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  • Civil Air Patrol recruiting new members

    Today, Civil Air Patrol is over 72 years old, growing stronger each and every day. This is due to enthusiastic individuals willing to carry on the mission's core values: integrity, volunteerism, excellence and respect. The CAP owes gratitude to the 1930s' legendary New Jersey aviation advocate, Gill Robb Wilson, who visualized general aviation as a
  • Comprehensive Airman Fitness update

    Comprehensive Airman Fitness is comprised of resiliency skills taught to help enable Airmen to make sound choices within the four domains of total fitness, mental, physical, spiritual and social. On April 2, Air Force Instruction 90-506, Comprehensive Airman Fitness, was electronically published and made available to the total force. The new AFI
  • The power of the Military Consumer

    Due to the recent trends and the financial challenges of military life, the Department of Defense has teamed up with the Federal Trade Commission, who has partnered with other organizations to form the Military Consumer, a campaign to empower you the consumer to be informed and promote financial readiness. It officially starts July 16 and will be
  • Independence Day message from 412th CC

    Team,This Friday we celebrate the birth of our great nation and its declared independence.The Declaration of Independence is the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty and Thomas Jefferson's most enduring monument.Here, in exalted and unforgettable phrases, Jefferson expressed the convictions in the minds and hearts of the American people. The
  • What time is it? It's Lombardi Time!

    Glenn Arola here from the Clinic Patient Advisory Council. Last week, I had the pleasure of attending our second meeting and gained a lot of valuable information. I want to share the results of this with you. I am sure you will be surprised. Having been on Edwards for about 26 years, I have seen the "ebb and the flow" of a lot of things. I remember
  • SAPR Stand-Down Day feedback

    On June 14, Team Edwards held its Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Stand-Down Day. We trained 130-plus facilitators to help guide discussions on identifying offenders of sexual assault to educate and bring awareness that offenders can look like you and I, and if given the right environment, they can work amongst us and do harm to our team
  • Preparing your home to be fire adapted

    Wildfire season is in full effect with many states reporting significant wildfire activity. In California, fires have forced over 20,000 people to be evacuated this year. In Texas, over 75 homes were destroyed by wildfire. Fire departments are encouraging residents with wildfire risk to be actively preparing for the upcoming season with the help of
  • Advice to Airmen from your Desert Diamonds: 101 Critical Days of Summer

    It is your Airman...Big "A" As leaders, we need to take responsibility for everything that happens or fails to happen in our organization; set the tone. Let your personnel know that risk management is needed not just on the job, but in each of our everyday lives, especially during summer when many of us participate in high risk activities and
  • 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign encourages road safety

    The Air Force's 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign kicks off Memorial Day. Summers are packed with excitement, barbecues, vacations and endless summer fun in the sun. Despite our best intentions scheduling these activities between work, family and daily commitments leaves us feeling rushed, distracted and often irritable. When out on the road
  • Got a problem? Call Sergeant Fifi

    Have you ever wondered who to contact for issues related to special events, command interest items, projects or countless other problems that arise on a daily basis? Many people around the base have common or even unique problems that don't fit into the general mold of a normal trouble call for the Base Civil Engineer, but those items still need to