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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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Edwards showcases local talent

Posted  May 1, 2015

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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Moms, Pops and Tots about to upgrade

Posted  May 1, 2015

Moms, Pops and Tots is continuing to grow with the help of a $1,000 donation from the Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group.

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Base residents show off their pets at BX

Posted  May 1, 2015

  A pet show was held at the Base Exchange April 18 was a great success according BX staff. In attendance was APET Rescue with three dogs up for adoption and the Rosamond Feline Conservation with an informational booth. The pet show included 12 dogs, one cat and one hermit crab with winners in the…

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Team Edwards honors those who go the extra mile

Posted  May 1, 2015

The Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony held April 28 shed light on how much the base depends on volunteerism.

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

Posted  April 30, 2015

- The Roman Emperor Valerian ruled from 253 to 260 AD and is noted for his persecution of Christians. At one point, he confronted a deacon of the church, Lawrence, and offered him a deal: in exchange for turning over the church property, he would be spared arrest and execution. Lawrence agreed but asked for an…

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Announcements – May 1, 2015

Posted  April 30, 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 customer service hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays, and closed…

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News Briefs April 24, 2015

Posted  April 24, 2015

“Edwards Got Talent” contest April 24 Edwards Family Advocacy will hold an “Edwards Got Talent” competition at the Oasis Community Center April 24. The show starts at 5:30 p.m. and will end at 7:30 p.m. Anyone with access to Edwards AFB and their family members are invited to come and show off their talent! The…

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Ten seconds later and that picture still exists

Posted  April 24, 2015

There is a conversation many teenagers have had with their parents or friends, me included.

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Second X-56A MUTT makes first flight

Posted  April 24, 2015

Researchers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., successfully conducted the agency’s first flight of the X-56A Multi-Utility Technology Testbed April 9.

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AFAF campaign extended

Posted  April 24, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Edwards Air Force Base 2015 Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign has been extended an additional two weeks to May 15. If you would like to donate, contact your Unit Project Officer. For questions, or to find out who your UPO is, call 661-277-5290. AFAF contributions will help Airmen…

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