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Veterans Day is a day to say ‘thank you’

Posted November 8, 2013 by Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger

The United States greatly values its veterans and has a proud history of supporting and honoring these men and women. That is as it should be. While we should remember these heroes every day, Veterans Day offers a special time to acknowledge the millions of Americans who have stepped up to serve their country. Over…

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Team Edwards conducts exercise for disease containment

Posted December 6, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Members of Team Edwards ran an emergency scenario exercise that started prior to Thanksgiving and ended the following Monday, Dec. 2.

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AF acquisition chief nominee testifies

Posted January 24, 2014 by Ed Gulick

U.S. Air Force photo Dr. William A. LaPlante is the principal deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON – Dr. Bill LaPlante testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee Jan. 16 during his nomination hearing to be the next assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition. Ive spent over 28…

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Military Saves encourages financial responsibility

Posted March 7, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards community participated in an Air Force-wide effort to encourage financial responsibility the week of Feb. 25-28, known as Military Saves Week.

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Feeding wildlife attracts dangerous predators

Posted April 25, 2014 by Patti Kumazawa

Someone feeding the wildlife near the Rosburg Fitness Center may have inadvertently caused a woman to get bitten by a coyote late February.

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Wall of Remembrance honors former Edwards Hispanic Employment Program manager

Posted May 23, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Last November, the Edwards community said goodbye to Johnny Anthony, Hispanic Employment Program manager.

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Health & Safety

Know your fireworks to make this July 4th safe

Posted June 27, 2014 by

Air Force photograph by Jet Fabara This year’s Freedom Fest will be held July 4th beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Roberts and Wings Fields. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. Two hundred people on average go the…

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West Nile Virus found in Lancaster, nothing on Edwards

Posted August 1, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

The Antelope Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District has been informed of two dead birds that have tested positive for West Nile Virus this year.

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Being prepared in earthquake country

Posted August 28, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force graphic by Rebecca Amber For National Preparedness Month, this September, the Edwards AFB Office of Emergency Management is focusing on Califorina’s most prominent natural disaster – earthquakes. Throughout the month, Emergency Management will provide resources teaching how to be prepared for an earthquake, before, during and after the shaking begins. Edwards AFB Emergency…

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AFMC commander visits Edwards

Posted October 3, 2014 by

Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, Air Force Materiel Command commander, and her husband retired U.S. Air Force Col. Craig Wolfenbarger arrived at Edwards AFB for a three-day visit Sept. 23.

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