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September 14, 2012

News Briefs | September 14, 2012


2012-2013 FLU SEASON CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF

The 452nd Aeromedical Squadron will be providing flu shots and spray to military members and their families. Members must be on military status. Hours of operation will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Maj. Lorraine Assumma at 951-655-6261.

ATTENTION MARCH RUNNERS-UPDATE!

The C-17 scheduled to fly runners to the AF Marathon has been canceled due to lack of funding. For those still wishing to attend, you will need to make your our own travel arrangements. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt.Terry L. Luzader, chief, NAF Aviation Resource Functional Manager at 951-655-7608.

CIVIL ENGINEER CONDUCTS ONLINE TRAFFIC SURVEY

The base Civil Engineer is conducting a transportation survey to evaluate existing traffic conditions and transportation needs at March ARB. This survey is anonymous and will be used to better understand existing traffic conditions and identify key areas for future improvements. Please visit site: http://www.gfnet.com/Survey/TakeSurvey.asp?SurveyID=5M06l54J7734G

SINGLE AIRMAN’S PROGRAM ANNOUNCES TRIPS SPONSORED BY THE AIRMEN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER

The following trips are open to all base personnel, although priority will be given to single Airmen:

  • Sep. 22 – Deep Sea Fishing, capacity 34. (Participants will pay for bait, fishing license and equipment rental.)
  • Sep. 29 – Zip Line the Bear at Onyx Summit, capacity 24 (FREE)
  • Oct. 13 – Indoor Go-Cart Racing in Ontario, capacity 24 (Cost $7.50 for transport)
  • Oct. 20 – Skydiving in Perris, capacity 10 (FREE)
  • Nov. 10 – Vertical Rock Climbing at Joshua Tree, capacity 24 (FREE)
  • Dec. 15 – Horseback Riding, capacity 24 (FREE)
  • Jan. 12 – Shotguns and Single Airmen (shooting competition), capacity 24 (FREE)

For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation at 951-655-2816.

ATTENTION FITNESS INSTRUCTORS!

The March Force Support Squadron is looking for nationally certified yoga and Pilates instructors to teach at the Fitness Center. If interested, please contact Pam Smith at 951-655-2668, or email at pamela.smith@march.af.mil.

KEEPING THE FLAG MAMA SPIRIT ALIVE

Team March members are welcome to join in and pick up where Flag Mama left off, by supporting 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 or Laurice Souron at 951-442-9969.

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 karen.krause@us.af.mil.

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.

163 AIRMAN OF THE YEAR BANQUET

The 163rd Reconnaissance Wing will be presenting its annual Airman of the Year banquet, Saturday, Oct. 13. The event will be held at the Air National Guard hanger, 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.

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).




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