Face coverings at the MPF, CAC/DEERS, ID cards, Commissary, BX and Shopette are mandatory!  All Civilian, Active Duty members and dependents are reminded to avoid visiting the Commissary, Base Exchange, Bldg 3000 and the Pharmacy on Wednesdays. Retirees are also being seen on Wednesdays at the CAC/DEERS office by appointment only.  Please call 661-277-4281 option 3, to make an appointment. Retirees may also utilize base facilities on Sundays.
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  • Legacy aviator Col. Clarence W. Lewis Jr. visits 412th Test Wing

    Retired USAF pilot Col. Clarence W. Lewis Jr., the first William Tell award recipient, toured the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe here at Edwards AFB, May 23. Lewis, who recently turned 94, won the coveted “William Tell” award for aerial gunnery skills in 1954.
  • Patriot Day is a day of honor

    On Patriot Day, our Nation continues to honor, recognize and remember the nearly 3,000 people who
  • History office plays key role in OCP emblem-to-patch conversion

    Since early recorded history, warring tribes often carried banners or flags marked with emblems to represent factions and motivate their warriors to fight for the cause. It is to this historical tradition that we can trace the evolution of military emblems and patches. As the Air Force begins transitioning from the current Airman Battle Uniform to the Operational Camouflage Pattern, there is a renewed focus on emblems and patches across Air Force units, as Airmen will once again be able to wear unit patches on their sleeves, which had been phased out when the ABU was deployed in 2007.
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