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Exchange shoppers can turn old phones into cash

Posted August 16, 2013 by Chris Ward

Military shoppers who have an old cell phone or two lying around gathering dust can now trade them in for credit toward a Smart Phone upgrade at the Exchange Mobile Center. A trade-in can result in instant credit toward the purchase of a new Smart Phone, accessory or even insurance for a new phone. The…

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Salutes & Awards

Twenty-five future NCOs graduate from ALS

Posted September 13, 2013 by

The 412th Test Wing's Airmen Leadership School graduated 25 senior airman Aug. 5 in a ceremony at Club Muroc.

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Health & Safety

TRICARE issues statement about government shutdown

Posted October 4, 2013 by TRICARE Public Affairs

FALLS CHURCH, Va. †-†On Oct. 1, 2013, the Defense Health Agency issued the following statement: “We know that those who rely on the Military Health System (MHS) are concerned about how the government shutdown might impact their health care. While we can’t predict the exact consequences of a shutdown on every part of our MHS,…

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F-35A conducts first live fire with AMRAAM

Posted November 8, 2013 by

The F-35 Lightning II executed its first live-fire launch of a guided air-to-air missile over a military test range off the California coast on Oct. 30.

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Real-world foam test makes for good training opportunity

Posted December 6, 2013 by Jet Fabara

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara The interior of Hangar 1210 was the site of the baseís most recent emergency scenario exercise that occurred Nov. 26. The hangar, which has 10 large capacity and 2 small capacity foam generators, released approximately 110 gallons of two percent Ansul Jet-Ex foam concentrate that is part of the…

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Got alcohol? Then don’t ride

Posted January 31, 2014 by Chris Hale

Courtesy photograph When riding a motorcycle under the influence, poor judgment and distorted vision get in the way of your brain trying to solve complicated physics calculations while considering acceleration, speed, lean angle, side slip, road surfaces, obstacles, time and distance to decision points and evasive maneuvers should your calculations prove wrong. Riding motorcycles sober…

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Salutes & Awards

Team Edwards welcomes new honorary commanders

Posted March 14, 2014 by Kenji Thuloweit

Base leadership and civic leaders from around the Antelope Valley gathered at Club Muroc March 5 to formally induct new representatives into the Edwards Honorary Commanders Program.

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Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month spotlights ‘leadership, opportunity’

Posted May 2, 2014 by 2nd Lt. Michael Estacion

Edwards is observing Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage during May by hosting numerous events throughout the base. Events will include a†cultural show, a†color run, and cooking demonstrations to recognize contributions by different ethnic groups. The heritage month celebrates the collective accomplishments of AAPI descendants and showcases their rich culture and history throughout the installation….

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Salutes & Awards

DHS student selected for Air Force Academy

Posted May 30, 2014 by

Congressman Kevin McCarthy May 22 announced that seven of the students that he nominated from the 23rd Congressional District will attend one of the U.S. Service Academies in the fall.

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Health & Safety

STOP, LISTEN, LOOK! Don’t Let it Happen to YOU!

Posted July 3, 2014 by Cherie Head

Hazardous Air Traffic Reports (HATR) and Controlled Movement Area (CMA) violations are a growing problem on the Edwards AFB flightline.

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