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Trash, which has not been disposed of properly, appears outside of a dumpster on base. For large items like mattresses and furniture, special pick-up may be arranged by calling 277-3867. (Courtesy photo) Residents reminded of rules regarding refuse and recycling in base housing areas
The Base Housing office would like to remind base residents about the base's refuse and recycling system.Refuse and recyclables are collected weekly in the family housing neighborhoods. Separate bins are provided to each residence for refuse, recyclables and green waste. Bins from one residence should never be relocated to another residence. The
0 7/13
2011
Default Air Force Logo Now, that is mentoring
About ten years ago, after enlightening me with, no doubt, another gem of wisdom that went over my head, the colonel said to me, "now, that's mentoring!" Years later, I'm beginning to understand what mentoring really is and that we can easily miss it, even when it's right in front of us. We often seek mentoring from the wrong sources, we don't
0 7/06
2011
Default Air Force Logo Flight keeps up weather watch, warns base of severe summer storms
With the start of summer at Edwards, it also means the start of thunderstorm season for the 412th Operation Support Squadron's Weather Flight.During summer, the wind flow in Southern California can shift to a southeast to southerly directional flow. This flow brings tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico or the Pacific Ocean into Southern
0 7/06
2011
Participants in the GORUCK Challenge in Los Angeles buddy-carry each other down Hollywood's “Walk of Fame” as a feat in the challenge. Edwards Airmen 1st Lt. Paul Issler from the 412th Test Management Division and 1st Lt. Erin Wallace, 773rd Test Squadron, competed in the rucksack march through the city. The challenge involved performing calisthenics and carrying weight on their back for more than 12 hours. (Courtesy photo) You call this a party? GORUCK Challenge pushes participants to limit
Editor's Note: The GORUCK Challenge is advertised as 15- to 20-mile, eight- to 10-hour event held in major cities around the country, like Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Denver. The challenge has been inspired by similar training offered to Special Forces soldiers. Two members of Team Edwards participated in the Los Angeles GORUCK Challenge in late
0 7/06
2011
Default Air Force Logo Leader’s Forum: The best self-improvement model starts with this – be yourself
Follow the leadership book of the month or be yourself? I say, be yourself! Being you is how you got where you are and being you is more comfortable than trying to be someone else.Do we all constantly need to improve? Yes. Do leadership books help us do this? Of course they do. The issue is when people try to wholesale reinvent themselves based on
0 6/29
2011
Default Air Force Logo Leaders Forum: Whose team are you on? - The right answer can make all the difference
Have you ever asked or thought about asking someone, "So whose team are you on, anyway?" While you may have found yourself asking this question out of frustration with something or someone, it's a good question to ask. And it's an even better one to ask yourself. Deciding whose team you are on often frames your entire perspective and approach to
0 6/22
2011
Default Air Force Logo Fireworks prohibited on base, always require safety precautions where they are allowed
The Fourth of July is a time when family and friends gather to enjoy barbecues, picnics and beautiful fireworks displays. Unfortunately it is also a time when many people will experience injuries and cause damage to property using fireworks.Please take a few minutes to read the following information to ensure you and your family have a safe and
0 6/22
2011
Default Air Force Logo Leader's Forum: Our most precious resource
It is a common feeling for almost everyone. We are too busy. There is too much to do and too little time. Growing audiences compete for our attention. Workplaces demand more in spite of shrinking resources. Technological "tools" actually consume more of our time, rather than alleviate our workload. How are we to cope?Time is the great equalizer.
0 6/15
2011
Default Air Force Logo DOD Force Protection Conditions employed to protect people, assets
The Force Protection Conditions system has been approved by the Department of Defense to standardize the identification and recommended preventive actions and responses to terrorist threats against United States personnel and facilities.This system provides the framework for a commander to apply an operational decision about how best to protect
0 6/15
2011
Default Air Force Logo 101 Critical Days of Summer - timely tips help ensure travel and camping safety
Ah, it's summertime again, which for many is a time for vacations. Two popular vacation options - travel by car and camping - are a great way to unwind and spend time with family and friends.Below are several tips to ensure a safe and memorable vacation.Travel by car: Have your vehicle checked before getting out on the highway. Simple
0 6/15
2011
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