412th Force Support Squadron Newcomers Welcome
Welcome to Edwards Air Force Base. Check out the dropdown menu to learn more about the 412th Force Support Squadron!
FORCE SUPPORT SQUADRON
The Force Support Squadron, also known as the FSS, provides a variety of services supporting airmen and their families in addition to retirees and DoD civilians. In-processing, professional military education, ID cards, dining facilities, and lodging are just some of the areas that help support airmen in completing their mission. But, that’s not it! FSS also houses all of the MWR (Morale, Welfare, and Recreation) elements on base otherwise known as your quality of life programs. These can include golf, bowling, outdoor recreation, auto hobby shop, arts and crafts and more.
If you’re looking for something fun to do while here, the 412th Force Support Squadron has you covered! A few of our facilities are:
Muroc Lake Golf Course
High Desert Lanes Bowling Center
Arts & Crafts Center
Auto Hobby Shop
Information, Tickets, and Travel (ITT)
Oasis Community Center
We also are comprised of other mission-supporting elements such as the Military and Family Readiness Center, Rosburg fitness center, lodging, military personnel flight and the youth center, teen center and Child
Development Center (CDC). We are your all-encompassing
support while you are stationed here at Edwards Air Force
Club Muroc is a popular gathering place for both formal and informal settings. It is an excellent location for special events, dances, and the like. Membership is open to all active duty and retired military and DoD civilians.
The Library offers a full range of services to base personnel, retirees and dependents. The Library offers books and magazines (print & digital), audiobooks (CD & download), video games, movies, music, learning
databases, language learning, public & .mil computers, reading/study room, and a multi-purpose room.
Resource Management is a service organization responsible for providing centralized professional bookkeeping and accounting services and financial advice for all NAFI’s. It serves as a focal point for NAF financial matters and as a point of contact for base procurement and other agencies.
Outdoor Recreation provides recreational equipment and programs at minimal fees. A comprehensive stock of equipment is kept in excellent condition and ready for use at a moment’s notice.
Outdoor Recreation also maintains three pools on base, the Sonic Splash Pool, Muroc Pool and Oasis Aquatic Center. The Oasis Aquatic Center is an indoor pool that is open year round while the other two are open seasonally.
Information Tickets & Travel
provides base personnel with discount tickets and coupons to many local attractions and theme parks, information about cruises, dinner theaters, tours, and more.
Rosburg Fitness Center
Edwards’s athletic program offers the very best for the fitness-minded individual. Athletes of all abilities are served through a wide diversity of programs and services. Aerobic exercise classes, several running and biking courses, and a full complement of weightlifting equipment are some of the more popular attractions in the athletics program. Full locker room facilities add convenience and comfort when using the gymnasium facilities. The Rosburg Fitness Center is open seven days a week.
High Desert Lanes Bowling Center is a 16-lane bowling center complete with a snack bar and indoor play area for children. Bowling programs such as glow-bowling, leagues and tournaments are available. Active duty, retired military, and DoD employees are eligible.
The Community Center is an integral part of the Force Support Squadron at Edwards offering personnel a pleasant atmosphere and a multitude of activities. The CAC is a favorite gathering place.
Muroc Lake Golf Course, an 18-hole championship course and driving range, offers a pro shop with a full line of professional golfing items. The facility is open all year around.
The Youth Center is responsible for social and recreationalprogramming for youth ages 5 to 12. There is also a Teen Center for teens 13-18. Activities are planned to offer the finest in educational and recreational leadership and enjoyment. Comprehensive sports programs are provided through out the year.
Child Development Center
The Child Development Center and Pre-School program provides a developmental program designed to meet the social, physical, emotional, and intellectual needs of children and give them the protection and security they need when they are away from their parents. Active duty personnel have first priority. The Child Development Center offers drop-in care, weekly and bi-monthly programs.
Arts & Crafts/Auto Hobby Center
The Arts & Crafts Center is a diversified facility providing instructional classes and work areas in fine arts and crafts, industrial arts and auto mechanics. A custom frame shop offers a selection of different frame
styles and provides framing for a fee. Auto Hobby Center provides stalls, tools and equipment for the do-it-yourselfer to be able to perform all types of vehicle and engine repairs.
The Aero Club is open to all active and retired military and their family, DoD civilian employees, and others. The club is located at the flight line.
I am on Active Duty and need to get in touch with my sponsor. Can you help?
Active Duty Members may contact the Military Personnel Flight at 661-277-4281. Military Personnel is located at 5 N. Seller Avenue, Bldg. 3000.
I need a new CAC/ID. Where should I go?
If you need a new CAC/ID, visit our Military Personnel Flight CAC/DEERS office at 5 N. Seller Avenue, Bldg. 3000. As you enter the lobby, you may check in at our kiosk. The CAC office is open Monday-Friday from 7:30 am-4:30 pm. Bookmark Military Personnel for topics relating to Force Management, Career Development, Customer Support, Installation Readiness, and MyEval.
What is there to do here?
There is plenty to do at Edwards Air Force Base. The 412th Force Support Squadron offers events, activities, and programs year-round. MWR at Edwards Air Force Base offers dining, entertainment, youth programs, recreation, fitness, and support services for Airmen, families, and DoD Civilians that support the installation's mission.
How can I find out about upcoming events?
Get the most current information about FSS activities at Edwards Air Force Base by following the Squadron on Facebook and Instagram. You may also explore our event calendar on the Homepage at edwardsfss.com or click on our logo at the top of the page. Additionally, we deliver a quarterly entertainment magazine called SABRE to base residents. The entertainment guide may also be found in any of our FSS facilities across the base. Check out SABRE Magazine while on the go, digital. While you are in FSS facilities you may notice posters and signs highlighting upcoming events. Stop in and say hello! We're always happy to answer any questions that you may have about our programs and activities.
