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Knight visits Hearts Apart

U.S. Congressman Steve Knight stopped by the Airman and Family Readiness Center Nov. 12 to express his thanks to family members of deployed service members from Edwards AFB.

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10,000 years of Edwards history presented at luncheon

Team Edwards learned about the people who have had a presence at Edwards for the last 10,000 years during the Native American Indian Heritage Month Luncheon Nov. 12.

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Salutes & Awards

Two DHS students served with full-ride volleyball scholarships

On Nov. 13, in front of Desert High School students and family, seniors Devyn Cross and Elizabeth Shelton signed National Letters of Intent to attend the University of Arizona next fall.

Tops5 Events

Tops in Blue sings ‘Freedom’s Song’ at Edwards

Air Force Entertainment unit Tops in Blue appeared on the base theater stage Nov. 14 as more than a band. They were an opportunity for Team Edwards families to leave their worries at the door and just enjoy being free.

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Honorary commanders receive orders for ‘Deployedistan’

Edwards AFB Honorary Commanders geared up for a simulated 179-day deployment to "Deployedistan" in a fast-paced deployment processing orientation tour Nov. 6. The group arrived just before noon, and by 3:30 p.m., they were being loaded on a C-17 and issued "deployment" dog tags.

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  October 23, 2015

Oct. 26-30 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Country fried steak Mashed potatoes and gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Beef stroganoff Over egg noodles and vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Baked cod Macaroni and cheese, and broccoli All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage…

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412th LRS aids stranded motorists

Posted  October 23, 2015

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron sent out four buses early Oct. 16 to assist the Kern County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol in transporting motorists who had been trapped in a mudslide on State Route 58 east of Tehachapi.

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Salutes & Awards

Local air traffic controller recognized for innovative excellence

Posted  October 23, 2015

A Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller on Edwards was recently honored with the FAA's Southwestern Regional Office's Award for Innovation Excellence.

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Volunteer groups raise funds helping exchange shoppers wrap gifts

Posted  October 23, 2015

Community groups can raise funds for their worthy causes while spreading some holiday cheer as the Edwards AFB Exchange is actively soliciting partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap program.  “To make the holidays a little easier, we partner with local groups to ensure gifts purchased at the Exchange…

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  October 30, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community It’s so easy to get fired up and complain about what’s happening in Washington, D.C., and Hollywood. The internet, to include social media, adds fuel to the fire and makes things worse. Of course, very few of us have any impact…

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