PUSHING UP FOR GLORY
Congratulations to Senior Airman Jason Blinstrub from 452d MXS for winning the March Field push-up competition, Oct. 4, with 135 push-ups. Staff Sgt. Rodell Martinez from 452d OSS came in second with 95 push-ups. If interested in competing in the next event, contact Pam Smith via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 951-655-2284.
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 email@example.com.
EMPLOYER APPRECIATION DAYS POSTPONED
Due to preparations for the upcoming ORI/NORI, the Nov. 3 and 17 Employers’ Appreciation Days are being rescheduled to next quarter. If you submitted a nomination form, please inform your employers of the postponement. You will need to watch The Beacon for the new nomination forms at the beginning of the year and re-submit them. Sorry for the inconvenience.
ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE LOOKING TO FILL POSITIONS
The 730th AMTS has enlisted positions vacancies:
- (x4) KC-135 Instructor Boom Operator
- (x3) C-17 Instructor Loadmaster
- (1) KC-135 Instructor Pilot
- (x2) C-17 Instructor Pilot
Air Reserve Technicians:
- (x2) KC-135 Instructor Boom Operator
- (x2) C-17 Instructor Loadmaster
For more information, contact Lt. Col. Jonathan Philebaum at DSN866-6682 or commercial at 580-481-6682.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
STROLL INTO WINTER 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! Total weight lost in 10 months for the Weight Watcher’s Group is 405 pounds. For more information, call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or email email@example.com.
CAMP OUT WITH THE GHOSTS OF THE AIRFIELD!
March Field Air Museum will hold its annual Fright Nite Sleep over, Oct. 20 and 21, starting at 6 p.m. This is free event for museum members only. 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 nominal charge. To reserve your sleeping area, contact Annie Lunetta at 951-902-5949.
BEACON SEEKS 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
SINGLE AIRMAN’S PROGRAM ANNOUNCES TRIPS
The following trips, sponsored by the Airmen & Family Readiness Center, are open to all base personnel, although priority will be given to single Airmen:
- Oct. 20 – Skydiving in Perris, capacity 10 (FREE)
- Nov. 10 – Vertical Rock Climbing at Joshua Tree, capacity 24 (FREE)
- Nov. 11 – Sailing in San Diego (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.
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 to18. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
2012-2013 FLU SEASON CAMPAIGN STILL ON
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 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.
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 email@example.com.
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.