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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan
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Commander shows off Team March at Capitol Hill

Posted July 31, 2015 by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan (From left to right) U.S. Rep. Mark Takano, who represents the 41st District of California, and Julia Steinberger, senior legislative assistant to Takano’s office, discuss the various capabilities and missions of March Air Reserve Base with Col. Russell A. Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March ARB,…

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U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Megan Crusher
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Yellow Ribbon program supports Airman inspired by family history

Posted July 31, 2015 by Master Sgt. Megan Crusher

U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Megan Crusher Almira Pasic and her youngest son, Memsudin, participate in an activity during the Warrior Support Forum, at a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program, held in Chandler, Ariz., July 26. The Warrior Support Forum is targeted to family and friends of deploying service members and encourages everyone to share their…

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Through the glass: Veteran remembers his past

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Amber Carter 60th

Courtesy photo Retired Lt. Col. Bruce Sooy receives a demonstration flight at Nut Tree Airport, Calif., July 2015. It had been 56 years since he had last flown an aircraft. (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) Museums display artifacts that…

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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noelle Reyes
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Massage therapy relaxes members during UTA

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman Noelle Reyes

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Noelle Reyes Massage therapy students from The American College of Healthcare (ACH), Riverside, give complimentary massages to Team March members during a June 2015 Unit Training Assembly. As part of the Healthy Base Initiative, the 452nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron’s mental health department organized the event and invited the ACH to…

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Celebrate National Parents’ Day 2015

Posted July 24, 2015 by Capt. Perry Covington

Yes, you read the headline correctly. There is such a thing as National Parents’ Day. It is celebrated in the United States on the fourth Sunday of July, which happens to be this coming Sunday. This holiday was established in 1994 when former President Bill Clinton signed a Congressional Resolution into Law (36 U.S.C. § 135) for…

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Last chance to design airshow poster

Posted July 24, 2015 by

March Air Reserve Base is holding a design contest for the “March Field AirFest 2016: Thunder Over the Empire” poster. Everyone is eligible to enter. The winning designer will receive a 2016 AirFest package for a family of four. The package includes VIP parking for one vehicle (excluding RVs); four tickets to the pre-show dinner…

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Civil Air Patrol’s California Wing encampment

Posted July 24, 2015 by Capt. Jeffrey T. Goeggel

As the summer season kicks into high gear, the Civil Air Patrol’s California Wing celebrated its annual Cadet Encampment, and the 40th Anniversary of the Cadet Training Group, at Camp San Luis Obispo, California, July 1st through July 8th. This year’s encampment commander is Lt. Col. Peggy Myrick, with C/Lt. Col. Rhett Spongberg as the…

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U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Michael Quiboloy
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163rd Attack Wing stands up at March Field

Posted July 17, 2015 by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Michael Quiboloy Col. Dana Hessheimer, commander, 163rd Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, March Air Reserve Base, receives the new wing guidon during an official re-designation ceremony on base Saturday, July 11, 2015. The former 163rd Reconnaissance Wing received the official orders to re-designate its name on July 1,…

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Airman shares Honor Flight with grandfather

Posted July 17, 2015 by Senior Airman Kevin Mitterholzer

Courtesy photo Capt. Malia Hoffmann and her grandfather, Oscar Hoffmann, a WWII veteran, prepare to depart for Washington, D.C. on an Honor Flight. The Hoffmanns traveled with approximately 84 other veterans and their dependents to visit the war memorials while bonding with each other. The Honor Flight, a great way to honor veterans for the…

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Don’t get hooked by cyber phishing scams

Posted July 17, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Dan DeCook

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Fast cash promises on popular social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are causing major problems for service members. Phishing scams have continued to evolve in an attempt to keep up with progressing technology. Today, some phishing scams have been using social media outlets to fool users into revealing sensitive and…

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