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August 24, 2012

News Briefs | August 24, 2012


LEARN HOW TO PREPARE TAXES

Full scholarships are now available to military spouses for the H&R Block Income Tax Course at no charge. Bilingual courses are also available. For more information, visit hrblock.com/class or call 1-800-472-5625. (Note: Use Coupon Code E8D1E7 when enrolling. If the code is not accepted, ask to be transferred to another district that will accept this code).

THE 163 AIRMAN OF THE YEAR BANQUET

The 163rd Reconnaissance Wing will be presenting their annual Airman of the Year Banquet, Saturday, Oct. 13. The event will be held at the Air National Guard hangar, Building 2305 on Airlift way. The social gathering will begin at 5 p.m. and the official ceremony at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Oberg at 951-655-2741, Tech. Sgt. Aguirre at 951-655-3080, or Senior Airman Paredes at 951-655-2921.

452 FSS SPONSORS HUGE NAF SALE

452d FSS will be sponsoring a non-appropriated funds sale, today, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items include lodging furniture, marketing electronics and more! All items sold on a first-come, first-served basis, cash only and all sales are final. For more information, call 951-655-3456.

SEPTEMBER YELLOW RIBBON EVENT

Registration will soon open for the September Yellow ribbon event. The event will be held from 14 to 16 Sept. 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.

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 Stanley-Wolfe at 951-655-7053 or email her at karen.stanleywolfe@us.af.mil. Runners are encouraged to preregister at www.americaskidsrun.org. Registration is open now!

CRUISE INTO FALL 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! To date, we have lost a combined total of more than 300 pounds. For more information, call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or email linda.welz@us.af.mil.

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.

MARCH HOLDS ANNUAL EDUCATION FAIR

The Annual Education Fair will be held Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Sept. 9, in the Wing Training parking lot. There will be more than 23 schools and universities offering higher education services and programs. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Shatayne Acevedo at 951-655-4442.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE GRADUATION CEREMONY

The Annual Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony will be conducted on Sun., Sept. 9, at 12:30 p.m. The event will be held at the March Air Reserve Base Cultural Center. All members who have received their CCAF degree are invited and highly encouraged to participate in the ceremony. For more information or to R.S.V.P., email Shatayne.Acevedo.1@us.af.mil.

SINGER AND MASTER OF CEREMONIES NEEDED FOR MILITARY BALL

Auditions for a Master of Ceremonies and a National Anthem singer for the Nov. 17 military ball will be held Saturday, Sept. 8 at Sally’s Alley. Singing auditions are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Master of Ceremonies auditions are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Those interested should contact Chief Master Sgt. Krause at 951-655-2685 or email her at karen.krause@us.af.mil.

RETIREMENT CEREMONY FOR MAJ. GWEN JOAN MORSE

There will be a retirement ceremony for Maj. Gwen Joan Morse at the March Air Reserve Base Cultural Resource Center, 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9. Attire will be uniform of the day (military) and business casual (civilian). Please R.S.V.P. with Maj. Nixomar Santiago by Aug. 31, by calling 909-684-1664 or email at nixomar.santiago@gmail.com.

ATTENTION MARCH RUNNERS-UPDATE!

A note from Lt. Col. Kraiger on ORE support: Runners on ADVON or part of maintenance generation should still be able to participate in the marathon and be back in time to process for the ORE. Maj. Brockshus is working to pre-process affected runners on Sep. 13, so they can travel to the event and return Sunday, Sep. 16. Upon return, they will be given a chalk report time. For more information on availability or to inquire about lunches for the flight to the marathon, contact Chief Master Sgt.Terry L. Luzader, chief, NAF Aviation Resource Functional Manager at 951-655-7608.

SIGN UP FOR THE 752D MDS GOLF TOURNEY

The 752nd Medical Squadron will hold its first golf tournament at the General Old Golf Course, 16700 Village West Drive, Riverside, Calif., 9:45 a.m., Sept. 7. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to contestants. For payment and registration information, contact Staff Sgt. Blake Bartee at 562-458-6477 or Senior Master Sgt. Tammy Haro at 951-655-5628.

ARE YOU READY TO GET DIRTY?

The 2nd annual Defender’s Dash Mud Run will be held at the largest mud pit in southern Calif., 16791 Davis Ave., Riverside, Calif., 8 a.m., Sept. 15. For more information on registration dates and costs, contact Maj. Al Knapp at 951-655-3379, Capt. John Jordan at 951-655-7075 or Capt. Mark Johnson at 951-655-5448. You can also visit the website at www.defendersdashmudrun.com.

452D 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. Participants 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.

MARCH ARB CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW

The 452nd 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.




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