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Team March 101: The Air and Marine Operations Center or “AMOC”

Located right here at March Field is The Air and Marine Operations Center or AMOC, a facility within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO). It is an international, multi-domain federal law enforcement center. Established in 1988 at March Air Reserve Base, the facility is a state-of-the-art law enforcement operations and…

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Who are your chaplains, chaplain assistants?

The 452nd Air Mobility Wing’s chapel team is here to serve you. The chaplains and chaplain assistants assigned to the wing staff are made up of a great group of men and women from various backgrounds and traditions. The common denominator is that they are here to serve you, right where you are. They serve…

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As military integrates combat jobs, a new push to position women as leaders

Women in the U.S. military will step into a host of new combat and command roles in coming months. Outside advocates want them to be leaders in the veteran’s community, too. Next week, officials from the Service Women’s Action Network will host a Washington, D.C., forum on integration of combat jobs and connected cultural changes….

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How VA Health Care outdoes private sector

Because the nation’s media has been focused almost exclusively on the problems of America’s largest, and only publicly funded, fully integrated healthcare system – the Veterans Health Administration — we barely hear anything about the successes of VHA healthcare. Pioneering treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (from which anywhere from 18-30% of veterans suffer) is…

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Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – In observance of African American/Black History Month, celebrated each year during the month of February, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) proudly announces the availability of original artwork, the Black History Month observance poster. The theme for this month’s observance is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.”…


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Col. Gerard Malloy (left), commander, 452nd Operations Group, March Air Reserve Base and Lt. Col. Steven C. Priest, commander of the 336th Air Refueling Squadron, March ARB, stand at attention during Priest’s assumption of command ceremony while members of Team March’s Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard post the colors at the Cultural Resource Center here on Aug. 23, 2015. Priest’s appointment as commander of the 336th ARS was effective Aug. 23, 2015.

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Assumption of command ceremony

Posted  September 11, 2015

Col. Gerard Malloy (left), commander, 452nd Operations Group, and Lt. Col. Steven C. Priest, commander, 336th Air Refueling Squadron, stand at attention during Priest’s assumption of command ceremony while members of Team March’s Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard post the colors at the Cultural Resource Center here on Aug. 23, 2015. Priest’s appointment as…

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Inland Empire to commemorate Navy’s 240th birthday at Inaugural Ball

Posted  September 25, 2015

NORCO, Calif. – Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division’s top officer announced that his command has partnered with the local community to commemorate the Navy’s 240th birthday with a first-ever formal ball that will incorporate traditional military ceremonies, dinner, dancing and a keynote address by Congressman Ken Calvert. The Inaugural Inland Empire Navy Birthday Ball…

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People and Places

Katrina survivor reunites with pararescueman

Posted  September 25, 2015

Staff Sergeant Michael “Mike” Maroney, 66th Rescue Squadron, Nellis AFB Air Force Base, Nevada, hovered over a maelstrom of water, debris, and human suffering in the wake of Hurricane Katrina on Sept. 6, 2005. New Orleans, Louisianna, the once flamboyant city, was then ground zero for impoverished refugees and Maroney, who felt detached from their…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted  September 25, 2015

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from 15 September – 15 October to celebrate the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. This year’s theme, “Hispanic Americans: Energizing Our Nation’s Diversity,” was chosen by the National Council of Hispanic Employment Managers and invites…

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AF leadership talks total force current climate

Posted  September 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Members of senior leadership from the active-duty Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, as well as the principal deputy to the secretary of the Air Force for manpower and reserve affairs, convened for a discussion panel regarding the status of the total force at the Air Force Association’s Air…

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