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Edwards Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Ariel Graham

Name: Senior Airman Ariel Graham Unit: 412th Communications Squadron Job title: Server Operations Technician Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I administrate and manage enterprise servers and also troubleshoot day to day customer issues. Time in the military: Four years Time at Edwards AFB: Three and a half years Family: Mother, father, an older brother (retired…

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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.

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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.

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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…


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Suicide Prevention Month

Posted  September 4, 2015

A reminder of our 24/7/365 responsibility to ourselves, each other All Airmen have a responsibility that last much longer than a one-month campaign. This responsibility extends beyond ourselves and includes our work environment, our families, friends, fellow Airmen and our communities. While Suicide Prevention Month is observed across the United States in September, the month-long…

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Top F-35 program officer visits Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force

Posted  September 4, 2015

Staff Sgt. Brittany Lehr, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (F-35), shows Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan a maintenance program used for work on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Bogdan visited the Integrated Test Force to receive a 461st Flight Test Squadron test progress update and discuss future test events at Edwards AFB. He also held an all…

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National Preparedness Month Tip: Active shooter awareness

Posted  September 4, 2015

September is National Preparedness Month and Edwards’ Emergency Management Office has as series of events lined up to create awareness and help prepare the base community for potential emergencies that can happen at any time.

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Edwards Airman Spotlight: Senior Airman Ariel Graham

Posted  September 4, 2015

Name: Senior Airman Ariel Graham Unit: 412th Communications Squadron Job title: Server Operations Technician Job description and its impact on the overall mission: I administrate and manage enterprise servers and also troubleshoot day to day customer issues. Time in the military: Four years Time at Edwards AFB: Three and a half years Family: Mother, father, an older brother (retired…

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Commissary patrons can save on their emergency supplies

Posted  September 4, 2015

Ten years ago on Aug. 25, Hurricane Katrina began its historic path of destruction through the Gulf Coast, making landfall near Miami. When its rampage through southeast Louisiana, coastal Mississippi, Florida, Alabama and Georgia was done, Katrina would become one of the five deadliest hurricanes and the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, causing nearly…

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September enlisted promotions

Posted  September 4, 2015

Team Edwards held its monthly enlisted promotion ceremony Aug. 31 at the base theater. Dozens of Edwards Airmen will wear their new ranks beginning Sept. 1. Congratulations to all promotees! To senior airman Jacob N. Ray, 412th Force Support Squadron Peggy J. Henley, 412th FSS Alexandria L. Nelson, 412th Maintenance Squadron Ashley C. Hookey, 412th…

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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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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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