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June 1, 2012

News Briefs | June 1, 2012


Embry-Riddle waives application fee for military

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has waived the application fee for active duty military and reservists until Sept. 30. The waiver applies to associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. For more information, please contact the March ERAU office at 951-653-4074.

Ten steps to a federal job

Family Services will conduct “Learning the 10 Steps to a Federal Job” seminar in the Mission Support Group conference room, July 13, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, contact Valerie Fioretta at valerie.fioretta@us.af.mil by July 9.

Jump into summer the healthy way with weight watchers

All Team March employees and their family members are invited to attend a complimentary Weight Watchers meeting any Thursday at noon at Aces Sports Bar in the Hap Arnold Club to learn how the program works. Current members include civilian, military, men and women. Group members also pair up for walking and other fitness-related activities. Healthy living is easy with this group! For more information, call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or email linda.welz@us.af.mil.

Free electronic recycling event

The 163d Company Grade Officer Council will host a free electronics-recycling event, June 2, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the base post office parking lot. For more information, contact Capt. Dave Gunty at 951-655-9022.

912th hosts fundraiser

The 912th Air Refueling Squadron will host its Inaugural, Air Force Assistance Fund Golf Tournament at the General Old Golf Course, 16700 Village West Dr., Riverside Calif., June 8.

There will be a Shotgun Start along with Best Ball competition. Please R.S.V.P. with registration fees paid by close of business, June 1. This event is open to all Team March members. For more information, contact unit POCs: Master Sgt. Shaal at 951-655-2013, Staff Sgt. Meyer at 951-655-5261 or Capt Eley at 951-655-3206.

Update for USAF marathon runners

All passenger seating via military airlift for the U.S. Air Force Marathon has been filled. Additional airlift is not scheduled, however, there will be a stand-by list in case of cancellations. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt.Terry L. Luzader, chief, NAF Aviation Resource Functional Manager at 951-655-7608.

Healthcare assistance for uninsured Airmen

Airmen without health care insurance can utilize NeedyMeds, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit information resource devoted to helping people in need find assistance programs to help them afford their medications and costs related to health care. Their website has databases such as Patient Assistance Programs, Disease-Based Assistance and a current list of 1040 free clinics in Calif. For more info visit www.needymeds.org/free_clinics.taf?_function=list&state=ca.

Teens, special-needs youth camps

Registration for the 4-H Military Partnership Program 2012 camps is now open. They have two camps this summer, Rawhide Ranch for teens and Camp Ronald McDonald, a camp for special needs youth, ages 8-18. For more information and registration forms call Crystal Ross O’Hara at 530-757-8968 or visit ca4h.org.

Senior NCOs step up to assist Command Chief Master Sergeant Kelly

A team of senior noncommissioned officers-in-charge have volunteered to fill the shoes of the 452d Air Mobility Wing’s command chief, Ericka Kelly, from March 26 through June 14, during Kelly’s temporary duty for her civilian job. For a list of who is responsible for what, contact Chief’s Cheryl Wente or Daniel Willers, Senior Master Sgts. Eric Butt or James Burmeister, or Master Sgt. Mark Otzenberger through the Global Address List.

Free YMCA memberships for military children

The YMCA Military Outreach Program receives assistance from the Defense Department to pay for military dependent memberships and respite care for military family members. Active duty, National Guard and Reserve families are eligible to apply. For info and to see if qualified, visit www.militaryonesource.com.

Next Bundles for babies workshop, June 12

The Airman and Family Readiness Center will hold its next Bundles for Babies Workshop Tuesday, June 12, 2-4 p.m., in the Mission Support Group conference room at 1261 Graeber St, Bldg 2313. The workshop is for all base personnel who are expecting or those with a newborn. Pre-registration is required by e-mailing Valerie Fioretta at valerie.fioretta@us.af.mil.

March FITT holds natural running form clinic

March FITT will be holding a two session running clinic, June 23, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Topics will include running injuries, biomechanics and the science behind running shoes. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt. Terry Luzader at 951-655-7608.

Modification to Tutor.com usage

The Tutor.com Adult Education Center, College Center and Career Center will no longer be available to active duty Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and deployed National Guard and Reserves adult service members, their spouses or their adult dependent children. The Department of Defense has issued funding modifications to ensure more tutoring sessions are available to dependent children in grades 1-12. For more information, contact Valerie Fioretta at 951-655-5322.

Calif. ANG hosts free teen’s summer camp

The Calif. National Guard Child and Youth “Adventure’s in Leadership” Camp, will be held from June 26 to 28, for teens 14 to 18 years of age. They will be focusing on team building and leadership skills, as well as community service. For registration, visit their website at http://adventuresinleadership.eventbrite.com.




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