I will be arriving at Edwards AFB soon. What about the schools for my kids?
We look forward to your arrival! For information regarding schools, contact the Edwards AFB School Liaison. You can find more information here: Edwards AFB School Liaison
What are my childcare options?
Edwards Air Force Base houses a Child Development Center, School Aged Annex, Teen Center & Main Youth Center. We also offer FCC (Family Child Care) providers. Visit edwardsfss.com/family to explore all Youth Programs.
Another essential resource is militarychildcare.com.
I want to sign my kids up for sports. Do you have any?
We sure do! Edwards AFB Youth Sports provides a wide range of year-round sports activities for children as young as three years old and up. Some of the sports that are popular on our base are soccer, football, basketball, baseball, and more! The Youth Sports Program also offers developmental programs for young children to get them started in sports without a competitive environment. For children interested in competing, we offer competitive tournaments for all ages.
We are always in need of volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering as a coach, please contact Youth Sports at 275-KIDS.
In California, you may be required to have your smog checked in order to renew your vehicle registration. Our Auto Hobby provides SMOG checks for $50. Call 275-AUTO and schedule an appointment.
I want to start a private organization. Where do I begin?
Visit edwardsfss.com/private-organizations to learn about Private Organization parameters.
What is there to do around here on the weekends?
High Desert Lanes Bowling Center is open 7-days a week. The Bowling Center offers food and game specials, an indoor play area, and an arcade. Strike Zone Snack Bar is available serving a large menu including pizza, sandwiches, snacks, ice cream, and more. Muroc Lake Golf Course is open 7-days a week. The golf course provides scenic views, rolling greens, 18-holes, and the popular Sandbagger Grill with indoor and patio seating. Sandbagger's menu consists of breakfast items, wraps, gourmet sandwiches, salads, and sides. Shop for golf gear inside of our Pro Shop. Rosburg Fitness Center provides 24/7 access on weekends. Contact the Fitness Center to get on the list for after-hours access. If you are looking for fun weekend eats, consider Wingstop, open Saturday and Sunday from 11am-4pm.
Auto Hobby is open on Saturday from 10am-4pm in case you enjoy DIY car maintenance. Arts & Crafts offers Ceramic Saturdays once per month, providing the opportunity to create a custom keepsake for a great price. Visit the Edwards AFB Library on Saturdays from 11am-4pm. The Library offers quiet reading and study spaces, computer access for research, and adult and children's programming throughout the year. On the weekends, you can run or stroll through any of the trails available at Edwards Air Force Base, visit our skate park or check out Branch Memorial park where you can play, fish, enjoy a lunch or hike. There is a fantastic view of the Joshua Trees, sunrise, and sunset.
Check out our Event Calendar for Special Events
I would like to rent a space for a private party or event. What are my options?
View our FSS Locations & Amenities
Am I allowed to dine at Club Muroc?
Edwards Club Muroc is open to all with base access. Club Muroc is the installation's premier dining and entertainment venue. Guests enjoy restaurant-style dining, meeting rooms, and an officer and enlisted lounge, and meeting rooms. Club Muroc is a top choice for special events, awards, and ceremonies. There is an outdoor patio dining area with grills as well as poolside seating. The Club is open throughout the week for lunch, dinner, and special events.
Become a Club Member to enjoy discounts on MWR recreation, entertainment, and dining. Sign up at MyAirForceLife.com.
Club Members also gain access to exclusive events such as First Friday, Kids Klub, and Members Lunch where food options are complimentary. Club Members receive discounts on meals and tickets for special events. The membership pays for itself quickly. Sign up and don't miss out!
I am having a problem and need help. Where do I start?
CHAIN OF COMMAND If you have a problem, need to report any significant information or to get help, the proper chain of command is as follows: a. Immediate supervisor (or designee) b. Second-level supervisor (if appropriate) c. Flight Chief d. FSS/CC or FSS/CD e. Support Group Commander The same chain of command is used in the grievance process.
FIRST SERGEANT A first sergeant is not in the chain of command but is there to take care of people. A first sergeant is there to provide a dedicated focal point for all readiness, health, morale, welfare, and quality-of-life issues within his or her organization. (661) 277-3040 DID YOU KNOW? If you don’t feel comfortable using your chain of command, you can reach out to the Inspector General.
Department of the Air Force Inspector General https://www.afinspectorgeneral.af.mil/
IG Fraud, Waste & Abuse and Complaints Hotline Complaints Resolution: (202) 404-5354; 1-800-538-8429 Email: email@example.com DoD Hotline: 1-800-424-9098 Edwards AFB Local Offices: (661) 277-3465; 527-3465 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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AIR FORCE SCHOOL LIAISON PROGRAM
The Mission of the School Liaison Officer (SLO) at Edwards AFB is to
coordinate education support services to maximize opportunities for
academic success for transitioning military and civilian children/youth.
The SLO is the central point of contact for school related matters working
directly with Edwards base leadership, families, school districts, and local
communities. The SLO fosters and promotes quality education for military
and civilian children by providing resource and referral services to family
support agencies on Edwards AFB and in the local community.
On-Base Schools Information:
Muroc Joint Unified School District
(760) 769-4821; http://www.muroc.k12.ca.us
Desert Junior-Senior High School, home of the Scorpions, is a 7-12
junior-senior high school proud to educate and serve military connected
students and families of Edwards Air Force Base and beyond.
Irving L. Branch Elementary School, home of the Mustangs, is a 3-6
grade elementary school proud to educate and serve military connected
students and families of Edwards Air Force Base and beyond.
Edwards AFB School Liaison Officer
(661) 277-2456; 412.FSS.School.Liaison@us.af.mil
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