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Edwards Air Force Base's Weekly Newsletter!
Muroc Joint Unified School District Board of Trustees
Interested in becoming a Board member?
Contact Rhonda Cox, Muroc Executive Secretary
Phone: 760-769-4821. , extension 1221 or by e-mail: email@example.com
Seeking Five Volunteer Representatives for Base Restoration Advisory Board
Aerospace Valley Air Show STEM Expo Sign Ups
Wildlife Issues? Who should you call?
If you need help with a wildlife concern and want to contact the correct person for a quick response, use the Edwards AFB 1-App phone directory and look up Wildlife Call Procedures. If you would like a Wildlife Call Procedure handout to post on a wall or place in a notebook, contact: 412CEG.CEVA.EdwardsWildlife@us.af.mil
or use this eDash link: https://usaf.dps.mil/teams/10625/Edwards/Shared%20Documents/Natural%20Resources/20220513%20EAFB%20NR%20Final%20Wildlife%20Call%20Procedure.pdf
Don’t waste time – get the correct contact for Desert Tortoises, Birds, Snakes, Other Wildlife, Dead Animals, Insects and Rodents, and Stray Animals.
Questions? Contact Edwards AFB Environmental Management:
661-277-1401. Extension 3 or email: 412CEG.CEVA.EdwardsWildlife@us.af.mil
Looking to contact Edwards Finance Office?
Our customer service counter is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 0900-1400. First
come, first serve.
To get assistance from Travel Pay, Military Pay, Civilian Pay please submit your inquiry to finance using Air Force Comptroller Services Portal (CSP).
Link: https://usaf.dps.mil/teams/SAFFMCSP/portal/SitePages/Home.aspx. or go to the Air Force Portal, my base, and then click on the CSP rolling ICON
CSP will allow you to see the progress of your inquiry from start to finish.
Please ensure that you update your profile with your current units PASCODE. The PASCODE will determine which comptroller your inquiry is submitted to.
Google Chrome is the highly recommended browser.
If you are not on an us.af.mil domain you may contact us by emailing our customer service org boxes:
Civilian Pay - Civilian Pay-Edwards AFB (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Military/Travel Pay - Finance-Edwards AFB Customer Service (email@example.com)
You will also notice when you call our customer service number 661-277-4550. it is now set up as a phone tree. Our phones will be manned M-F from 0800-1500.
We are closed on family/training days and holidays.
If you have an emergency and need assistance right away you may call 661-277-4361.
BLUF: AFMC Connect - Commitment (September 2022)
1. The AFMC Connect theme for July is Commitment and our goal is to “Create a team of individuals dedicated to supporting each other.”
Commitment (Sept 2022)
1. Please reference the CY22 AFMC Connect Implementation Memo and Guidance for additional information on facilitating discussions, etc.
1. AFMC Connect Website
2. Air Force Resilience Website (Leadership tools for crisis prevention, intervention & postvention)
3. ACE Card
4. Edwards AFB Helping Agencies
5. AFMC Connect POC is Mr. William Brown, William.Brown.firstname.lastname@example.org, Community Support Coordinator / Violence Prevention Integrator.
6. Edwards AFB SAPR Office, 24/7 support hotline is 661-209-0115.
7. Edwards Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Kathleen McVey, PsyD, LMFT, Air Force EAP Field Consultant Magellan Federal – For appointments call 866-580-9078. , 24/7/365 or email email@example.com.
WILLIAM T. BROWN, LPC, LCDC, NCC
Supervisory Community Support Coordinator
S. Muroc Drive, Bldg. 2430, Room 08
Edwards AFB, CA 93524-8540
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255. or 988 (24/7)
EAP and WorkLife Assistance: 866-580-9078. (24/7)
FYSA, 412th Test Wing is launching a "Pump the Breaks" speed campaign. That means, if you are 1 mile over the posted speed limit, you are wrong! Additionally, if you receive two tickets, your driving privileges "will" be suspended per Brig Gen Higer. You will see increased presence from our Defenders across the installation. Should you receive a speeding/traffic citation (Military), you are required to notify myself or MSgt Samantha Dickerson (Interim Shirt).
Happy to take any questions you may have.
Maurice Avance McKoy
Maurice A. McKoy, Maj, USAF, DFMC2
Commander, 412th Comptroller Squadron
Edwards AFB, CA 93523
HOT! Edwards AFB - Demand For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on base Survey
Edwards Air Force Base is amongst 10 installations in the running for deployment of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations on base. Participation in this short (one minute) survey will help provide a massive opportunity to deliver better service to our communities while leading the Nation to a lower emission new-normal.
Participation is completely voluntary and all responses will remain anonymous.
