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June 8, 2012

News Briefs | June 8, 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 prior to 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.
 

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.
 

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.
 

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.
 

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.
 

Rally around the Flag event

The Moreno Valley Military Affairs Committee will be hosting the “Rally Around the Flag” event at the March Field Air Museum on June 14. The doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Uniform of the day is appropriate. Please RSVP by June 8. For more information, contact the Moreno Valley Chamber of Commerce at 951-697-4404 .
 

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.
 

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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U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Tucker

452 APS hosts Marine training operation

U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Tucker Senior Master Sgt. Rick Fowler inspects a tie-down chain during a training exercise held at March ARB, July 21. The exercise allowed Marines from Camp Pendleton to apply mission essential task...
 
 

Social media requires caution with political material

Most Americans are born with a political rattle in their hands, and learn to shake it early. While U.S. culture promotes opinions and debate, the Department of Defense (DOD), U.S. Air Force and Air Reserve Personnel Center wish to remind Airmen that, while on active duty – and even for reservists who may be perceived...
 
 

‘Final Rule’ offers broader mental health care coverage

WASHINGTON – TRICARE military health plan beneficiaries will now have access to both TRICARE-certified mental health counselors and supervised mental health counselors, a Defense Health Agency (DHA) official said here today. In an interview with DOD News, Dr. John Davison, DHA’s behavioral health branch chief, said the so-called “Final Rule,” published yesterday, will go into...
 

 
photo courtesy/U.S. Central Command

Development course builds leadership skills for reserve officers

photo courtesy/U.S. Central Command The 20th annual International Junior Officer Leadership Development Course (IJOLD) took place at Karup Air Base, Denmark, where officers from seven countries participated in events to develop...
 
 

March Air Reserve Base Child Care Program

March Air Reserve Base offers the Home Community Care (HCC) Program to the Air Force Reserve (AFR) and the Air National Guard (ANG) members during the primary Unit Training Assembly (UTA) drill weekends. March has four HCC program providers who are state licensed child care providers. Care may also be requested to use during a...
 
 
Press Enterprise photo/Stan Lim

Air traffic controllers spreading their wings in new tower

Press Enterprise photo/Stan Lim Frank Giuchici, one of the air traffic controllers at March Air Reserve Base, peers out on the flight line while monitoring military and civilian planes from the new control tower at the base. Ma...
 




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