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February 21, 2014

News Briefs February 21, 2014

MARCH MAIN GATE CLOSURE, 3-21 MARCH

The March ARB Main Gate (Cactus Gate) will be closed March 3-21, 2014, due to the Moreno Valley Cactus widening project.

The Riverside Gate will act as the alternate main gate during that time and will be open 24 hours a day; seven days a week. The Riverside gate will be used for general base access.

The Meyer gate will be open March 3-21, 2014, Monday – Friday only, (24 hours a day; 5 days a week) and on both the “A” and “B” UTA’s. The Meyer gate will be strictly used for visitors, contractors and commercial deliveries.

The temporary Visitor Control Center will be located at Bldg. T2417 (adjacent to the Meyer gate over-watch) and will be open from Monday through Friday and on Saturdays of the “A” and “B” UTA’s between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.

If you live south of March ARB, please be prepared for minor traffic delays as you enter Cactus from Northbound I-215. Please consider exiting at Alessandro or Harley Knox and please be patient. Plan accordingly for these delays.

On base link to Cactus widening routes: \\rivfs21\info\Documentation\Temporary Information\Cactus Widening Routes.pptx

Please contact Police Services at 951-655-4950 with any questions or concerns.

ENTER TO WIN $100 COMMISSARY GIFT CARD

Nabisco, a March Commissary vendor, is sponsoring a giveaway at the commissary between March 1 – 15 for one of five $100 shopping sprees. Stop by the commissary ID desk during that time to enter to win. The commissary can be reached at 951-653-2206. Good luck!

SALUTE TO HEROES MARCH 14 AT MURRIETA MESA HIGH SCHOOL

The Veterans Supplemental Support Network is sponsoring a Salute to Heroes Cheer and Dance show, Friday, March 14, 2014, 5-9 p.m. at Murrieta Mesa High School, 24801 Monroe Ave., Murrieta, Calif. There will be free pizza and wings to all military, veterans and first responders and their direct dependents (up to three), as well as donated gift cards from restaurants, movie theaters and more. The casual education and employment resource expo will be from 5-6 p.m. and 8:30-9 p.m.; and performances from 6-7 p.m. and 7:15-8:15 p.m.; with the finale from 8:15-8:30 p.m. Performances for the show will be supported by more than 10 Southern California high school teams, and it’s all free!

MARCH VITA CENTER NEEDS MORE VOLUNTEERS

The March Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center is open for business by appointment only. To schedule an appointment to have your state/federal taxes filed, call 951-655-3659. They are still looking for volunteers to donate four hours per week to help prepare taxes.

*Visit https://www.linklearncertification.com/d and create an account to volunteer. Then complete five of the seven training modules listed under the “military” tab. You do not need to complete the HSA and COD modules.

*Submit the certificates to david.shore@us.af.mil or and let him know which days and hours you are available to volunteer during the week.

AMERICAN RED CROSS CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS

The American Red Cross has volunteer opportunities available. If you are curious about them or are already a volunteer and want to expand your volunteer experience, come to the Opportunity Fair, Saturday, March 1, at the Riverside County Chapter, 6235 River Crest Dr., Riverside, Calif. 92507 from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call them at 888-831-0031, Ext. 2013.

Riverside gate open limited hours on utas

Security Forces would like to remind everyone that the Riverside Gate, on Riverside Drive, near Bldg. 601 (4th Combat Camera Squadron), is open on the A and B Unit Training Assembly weekends as follows: 5:30-7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 3:30-5:30 p.m.

A&FRC – WAYS TO SAVE

The March Airman and Family Readiness office is sponsoring a free workshop in conjunction with Military Saves Week, Feb. 24-28. “Ways to Save” will focus on this year’s theme—Set a goal, make a plan, save automatically. The workshop will be Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Mission Support Group conference room in Bldg. 2313, Room 6. Pre-registration is mandatory at valerie.fioretta@us.af.mil. Seating is limited. Reservations will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

YELLOW RIBBON program

The Air Force Reserve Command Yellow Ribbon Program helps maintain resiliency during all stages of deployment and is paramount to the morale and welfare of our Airmen and families. The AFRC YRP is a series of events designed to provide members and families with essential resources prior to departure (pre-deployment), a level of stability and support while deployed (during deployment), and successful re-integration techniques after the deployment cycle ends (post deployment). Tap our resources to learn about all of the benefits available to you, how you can participate, and the invaluable impact Yellow Ribbon has had in the lives of thousands of fellow reservists and their families. Visit afrc.yellowribbon@us.af.mil for information. The next Yellow Ribbon events are scheduled for Feb. 21-23, 2014 in Carlsbad, Calif. and March 28-30, 2014 in Garden Grove, Calif. For more information please contact the 452 AMW Yellow Ribbon Representative, SMSgt. Jo Carrillo, Josephine.carrillo@us.af.mil or 951-655-2571.




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