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News Briefs 02/05/2016

Posted February 5, 2016 by

AIR SHOW VOLUNTEERS, PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS, VENDORS If you would like to sign up as a volunteer to assist in booths at the Air Show, please email your request to marbairfest.volunteer@gmail.com. You must have a DOD-issued ID card with base access to volunteer. The amount of volunteers needed is not known at this time. Volunteers will…

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The Patriots Jet Team

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Dedicated. Precise. Dynamic. These words come to mind when watching the spectacular aerobatics performed by the Patriots Jet Team. A demanding discipline, performance aerobatic flying is a concentrated blend of technique, mastery, and style which requires professional and highly experienced pilots. The story of the Patriots Jet Team, the largest civilian-owned aerobatic jet team in…

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Telling the Reserve story, it’s what we do

Posted November 13, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – Public Affairs (PA) can partly be defined as issues that affect people. On November 2-4, PA staff from Fourth Air Force wings around the country came together at the numbered Air Force headquarters here to discuss their own career field for a change. The 4AF PA Conference was a…

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U.S. Vet breaks ground for new homes

Posted November 20, 2015 by by Linda Welz

Ground was broken November 9, near the March Main Exchange for the March Veteran’s Village, a low or no cost housing complex for homeless and in-need veterans. Plans for a 138-unit permanent housing apartment complex include a 60-unit transitional housing facility, computer lab, community rooms, tot lots, classrooms and services provided by U.S. Vets, according…

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News Briefs 12/04/2015

Posted December 4, 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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Memorial, funeral services scheduled for Chris Davis

Posted March 27, 2015 by

Memorial services for Christopher Davis are scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Cultural Resource Center on base. The building number is 467 and the address is 870 Baucom Ave., March ARB, Calif. 92518. Services are 12 – 12:45 p.m. followed by a funeral at the Riverside National Cemetery, Staging Area 3 from 1:30…

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What Does DPH stand for? What, and who, is the DPH at March ARB?

Posted December 18, 2015 by Story and Photo by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

Meet David Cunningham, Director of Psychological Health (DPH), 163rd Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, March Air Reserve Base. He has filled this position since May 2014, yet there are many who don’t know what he does or what he can provide in the way of mental health. With a bachelor’s degree in psychology and…

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June 2015: The year in review

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Courtesy photo Maj. Glenn ‘Tony’ Wright, 452nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, stands amid rubble in the nation of Nepal while deployed there following a devastating earthquake in April 2015. Wright is an engineer, and an Urban Search and Rescue Specialist (USAR) for the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) California Task Force…

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Major Accident Response Exercise tests readiness

Posted March 4, 2016 by by Major Colleen Iardella

March members tested their first responder capabilities February 18, during a Major Accident Response Exercise (MARE) in preparation for the upcoming March Field AirFest, April 16 and 17. Participants practiced their responses to a simulated aircraft crash to ensure they are ready to quickly react should the real thing occur. Practicing for numerous emergency situations…

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News Briefs 04/29/2016

Posted April 29, 2016 by

BEACON CHANGES PUBLISHERS The Beacon staff would like to thank Aerotech News and Review for their many years of publishing. This is the last issue they will produce. Look for a few changes in format for our next Beacon, which will be published by Golding Publications. CHIEF INDUCTION CEREMONY The March Field Chiefs Group cordially…

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