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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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452nd Communications Squadron is tip of Joint C4ISR spear

Posted August 7, 2015 by by Chief Master Sgt. Stephen Rouille

The 452nd Communications Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, was key to Vital Connect 2015, a USNORTHCOM-sponsored exercise led by the Colorado Army National Guard designed to test the interoperability of federal, state, county and city Mobile Emergency Communication plans and platforms. Secure, high bandwidth, and redundant communications are vital to the Command, Control, Computers and…

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News Briefs 07/31/2015

Posted July 31, 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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Commander shows off Team March at Capitol Hill

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

Col. Russell A. Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March Air Reserve Base, visited with seven lawmakers on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss base mission priorities and to communicate the important impact our active duty, Guard and Reserve members make in support of national defense. During a meeting with Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. Mark…

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Swarz assumes command of 452nd Security Forces Squadron

Posted July 31, 2015 by 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. During the ceremony Lt. Col. Arthur J. Rodi, deputy commander, 452nd Mission Support Group, March Air Reserve Base, passed the guidon to Lt. Col. Shawn M. Swarz, who accepted as the new 452…

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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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Massage therapy relaxes members during UTA

Posted July 24, 2015 by by Senior Airman Noelle Reyes

Military members from squadrons across the wing visited the 452nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) to receive complimentary massages, given by students from The American College of Healthcare (ACH), Riverside. Massage tables and chairs were set up in a makeshift spa using some office space. Calming, nature sounds were played in the background, and the lights…

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Last chance to design airshow poster

Posted July 24, 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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Team March loses family member

Posted July 24, 2015 by

“It is with a sad heart that I inform you of the loss of Nancy Ferrick’s husband, Ron,” said Col. Russell Muncy, 452 AMW commander. “As many of you know, Nancy has been a fixture here at March for many years and has been the wing commander’s secretary for more than 20 years.”  Ron Ferrick…

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163rd Attack Wing stands up at March Field

Posted July 17, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

The California Air National Guard’s Moreno Valley-based 163rd Reconnaissance Wing has become the 163rd Attack Wing (ATKW). The wing received the official orders to re-designate its name on July 1, 2015, by the order of the Secretary of the Air Force. The name change was made formal during a ceremony at March Air Reserve Base,…

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