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Luncheon highlights unlimited opportunities for women

Ninety-five years ago, American women achieved full voting rights under the U.S. Constitution by passage of the 19th Amendment.

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane Salutes & Awards

U.S. Airman recognized as ‘hero’ in Paris

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone (right), Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler pose for a photo in Paris Aug. 23, 2015, following a foiled attack on a French train. Stone was on vacation with his childhood friends, Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, when an armed gunman entered their…

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AF Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon, Aug. 24.

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Local

Edwards AFB Express drives for value at the pump

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The Edwards AFB Exchange Express Gas Station. According to gasbuddy.com, gas prices could dip to below $2 a gallon by Thanksgiving. As the cost of gas continues to plummet, the Exchange wants to ensure drivers are aware of the procedures in place to determine pump prices at Edwards and…

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bobby Cummings Local

Local efforts help keep Dragon Lady flying at 60

In 1955, Disneyland opened its doors for the first time, Elvis made his first TV appearance, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, and the Vietnam War began with fighting between the South and North Vietnam Armies.


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Health & Safety

Stay safe this Labor Day

Posted  September 4, 2015

Base leadership wants to remind Team Edwards to have a fun and safe Labor Day weekend. Reminder: DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE. If you need a ride call Airmen Against Drunk Driving at (661) 277-AADD(2233). The AADD program provides a free, anonymous ride to all servicemembers, Department of Defense civilians, base contractors and family members. Pick-up…

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Sports

TPS softball team takes trophy

Posted  September 4, 2015

Courtesy photograph Number One: The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School softball team poses for a team photo after winning the Edwards AFB Championship. Back row: Christopher Hull, Christopher Allain, Sean Musil, Kyle Krogh, David Schmitt, Ryan, Robert Cowley, Steven Dale. Front row: Glenn Meleen, Steven Lau, Chuck Wigon, Stephen Kennedy, Lee Swaney. After finishing…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  September 4, 2015

Sept. 7-11 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday Closed Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Chicken parmesan Over egg noodles Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99; Large $2.09 Menu subject to change

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EOSC finds thrifty way to help the community

Posted  September 4, 2015

The Edwards Officers' Spouses Club Thrift Store is once again open for business. The volunteer-run shop opened its doors Sept. 1.

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Leadership School Class 2015-F graduates future NCOs

Posted  September 4, 2015

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Senior Airman Catherine Bensken, 73rd Aerial Port Squadron, excepts the John L. Levitow Award from Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (left), as Chief Master Sgt. Kennon Arnold, 412th Maintenance Group, looks on. The John L. Levitow Award is the highest award for enlisted professional military education…

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Remember past to help inform present

Posted  September 4, 2015

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.–Like myself, I am sure most of you have heard the saying, “Don’t forget where you came from.” Several years ago, as I was looking through some boxes of my military memorabilia, I ran across a thank you note from Gen. Stephen Lorenz, who at the time was a lieutenant general…

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Events

Luncheon highlights unlimited opportunities for women

Posted  September 4, 2015

Ninety-five years ago, American women achieved full voting rights under the U.S. Constitution by passage of the 19th Amendment.

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Gaining Altitude — Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  September 4, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community Labor Day is more than a weekend sales event.  It supposed to remind us to take time to recognize the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.  Sales events typically recognize the value we place…

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Announcements – September 4, 2015

Posted  September 4, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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News Briefs August 28, 2015

Posted  August 28, 2015

Run with History postponed Edwards Air Force Base’s 2nd Annual†Run with History half marathon, 10K and 5K run has been postponed until further notice. For more information, call the Rosburg Fitness Center at 661-275-GYM1 (4961). Mandatory Chief’s Panel The Chief’s Panel (enlisted call) originally scheduled for Aug. 28 has been moved to Oct. 5. The…

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