KEEPING THE FLAG MAMA SPIRIT ALIVE
Team March members are welcome to join in and pick up where Flag Mama left off, by greeting deploying troops at Hangar 385. Larry and Laurice (widower and daughter) will be continuing Laura’s program. If interested, contact Larry Froehlich, at 951-323-0246.
452D AMW MILITARY BALL
The 452d AMW Military Ball will be held Nov. 17, at the Pechanga Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway. Tickets can be purchased from unit representatives. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt. Krause at 951-655-2685 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. Runners are encouraged to preregister at www.americaskidsrun.org. Registration is open now!
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 RSVP, email Shatayne.Acevedo.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
POW/MIA CEREMONY TO BE HELD
March will hold its annual POW/MIA ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center, Friday,10 a.m., on Sept. 21. This year’s guest speaker will be Mr. Cecil Davis, an American POW at Dachau, a concentration camp located in Upper Bavaria, Germany. There will be a reception following the ceremony. All with access to March ARB are welcome to attend.