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Shoplifting at Edwards Exchange, resulting costs to military community, down in 2013

Posted October 3, 2014 by Jusika Martinez

According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, there are approximately 27 million shoplifters in America, accounting for more than $35 million a day in losses. This fact is not lost on retailers such as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. While it may not be evident to the naked eye, the Edwards Air…

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Wingman Day invites Airmen to gain new perception on resilience

Posted November 7, 2014 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara Guest speaker, retired judge Dana LaMon, spoke to more than 413 Airmen who were in attendance during the Wingman Day event held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Nov. 3. The event was used as a day to refocus on resiliency, building a culture of caring throughout the…

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Battle of the Badges coming Feb. 4

Posted January 9, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Each year in February, the Edwards community is invited to participate in the Battle of the Badges, a blood drive competition between the military, the police department and fire department. The goal is simple, collect the most blood.

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Team Edwards, Red Cross come together for Battle of the Badges

Posted February 13, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Senior Airman Tyler Thompson, 412th Medical Group medical lab technician, grinned from ear to ear as he made his donation at the Battle of the Badges. The annual Red Cross blood drive was held Feb. 4 in Chapel 1 and is the largest one of the year at Edwards.

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Edwards heroes save coworker’s life

Posted March 27, 2015 by Jet Fabara

For four heavy equipment operators with the 412th Civil Engineer Group March 13 was simply supposed to be another early morning day on the flightline, for another operator it was a day he almost lost his life if not for the actions of his four heroic coworkers.

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Raptor test force enters new phase of AIM-9X testing

Posted May 8, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 411th Flight Test Squadron and F-22 Combined Test Force successfully test fired two guided AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles this year as part of the latest phase in getting the Raptor closer to using the missile operationally.

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Massaro introduced as new 412th OSS CC

Posted June 5, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Mark Massaro speaks to his new squadron after taking command. The 412th Operations Support Squadron welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 1 at the Developmental Airdrop rigging shop. Lt. Col. Jeffrey Geraghty passed the 412th OSS guidon to incoming commander Lt. Col….

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Can you see me now? Lakebeds ‘restriped’

Posted July 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Edwards Air Force Base is a prime location for flight test, but not just because of the high caliber of test pilots, engineers and maintenance professionals who train and work here. In fact, it's the natural resources like the 64.55 square miles of dry lakebeds that make the area so ideal.

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Edwards AFB Express drives for value at the pump

Posted August 28, 2015 by Rebecca Silva

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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AEDC engineers support ‘airstart’ testing at Edwards Air Force Base

Posted April 13, 2012 by by AEDC Public Affairs

Test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have successfully performed “airstarts” on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over the last few weeks, an important milestone in opening up the aircraft’s test syllabus, according to a…

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