Actors portrayed South Sudanese service members taking an offensive stance towards a U.S. military C-17 on their airfield, during filming for the Air Force’s Cultural and Language Center’s video series on cultural awareness, shot on base March 21. The footage completes the fourth and final video segment following Rwanda, Nigeria and Morocco, said Christine Frye, production coordinator, Combat Media. The videos are being developed to instruct deploying troops on how to handle situations involving cultural differences that may arise during deployments.
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March C-17 and crew held hostage

Posted April 27, 2012 by Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Megan Crusher

Eight South Sudanese soldiers fixed their weapons on a March C-17 Globemaster III during a tense standoff last month. The situation was resolved within hours, then the flight crew and soldiers attended a wrap-up party to discuss the day’s events. The 452 Air Mobility Wing welcomed Combat Media, a film production company, aboard a March…

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452nd Air Mobility Wing Third Quarter Awards Board winners

Posted July 27, 2012 by

AirmanSenior Airman David Piccoli, 452 ALCF NCOStaff Sgt. Andrea Hall, 452 OSS CGOCapt. Johnathan Jordan, 752 AMXS Not pictured: Senior NCO, Master Sgt. Delicia Speller, 452 OSS  

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March Minutes | September 15, 2012

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Tech. Sgt. Margarita (Margie) Jimenez Yellow Ribbon Program Manager, 452 FSS Hometown: Ontario, Ca 0530 Might as well get up, I have already been up four other times since 0325; worried I’m forgetting something or might oversleep. Some Yellow Ribbon attendees came last night but others will not register until this morning. 0715 I hope the coffee…

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Birds of a different feather

Posted October 26, 2012 by by Linda Welz

March Air Reserve Base is home to the mighty C-17 Globemaster III and the reliable KC-135 Stratotanker. But did you know it’s also home to several species of other birds ...

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Snapshots | Col Stormes Retirement Ceremony

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Col. Stormes (right), commander, 452d Maintenance Group, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., retired after more than 30 years ...

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Dirty Thursday | March 8, 2013

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Colonel Samuel Mahaney, 452d Air Mobility Wing commander, performs a final torque on     C-17 NLG Tie Bolts to 162 ft. lbs with Staff Sgt. John Rey, 452d Maintenance Squadron. The wing commander began what he calls a “Dirty Thursday” program where he works along side Airman, getting his hands and clothes dirty. He…

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March Minutes

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Following March ARB personnel in 130-character micro-messages

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March Firefighters don pink for cancer awareness

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October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and employees in many federal, state, local agencies and commercial companies chose to observe the annual awareness month by donning pink.

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March Air Reserve Base Child Care Program

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March Air Reserve Base offers the Home Community Care (HCC) Program to the Air Force Reserve (AFR) and the Air National Guard (ANG) members during the primary Unit Training Assembly (UTA) drill weekends. March has four HCC program providers who are state licensed child care providers. Care may also be requested to use during a…

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Air Fest 2012: Robosaurus

Posted May 17, 2012 by

Brace yourself to meet the ferocious spectacle that is Robosaurus: the 30-ton, fire-breathing, transforming T-Rex that eats cars and planes for an afternoon snack. Robosaurus travels the country in the guise of a semi-truck, but when he gets ready for action, he transforms into a 40-foot tall metal dinosaur with power that dwarfs even his…

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