News Briefs – January 29, 2016


AFMC Weather Award winner

Congratulations to Phillip Harvey from 412th Operations Support Squadron who is Air Force Materiel Command’s 2015 Air Force Weather Individual Awards, Civilian Category II winner and Air Force nominee.

Legal office closed

The 412th Test Wing Legal Office will be closed Feb. 1 beginning at 11 a.m.  Normal business hours will resume Feb. 2. For more information, call 661-277-4310.

University of Phoenix

The University of Phoenix is cleared of its probationary status and tuition assistance can be reinstated immediately. If you have any further questions, contact the Education Center at 661-277-2713.

Tax Center

The 2016 Edwards AFB Tax Center will be Feb. 2 through April 14. The tax center will be open 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Anyone eligible for legal assistance under AFI 51-504 is eligible for the tax center’s services. The center is located in Bldg. 7210 at 1100 Kincheloe Ave., near the U.S. Post Office.
To schedule an appointment, please call 661-275-ETAX during the below hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m. to noon
When you call, you will be told what you will need to bring to your tax center appointment.  Walk-ins are welcome; however, appointments take priority and walk-ins will be seen contingent upon the availability of a volunteer preparer.

Oasis Pool open

The Oasis indoor pool at the Oasis Community Center is now open with normal hours of operation. For more information, call 661-277-5727.

Lost and found

From time to time, certain lost items are turned in to 412th Security Forces Squadron. Below is a list of personal property the 412th SFS is holding for the rightful owners to claim. After 45 days, 412th SFS will request through the Base Property Disposal Board to destroy or donate the property. If anyone recognizes any of these items, call 661-277-2826.
1. One silver ring (jewelry) located Sept. 18, 2014
2. One gray/gold ring (jewelry) located Sept. 23, 2014
3. One gold metal weaved bracelet (jewelry) located Dec. 24, 2014
4. One set of keys containing a Honda key, two gold keys, two silver keys, and one CVS Pharmacy Rewards card; located Aug. 8, 2015
5. One set of keys containing two silver keys and one gold key with OD green key chain attachment located Dec. 18, 2015.