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Treasure uncovered near March Air Reserve Base

Posted May 8, 2015 by by George A. Smith

Courtesy photo Defense Visual Information Record Center archivist Pedro Loureiro, sifts through mounds of submitted materials in his office at the Defense Media Activity-Riverside, California, adjacent to March Air Reserve Base. Loureiro, who holds a PhD and is a former college professor, is on a quest to find and preserve military history. RIVERSIDE, Calif. –…

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Team March honors fallen Airman

Posted February 13, 2015 by by Staff Sgt Tiffany Lindemann

Airman Lionel Hendrick wanted to follow in his dad’s footsteps. His father, Clarence, retired from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing as an Air Force master sergeant after 25 years of service. Hendrick planned on doing the same, said Senior Master Sergeant Lali Gomez, first sergeant from the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at March ARB, California. Hendrick’s…

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March 2014: The year in review

Posted January 9, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Rosa L. Bell Volunteers of the 452nd Air Mobility Wing helped to celebrate the National Education Association’s Read Across America day at local area schools within the Riverside Unified School District on Feb 28 and March 3. This nationwide observance coincides with the birthday of famed children’s book author, Dr. Seuss….

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Key Spouse program trains to connect, communicate

Posted October 30, 2015 by by Linda Welz

The U.S. Air Force Key Spouse program operates under the USAF Services and is thriving at March Air Reserve Base, under the leadership of Valerie Fioretta, 452nd Air Mobility Wing Airman and Family Readiness director, and Analiza Sell, a Key Spouse Mentor for the base. Fioretta and Sell conduct regular initial and refresher training for…

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452nd Communications Squadron is tip of Joint C4ISR spear

Posted August 7, 2015 by by Chief Master Sgt. Stephen Rouille

The 452nd Communications Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, was key to Vital Connect 2015, a USNORTHCOM-sponsored exercise led by the Colorado Army National Guard designed to test the interoperability of federal, state, county and city Mobile Emergency Communication plans and platforms. Secure, high bandwidth, and redundant communications are vital to the Command, Control, Computers and…

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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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Induction ceremony recognizes NCO/SNCO accomplishments

Posted April 17, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell McMillan Airmen being inducted into the NCO and SNCO ranks sit in the Cultural Resource Center April 11, 2015, during the induction ceremony. The ceremony recognizes and applauds the accomplishments of those March Airmen who were promoted to those ranks within the last two years.

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News Briefs 03/27/2015

Posted March 27, 2015 by

WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY The Inland Empire Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 47 and Allied Veteran Groups are hosting a motorcycle ride tomorrow, Saturday, March 28. Registration for the ride is from 7:30 – 9 a.m. and riders will depart from American Legion Post 79 at Fairmount Park, 2979 Dexter Ave., Riverside, Calif. 92501…

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Senate confirms Brig. Gen. Russell A. Muncy

Posted December 18, 2015 by by Linda Welz

The Senate announced its confirmation, Dec. 10, of Russell A. Muncy’s promotion to brigadier general. Muncy is commander of March Field’s host unit, the 452nd Air Mobility Wing, the Air Force Reserve Command’s largest wing. Although the announcement was just received, Muncy’s official date of rank is March 26, 2015. There will be a formal…

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July 2015: The year in review

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Courtesy photo Capt. Malia Hoffmann and her grandfather, Oscar Hoffmann, a WWII veteran, prepare to depart for Washington, D.C. on an Honor Flight. The Hoffmanns traveled with approximately 84 other veterans and their dependents to visit the war memorials while bonding with each other. U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Michael Quiboloy Col. Dana Hessheimer,…

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