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ODR has everything but snow

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Outdoor Recreation employees Brian Brazelton (right) and Oscar Parra-Garcia (left) are ready to help with all the equipment needed for a day on the slopes. Outdoor Recreation is ready for all your winter adventures. With ski packages, snowboarding packages and sleds, they have everything but the snow – and…

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Airman and Family Readiness Center says thank you

In the season for giving thanks, the Airman and Family Readiness Center is thanking the military families on base. November is designated Military Family Appreciation Month and to celebrate there have been three book readings for military children and a party with cake and punch.

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Team Edwards remembers Code Talkers during heritage month

In observation of National American Indian Heritage Month, Team Edwards hosted a 5K run/walk Nov. 12 at the Rosburg Fitness Center in honor of World War I and II Code Talkers.

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Annual health fair highlights options, open enrollment season

The annual Edwards AFB Federal Employee Health Fair was held in Bldg. 3000 for Edwards and NASA federal employees.

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Winter fire safety tips

Air Force photograph by Brad White The aftermath of a resident fire in the Edwards AFB housing area last month. Recently, Edwards AFB encountered a fire in the housing area that could have been devastating to all involved. The Fire Department’s quick response led to the home being saved. The occupants were able to return…


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Soccer league

Posted  October 31, 2014

The Edwards co-ed adult soccer team is accepting new players ages 16 and up. The team is self-funded and plays in the co-ed Antelope Futbol League. †Practices are held on Wings field each Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 5:15 p.m. †For more information, contact the league representative and head coach at 760-382-8502.

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Step up to better health with AFMC’s challenge

Posted  October 31, 2014

Do you have ‘sitting disease’? Too much time sitting down may put you at risk for health problems. When muscles don’t contract, they require less fuel, and the surplus of sugar that accumulates in the bloodstream contributes to health concerns. Research has shown that sitting for long periods of time – watching TV or at…

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Base commander addresses initial 416th, 445th FLTS consolidation plan

Posted  October 31, 2014

Space utilization, optimization and consolidation are practices that Team Edwards has taken on with full determination in every aspect of its mission.

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412th SFS Police Services Tip of the Week

Posted  October 31, 2014

Air Force photograph by Stephen K. Robinson Motorcycle riders on base must comply with all safety regulations while on Edwards AFB. This means using a DOT-approved helmet, full-fingered gloves, long sleeves, long pants and sturdy, over-the-ankle footwear as a minimum. “Lane sharing” or “lane splitting” is illegal on base, even if California allows you test…

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Combined Federal Campaign kicks off at Edwards

Posted  October 31, 2014

Team Edwards kicked off this year's Combined Federal Campaign Oct. 24 at the Joshua Tree Dining Facility. Base leadership gathered to sign their pledge forms over breakfast.

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Nurturing relationships and a culture of caring

Posted  October 31, 2014

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. – When life gets challenging, stressors can build and conflicts can escalate, sometimes leading to abuse. Preventing domestic abuse is fundamental to basic relationship maintenance. Partners in healthy relationships work together every day to nurture their relationship, taking care to address issues and concerns when they occur. Healthy relationships should…

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Scorpion girls volleyball clinch first place in league

Posted  October 31, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Vincent Doss Athletes of the Desert High School Girls Volleyball team pose for a group photo following their win at Mammoth High School Oct. 28. The Scorpions shut out Mammoth High School 3-0 to†improve†to 12-0 in their league†and an overall record of 18-1. The win clinches first place in the Desert Mountain…

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Edwards hosts Triumph Foundation wheelchair sports demonstration

Posted  October 31, 2014

Members of the Triumph Foundation visited the High Desert Oct. 23 to show Team Edwards that people with spinal chord injuries still can be competitive and have fun.

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Fall back Nov. 2

Posted  October 31, 2014

U.S. Air Force graphic by Rebecca Amber At 2 a.m., Nov. 2, Daylight Saving Time ends for 2014. “Fall back” by setting your clocks back one hour. When you adjust your clocks, those civilians who are scheduled to work will gain one hour of work. Those employees must be compensated by either overtime, comp time…

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Taking a stand: Help win the fight against sexual assault

Posted  October 31, 2014

WASHINGTON – Just as Airmen broke the sound barrier and pioneered new paths to space, Airmen will pioneer new ways to prevent sexual assault in the Air Force. Preventing this crime is not easy; if it were, you, Americaís Airmen, would already have eliminated it from our force. As we begin this new fiscal year,…

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