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163rd Reconnaissance Wing’s 2013 wildfire efforts honored

Posted June 19, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindemann

The Air National Guard’s 163rd Reconnaissance Wing, March Air Reserve Base, was honored by the Flight Test Historical Foundation (FTHF) at the foundation’s 5th annual Excellence in Aviation Awards banquet June 13, in Los Angeles. The 163 RW made history when its members remotely piloted the MQ-1 Predator to provide civil support for CAL FIRE…

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Design contest for AirFest poster open to all

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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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News Briefs 06/12/2015

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RIDE A BIKE ON UTAs Outdoor Recreation, in conjunction with the Fitness and Sports Center, offers FREE bike rentals to UTA members from now through September. Male and female beach cruisers, including helmets and locks will be located in front of the Fitness Center and issued by Force Support Squadron fitness personnel. Due to a…

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Civil Affairs Command completes change of command, ready for more Pacific operations

Posted June 12, 2015 by by Capt. Ray K. Ragan

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – Blue California skies and beautiful weather served as the backdrop for the pageantry and ceremony as Soldiers of the 351st Civil Affairs Command welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony at March Air Reserve Base, California on June 6. During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Stephen K….

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News Briefs 06/05/2015

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BACK STREET CAFÉ UTA SCHEDULE The Back Street Café has begun renovation of the dining area. Food operations have relocated to the Wright Brothers Bar located on the east side of the Hap Arnold Club. Entrances from Adams Ave. can be used as well as available parking across from the Ballroom entrance. Food operations begin for the…

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Reservist deploys to Nepal as civilian Urban Search and Rescue Specialist

Posted June 5, 2015 by by Linda Welz

Maj. Glenn ‘Tony’ Wright, 452nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, recently returned from a deployment to Nepal. Although he departed from March Field, he was not in military status. Wright is an engineer, and an Urban Search and Rescue Specialist (USAR) for the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) California Task Force 2…

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Team March pays respect to fallen

Posted May 29, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Megan Crusher

More than 60 people from March Air Reserve Base placed roughly 1,000 U.S. flags at the graves of all the service members buried at Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery in Riverside May 23 to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of this country. John Morris, chief, 452nd Air Mobility Wing special security office,…

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“A Brush with Kindness”

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U.S. Air National Guard photo/Master Sgt. Julie Avey Tech Sgt. Nick Hulsey, 163rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, California Air National Guard, March Air Reserve Base, volunteers with other 163rd Reconnaissance Wing members the first weekend of spring to give back to his community. The Airmen helped paint a mobile home with Habitat for Humanity Riverside’s A…

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Army National Guard recruits visit March Field

Posted May 29, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindemann

The Army National Guard (NG) held its first ever “Buddy Day” for its Recruit Sustainment Program, at March Air Reserve Base’s Hangar 452, May 16. The goal of the all-day event was to attract NG recruits by allowing newly enlisted recruits, known as “warriors,” to bring a friend on base for the day and see…

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News Briefs 04/24/2015

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CONSTRUCTION AT CACTUS AVE AND RIVERSIDE DR The City of Moreno Valley has removed the “No Right Turn” sign at Cactus/Riverside (east bound) and will see how it goes. They warned that during construction, the turn radius is not enough for tractor trailer/delivery trucks and it will be a problem for those vehicles. Please have…

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