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April 11, 2014

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Chief Information Systems Technician Christian Joson, left, and Utilitiesman 1st Class John Anderson conduct a seasonal military uniform inspection of service members assigned to Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division April 3. This inspection, in which 14 members from three service branches participated, emphasizes the increase in uniformed military members present at the warfare center, which is largely staffed by civilians as part of its science and engineering mission. Many of these servicemembers are activated reservists whose work bolsters the mission of NSWC Corona, the Navy’s designated technical agent for measurement science, range systems engineering, and the independent assessment of performance, quality and readiness.

(U.S. Air Force photo/ Steve Watson)

Some of the participants from the 5K run hosted by the March ARB Fitness Center and sponsored by the commissary April 4, pose for a group shot after completing the race. Pictured are (L-R) Carlos Girard, Coral Williams, Alaya Anderson, Shirley Morales, Daniel Pirrie, Miguel Ailguiano and Daniel Leatherman. Morales took first place for the women while Ailguiano finished first in the men’s division.

(U.S. Air Force photo/ Sean Dath)

Brig. Gen. John C. Flournoy, Commander, 4th Air Force, shows off his trophy after taking home the Triple Ace Award, the top prize awarded in the March Mustache contest held at 4th Air Force Headquarters, March 31. The award is named in honor of Brig Gen. Robin Olds, World War II and Vietnam flying ace and founder of Mustache March. The other winners from the contest are Lt. Col. Angel Palacios, who was awarded the Tom Selleck Award for sporting the most “whiskerlicious” mustache; The “Wiseman Trophy” was presented to Col. Mark Pantone for being the” old, wise man” of the group; the two contestants with the “most distinguished” and “relative” mustaches, Anthony Noriega and Col. Frank Gruendner, received the Albert Einstien Awards for their efforts and the Nice Try Award for having “little follicles that couldn’t” was given to 4th Air Force Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Brian Wong.




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