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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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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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Happy Valentine’s wishes, Team March

Posted February 12, 2016 by

Staff Sgt. David Skannal – David, this will be our first Valentine’s Day together and I know we will have an awesome day celebrating our love for one another as a newly engaged couple. I feel truly blessed for the close relationship we have built, filled with love, respect, and trust. I can’t wait to…

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VICKY BENZING AEROSPORTS & HER 1940 BOEING STEARMAN

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Vicky Benzing’s 1940 Boeing Stearman was manufactured for use as a military trainer in WWII. In February 1946, after the war ended, it was sold from the War Assets Administration for $770. The plane’s new owner fitted it with a 450HP Pratt & Whitney R985 engine and converted it to a crop duster for spraying…

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News Briefs 11/13/15

Posted November 13, 2015 by

CORRECTION – AF EXTENDS SARC SERVICES TO CIVILIANS In the October 30, 2015 issue of The Beacon, page 6, we ran a photo to go with the story titled “Change in Policy: AF extends sexual assault prevention and response service to civilians.” The photo caption should read, “Civilian employees – both appropriated and non-appropriated –…

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News Briefs 11/20/2015

Posted November 20, 2015 by

EDUCATION & TRAINING OFFICE TO PROVIDE MASS BRIEFINGS Beginning in December, during the Unit Training Assemblies, the March Education and Training office will conduct ongoing, mass briefings for any Tuition Assistance, GI Bill and Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) inquiries. Their schedule is as follows: CCAF briefing: UTA Sundays from 10 to 10:30…

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Army National Guard recruits visit March Field

Posted May 29, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindemann

The Army National Guard (NG) held its first ever “Buddy Day” for its Recruit Sustainment Program, at March Air Reserve Base’s Hangar 452, May 16. The goal of the all-day event was to attract NG recruits by allowing newly enlisted recruits, known as “warriors,” to bring a friend on base for the day and see…

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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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