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October 5, 2012

News Briefs | October 5, 2012


SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOR TRANSPORT SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 12

The Space Shuttle Endeavor will travel from LAX to the California Science Center, Oct. 12. It will depart the airport at 2 a.m. and will be stopping at Manchester and La Cienega at about 4 p.m. The movement will continue Saturday at 9 a.m. and is scheduled to stop for public viewing in front of the Forum. The Forum is located at the intersection of Manchester Blvd. and Prairie Ave. in Inglewood. There will be plenty of parking in the adjacent Hollywood Park race track parking lot.

CAMP OUT WITH THE GHOSTS OF THE AIRFIELD!

March Field Air Museum will hold its annual Fright Nite Sleepover, Oct. 20 and 21, starting from 6 p.m. Bring sleeping bags, cots and/or air mattresses, toiletries, light snacks and small flashlight. One adult must accompany every two children, NO DROP OFF’S. There will be a midnight snack included, plus popcorn and water available for a nominal charge. This event is free for museum members only. To reserve your sleeping area, contact Annie Lunetta at 951-902-5949 — reservations a MUST!

BEACON SEEKS INFORMATIONAL OPERATIONAL READINESS INSPECTION STORIES

The Beacon will be running a series of informational articles to help prepare for the Operational Readiness Inspection. If you would like to submit a story to help personnel with one or more aspects of the ORI, please send it 452amw.paworkflow@us.af.mil or darnell.gardner.1@us.af.mil.

CASE LOT SALE ON NOW AT MARCH COMMISSARY

The March Commissary’s Semi-Annual Parking Lot Case Sale runs through Sunday.  Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., today and tomorrow and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday. There will be more than 175 items available to purchase. For more information, contact, Phil Ruiz at 951-653-2206 ext. 105.

NOVEMBER YELLOW RIBBON EVENT OPENS FOR REGISTRATION

Register for the November Yellow Ribbon event. The venue will be held at Tysons Corner, Va., Washington D.C. metropolitan area from Nov. 16 to 18. There will be a host of 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.

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:

  • 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.

2012-2013 FLU SEASON CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF

The 452nd Aeromedical Squadron will be providing flu shots and mist to military members (on military status) —those over 49-years old must take the shot. Hours of operation are 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 ALL MARCH PERSONNEL

Construction for the new running track and associated buildings is underway at the north end of the base near the softball field. It is imperative that all unauthorized personnel stay out of the area. For everyone’s safety please use the base 1.5-mile track. For more information, contact Jim Moats Ground Safety manager at 951-655-4481.

452D FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OFFERS DTS LAB

Financial Management will conduct DTS computer labs every unit training assembly, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Building 466. The lab is for any member who has DTS issues or requires assistance with completing their voucher. For more information, contact John Florence at 951-655-5260 or john.florence@us.af.mil.

452D AMW MILITARY BALL

The 452d AMW Military Ball will be held Nov. 17, at the Pechanga Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. 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.

163 RW TO HOLD 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.

NEXT BUNDLES FOR BABIES CLASS SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER

The Airman and Family Readiness Center will hold its next Bundles for Babies Workshop Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 2 to 4 p.m., in the Mission Support Group conference room at 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.




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