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November 15, 2013

News Briefs November 15, 2013

WHAT’S YELLOW RIBBON?

The mission of the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (YRRP) is to promote the well-being of National Guard and Reserve members and their families by connecting them with resources throughout and beyond the deployment cycle. Through YRRP, service members, and those who support them, have access to programs, services, and resources and referrals to minimize stress and maximize resiliency during all phases of deployment and reintegration. The next Yellow Ribbon events are scheduled for Jan. 24-26, 2014 and Feb. 21-23, 2014 at locations to be determined. For more information please contact the 452 AMW Yellow Ribbon representative, SMSgt. Jo Carrillo, Josephine.carrillo@us.af.mil or 951-655-2571.

FLU SHOTS MANDATORY

Supported by medical units on base, a mass, Flu-shot clinic is scheduled for the November ‘B’ Unit Training Assembly on Nov. 23-24. The clinic will operate from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. Check with your squadron health monitor for the exact location. As a reminder, the 2013 Flu Campaign is currently ongoing and our goal is to provide Flu vaccinations base wide, in an efficient and convenient manner. Flu vaccination is mandatory for DOD/Air Force members who don’t have medical concerns.

INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE TO BEGIN JAN 21

The 2014 Intramural Volleyball League is scheduled to begin on Jan. 21, 2014. There is a final, coach’s meeting on Dec. 11, at 10:00 a.m. in Bldg. 430.

SERVICEMEMBERS GROUP LIFE INSURANCE DEBT EXPLAINED

Your Servicemembers Group Life Insurance payment is deducted from your pay once a month and is reflected on your Leave and Earnings Statement. For each month you are not in status (active duty, UTA, etc.), you will incur a debt and the missed payment(s) will rollover and be deducted from your next check. If you have any questions regarding your SGLI you can contact your customer support office at 951-655-3028. For questions regarding payments contact the finance office at 951-655-3050.

AIR PASSENGER TERMINAL HOLIDAY CLOSURES

Thursday, Nov. 28, (Thanksgiving)

Wednesday, Dec. 25, (Christmas Day)

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 (New Year’s Day)

COMMEMORATIVE ITEMS FOR SALE

The 452 AMW Military Ball commemorative wine glasses and challenge coins are available for sale at $5 for both; $4 for the glass; $1 for the coin. The glasses have ‘Fifinella’ imprinted on them to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Women Airforce Service Pilots. They would make great stocking stuffers! Contact Elaine Plein at 951-655-3060 to purchase.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE GRADUATION DEC. 8

All Team March members are invited to attend the next CCAF graduation ceremony scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 8, 9:00 a.m. in the Cultural Resource Center on base. Come show support for our Airmen and their academic achievements!

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITY, YEMP VOLUNTEERS

Public Affairs is looking for individuals who would like to volunteer to visit local middle schools for a couple of morning hours to discuss the importance of education with students, motivate them and answer their questions. If interested, E-mail the public affairs office at 452amw.paworkflow@us.af.mil or call 951-655-4137. You may sign up for any or all of the following dates:

Nov. 19 – Citrus Hills Intermediate School – 3211 South Main Street, Corona

Dec. 4 – March Middle School – 15800 Indian St., Moreno Valley

Dec. 6 – Norco Intermediate School – 2711 Temescal Ave., Norco

Dec. 12 – Ramirez Intermediate School – 6905 Harrision Ave., Eastvale

Dec. 19 – River Heights Middle School – 7227 Scholar Way, Eastvale

TRADITIONAL RESERVE POSITION OPEN AT AIRMAN AND FAMILY READINESS CENTER

The Airman & Family Readiness Center is looking for an outstanding traditional reservist NCO who to enhance his or military career by helping our Airmen and their families achieve mission readiness through personal and family readiness. For more information on position requirements, or to set up an appointment, contact Valerie Fioretta at 951-655-5350.

CITY OF MORENO VALLEY PLANS FOR CAcTUS AVENUE WIDENING PROJECT NEAR MAIN GATE

The City of Moreno Valley will start construction to widen Cactus Ave in approximately two weeks and continue through January 2014. The construction area will start where the north-bound, high-speed off ramp from I-215 meets Cactus Ave. all the way through to Veterans Way. This may cause some disruptions with entering the installation and possible traffic delays. For now, the main gate will remain open as usual.
However, the project will be monitored for the duration of the construction in order to ensure the safety of the employees of March Air Reserve Base and the citizens of Moreno Valley. Please be patient and cautious while operating your motor vehicle in and around the construction zone.




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