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What are you thankful for? What are you favorite Thanksgiving traditions?

“What am I most thankful for this year? My family, God’s protection over them especially being split with my kids being in northern Virginia and then my wife and my youngest son here. And I’m thankful for this job and being able to take care of Edwards. It really is an honor and a blessing; I get up every day and thank God for this opportunity to serve.”

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Civilian workforce updated at 412th TW commander’s calls

Three commander's calls were held Nov. 19 at the base theater to give updates to Edwards AFB's civilian workforce and to address any questions or concerns that civilian employees may have.

Knight Events

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.

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Honorary commanders receive orders for ‘Deployedistan’

Posted  November 13, 2015

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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F-35A enters BAF for first time to undergo electromagnetic effects tests

Posted  November 13, 2015

An F-35A Lightning II entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility for the first time Sept. 14. The aircraft is undergoing Electromagnetic Environmental Effects testing, called E3 or “Triple E” by the team. “What that means is we’re testing the different electronic components on the jet and making sure they don’t interfere with each other,” said Jeff…

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New director introduced at USAF Plant 42

Posted  November 13, 2015

A ceremony was held Nov. 4 to introduce the new director of 412th Test Wing Operating Location Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale. John Esch was introduced as the new government civilian leader in front of Plant 42 employees, 412th TW leadership and contractor representatives. 

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Native American Indian Heritage Month celebration

Posted  November 13, 2015

This year's Native American Indian Heritage Month celebration Nov. 5 was a mix of art, history and live music. As guests entered the Stripes Lounge at the Oasis Community Center they were greeted by seven large posters depicting Native American service members as a tribute to them.

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Still time to donate to CFC

Posted  November 13, 2015

This year’s Combined Federal Campaign is coming to a close Nov. 20, but there is still time to show your generosity and compassion. CFC offers federal workers an easy way to support charitable organizations in their community and around the world. Since the Combined Federal Campaign was founded in 1961, federal workers have donated more…

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