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July 2015: The year in review

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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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June 2015: The year in review

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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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May 2015: The year in review

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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Team March Airmen and members from an elite 57-person team, known as the Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 2 (CA-TF2), load equipment on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at March ARB, Calif., April 26, 2015. The CA-TF2 team, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Fire Department,…

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April 2015: The year in review

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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell McMillan Dads and daughters dance the night away at the first Team March Father/Daughter Masquerade Ball, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Organizers plan to make the ball an annual event to raise funds for Team March members and local charities. U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Perry Covington Master Sgt. James Bode,…

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March 2015: The year in review

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U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Perry Covington Master Sgt. Michael Vo, loadmaster, 729th Airlift Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, reads “Green Eggs and Ham,” by Dr. Seuss, to students at Seneca Elementary School, Moreno Valley, Monday, March 2, during Read Across America. The school participates in the annual event to celebrate the birthday of the famous…

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February 2015: The year in review

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U.S. Air Force photo/Megan Crusher Col. Russell Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March Air Reserve Base, California, and U.S. Congressman Ken Calvert, California’s 42nd district, unveil C-17 original nose art, created by Shayne Meder, Feb. 19, 2015 at a ceremony on base. The C-17, named The Spirit of Ronald Reagan, was the last C-17…

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January 2015: The year in review

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(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Perry Aston/Released) A March KC-135 Stratotanker refuels a U.S. Air Force A-10 Warthog Jan. 30, 2015. The A-10s are providing combat air support in Iraq for Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. Coalition aircraft have been conducting air strikes against the Da’esh since August 2014. 163rd Security Forces Squadron courtesy photo…

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News Briefs 12/18/2015

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FINAL 2015 BEACON This is the final Beacon issue for 2015. The next one will be a 2015 year-in-review and will hit the stands on Jan 8, 2016. The Beacon staff thanks you for all the input provided this year and wish you all safe and happy holidays! We look forward to your stories in…

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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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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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