Edwards AFB civilians back to work

Edward AFB

By Kenji Thuloweit, Public Affairs Specialist at Edwards Air Force Base

Edwards AFB falls under Air Force Materiel Command. All Air Force Materiel Command Civilians who have been furloughed are to return to work on October 7, 2013, at their normal shift and duty location. If you are unable to do so, notify your supervisor promptly.

Supervisors of Council 214 bargaining unit employees are reminded that the MOA dated February 8, 2012 applies. Specifically, that these bargaining unit employees may exercise the option to report on Tuesday in accordance with the notification timeline outlined in the MOA, or they may report on Monday, if they chose to do so.

For current government shutdown information, visit AF.mil’s Government Shutdown page or contact the Air Force Personnel Center Total Service Center at 800-525-0102.

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the views of The AV Times.

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Editor’s Note: As of Sunday, Oct. 6, there was no change in the furlough status for NASA or Dryden Flight Research Center. For the latest information regarding Dryden Flight Research Center and Agency operating status, call the DFRC Event Line at 661-276-2777, call 877-677-2123 or check www.opm.gov.

  11 comments for “Edwards AFB civilians back to work

  1. Mr. Mister
    October 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    My mom works out at the base and has been affected first hand. Even she, who happens to be more Republican leaning and stubborn, understands this is the result of Republicans who refuse to respect and uphold the legislative process. Even she, who doesn’t fully agree with the ACA, knows that if the law is to be fixed or reworked, that it shouldn’t be tied to a budget. We may disagree all the time, but this is something we solely agree on and hope that this reckless accord is ended soon. Emails are in process to Mr. Muckeon.

    • me
      October 7, 2013 at 7:48 pm

      The house of representatives is actually doing their job. Believe it or not, the ACA is part of the budget and needs to be fixed. The budget can be approved without the ACA attached and then your Mom will be back at work and the ACA can be modified. How about you write your Democrat representatives and ask them to actually represent their part within the process instead of a stalemate? Passing the ACA within the budget just to appease Democrats and then possibly make changes to it later, (if any,) is just as horrible as Pelosi saying we have to pass it before we know what’s in it. What kind of company would work under that condition and then pay for something this botched up before getting the kinks out. Private industry can’t work that way and neither should the government. They have had over four years of not passing a budget. They are BOTH at fault.

      • red
        October 7, 2013 at 8:38 pm

        ACA passed the house the senate and a signed law upheld by the supreme court, over 43 times the GOP failed to overturn it. Face it, it’s over. If this okay with u would it be OK if President said I won’t sign this bill until I get gun control or anything he wants. Stop drinking the CRUZAID. All this does it make it more likely Buck Mckeon & McCarty lose their seats. You say I’ll break both your legs no I’ll break only one,I’m negotiating. Stop teabagger please

      • red
        October 7, 2013 at 8:41 pm

        Wrong, mom’s not at work and aca is still law, get it through your head

      • red
        October 7, 2013 at 8:46 pm

        It’s the law, you lost move on, no matter how many tantrums you have. Mckeon and McCarty will be the bigger losers

      • Mr. Mister
        October 8, 2013 at 9:22 am

        No both parties are not at fault. This is a REPUBLICAN shutdown. Yes, the ACA must be worked into the budget, however, the tactics taken by the GOP to SHUTDOWN the gov’t over the funding of the ACA is their doing. So following your logic of ‘doing their job’, we should be able to attach any preexisting LAW that needs funding to the budget? It’s already the law, faced close to 50 attempts to reverse/repeal/dismantle it, upheld by the Supreme Court (you know them, right? highlest law in the land), and yet it’s ok to risk our economic recovery because a couple of share holders sitting on a board somewhere are gonna feel the pinch? The lower level workers are the face of ANY company. But yet the people at the top say, ‘Screw you guys, how dare you ask for health insurance? We already pay you for your work. How dare you see a doctor. Well it’s this law’s fault I have to cut your hours and/or let you go. It has nothing to do with my profit margin being cut by less than half a percent.’

        The House is doing their job for the constituents who funded their campaigns (.02%), while the remaining constituents (99.98%), you know, the voters, the little guy, the ones that they politicians claim to represent, are getting any benefit from this. The Kock brothers donated $200 million to have the

        • Mr. Mister
          October 8, 2013 at 9:42 am

          ACA battled, this month alone. So what your saying about this whole both parties responsible, holds no water. Now, even worse, there are enough votes in the house to pass a ‘clean’ CR with uh oh, BIPARTISAN support. Will Boehner call a vote though? You know, to end this shutdown he really really absolutely wants to end and never wanted in the first place? No, he won’t. Care to tell me why? Oh wait, he has stated the Republicans need to get something out of this. Whilst Obama, and the Democrats, want…wait for it…nothing but what was already in place, including the sequester. So, tell me again, how does this SHUTDOWN, at all, fall onto the Democrats?

          • red
            October 8, 2013 at 10:57 am

            Exactly, Mckeon sits back while we don’t bring our bodies home, hopefully after this he will leave and teabagger Kevin McCarthy with him. Call buck 274-9688 tell him how shameful he is

          • William
            October 8, 2013 at 6:49 pm

            @red. I did a double-take when I saw your username next to today’s day reading it as ‘red October’. That was part of a movie title. “The Hunt for….”

            Anyway, I agree with you about McKeon and McCarthy. They would be totally useless if they weren’t causing so much damage to the country.

      • Mr. Mister
        October 9, 2013 at 10:38 am

        Speaking of “is just as horrible as Pelosi saying we have to pass it before we know what’s in it”…wasn’t that Romeny’s tax plan. Elect me as president and then I’ll tell you my tax plan and who it really will benefit. I guess that’s ok when you’re a conservative but blasphamous if you’re not.

  2. October 7, 2013 at 11:55 am

    These are hard working familys,To support no one to blame but the Republicians in the house,Email you Congressman or woman

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