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412th FSS gets new boss

Posted February 1, 2013 by

Col. Robert Hoff, 412th Mission Support Group commander, handed over the 412th Force Support Squadron guidon to Alexander Kovras during a change of leadership ceremony

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Team Edwards honors 4th Quarter awardees

Posted February 1, 2013 by

The 412th Test Wing honored 2012's fourth quarter awardees during a ceremony at the Base Theater Jan. 24.

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Muroc Joint Unified School District receives $1.1 million federal grant

Posted February 1, 2013 by

The Department of Defense announced a $1,125,480 grant from the Office of Economic Adjustment to the Muroc Joint Unified School District, North Edwards, Calif., to expand and renovate Branch Elementary School on base.

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Thanks and situation report

Posted January 25, 2013 by Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer

First let me take a moment to tell each and every one of you how proud I am of the efforts you made in ensuring we passed our IG inspection.

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Tax Center opens Feb. 4

Posted January 25, 2013 by Capt. Jenna Perkins

The Tax Center offers free tax preparation and services for active duty service members, retirees, eligible dependents, and reservists on active duty orders. The Tax Center is staffed by volunteers who are certified to prepare returns by both the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board.

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Edwards firefighters support Mutual Aid Agreement, assist in confined space rescue

Posted January 25, 2013 by Laura Mowry

Edwards firefighters teamed up with the Kern County Fire Department Jan. 17 when they were dispatched to Mojave, Calif., in support of a confined space rescue for a man trapped inside a railcar.

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418th FLTS prepares to test India’s first C-17 at Edwards

Posted January 25, 2013 by Jet Fabara

With Boeing's completion of the Indian Air Force's first C-17 heavy-lift aircraft in early January 2013, the 418th Flight Test Squadron became the first squadron to fly India's newest acquisition in order to begin testing it at Edwards.

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Safety tips for winter fires

Posted January 25, 2013 by

More fires occur during the winter months than at any other time. Fortunately, taking simple precautions can prevent most fires. Follow the safety tips below to help ensure your safety

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Edwards AFB, NASA Dryden Honor Dr. Martin Luther King

Posted January 25, 2013 by NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Public Affairs

Employees of Edwards Air Force Base and NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center joined together to honor the memory of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a memorial observance and a parade Jan. 17.

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Physical fitness: Struggle between mind, body, pain

Posted January 18, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Jared Trimarchi

Losing weight isn’t easy. It took almost five months to accomplish my goal of losing 40 pounds. I am physically average, but mentally I am tough. To lose the weight, I motivated myself after I experienced a humiliating personal setback. I was serving in a position my old eating habits did not support. In June…

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