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Team March maintainers refurbish KC-135 Stratotanker in record time

Posted August 28, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. Tiffany M. Lindemann

March aircraft maintainers recently completed a full interior refurbishment on a KC-135 Stratotanker ahead of schedule, an accomplishment that was not an easy task, said Master Sgt. Brad A. Rosario, the Aircraft Structural Maintenance Refurbishment Supervisor from the 452nd Maintenance Squadron. While March has accomplished several tanker refurbishments since 2011, this one is particularly memorable…

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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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Team March 101: American Forces Network

Posted December 11, 2015 by by George A. Smith

(Photo by Steve McGill) Aerial views of Broadcast Center/DIMOC IM building in Riverside, Ca., Oct. 15, 2012. About half-a-mile from the March Air Reserve Base main gate, sits the biggest broadcast network of which many Americans are unfamiliar. It’s the place with the huge satellite dishes all around. The reason many Americans have never heard…

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News Briefs 02/27/2015

Posted February 27, 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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December 2014: The year in review

Posted January 9, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Steve Watson Participants of the very first March Air Reserve Base GoRuck Challenge gather for a photo following the event, Dec. 3, 2014. The GoRuck Challenge is a team event, inspired by the most elite training offered to Special Forces personnel, which takes participants through collective conditions of mental and physical exhaustion.

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January 2014: The year in review

Posted January 9, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson A U.S. Air Force Reserve-owned KC-135 Stratotanker, currently attached to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, refuels an A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Jan. 7, 2014, over Northeast, Afghanistan. The crew of the Stratotanker, deployed…

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C-53 “D-DAY DOLL” & THE ROUND CANOPY PARACHUTE TEAM USA

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The C-53 was received by the Inland Empire Wing of the Commemorative Air Force in 2001. The twin-engine Second World War Skytrooper, which they dubbed “D-day Doll” completed a nearly year-long engine overhaul in 2015. Built by Douglas in 1943, it played a crucial role at Normandy. The plane took part in three D-day, personnel…

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2015 Military ball unit ticket representatives

Posted October 30, 2015 by

UNIT RANK / NAME DUTY PHONE 452 Wing Staff (951-655-xxxx or DSN 447-xxxx) AMW/CSS TSgt/SrA Victor Velasco/Breah Terry 4522 EO Maj Nixomar Santiago 4782 PC Ms. Elaine Plein (DV Tickets {80}) 3060 452 MSG Units 4CTCS Ms Linda Welz (alumni) 4137/2862 452 CES TSgt Omar Baraza 4369 452 CES SrA Elizabeth Stevens 4369 452 CS MSgt Christine Devin…

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News Briefs 08/07/2015

Posted August 7, 2015 by

66ERS BASEBALL AND HOMETOWN HEROES The Inland Empire 66ers (minor league baseball) are looking for military Hometown Heroes to recognize during their August and September home games. Included with your recognition is a free game ticket for you and three guests, seats next to the home team dugout, free parking, and hot dogs, chips and…

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