency in others. Instead, it only creates…

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Announcements – May 8, 2015

Posted  May 8, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 MPS operating hours In order to stay aligned to new and existing personnel program processes, the Military Personnel Section will be changing its customer service hours beginning 1 May, 2015. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed the first…

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