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April 25, 2014

News Briefs April 25, 2014

Flight 30 Founder’s Day celebration

(L-R) 30th Flight Captain Col. (Ret.) Dan Oplinger, Weskamp, Szaaz, Bowen and former 30th Flight Captain Col. (Ret.) John Kerr at the Founder’s Day celebration, March 26.

Hap Arnold, 30th Flight, Order of Daedalians, March ARB, celebrated the Order of Daedalians’ 80th birthday on March 26, at the March Field Museum. The event was held in recognition of the founding of the Order of Daedalians at Maxwell Field, Montgomery, AL, on March 26, 1934. Flight 30 and the Order of the Daedalians welcomed three new members during the celebration: Retired Marine Col. Mark “Tony” Bowen, Maj. Christina Szaaz and Lt. Col. Douglas Weskamp.

MEMORIAL SERVICE

Richard “Ricardo” L. Alvarez will be buried at Riverside National Cemetery on Friday, May 2 at 9:45 a.m. If you will be attending, please be checked in at the main entrance no later than 9:15 a.m. and proceed to the designated parking area.Flowers may be sent in care of Richard L. Alvarez to:

Riverside National Cemetery
22495 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside, CA 92518
Phone: (951) 653-8417
www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/riverside.asp

If you wish to send a card, please send it to:

Mrs. Nancy Alvarez
PO Box 2531
San Bernardino, CA
92406-2531

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

May 1, 2014 marks the 63rd annual National Day of Prayer. At noon, starting on the East Coast, individuals and groups across the nation will gather at a variety of venues and locations for parades, rallies, etc. and pause to pray for our nation. To find an event or other ways to participate visit http://nationaldayofprayer.org.

AIR FORCE RESERVE YOUTH OF THE YEAR PROGRAM

Air Force Reserve dependant youth interested in applying for the Air Force Reserve Youth of the Year (YOY) program must complete the application located at http://www.afyouthprograms.com/YoY.htm. The selected AFR YoY r is required to attend the Air Force YOY Camp 13-16 Jun 14 in San Antonio, TX. This is an opportunity for outstanding Air Force youth to receive leadership training and recognition. Transportation, lodging, meals, and program costs while at the YOY event will be centrally funded at no cost to the participant or their unit/base. Completed applications must be sent to melissa.wesley@us.af.mil no later than May 7. The Youth of the Year will be announced May 9. For additional information please contact Valerie Fioretta at 951- 655-5322.

 

ROA CHAPTER 11 MEETING

ROA Chapter 11 elections resulted in the following new chapter officers: President elect: Lt. Col. Christine Kowalski; Vice President elect: Captain Yolanda Garcia; Treasurer: Col. Kenneth Morrison and Sergeant-At-Arms: Captain Monica Lombardo. They will be installed in their respective positions during the Chapter 11 meeting on June 28 at the March Field Air Museum. Food and drink will be provided. All non-commissioned, warrant and commissioned offers are invited to attend. The ROA will hold its National Convention in Long Beach, Calif. July 23 – 26. The Department of the Golden West will hold its Fall Council Meeting at Nellis AFB, NV from September 26 – 27.

CINCO de MAYO BLOCK PARTY

The March Latin Society will be hosting a Block Party to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Sally’s Alley on May 3rd from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call 951- 655-4920 for details.

MOTHERS DAY BRUNCH AT HAP ARNOLD CLUB

An Easter brunch will be held at the Hap Arnold Club on Sunday, May 11. There will be two seating times 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. The cost for club members is $25, non-members will be $27. For more information call the Hap Arnold Club at 951-655-4920.

NEW GOLF EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE FOR RENT AT OUTDOOR REC

New golf gear featuring big-time golf brands such as Calloway, Wilson Staff, Nike, Cleveland, Cobra, Never Compromise, and Odyssey Putters, is available for rental at Outdoor Recreation. Call 951- 655-2435 for details.

HAP ARNOLD BARBERSHOP CLOSED

The Hap Arnold Club concessionaire barber shop is temporarily closed until further notice. For more information call 951- 655-4920.

SALLY’S ALLEY NOW SERVING FOOD ON WEDNESDAY NIGHTS

Spring is here, which means Sally’s Alley will be serving food every Wednesday night! Stop by and support the Hap Arnold Club while enjoying a different type of food each Wednesday from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

FREE ROUND-TRIP TICKETS FOR TRANSITIONING VETS

Hire Our Heroes (HOH) will provide a free, round-trip ticket to any transitioning veteran going on a job interview anywhere in the country. HOH will provide a free round trip airline ticket to any transitioning veteran interviewing to secure a job without the means to travel to and from the interview. This allows transitioning veterans the opportunity to interview and secure opportunities prior to making the final transition back into the civilian world. To learn more and see if you qualify, please visit http://hireourheroes.org

CONCERT FOR HEROES

The Concert for Heroes symphonic concert will be held at the Riverside National Cemetery amphitheater July 3. The concert begins at 7:30 pm with pre-concert entertainment starting an hour prior. The event is free of charge, appropriate business casual attire is required.

CASTLE PARK, MARITIME MUSEUM TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

Ticket and Tours is now selling tickets to Castle Park in Riverside and the Maritime Museum in San Diego. Castle Park tickets are $16 each. Cost includes unlimited rides, unlimited miniature golf and all day access to the water park. The San Diego Maritime Museum tickets are $13 for adults and $9 for children ages 6-17. For More Information on hours and ticket prices, visit MarchFSS.com or call 951-655-4123.

CLUB OFFERS HEALTHY CHOICE SUBSTITUTIONS

The Hap Arnold Club and the Back Street Café are doing their best to create healthy, nutritious food items for Team March. Did you know that you can substitute healthy options for that side of fries at no additional cost? When ordering a sandwich, you can request a small side salad or a piece of fruit instead of fries or onion rings. It may be a small change toward a healthier you, but it’s a change none-the-less. Be the example! Choose healthy!

COMMISSARY CASE LOT SALE DATES ANNOUNCED

The March ARB Commissary will be holding its annual case lot sale on May 29 – 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact the commissary at 951-653-2206. Stop by and enjoy the savings!




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