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Team March members receive CCAF degrees

Posted July 17, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kevin Mitterholzer Team March members pose for a class photo outside the Cultural Resource Center after receiving their Community College of the Air Force degrees Sunday, July 12, 2015. At least 30 graduates were present for the CCAF ceremony to accept their Associate of Applied Science degrees.

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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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New Briefs 07/10/2015

Posted July 10, 2015 by

SAFEGUARDING AGAINST IDENTITY THEFT Military OneSource is sponsoring an online webinar entitled “Identity Theft”, on Monday, July 13, at 10 a.m. local time. Conducted by Ms. Carol Kando-Pineda from the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Consumer and Business Education, the webinar will provide information on the FTC’s new website, IdentityTheft.gov, and offer information and best…

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DESIGN THE AIRSHOW POSTER CONTEST

Posted July 10, 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 helps Guard with recruiting commercial shoot

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Courtesy photos/Jon Alderman, LMO Advertising Agency The National Guard Bureau utilized 452nd Air Mobility Wing C-17s on June 17, 2015, for a commercial spot that will be airing on their official website. Team March members were featured in the commercial that highlights several Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs) in  hopes of increasing recruitment for the…

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Team March loses a friend

Posted July 10, 2015 by

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of retired Chief Master Sgt. James “Jim” Rossi, who died on Friday, June 26. Rossi’s military career path had him working in air transportation, aerial port, and serving as a loadmaster with the 729th Military Airlift Squadron. An admired senior enlisted leader and mentor, Rossi…

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News Briefs 07/02/2015

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BEACON OMMISSION The June 26, 2015 newsbrief on page one, “Healthy Lifestyle Festival,” falsely indicated Holly the calf will be at the commissary’s free petting zoo all three days. She will only be there Friday, July 3. CCAF GRADUATION CEREMONY Please join us in celebration as the next group of Community College of the Air…

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MARKETING BRIEFS

Posted July 2, 2015 by

FREE Summer Movie Series Presented by the Single Airman Program and Outdoor Recreation Movies are shown on a giant outdoor screen in the park to next bldg. 434 (Outdoor Rec/Tickets & Tours).  All movies begin at dusk. July 11 (A-UTA) Maggie (PG-13) July 25 (B-UTA) Survivor (PG-13) August 8 (A-UTA) Woman In Gold (PG-13) August…

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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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Looking for Glitter in the Dirt

Posted July 2, 2015 by by Charlie Gill

Can a hobby make you rich? Maybe. Mark Payne is an engineer at the American Forces Network (AFN) Broadcast Center at March Air Reserve Base. Among other things he makes sure the Television Operations center runs smoothly.  It is here the network is monitored and overseas American military community viewers call in to set up…

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