Events

June 28, 2013

News Briefs June 28, 2013

FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE WALK SCHEDULED

There will be a base FOD walk, July 10, at 7:15 a.m. The meeting point will be on the flight line side of the previous Air Passenger Terminal. Please use alternate gates due to construction. Bring a plastic trash bag for debris collection. Carpool as much as possible because parking is very limited.

COMMISSARY FURLOUGH CLOSURES

Beginning July 8, the March ARB Commissary will be closed on Mondays due to furloughs caused by sequestration. This schedule will be in effect until Sept. 30. Operating hours will remain the same.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT THE RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE

The RAO is in need of volunteers to work Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon or noon to 3 p.m. Retired military and their dependents are encouraged to apply. For more information, contact Lt. Col. Carter or Senior Master Sgt. Brown at 951-655-4077 or 951-655-4079.

EXTENDED OPERATION FOR MARCH TAX CENTER

The March ARB Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center will remain open for amending income tax returns and filing prior year returns. Appointments will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with time slots from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 951-655-3659. or Email,marchvita@yahoo.com.

MARCH SELECTED AS SITE FOR DOD HEALTHY BASE INITIATIVE

March will participate in the DOD’s Healthy Base Initiative, designed to identify effective ways to improve the overall health and wellness of service members, families and civilians with a focus on making informed nutritional food choices, increased physical activity, weight management and tobacco cessation. The HBI and DOD’s Operation Live Well are part of the President’s National Prevention Strategy and complements the first lady’s Let’s Move! Campaign.

ARE YOU TALENTED?

The public affairs office is compiling a list of all Team March members who have talent when it comes to entertainment. So if you sing, dance, play and instrument, act, etc., please let us know by sending an Email to 452amw.paworkflow@us.af.mil. Include your full name, rank, Email address and phone number and be sure to tell us what your talents are.

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR YELLOW RIBBON EVENTS

The events will provide programs, resources, referrals and services to minimize stress on families during all phases of deployment. Registration opening soon for the following upcoming events:

• Orlando Fla., scheduled for July 19 to 21

• Scottsdale, Ariz., scheduled for July 26 to 28

Contact Senior Master Sgt. Jo Carrillo at 951-655-2571 or send Email to josephine.carrillo@us.af.mil.

RUNNING TRACK OPERATING HOURS

Until further notice, the fitness staff has designated the following hours of operation for the track:

Summer months: 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Winter months: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hours of operations were determined due to safety concerns. The track has not been equipped with proper lighting yet, which can cause hazard conditions for runners before or after daylight. Updated information will be provided after the completion of the track.

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SLOTS AVAILABLE

Los Angeles Air Force Base will conduct Fiscal Year 2013 TAP classes for interested military and family July 8 to 12

Aug. 12 to 16

Sept. 9 to 13

Oct. 7 to 11

Nov. 4 to 8

Dec. 9 to 13

Reservists will not be reimbursed for travel or per diem. To make reservations, call 310-653-5428.

SAFETY ADVISORY CONTINUED

Drivers and pedestrians traveling near the Air Traffic Control Tower, Bldg. 1220, should proceed with caution due to the construction of the new tower. In addition, the gate entering the Flightline at Base Ops (F18) is now closed. All personnel needing access will still sign in at Base Ops, then enter the Flightline through the gate at Security Forces (Bldg. 470).

DO YOU HAVE ENTERTAINMENT CONNECTIONS?

The PA office is reaching out to anyone who has connections with entertainers who may be interested in a USO-type variety show. If you have a connections, please contact us at 452amw.paworkflow@us.af.mil or 951-655-4137.




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