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AFMC priorities, budget effects top executive director’s goals

Posted June 28, 2013 by Monica D. Morales

Michael Gill begins his tenure as Air Force Materiel Command's new executive director June 28 with the long-term objective of providing the right mix of support and leadership to benefit the command and the Air Force.

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Slowest of suicides

Posted August 2, 2013 by Airman Ryan Conroy

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -†I’ve been slowly killing myself for the past three years. I intentionally inhale toxins that destroy my lungs and heart. I smoke cigarettes. But, I’m quitting – again. According to the health and wellness center’s tobacco cessation class, the average smoker will attempt to quit five to seven times before achieving…

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Base Library wraps up summer reading program

Posted August 23, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

The Base Library's summer reading program came to a close Aug. 16. The excitement is continuing as they start planning for next year's summer program themed "Paws to Read."

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AFFT Museum moves helicopter to Texas

Posted September 20, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

The Air Force Flight Test Museum parted with a Sikorsky VH-34 helicopter Sept. 13. The aircraft, which has been in the boneyard for nearly 20 years, is being moved to the Texas Military Forces Museum in Austin, Texas.

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Team Edwards gains 17 new ceremonial guardsmen

Posted October 25, 2013 by Rebecca Amber

Seventeen Airmen became new ceremonial guardsmen during a graduation ceremony at the Airmen Leadership School Oct. 16.

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DHS football CIF Playoff Game 2, Nov. 22 at 7

Posted November 22, 2013 by Curtis Lukenbill

The Desert Junior Senior High School varsity football team is playing Saddleback Valley Christian High School in a second round CIF playoff game Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. The DHS Scorpions (9-2/4-1) are the Desert Mountain League Co-Champions and SV (9-2/4-0) are the San Joaquin League Champions. This will be the last home game this…

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Edwards Exchange promotes a healthier you In 2014

Posted January 10, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Mark Matthews

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service continues to support the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Healthy Base Initiative through the Exchange’s Operation Be Fit effort. Operation Be Fit is a program that offers healthier choices to authorized shoppers in the Exchange’s Main Stores, Expresses, vending machines, food courts and school meal program. It…

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Robotics team prepares for regionals

Posted February 14, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Scorpion Robotics team, from Desert High School, prepares for the Los Angeles FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Championship Tournament at the end of February. The Scorpion Robotics team, from Desert High School, is preparing for the Los Angeles FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Championship Tournament. FIRST stands for ëFor Inspiration…

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Dining facility takes home 58th annual Hennessy Award

Posted April 4, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Just over two years since their re-opening, the Joshua Tree Dining Facility claimed the title of "Best Food Service Program" in the U.S. Air Force when they were awarded the 58th annual John L. Hennessy trophy.

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A half century of federal service

Posted May 9, 2014 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Russell Koche (right), poses for a photo with James Judkins, 412th Civil Engineering director, following Koche’s retirement ceremony May 1 at Chapel 1. Koche received his retirement certificate for more than 50 years of federal service, all at Edwards AFB. Russell Kochie, an engineer technician for the 412th Civil…

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