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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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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

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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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DESIGN THE AIRSHOW POSTER CONTEST

Posted July 10, 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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Beware: tainted dietary supplements are harmful

Posted July 10, 2015 by U.S. Food and Drug Administration website

Some products marketed as dietary supplements are tainted with the same active ingredients as FDA-approved drugs, analogs of the active ingredients in FDA-approved drugs, or other compounds, such as novel synthetic steroids, that do not qualify as dietary ingredients. The FDA has found that products that are marketed as dietary supplements and that contain hidden…

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FDA clears new traumatic brain injury assessment device

Posted July 10, 2015 by Ms. Crystal Maynard

The Ahead 200 uses commercial smartphone technology to analyze a patient’s brain activity for signs of a traumatic brain injury within 24 hours of the injury. FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas — A new handheld medical device for analyzing brain injuries has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA. In May 2015,…

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News Briefs July 10, 2015

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Team March helps Guard with recruiting commercial shoot Courtesy photos/Jon Alderman, LMO Advertising Agency The National Guard Bureau utilized 452nd Air Mobility Wing C-17s on June 17, 2015, for a commercial spot that will be airing on their official website. Team March members were featured in the commercial that highlights several Air Force Specialty Codes…

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Air Force JROTC cadets graduate Summer Leadership School

Posted July 2, 2015 by Megan Crusher

Fifty Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Rancho Verde High School and Arlington High School graduated from a two week summer leadership school, in the Cultural Resource Center, at March Air Reserve Base, June 26.

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