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JIC aims to maintain good order, morale, discipline

Posted January 23, 2015 by timchisham

In the Sept. 9, 2014, Desert Wings, an article titled Vandalism costs school district $12,000.î The story was about damage that occurred at Bailey Elementary School. The 412th Test Wing has taken to address not only that instance of vandalism, but also other acts of misconduct committed within our community. Last November, Brig. Gen. Michael…

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SecAF, CSAF discuss future of the Air Force

Posted January 23, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Natalie Stanley

Senior leadership addressed the key issues, priorities, initiatives and challenges facing the Air Force during the State of the Air Force press briefing, Jan. 15 at the Pentagon.

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Driving on base could make you eligible for gas tax refund

Posted January 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The state of California may refund taxes paid on gasoline to residents who use the gasoline while driving on a military installation. Claims must be submitted to the California State Controllerís office. Each time a California resident pulls up to the pump, they pay taxes for each gallon of…

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AFRL researcher teams with Nobel Laureate to enable new breed of rocket component materials

Posted January 23, 2015 by Holly Jordan

Courtesy photograph Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert Grubbs (left), and Dr. Rusty Blanski collaborated to develop a new technology that could reduce erosion in metallic rocket components, reduce production costs, and open the door for the use of new, environmentally-friendly propellants. Air Force Research Laboratory scientist Dr. Rusty Blanski recently teamed with Dr. Robert Grubbs, a…

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Edwards AFB’s Biomedical Sciences Corps team celebrates 50 years

Posted January 23, 2015 by Lt. Col. Corey Munro

Do you enjoy having safe drinking water available for you and your family? Are you confident that the Commissary and food vendors on base provide products that are stored, rotated and served correctly?

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Dutch F-35s touch down at Edwards

Posted January 23, 2015 by

Two F-35 Lightning IIs of the Royal Netherlands Air Force landed at Edwards Jan. 16, after a five-hour flight from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Joint Strike Fighters arrived for an operational test and evaluation phase here in the High Desert.

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412th SFS trains with ‘warrior mentality’

Posted January 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

During a training exercise Jan. 14, the 412th Security Forces Squadron reviewed their procedures for an active shooter situation.

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SAPR summit tackles tough issues

Posted January 16, 2015 by

Top Air Force leaders kicked off a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response summit Jan. 12, at Joint Base Andrews, Md., to tackle tough issues and get honest and open dialogue from Airmen.

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Joshua Tree National Park will offer “Fee Free” day to honor Dr. Martin Luther King

Posted January 16, 2015 by

On Jan. 19, Joshua Tree National Park will join the other 400-plus units of the National Park Service in commemorating Dr. Martin L. King and his contribution to civil rights in the U.S., by waiving entrance fees to the park. Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park are reminded that the weather in January can be…

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Remembering the life, faith and dream of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted January 16, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Like a page out of history, members of the Edwards community joined in a commemorative march from the 412th Test Wing Headquarters to Chapel 1 Jan. 12.

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