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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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July 2015: The year in review

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Courtesy photo Capt. Malia Hoffmann and her grandfather, Oscar Hoffmann, a WWII veteran, prepare to depart for Washington, D.C. on an Honor Flight. The Hoffmanns traveled with approximately 84 other veterans and their dependents to visit the war memorials while bonding with each other. U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Michael Quiboloy Col. Dana Hessheimer,…

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News Briefs 03/04/2016

Posted March 4, 2016 by emmauribe

DEERS OFFICE MOVING The March DEERS office (ID Card office) is moving back to Bldg. 2314, now that the renovation is complete. There will be NO DEERS access or ID cards processed during the scheduled move from March 7-11. The DEERS ID office is projected to re-open March 14. APRIL MONTH OF MILITARY CHILD EVENT…

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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan
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Chief Kacsmaryk Retirement

Posted August 28, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Chief Master Sgt. Michael Kacsmaryk, superintendent, 752nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, receives a U.S. flag that was flown over the Capitol, during his retirement ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center here Aug. 22, 2015. Kacsmaryk retires after nearly 40 years of service to the…

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C-17 call sign SLAM 86 – 14 total flyovers:

Posted July 2, 2015 by

6:10 PM       #1)  Huntington Beach Pier, South East to North West 6:15 PM #2)  San Pedro (Cabrillo Beach), East to West 6:30 PM   #3)  Woodland Hills, East to West 6:51 PM   #4)  Simi Valley, West to East 6:53 PM        #5)  Porter Ranch, West to East 7:00 PM…

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News Briefs 05/08/2015

Posted May 8, 2015 by

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY HONORS ARMED FORCES Irwindale Speedway’s Armed Forces Appreciation Night is May 16th in honor of all active and retired military and their family members. Grand Marshal is WWII vet Carl Harstine, an expert marksman and rifleman in the U.S. Marines, on his 90th birthday year. Military/military retirees enter free with ID. March military…

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