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Setting your course in 2016

Posted January 22, 2016 by by Chaplain

Right after Christmas I received various emails from different companies whose messages had a common theme: “Did you get what you really wanted for Christmas?”  Of course if you didn’t, they had the solution with a number of offerings on sale, so fear not! Another pop-up site offered suggestions for re-gifting things you don’t really…

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John Collver & his AT-6 Texan “War Dog”

Posted April 15, 2016 by

John Collver has an aviation career spanning more than three decades and over 14,000 hours of flight time in over 50 types of aircraft.  His career includes time in the Goodyear Blimp, flying for television, as well as teaching and competing in the aerobatic arena.  In addition, John formally flew for the Northrop/Grumman corporation supporting…

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March ARB defender honored by L.A. Galaxy

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Courtesy photo Staff Sergeant Pablo Castillo, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, was invited to be honored at the October 18, 2015, L.A. Galaxy game as part of the organizations Hero of the Game program.  He was introduced as a member of the March Air Reserve Base defenders whose duties as an installation patrolman include resource protection…

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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 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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Retired reservist finds inspiration through loss

Posted April 17, 2015 by by Megan Crusher

(Final in a three-part series chronicling Angela Alexander’s incredible story which led to a book, a ministry and now, a documentary.) Following the untimely death of her two sons in a car crash, Angela Alexander, a retired Air Force Reservist, faced the challenge of sharing her story with the world. She knew God wanted her…

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News Briefs 02/13/2015

Posted February 13, 2015 by

MARCH HAS NEW YELLOW RIBBON REP The new 452 AMW Yellow Ribbon Representative is 2nd Lt Shelley Lawrence. She can be reached at shelley.lawrence@us.af.mil or 951-655-4615. The Yellow Ribbon office is now located in Bldg. 2240 in the 452 OSS section. SMSgt Jo Carrillo’s Yellow Ribbon tour has come to a successful close. We wish her…

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February 2014: The year in review

Posted January 9, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Megan Crusher From left: Staff Sgt. Brian Huff, 912th Air Refueling Squadron; Staff Sgt. Randy Bowen, 452nd Security Forces Squadron; Tech. Sgt. Roger Messick, 752nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Tech. Sgt. Michael Reid, 452nd Operations Support Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., watch as Cruz Pedregon Racing maintenance team members, service Pedregon’s…

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March medics run joint-agency medical training

Posted February 12, 2016 by by Linda Welz

Each January, the collective Team March medical technicians come together for a week-long Emergency Medical Technician refresher training class, which includes familiarization with an ambulance that is active in the 911 system. “Each year we use AMR (American Medical Response ambulance) and they have been good partners in this, ensuring we have access to the…

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THE RED EAGLES FORMATION TEAM

Posted April 15, 2016 by

The Red Eagles fly the Russian-designed YAK-52 aircraft, the basic trainer for Soviet forces. It is rugged, reliable and relatively straightforward to operate. Powered by a 360 HP 9-cylinder radial engine (the Vendeneyev M-14P), the fuel consumption is relatively modest (12.5 – 19 gallons per hour). This rugged performer is stressed to +7 to -5…

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