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November 27, 2013

Three little words: I AM THANKFUL…

NOTE: These were posted to our Facebook page and Twitter account in response to the question, “What or who are you thankful for”? Join in future conversations at

www.facebook.com/TeamMarch and www.Twitter.com/March_ARB.

to have had the opportunity to be the Postmistress of the U.S. Post Office on March from September 2001 until 2008. Not only did I meet and marry my husband, Lt. Col. Mark Baker, but met so many awesome people. Some of those friendships are still going strong today. Thank you!

– Kimberley Baker

that us DOD workers got back to work. It was a hard struggle, but we stuck together like family.

– Aja Smith

that I started my USAF career at March AFB!! Best assignment ever! SAC rules!

– Scott Anderson

for my amazing husband, Salvador Nunez, and his job at March that has been a true blessing for our family. He gives his job 100 percent and his family 100 percent. That’s why he’s our super HERO!

Lonny Nunez

and blessed for my “Eight is Enough” children/grandchild, family and friends who have never made me feel alone, especially during the most difficult times in my life. I’m so thankful to have had a father who was the best example of leadership and integrity and who ensured independence, as well as these other qualities, were instilled in his daughters.

– Tammy Haro

to have a husband, loyal to his job and our country, who allows me to stay home with our two beautiful babies. Ooorah!! Love our military.

– Jessica Fritz

to have flown at March ARB Airshows for so many years.

– Tumbling Bear

for every woman and man fighting and flying B-52s for our freedom. We are nothing without them and America will always be great because of our Soldiers fighting for our freedoms. GO USA!

– Shane Myers

for what a great publication the Beacon has always been. Units and friends come and go but the Beacon is always there, like a beacon!

– Dennis Kee

for my family and friends. Without them, I wouldn’t be in the Air Force!

– Cat Noguez

because I have reached retirement and am loving it. I retired Sept. 1, 2013, Yeah! Thank you AF for giving me a second chance at military retirement. Hua!

– Jose Gomez

for my ever-amazing son.

– Sarah Rivera Corrice

that we have great first sergeants and chiefs that will come to aid to help those that need assistance; for my parents who adopted me from Costa Rica and brought me to America to have the American dream; for my father, who introduced me to the military, to the Air Force and was the biggest reason why I joined to my mother, who supported me and taught me wrong from right and stood by me even when I made multiple mistakes in my life; for the family that I now have; for my five beautiful daughters, who I cherish with all of my heart; for my best friend who has been through my journey for the past 10 years and supported me through the good and bad, through the moments that I just felt like giving up; for the Air Force family that has assisted me in situations that I thought I couldn’t overcome. Thanks for being a Wingman. And for those who stuck around, thank you.

– Ana Boyle




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