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Civilian bosses attend appreciation flight

Posted March 11, 2016 by by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

Team March hosted approximately 40 civilian employers during the 452nd Air Mobility Wing Employer Appreciation Day here Saturday. The event provides an opportunity to thank civilian employers for supporting their citizen airmen, reservists and guardsmen, while also educating employers on the significant role March Air Reserve Base provides in support of national defense. Additionally, employers…

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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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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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Keeping the faith is resiliency tool

Posted March 4, 2016 by by Senior Master Sgt. Rita Houchin

If you read Chaplain Richard Given’s introductions to the 452nd Air Mobility Wing Chaplain Corps team in last month’s Beacons, you would have seen my photo and learned that I was a mechanic in the Marine Corps in the 1980s who returned to service as a chaplain assistant after September 11, 2001. For a good…

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News Briefs 02/26/2016

Posted February 26, 2016 by

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. BACK STREET GRILL CLOSED DURING PHASE…

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March defenders protect ‘Air Force One’

Posted February 26, 2016 by by Lt. Col. Shawn Swarz

When we get those short-notice taskings, it is imperative that we have Airman ready who are fully qualified and mission ready. The security of President Barack Obama’s jet, better known as Air Force One, is one of those taskings. Five of my Airman who were contacted this month answered the call with excellence and professionalism. …

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March Air Reserve Base Exchange backs ‘Buddies’ with exclusive offers, savings

Posted February 26, 2016 by by Emily Faulkner

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service strives to make it easy for shoppers to exercise their benefit. That’s why the March Air Reserve Base Exchange brings exclusive offers directly to shoppers’ inboxes every week when they sign up for the Exchange Buddy List. Shoppers who sign up will be among the first to find…

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News Briefs 02/09/2016

Posted February 19, 2016 by

91 FREEWAY/ROAD CLOSURES RESULTS IN 2-FOR-1 METROLINK RIDES The 91 will be closed from the 71 to I-15, Friday, Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. to Monday, Feb. 22 at 4 a.m. to allow crews to consolidate several construction activities. Metrolink’s North Main Corona Station and West Corona Station will be open during the closure, however…

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March’s S-Team leads regional, Pacific and joint engineer success

Posted February 19, 2016 by by Capt. Jason Saberin

March Air Reserve Base’s 922nd Civil Engineer Staff Augmentation Team (S-Team) wrapped up another successful year completing innovative training while supporting regional and Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) missions. The team of engineers assigned to the 922nd had a busy second half of 2015 highlighted by Korean temporary duty assignments, support operations for Andersen Air Force…

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News Briefs 02/12/2016

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ENLISTED DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION BOARD Air Reserve Personnel Center officials will release the Invitation to Apply and open the application cycle for the annual Enlisted Developmental Education Board Friday, Feb. 5. The EDEB will convene May 16 at HQ ARPC. All applications are due to ARPC no later than April 15, 4:30 p.m. MT. Call the…

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