Link to survey:
Scan QR Code to jump to survey:
Water Quality Reports
The Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight is pleased to present the Edwards Air Force Base and Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) 2021 Annual Water Quality Reports. We feel it is important our customers know about where our water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to requirements set by regulatory agencies. This report is a snapshot of last year’s water quality.
Last year, as in years past, the main base tap water met or exceeded all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and State drinking water health requirements.
Last year, as in years past, the AFRL tap water met or exceeded all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and state drinking water health requirements.
If you would like a paper copy of the 2021 Consumer Confidence Report mailed to you, please call 6612773272 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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MB EAFB 2021 CCR Final
AFRL EAFB 2021 CCR FINAL
CCRAF1768 SSS - 2021 CCR Routing for Signature _ signed
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
- If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available.
- Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org to reach the 988 Suicide & Crisis
- Air Force Resilience Website
- Ask, Care, Escort (ACT)
- Edwards AFB Helping Agencies Directory
- Edwards Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ?
Kathleen McVey, PsyD, LMFT ?
Air Force EAP Field Consultant?
Civilians call 866-580-9078, 24/7/365?
- Military One Source? Resources
Call 800-342-9647, 24/7/365?
WILLIAM T. BROWN, LPC, LCDC, NCC
Community Support Coordinator
S. Muroc Drive, Bldg. 2430, Room 08
Edwards AFB, CA 93524-8540
Branch Pond Fish Stocking
This is a notice that Tuesday 06 September at approximately 1330 hours, our fish stocking vendor Willow Creek Fisheries will be stocking Branch Pond with largemouth bass and bluegill for all of your fishing needs!
If you have any questions, please contact Joe Thomas or Tom Rademacher
Free compost available at the Base Landfill
WHAT: Free compost for any Base resident - bulk, bring a trailer or
container and your own shovel
WHERE: Main Base Active Landfill - Scale-house (Bldg. 7990)
WHEN: Monday-Friday: 0630-1600
The Base landfill has compost available which meets the standard of the US Composting Council's Seal of Testing Assurance Program. This compost does not contain sludge from the wastewater treatment plant and is suitable for use in gardens. Non-residents with Base access may purchase compost at a discounted bulk rate of $40/ton. When arriving at the landfill, all customers must drive onto the scale and check in at the scale-house. For questions, call 7-DUMP, or 7-1411.
M&FRC (Formerly A&FRC) Upcoming Construction
The M&FRC will not be taking new reservations for use of the facility after
1 September 2022 due to renovation of the facility. If your organization has
a reservation for October 2022, you will need to find an alternate location.
Reservations will resume 1 March 2023. Thank you for your patience and
understanding in this matter. If you have any questions please call
RSVP for the 2022 Department of the Air Force Ball
Please see below for RSVP details regarding this year's Department of the
Air Force Ball!
* RSVP HERE:
* Date: Friday, 16 September 2022
* Time: 1700-2000
* Theme: Vintage 40s & 50s! Back to the time period when the Bell X-1 team broke the sound barrier.
* Child Services: Will be available for 6 weeks to 12 year olds at the
Child Development Center. Please mark accordingly in RSVP.
1. Unit Booths: Units across the installation are invited to set up
tables at the ball for the social hour. If interested, please email TSgt
Michael Elliott (firstname.lastname@example.org
a. Show off your unit's specific history at Edwards and the
history you're making now (via posters, pictures, etc.)
b. Sell unit gear, coins, etc.
2. Unit Centerpieces: Units are also encouraged to join in the planning
by decorating table centerpieces. If interested, please email Lt Hi Phan
(email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> ) with the
number of tables you would like to decorate.
3. Volunteers: We need 15-20 volunteers to make this happen! Escorts,
set up/tear down, parking coordination, and manpower. If you would like to
volunteer, please contact SSgt Charles Perez (email@example.com
firstname.lastname@example.org> ) and SSgt Isiah Sigler
(email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> ).
COVID Vaccine Ops - Immunizations Clinic- UPDATED
A&FRC Fall Hiring Fair
The Edwards AFB A&FRC is hosting a Fall Hiring Fair, Friday 30 September 1000-1400 at the A&FRC (90 Farrell Dr., Bldg 5620). We currently have over 30 interested employers eager to hire! More details to come, so please #SaveTheDate.
9/11 Memorial Walk/Run/Murph
POW/MIA Remembrance Dinner
It is that time of year again. Your local AFSA Chapter 1328 will be hosting
this year's POW/MIA Remembrance Dinner the night of September 14th 5pm-8pm at Club Muroc. This will be a wonderful night of remembrance and honor for those who were prisoners of war (POW) as well as those who are still missing in action (MIA).
This year we have the honor of Colonel (Retired) Michael Lee Brazelton
flying in to share his inspirational story. He was a POW during Vietnam
where his plane was shot down, leaving him in enemy hands for 2,402 days. It will be a wonderful night that would only be more so with your attendance!
