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Health & Safety

Summer swimming safety tips

Posted July 24, 2015 by Linda Welz

With summer in full swing it is good to review swimming safety tips. Knowing water safety rules, current water conditions and your swimming abilities could be the difference between life and death. Swim with a buddy in designated areas supervised by lifeguards if possible. Take swimming lessons or wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket…

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Mental health resources available for those in need

Posted July 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

The clinic buildings themselves aren’t scary, but add the words ‘mental health,’ and most people will avoid them like they contain tigers on the loose.

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Veterans

New grants for veteran housing and support in California

Posted July 24, 2015 by usvetsinc.org

Rendering of the March Veterans Village facility to be built in Riverside. U.S.VETS and other members of the California Association of Veterans Service Agencies (CAVSA) have been awarded first round Proposition 41 funding for six projects totaling more than $22 million in Sacramento and Los Angeles that will provide 392 units of housing and extensive…

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Team March loses family member

Posted July 24, 2015 by

“It is with a sad heart that I inform you of the loss of Nancy Ferrick’s husband, Ron,” said Col. Russell Muncy, 452 AMW commander. “As many of you know, Nancy has been a fixture here at March for many years and has been the wing commander’s secretary for more than 20 years.” Ron Ferrick…

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AF generals testify for their future positions

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

Two Air Force generals testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee during their nomination hearing as the next U.S. Transportation Command commander and new vice chairman to the Joint Chiefs of Staff July 14.

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Events

News Briefs July 24, 2015

Posted July 24, 2015 by

EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS NEWS Are you aware that if you plan on transferring any or all of your educational benefits to your dependents, you MUST have a minimum of four years left in the military at the time of the transfer? The exception is if you are getting out due to reaching your high year of…

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Let’s Move! supports Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA+) challenge

Posted July 17, 2015 by

Physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. In combination with healthy eating, it can help prevent a range of chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and stroke, which are the three leading causes of death. Physical activity helps control weight, builds lean muscle, reduces fat, promotes strong bone, muscle and joint development,…

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Events

Design airshow poster contest

Posted July 17, 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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Fourth Combat Camera Squadron inactivates after 19 years of worldwide documentation

Posted July 17, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindeman

There are numerous definitions of family. There are biological families, adopted families, friends who grow to be family. There are work families and military families, and then there is March Field’s 4th Combat Camera family.

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News Briefs July 17, 2015

Posted July 17, 2015 by

Team March members receive CCAF degrees U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kevin Mitterholzer Team March members pose for a class photo outside the Cultural Resource Center after receiving their Community College of the Air Force degrees Sunday, July 12, 2015. At least 30 graduates were present for the CCAF ceremony to accept their Associate of…

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