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Posted October 15, 2015 by

PLACE FLAGS TO HONOR VETS If you are interested in helping place flags on the graves of Veterans prior to Veteran’s Day, please join us. We plan to meet at Riverside Evergreen Historical Cemetery (4414 14th St., Riverside, 92501) on Saturday morning, Nov. 7, 8 a.m. to place American flags on the graves of more…

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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 Airman prepares for marksman competition

Posted June 26, 2015 by By Senior Airman Kevin Mitterholzer

The competition is drawing near and practice is becoming ramped up for the competitors of the 2015 National Rifle Association National Smallbore Rifle Championships. This is the case for Staff Sgt. Rodger E. Scrivner, communications specialist, 452nd Communications Squadron, March Air Reserve Base. “For me, right now it’s all about preparing for the competition,” said…

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March volunteer passes April 7

Posted April 17, 2015 by

The Retiree Activities office reports the passing of retired Senior Master Sgt. John Everett Smith on April 7. After serving 29 years on active duty, Smith still found time to serve his fellow retirees and their families as a Team March member. “He will be truly missed by all who knew and served with him.”…

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$1000 pizza donation

Posted February 13, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Linda Welz Col. Russell Muncy, 452nd Air Mobility Wing commander, receives a $1000 donation of California Pizza Kitchen gift cards plus 750 free kid’s meals Feb. 5, 2015 from David Lee, Riverside Plaza store manager and Nicole Parsons, Victoria Gardens store manager, as Jamil Dada, vice president of investment services, Provident Bank,…

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July 2014: The year in review

Posted January 9, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Linda Welz Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody, and his wife, Athena, pose for a photo following breakfast with selected, outstanding Airmen who represented a cross-selection of the March Total Force. CMSAF Cody and Athena visited March Air Reserve Base in Southern California July 11-14, 2014,…

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News Briefs 01/29/2016

Posted January 29, 2016 by

MARCH FIELD AIRFEST ON SOCIAL MEDIA Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for AirFest updates. On Facebook, find us at March Field AirFest: Thunder Over the Empire, on Twitter we are @MarchAirFest, and on Instagram we are @MarchFieldAirFest. Join the conversations!! INCLUDE THE 1095B/1095C WHEN YOU FILE YOUR TAXES Here is some need-to-know information…

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Robosaurus shoots out fire for the crowd as it crushes a car at Airfest 2012, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., May 20, 2012. Airfest 2012 features military and civilian aerial and ground demonstrations during a two-day air show.
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Robosaurus

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Brace yourself to meet the ferocious spectacle that is Robosaurus: the 30-ton, fire-breathing, transforming T-Rex that eats cars and planes for an afternoon snack. Robosaurus travels the country in the guise of a semi-truck, but when he gets ready for action, he transforms into a 40-foot tall metal dinosaur with power that dwarfs even his…

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2015 Military Ball unit ticket representatives

Posted September 25, 2015 by

UNIT RANK / NAME DUTY PHONE 452 Wing Staff (951-655-xxxx or DSN 447-xxxx) AMW/CSS TSgt Victor Velasco 4522 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 TSgt Omar Baraza 4369 452 CES SrA Elizabeth Stevens 4369 452 CS MSgt…

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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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