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July 27, 2012

News Briefs | July 27, 2012


ATTENTION MARCH RUNNERS!

According to the information received from Air Force Reserve Command, “Permissive TDY” orders with no pay, is the only status authorized and required for Space A travel to Wright Patterson Air Force Base. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt.Terry L. Luzader, chief, NAF Aviation Resource Functional Manager at 951-655-7608.

KAYAKING IN LA JOLLA

The Single Airman Program Initiative presents “Kayaking in La Jolla,” Aug. 11. The cost, including transportation, is $7.50.  Priority will be given to single Airmen and the remainder will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Reserve by July 30.  For more information, contact Tina Greene at 951-655-2763.

COMMISSARY CLOSING AND GRAND OPENING

The March ARB commissary will close at 2:30 p.m., Aug. 12, and remain closed until Aug. 14.  The Grand Re-opening will be held, Aug. 15, at 9 a.m., with special promotions, giveaways, drawings, cake and food.  For more information, contact Phil Ruiz at 951-653-2206, ext 105.

5K RUN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The March Fitness Center, America’s Kids/Adult Run and the First Sergeants’ Association are hosting a 9/11 Remembrance 5K on the morning of the Military Appreciation Picnic, Sept. 8. The event will begin with registration at 6:30 a.m. and the 5K will start at 8 a.m. Volunteers are needed to assist with set-up/tear down, manning of water stations, registration, distribution of T-Shirts and timekeepers. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Master Sgt. Karen Stanley-Wolfe at Karen.stanleywolfe@us.af.mil or 951-655-7053. Runners are encouraged to preregister at www.americaskidsrun.org. Registration is open now!

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.

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 associates, bachelors and masters programs. For more information, please contact the ERAU office at 951-653-4074.

FREE YMCA MEMBERSHIPS FOR MILITARY CHILDREN

The YMCA Military Outreach Program receives assistance from the Defense Department to pay for military dependant 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.asymca.org or contact Military OneSource at 800-342-9647.

452 AMW Military Ball

The 452d AMW Military Ball will be held Nov. 17, at the Pechanga Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway. Room reservations can be made at www.penchaga.com or call 877-711-2WIN, option 1. Attendees are required to use group/block code: SUSAF1112 and mention, USAF 452d Military Ball group, when reserving. Deadline for reservations is Oct. 17. Limited rooms have been blocked and are on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt. Krause at 951-655-2685 or email at karen.krause@us.af.mil.

AIR FORCE CHEFS, COMPETE FOR $10,000

The TV show ‘Chopped’ (Food Network) is looking for Air Force chefs (who hold that AFSC) to take part in a military episode pitting services against each other. The filming will take approximately one-half day at home station and one full day in New York City. Anyone selected to compete must be on leave, have an approved AF Form 3902 and be within Air Force standards. Deadline for entry is today. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Chris Stagner, superintendent, Air Force Entertainment Liaison Office at 310-235-7511 or visit the website at www.airforcehollywood.af.mil.

FREE ADMISSION TO BLUE STAR MUSEUMS

Blue Star museums will be offering free admission to military and their dependents until Sept 3. The museums are a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blues Star Families, DOD and more than 1,800 museums across America. For more information, visit www.arts.gov/national/bluestarmuseums/index2012.php

MARCH ARB CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW

The 452d Aircraft Maintenance squadron will be holding the 7th annual March Metal Car and Motorcycle show, Sat., Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Phil Tibbs at philip.tibbs@us.af.mil.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and Home Depot Foundation have joined forces to assist 10 qualified veteran and military families in need of home repairs during The Home Depot Foundation’s Celebration of Service. Submit a complete application no later than Aug. 1, by visiting www.habitatla.org and clicking on Housing Initiatives/Home Repair or contacting Renne Sanchez at 424-246-4663.

452 FSS HOSTS FUN RUN TO BENEFIT WOUNDED WARRIORS

The Wounded Warrior 5K/10K Run/Walk will be held at the Fit-2-Fight track, Aug. 7, at 7 a.m. Medals and T-shirts will be awarded. Participants can register at the Fitness Center or email request to pamela.smith.2@us.af.mil. Donations will benefit the Wounded Warrior Foundation.

SEPTEMBER YELLOW RIBBON EVENT

Registration will soon open for the September Yellow Ribbon event. The event will be held Sept. 14–16 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and will host programs, resources, referrals and services to minimize stress on families during all phases of deployment. For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Margarita Jimenez at 951-655-2571 or email at margarita.jimenez@us.af.mil.

YOUTH SERVICE AMERICA OFFERS SCHOOL GRANTS

Youth Service America is currently accepting applications for the 2012-2013 YSA Grant School and program year. The Harris Wofford Youth Award and the Harris Wofford Young Educator Award will be given to deserving applicants. For more information about these awards, visit www.YSA.org/grants.

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. 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.




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