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News Briefs August 28, 2015

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BEACON CORRECTION The picture on the front page of the August 21, 2015 issue of the Beacon was taken by Staff Sgt. Heather Cozad-Staley. LEGAL OFFICE MOVES TO BLDG 470 The 452nd Air Mobility Wing Legal Office has moved to the Wing Headquarters, Bldg. 470, Room 209 (2nd floor), 2145 Graeber St. The office phone…

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News Briefs August 21, 2015

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March Fitness Center sponsors 5K Run/Walk Participants for The March Fitness Center’s 5K run/walk line up to start the race on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the base track. Participants of the annual event included U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and California Air National Guard Airmen from Team March. Winners are as follows: (walker’s category) 1st –…

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National Aviation Day – August 19

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archives.gov Surfman John T. Daniel snapped this picture when the Wright Flyer made its historic first flight, December 17, 1903. Orville flew as Wilbur watched. National Aviation Day is observed in the United States on August 19 each year to celebrate the history and development of the aviation. It coincides with the birthday of Orville…

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News Briefs August 14, 2015

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All adults should get vaccines to protect their health. Even healthy adults can become seriously ill, and can pass certain illnesses on to others. Immunization is especially important for older adults and for adults with chronic conditions such as asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), diabetes or heart disease. Immunization is also important for anyone…

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Purple Heart Day, to celebrate the courage and sacrifice of combat-wounded Veterans

Posted August 7, 2015 by

Most people have never heard of Purple Heart Day, which takes place annually on August 7th to commemorate the medals origins and the more than 1.7 million combat-wounded Purple Heart recipients. In 1782, George Washington, then the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, created the Badge of Military Merit, today known as the Purple Heart medal….

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Design the Airshow Poster Contest extended to Oct 1

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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

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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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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

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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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News Briefs July 24, 2015

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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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