Cost: $31- includes appetizer, dinner and dessert
Attire: Service Dress (Military) Buisness Attire (Civilian)
Email email@example.com for ticket purchase and cash payment instructions/questions.
Payment and registration due NLT 2 Sept.
POW/MIA Remembrance Week 5K Run/Walk/Ruck Event
Hosted by the Edwards AFB AFSA, Chapter 1328, there will be a POW/MIA Remembrance Week Run/Walk event in honor of our Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) heroes.
When: Monday, 12 Sept @ 0800
Where: At the Corner of Rosamond/Yeager; parking located at bldgs 2660 & 2670
Participants can Run/Walk/Ruck and can wear tasteful civilian run attire.
Water, fruit, and emergency services will be stationed at different points
of the run.
This will be a wonderful week of remembrance and honor for those who were POWs, as well as those who are still Missing in Action (MIA).
We are honored to have Colonel (Retired) Michael Lee Brazelton flying in to spend the week with us. He was a POW during Vietnam where his plane was shot down, leaving him in enemy hands for 2,402 days.
We look forward to seeing you there!
JOSEPH E. GRIFFIN, TSgt, USAF
412th Security Forces Squadron
Edwards AFB, CA 93523
Calling all Raptors - 25th Anniversary of first flight event
The 411th FLTS will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the first flight of the F-22 Raptor. All current and former Raptors are invited to join in the event.
Please share the invite with any Raptor alum you are in contact with.
For more details and/or to RSVP, contact Cheryl Hamblin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuition Assistance Briefings
Request for Leave Donation – Miguel Mendez
1. Donations of annual leave under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program are being requested for Mr. Mendez, 412 TW/IP
2. Donations are requested due to the employee's emergency. If you are interested in donating annual leave please complete OPM Form 630A.
3. Please send completed OPM 630A and a copy of your LES to: email@example.com . LES's
are used to validate donor SCD leave dates and available leave balances and may be redacted of any/all pay related information.
Request for Leave Donation – Mr. Bernard Miller
AFMC-wide VLTP for Ms. Leslie Abbey
AFMC-wide solicitation from Ms. Leslie Abbey, assigned AFLCMC/XA at Wright
Patterson AFB is an approved leave recipient through the Voluntary Leave
Transfer Program (VLTP) due to a medical emergency. The VLTP allows an
employee who has a medical emergency and is without availability of paid
leave to receive transferred annual leave directly from other employees with
the concurrence of the respective management officials.
Any annual leave you may wish to contribute to Ms. Abbey can be easily
accomplished by completing a copy of the Request to Donate Annual Leave to
Leave Recipient (Within Agency), OPM 630-A or Request to Donate Annual Leave
to Leave Recipient (Outside Agency), OPM 630-B. The donor must attach a copy of the most recent LES or Master Leave History printout (from timekeeper) to show leave balances. Please forward the original OPM630-A or -B and a copy of the most recent LES or a copy of the Master Leave History page to your base's Voluntary Leave Transfer POC or authorizing official. The donor forwards the form and scan of LES or Master Leave History to Ms. Sheila Perez 88 FSS/FSCA, Wright Patterson AFB at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Sheila Perez, 88 FSS/FSCA,
Commercial 937-904-3416, DSN 674-3416.
Joseph Spohn, an Air Force civilian employee assigned to the 11th Special Operations Intelligence Squadron on Hurlburt Field is an approved leave recipient through the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (VLTP) due to an ongoing medical condition.
The VLTP allows an employee who has a medical emergency and is without availability of paid leave to receive transferred annual leave directly from other employees with the concurrence of the respective
Any donation of annual leave, even if it is one hour, is helpful and appreciated. If any appropriated fund civilian employee would like to donate annual leave, please submit the attached leave donation
form (OPM 630-A, Within Agency), through your servicing civilian personnel
office for verification of annual leave. The form can be emailed (scanned documents) to, Heather Arseneau at email@example.com
Please direct any questions to Heather Arseneau, firstname.lastname@example.org , DSN 5795212.
We are in the process of starting a new Vanpool coming from Northwest Bakersfield.
We are looking for more people to join from Bakersfield or Tehachapi.
The Vanpool will arrive on base at 0600 and depart at 1530.
If interested, please contact Ernest Marquez (email@example.com) .
Santa Clarita Vanpool
Our vanpool departs the Via Princessa Metrolink station at 0525 and departs Edwards Main Base at 1530 Monday through Friday. Monthly cost will be around $250 but if you are a federal employee or
military, the majority of your costs can be covered. If interested, please contact Johnathan Fuller (firstname.lastname@example.org), Jerry West (email@example.com), or Henry Hang (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.