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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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C-17 call sign SLAM 86 – 14 total flyovers:

Posted July 2, 2015 by

6:10 PM       #1)  Huntington Beach Pier, South East to North West 6:15 PM #2)  San Pedro (Cabrillo Beach), East to West 6:30 PM   #3)  Woodland Hills, East to West 6:51 PM   #4)  Simi Valley, West to East 6:53 PM        #5)  Porter Ranch, West to East 7:00 PM…

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Local Briefs 06/26/2015

Posted June 26, 2015 by

BASE FOD WALK SCHEDULED FOR JULY 1 The next Base Foreign Object Walk is scheduled for Jul 1 with a show time of 7:15 a.m. sharp at the old Air Passenger Terminal building on the flight line side. Please bring a plastic trash bag, like the one in your shop/office trash can. The walk will…

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March Field Emergency Fire Services engineer remains calm at accident scene

Posted June 26, 2015 by by Linda Welz

On the morning of June 4, 2015, Engineer Mark Hanenberger, 44, from the March Field Emergency Fire Services, was driving home after roll call when he noticed traffic had stopped. About the time he thought he would turn around to take another route, like the person in front of him had done, it began moving…

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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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Design The Airshow Poster Contest

Posted June 26, 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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Local Briefs 06/19/2015

Posted June 19, 2015 by

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE FESTIVAL *The March Commissary, Fitness Center and Base Exchange are partnering to present a Healthy Lifestyle Festival from July 1-3. There will be a free BBQ at the commissary between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily, as well as healthy food demonstrations and samples. Holly the calf will be the star at the…

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452nd Air Mobility Wing crew experiences 71st Anniversary of D-Day

Posted June 19, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Megan Crusher

Amid hundreds of children and adults waiving and taking photos through a fence at the small airport, a C-17 Globemaster III aircrew from March Air Reserve Base was welcomed to Cherbourg, France, to fulfill their mission of bringing more than 100 Army paratroopers home after their participation in the 71st D-Day remembrance ceremonies held throughout…

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