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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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The 452nd Air Mobility Wing 2015, 3rd Quarter award winners

Posted August 28, 2015 by

Airman of the Quarter – Senior Airman Christian Bojorquez, 452 SFS NCO of the Quarter – Staff Sgt. Kevin Duffy, 56 APS NCO of the Quarter – Staff Sgt. Kevin Duffy, 56 APS SNCO of the Quarter – Senior Master Sgt. Winston Demmin, 452 AMXS (Not pictured) Civilians of the Quarter – Category 1, Ms….

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News Briefs 11/25/2015

Posted November 25, 2015 by

OPERATION WARM HEART 11/27 – 12/3 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 from Nov. 27 through Dec. 15, after which all donations will be delivered to the March Field Fire and Emergency Services building….

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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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