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Design the Airshow Poster Contest extended to Oct 1

Posted August 7, 2015 by

March Air Reserve Base’s poster design contest for the “March Field AirFest 2016: Thunder Over the Empire” has been extended to October 1, 2015. 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…

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News Briefs August 7, 2015

Posted August 7, 2015 by

66ERS BASEBALL AND HOMETOWN HEROES The Inland Empire 66ers (minor league baseball) are looking for military Hometown Heroes to recognize during their August and September home games. Included with your recognition is a free game ticket for you and three guests, seats next to the home team dugout, free parking, and hot dogs, chips and…

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Comprehensive Airman Fitness has on-the-go app

Posted August 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Luke Hill

U.S. Air Force graphic The Wingman Toolkit, an outreach and communication tool designed to ensure Airmen have quick and easy access to the latest Comprehensive Airman Fitness programs and resources, now has a cell phone app which can be downloaded. BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. (AFNS) – — The Wingman Toolkit, an outreach and communication…

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Selva Confirmed as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs

Posted August 6, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin,

The Senate last week confirmed Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva as the 10th vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The nation’s second-highest-ranking military officer is a pilot and most recently was commander of U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.

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News from the 304th Sustainment Brigade’s Facebook page

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Army Reserve Pvt. 2nd Class Kiet Duong, a culinary specialist with the 387th, sifts flour through a sieve during the competition. Duong, a Garden Grove, Calif., native, used the flour in the baked wheat rolls and Boston cream cake as his contribution to the event.   The 387th Quartermaster Company (Mortuary Affairs), West Los Angeles,…

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Marine vet honors fallen female troops with 160-mile run

Posted July 31, 2015 by Dean DeChiaro

When veteran Marine Maj. Bridget Guerrero set out to run a mile for each of the 160 female troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, she never thought that one of their moms would show up to support her along the way.

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Swarz assumes command of 452nd Security Forces Squadron

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

The 452nd Security Forces Squadron held an Assumption of Command ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center here on Saturday, July 25, 2015.

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Final week: Design the Airshow Poster contest

Posted July 31, 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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News Briefs July 31, 2015

Posted July 30, 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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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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