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‘Retired Air Force Reservist finds inspiration through loss’ addendum

Posted May 24, 2015 by by Megan Crusher

Angela Alexander was a member of the 56th Aerial Port Squadron, March Air Reserve Base and on annual tour in Japan when she was notified that her family had been in a severe car crash. She was told her husband, Suri and two daughters, Angela and Angelina were injured, yet okay, but her two young…

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USAF Military Training Instructor opportunities

Posted December 4, 2015 by by Senior Airman Joseph Dangidang

Military Training Instructors (MTIs) from the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, visited March Air Reserve Base November 22, to share potential MTI opportunities with March Reservists. Master Sgt. Jose Rodriquez, training supervisor, 433 TRS, and Tech. Sgt. Kenneth McGuane, MTI, 433 TRS, handed out informational pamphlets and discussed job qualifications, career benefits…

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Team March 101: American Forces Network

Posted December 11, 2015 by by George A. Smith

(Photo by Steve McGill) Aerial views of Broadcast Center/DIMOC IM building in Riverside, Ca., Oct. 15, 2012. About half-a-mile from the March Air Reserve Base main gate, sits the biggest broadcast network of which many Americans are unfamiliar. It’s the place with the huge satellite dishes all around. The reason many Americans have never heard…

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November 2015: The year in review

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Family members scream with delight as the bus carrying their returning Soldier arrives Nov. 5 at the Army National Guard Armory, March Air Reserve Base. Sgt. DeLeon surprised his girlfriend of two years (brunette holding the sign) with an engagement ring at the celebration. She said yes! U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Perry Covington Marv Tucker,…

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May 2015: The year in review

Posted January 8, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Team March Airmen and members from an elite 57-person team, known as the Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 2 (CA-TF2), load equipment on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at March ARB, Calif., April 26, 2015. The CA-TF2 team, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Fire Department,…

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News Briefs 08/21/2015

Posted August 21, 2015 by

HONOR GUARD TO FIRE WEAPONS TODAY Notice to those on base or within hearing distance that the March Field Blue Eagle Total Force Honor Guard will be executing a one-time firing party as part of their Mock Funeral Graduation today between 10-10:30 a.m. Seven honor guard members will simultaneously fire three “blank” rounds. SINGER/EMCEE AUDITIONS…

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Fourth Combat Camera Squadron inactivates after 19 years of worldwide documentation

Posted July 17, 2015 by 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. As the squadron closed its doors during the flightline, inactivation ceremony Saturday, July 11, 2015, Maj. Hamilton B. Underwood, commander…

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March honor guard gives final honors to America’s veterans

Posted July 2, 2015 by by David Montero

(Final in a two-part series on honor guard, reprinted with permission) Gerald Morgan knew this day was coming when doctors told him a few weeks ago that the cancer had swept through his dad’s body. It had just been 18 months prior that the initial diagnosis was first made. It seemed unfathomable. This was the…

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Team March honors fallen Airman

Posted February 13, 2015 by by Staff Sgt Tiffany Lindemann

Airman Lionel Hendrick wanted to follow in his dad’s footsteps. His father, Clarence, retired from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing as an Air Force master sergeant after 25 years of service. Hendrick planned on doing the same, said Senior Master Sergeant Lali Gomez, first sergeant from the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at March ARB, California. Hendrick’s…

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Civilian bosses attend appreciation flight

Posted March 11, 2016 by by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

Team March hosted approximately 40 civilian employers during the 452nd Air Mobility Wing Employer Appreciation Day here Saturday. The event provides an opportunity to thank civilian employers for supporting their citizen airmen, reservists and guardsmen, while also educating employers on the significant role March Air Reserve Base provides in support of national defense. Additionally, employers…

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