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Edwards AFB has 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (one active duty member and three family members); all four members reside off base. https://go.usa.gov/xvqWf
As of 4 p.m. on March 25, 2020, Edwards AFB has 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (one active duty member and three family members); all four members reside off base. Edwards AFB and AF Plant 42 are and will continue to remain open, as they are currently at HPCON B and restricted to mission-essential personnel. The next 412th Medical Group virtual town hall will take place tomorrow, March 26 at 1 p.m. on the Edwards Facebook, YouTube, and https://www.edwards.af.mil/coronavirus pages. Edwards AFB and AF Plant 42 will continue to perform their wartime mission each and every day delivering future readiness to the warfighter.
Edwards: Beyond the Test! It is sometimes said that those who have gone there before are made of the “right stuff.” It is a program that is steeped with rich history made by the brave men and women who have learned to push the boundaries of what is possible, to achieve the inconceivable that not only advanced the U.S. Air Force, but the world! In this episode of “Edwards: Beyond the Test” join us as we take you to the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School located right here at Edwards Air Force Base! Visit our podcast webpage to find the listening locations. https://www.edwards.af.mil/News/Podcast/
To better educate the base about terminology used in association with COVID-19, the AFMS - Edwards AFB - 412th Medical Group released the this useful terminology guide. For more information, Team Edwards can visit the following: https://www.edwards.af.mil/coronavirus/ https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/412thmedicalgroup/ https://www.edwards.af.mil/coronavirus/ https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
Temporary Prohibition of All Events and Gatherings, and Closure of Non-Essential Businesses and Areas; message from the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health. Revised Order Issued March 21.
An active duty member, assigned to the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, is being treated and evaluated by health care professionals at an off-installation medical facility and is the first confirmed case of COVID-19 among the base population. The member does not reside on Edwards Air Force Base and was quarantined at an off-base residence after showing signs during a vacation. Go to: https://www.edwards.af.mil/News/Article/2120988/412th-test-wing-announces-first-covid-19-case/ for more.
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The commander and leaders of the AFMS - Edwards AFB - 412th Medical Group and 412th Test Wing Command Chief Master Sergeant conduct COVID-19 Town Hall at Edwards Air Force Base (RECORDED LIVE 19 MAR 2020).
The 412th Test Wing Commander, Col. Matthew Higer, announced that Edwards Air Force Base, California, will be open only to mission essential personnel and residents beginning March 20.
Edwards AFB and Plant 42 will be "mission-essential only" beginning tomorrow, Friday, 20 March 2020. All members of Team Edwards are authorized to report to work to gather teleworking provisions or personal possessions. Please consult your commander, director, or supervisor for specific mission-essential clarification.
Tonight, 19 Mar, at 2000 hours, South Gate will close until further notice and Edwards AFB will only be open to active duty and their dependents or people who work or reside on the installation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will inform everyone if anything changes. More - https://www.edwards.af.mil/Coronavirus
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Find out how a local Eagle Scout blazed a trail for Team Edwards out on the bike trails. https://t.co/gXTGCNq1RQ
WATCH #LIVE: 412th Test Wing Commander's Town Hall (21 MAY 2021) - https://t.co/0iUsvZh2Fp
The AF Wildland Fire Branch, AFCEC/CZOF Vandenberg Wildland Support Module will be conducting critical wildland fir… https://t.co/WApsUbnHgm
That one time the U.S. Air Force was late. That why we should show up 15 min early. #happystarwarsdayhttps://t.co/SB7maKo2Kd
We can neither confirm nor deny that we took a shot at the Kessel run. #happystarwarsday #maythe4thbewithyouhttps://t.co/WBwld1ZSqi
I'm guessing aerial refueling is a common occurrence on Bespin. #happystarwarsday #maythe4thbewithyou #StarWarsDayhttps://t.co/IiAo9ekXfy
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