News Briefs – October 30, 2015


Lunch and learn about promotions

Do you know what it takes to get promoted? The Edwards Top 3 will be holding a Lunch and Learn event 11 a.m., Nov. 20 in Room D of Bldg. 2461. Every Airman wants to get promoted, but did you know you should be preparing for your next stripe now? With the new promotion system in place all SNCO ranks will meet promotion boards going forward. We are here to help and set you up for success. Chief Master Sgt. Kennon Arnold will be sharing tips and information to help develop Airmen on their path to future success. Our target audiences for this session are technical and master sergeants, but all ranks are invited.  If you would like to attend, contact Master Sgt. Cesar Ramos at or Master Sgt. Joshua Mullen at to reserve your seat.  Seating is limited as the class only seats 35 people. So grab a lunch and come out to learn about things you need to do to prepare yourself for your next promotion.

Hook Up 2 Bowling

Do you want to learn how to bowl but don’t know where to start? Hook Up 2 Bowling was designed just for you! Hook Up 2 Bowling provides a mix of group instruction and on-the-lane lessons in a relaxed learning environment. You’ll learn etiquette, terminology, proper behavior and, of course, the fundamentals of bowling. Graduates receive a bowling ball, bag and towel. Register today! Class begins 5:30 p.m., Nov. 3 at the High Desert Lanes Bowling Center located at 205 Fitzgerald Blvd., Bldg. 5214. The cost is $119 for adults, $99 for kids 17 and under. For more information, call 661-275-BOWL.

Holiday Card Lane

‘Tis the season to start working on your holiday cards! All squadron, sections, private organizations or individuals are encouraged to make a giant holiday card to display their holiday wishes to the base community. Participants must register at the Oasis Community Center no later than Nov. 25.  Cards may be placed beginning Dec. 1 through Dec. 3. All cards will be judged and winners announced at the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 4.  The top three winners will be notified the morning of the tree lighting ceremony — there must be a representative from each of the top three at the ceremony at 5:30 p.m. to accept their prize. 1st Place receives a $100 Force Support Squadron Gift Card with second and third being $75 and $50. Jump into the spirit of the season and sign up today! For more information, call the Oasis Community Center at 661-275-2687.

Town hall meeting

The next town hall meeting will be 5-7 p.m., Nov. 4 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Everyone in the Edwards community is welcome to attend. Some topics will include upcoming events, changes in hours at the fitness center, Corvias Housing information and base schools updates. There will also be briefings by the 412th Security Forces Squadron on traffic and curfew rules.