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Eleven Blue Eagles graduate at March Field

Posted September 4, 2015 by Story and photos by Senior Airman Joseph Dangidang

The March Field Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard graduated 11 new members at a formal ceremony here August 21, 2015, where Class HG-1, fiscal year 2015, was introduced to distinguished guests, Team March members, family and friends. “Today’s ceremony recognizes a total of 11 new graduates who have completed 80 hours of basic protocol,…

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New Briefs 08/28/2015

Posted August 28, 2015 by

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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Team March maintainers refurbish KC-135 Stratotanker in record time

Posted August 28, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. Tiffany M. Lindemann

March aircraft maintainers recently completed a full interior refurbishment on a KC-135 Stratotanker ahead of schedule, an accomplishment that was not an easy task, said Master Sgt. Brad A. Rosario, the Aircraft Structural Maintenance Refurbishment Supervisor from the 452nd Maintenance Squadron. While March has accomplished several tanker refurbishments since 2011, this one is particularly memorable…

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Chief Kacsmaryk Retirement

Posted August 28, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Chief Master Sgt. Michael Kacsmaryk, superintendent, 752nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, receives a U.S. flag that was flown over the Capitol, during his retirement ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center here Aug. 22, 2015. Kacsmaryk retires after nearly 40 years of service to the…

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The 452nd Air Mobility Wing 2015, 3rd Quarter award winners

Posted August 28, 2015 by

Airman of the Quarter – Senior Airman Christian Bojorquez, 452 SFS NCO of the Quarter – Staff Sgt. Kevin Duffy, 56 APS NCO of the Quarter – Staff Sgt. Kevin Duffy, 56 APS SNCO of the Quarter – Senior Master Sgt. Winston Demmin, 452 AMXS (Not pictured) Civilians of the Quarter – Category 1, Ms….

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2015 Military Ball unit ticket representatives

Posted August 28, 2015 by

UNIT RANK / NAME DUTY PHONE 452 Wing Staff (951-655-xxxx or DSN 447-xxxx) EO Ms. Paula Greenhaw 7402 EO Maj Nixomar Santiago 4782 PC Ms. Elaine Plein (DV Tickets {80}) 3060 452 MSG Units 4CTCS Ms Linda Welz (alumni) 4137/2862 452 CES SrA Shedrick Griggs (Primary) 4369 452 CES SrA Elizabeth Stevens 4369 452 CS…

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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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Share your paranormal stories with us

Posted August 21, 2015 by by Linda Welz

Every year the Beacon staff prepares stories of the paranormal as they relate to March Field for the October issues of the paper. This year there will be five issues in October, and we are asking for your help early. Please contact us as soon as possible to share your stories or experiences of what…

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March Equal Opportunity office seeking volunteer counselors

Posted August 21, 2015 by by Maj. Nixomar Santiago

The Equal Opportunity Office is searching for a few motivated Air Reserve Technicians or non-ART, civilian employees to serve as Collateral (additional) Duty appointment “Equal Opportunity Counselors.” The EEO counselor serves as a liaison between employees and management in the informal EEO complaint processing stage for civilian employees/applicants for employment involving unlawful discrimination and harassment…

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March Fitness Center sponsors 5K Run/Walk

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Courtesy photo 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 – Andre Proctor; 2nd –…

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