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Metrolink’s Perris Valley Line begins testing today

Posted October 15, 2015 by Riverside County Transportation Commission

To prepare for the start of Metrolink passenger rail service on the new Perris Valley Line, crews will begin testing the trains along the railroad tracks between downtown Riverside and South Perris today, Friday, October 16, and continue through the fall. BNSF freight trains will operate as currently scheduled. Testing will occur at varying speeds…

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March Field Air Museum hosts Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day speaker

Posted December 4, 2015 by March Field Air Museum news release

With the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, The March Field Air Museum will be hosting its annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. Two Pearl Harbor survivors will reflect on their personal experiences during “The Day That Will Live in Infamy.” The program begins with…

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photo by George A. Smith
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Culture shock: Returning to America after 26 years

Posted January 16, 2015 by Commentary by George A. Smith

When I first came to Southern California after living 26 years in Germany, I heard questions from tanned guys in shorts that went something like, “Dude how does it feel to leave a land of constant moisture for the land of perpetual sun?” “Well,” I’d say, “Park the tofu and the skateboard and I’ll share…

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month message to Airmen

Posted October 15, 2015 by memo from Lt. Gen. William J. Bender

21st century warfare has quickly extended beyond the traditional domains of air, space, land, and sea. Cyberspace has emerged as the latest domain. From fuel pumps on the flight line, GPS links on weapons platforms, to the computer on your desk – every system that operates in and through cyberspace represents a vulnerability to the…

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Taming the TDY beast of single parenting

Posted May 29, 2015 by by Capt. Perry Covington

Greetings my fellow service members. I have just come from the belly of the beast and I would like to share my experience with everyone. You may be wondering what ‘beast’ I’m referring to. It is an experience that many of you have probably had— one that many have successfully survived with much more grace…

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Live the Braveheart life in 2016

Posted January 8, 2016 by by Capt. Tim Jacobs

If you are old enough to remember when the movie “Braveheart” first came out, it may come as a shock to know that it first hit the theaters more than twenty years ago! (Feeling old yet?) But in many ways it set the standard for what an epic film about heroism, courage, and love (and…

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She took a less-traveled career path

Posted October 23, 2015 by by George A. Smith

An actress in Magic Mike, an anchor with NBA TV and a model in a Super Bowl ad all had the same coach in common:  Kim Antos. “What I did is to help them become the best version of themselves, rather than what someone else thought they should be,” said Antos. Antos taught young women…

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From the desk of the 452 AMW Inspector General

Posted May 15, 2015 by by Col. Ray Danowski

Col. Ray Danowski Inspector General Maj. Evert Wells, Deputy Inspector General The success of our FWA program lies with each individual assigned to the base. Support by both military and civilian members is crucial in preventing and eliminating FWA. You must report any FWA or lack of controls that could allow resources to be wasted…

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Baby steps to become better each day

Posted January 29, 2016 by by Chief Master Sgt. Brian Bischoff

As we start a new year we often make new resolutions. We will get in shape, we will lose weight, we will save money, we will finish college, we will enroll in PME, etc., etc. We start out strong and then after a short time we start to lose steam and start playing “let’s make…

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Help available. Reach, maintain tobacco-free living

Posted November 6, 2015 by

The Military Health System has designated November as Smoking Cessation Month as an opportunity to increase awareness of service members, family members and employees of the benefits of tobacco free living. Tobacco-free living is avoiding use of all types of tobacco products — including cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, pipes and hookahs — and also living…

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