News Briefs – April 8, 2016


Calling all volunteers

The Edwards AFB “Run with History” Half Marathon, 10K and 5K needs your help. This second annual event is May 14 and volunteers are needed to help make this another successful experience for all involved. Volunteers will help with registration, passing out water and encouraging the runners. Volunteers will be needed to work from 5 a.m. until approximately 11 a.m. To signup, email More information and specific job details will be available at a volunteer meeting closer to the date of the run.

Resilience Class date change

The next Resilience class is 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., April 20 in Bldg. 2460, Room A.  Those interested in attending should contact Nancy Koch-Castillo at 661-277-6711 or email

Grand opening

The grand opening of the Corvias Military Living Mojave Sky Community Center is 9 a.m., April 13.
The new center is located at 1365 Fitz-Gerald Boulevard, all are welcome to attend the ceremony with a reception following. For more information, contact Brandon Masters at 850-613-5018.

X-ray services availability

Effective March 28, X-ray services at the 412th Medical Group will be temporarily unavailable for approximately eight weeks due to a scheduled equipment upgrade. Patients requiring X-ray imaging will be referred off base. Ultrasound services will remain available during this time. The Medical Group apologizes for the inconvenience and look forward to better serving our beneficiaries after this upgrade. For more information, call 661-277-2052.

Sunday brunch

The monthly Sunday brunch at Club Muroc is 10 a.m.-2 p.m., April 17. The club will be serving an array of breakfast and lunch menu items along with a kids corner with an ice cream bar. Cost is $21 for members, $23 for non-members, $9.50 for children 6-11, and free for children five and under. No reservations required. For more information, call 661-275-2582.

DANTES exams

During April and May, Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) is offering service members a free second shot at passing an exam.  DANTES pays for the first exam, so start studying now! You have nothing to lose except free college credit. This does not apply to College Level Exam Program as that is a different exam program.  For more information visit on the DSST credit-by-exam program, or contact the Edwards Education Center at 661-277-2713.

Joshua Tree Dining Facility changes

In order to better serve the late night community, the Joshua Tree Dining Facility will now be open to officers and DOD civilians for midnight meal. Midnight meal hours are 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sunday through Saturday. For more information, call 661-275-2582.