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New Briefs 08/28/2015

Posted August 28, 2015 by

BEACON CORRECTION The picture on the front page of the August 21, 2015 issue of the Beacon was taken by Staff Sgt. Heather Cozad-Staley. LEGAL OFFICE MOVES TO BLDG 470 The 452nd Air Mobility Wing Legal Office has moved to the Wing Headquarters, Bldg. 470, Room 209 (2nd floor), 2145 Graeber St. The office phone…

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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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News Briefs 12/11/2015

Posted December 11, 2015 by

OPERATION WARM HEART RUNS THROUGH DEC. 15 The 452nd Security Forces Squadron and the Air Force Security Forces Association will have their annual Christmas Toy Drive (Operation Warm Heart) at March Air Reserve Base through Dec. 15, after which all donations will be delivered to the March Field Fire and Emergency Services building. A band…

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Military OneSource offers free tax filings online

Posted February 20, 2015 by

(This information is provided by March ARB’s Staff Judge Advocate office.) March Air Reserve Base does not have a Volunteer Income Tax Center on base this year. In lieu of the VITA Center, you can file your taxes for free or get free tax assistance online through Military One Source. The service is free to…

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November 2014: The year in review

Posted January 9, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Stephen J. Collier A student from the Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School presents Master Sgt. Julio Sandoval with a flower Nov. 11, 2014, in Riverside, Calif. Veterans, to include members of the 452nd Air Mobility Wing based at nearby March Air Reserve Base, attended the event where they were…

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News Briefs 02/12/2016

Posted February 12, 2016 by

ENLISTED DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION BOARD Air Reserve Personnel Center officials will release the Invitation to Apply and open the application cycle for the annual Enlisted Developmental Education Board Friday, Feb. 5. The EDEB will convene May 16 at HQ ARPC. All applications are due to ARPC no later than April 15, 4:30 p.m. MT. Call the…

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Members of the Patriots Jet Aerial Demonstration Team execute a high-speed pass in their L-39 Albatros aircraft, during Air Fest 2012 at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., May 19, 2012. The air fest features military and civilian aerial and ground demonstrations during a two-day air show.
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U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted April 15, 2016 by

On May 25, 1953, the Air Force’s official air demonstration team, designated the 3600th Air Demonstration Unit, was activated at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The unit adopted the name “Thunderbirds,” influence in part by the strong Native American culture and folklore from the southwestern United States. Seven officers and 22 enlisted were selected for…

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Armenian Scouts tour March Field

Posted October 30, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joe Dangidang    Capt. Daniel Greer, KC-135 pilot, 452nd Operations Support Squadron, huddles with Armenian Scouting Troop 923 members, during their tour of the KC-135 Stratotanker at March Air Reserve Base, California, October 25, 2015. Greer walked the troops through an exterior inspection of the tanker and is shown discussing…

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Final week: Design the Airshow Poster contest

Posted July 31, 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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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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