SAFETY ADVISORY UPDATE
As per notification in The Beacon, dated Dec. 7, drivers and pedestrians traveling near the Air Traffic Control Tower, Bldg. 1220, should proceed with caution due to construction of the new control tower. Also, the gate entering the flightline at Base Ops (F18) is now closed. All personnel requiring access will sign in at Base Operations and then enter the flightline through the gate at Security Forces, next to Bldg. 470. The gate will be closed for approximately one year. Please contact Airfield Management at 951-655-4402 if you have questions or concerns.
NOTICE TO MARCH AIRMEN
From the desk of the commander: As ordered by Col. Samuel Mahaney, commander, 452d Air Mobility Wing, members of the 452 AMW are no longer required to wear blues on Mondays.
INVITATION TO ATTEND
The 452d Air Mobility Wing’s 2013 Annual Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Marriott, 3400 Market Street, Riverside, Calif. Social hour will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., dinner will be from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the awards presentation will close out the evening starting at 8:30 p.m. The cost will be $40 per person and payments will be collected by squadron first sergeants.
SINGLE AIRMAN’S PROGRAM SCHEDULE
The following trips, sponsored by the Airmen & Family Readiness Center, are open to all base personnel, although priority will be given to single Airmen:
- Dec. 15 – Horseback Riding
- Jan. 12 – Shotguns and Single Airmen (shooting competition)
- Feb. 9 – Motocross at Ocotillo Wells
- Feb. 16 – Snow tubing at Big Bear
For more information, contact 951-655-2816.
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 THE HEALTHY WAY WITH WEIGHT WATCHERS
Weight Watchers will have an informational table set up at the commissary today between 2-4 p.m. to answer questions about the program and our on-base meetings. All March employees, friends and family are invited to attend a free Weight Watchers meeting any Thursday at noon at Aces Sports Bar in the Hap Arnold Club. To date, the group has lost more than 440 pounds. For more info, call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or E-mail email@example.com.
NOTIFICATION OF RESTRICTED AREA
March members are to avoid running, jogging, or walking on the perimeter road past the March Fire Department from Dec. 3 to16. This is due to ongoing construction at gate 51. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Christopher P. Jugas at 951-655-4950.
AUTHORIZED GOAL DAYS FOR TEAM MARCH
The 452d AMW commander has authorized the following Goal Days to recognize the accomplishments of Team March members:
- Dec. 24
- Christmas Day
- Dec. 31
- New Year’s Day
A liberal leave policy is highly encouraged by all members, mission permitting.
ATTENTION 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.
TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SLOTS AVAILABLE
Los Angeles AFB will conduct fiscal year 2013 TAP classes for interested military and family members. As of Oct. 24, the following dates are available:
- Jan. 14–18, 2013
Reservists will not be reimbursed for travel or per diem. To make reservations, call 310-653-5428.
BEACON SEEKS ORI 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.
2012-2013 FLU SEASON CAMPAIGN STILL ON
The 452nd Aeromedical Squadron will be providing flu shots and spray to military members (on military status) — those more than 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.