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March Airmen respond to helicopter crash

Posted February 27, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Michael Quiboloy

Seven ‘Grizzlys’ from the 163rd Reconnaissance Wing responded to a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crash at Ramona Airport on the evening of January 20, 2015.

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Team March loses one of its own

Posted February 20, 2015 by

Capt. Justin Taylor, a KC-135 pilot assigned to the 336th Air Refueling Squadron, was killed in an automobile accident on Saturday, 14 February 2015. Taylor has been a total force Airman and a member of Team March for several years. He started his career on active duty as an F-16 maintainer in 2000, after which…

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Military OneSource offers free tax filings online

Posted February 20, 2015 by March ARB’s Staff Judge Advocate office

March Air Reserve Base does not have a Volunteer Income Tax Center on base this year. In lieu of the VITA Center, you can file your taxes for free or get free tax assistance online through Military One Source. The service is free to military and their dependents (and other qualifying individuals). Follow the steps…

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March communications engineer celebrates his roots

Posted January 30, 2015 by Charlie Gill

Randy Staley is a communications engineer at the AFN Broadcast Center on March Air Reserve Base. He can carry a tune. He’s not a singer, but a craftsman who uses wood and animal skins to create flutes and drums.

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Local chaplain helps ANG recruiting efforts

Posted January 23, 2015 by Master Sgt. Julie Avey and Staff Sgt. Michael Quiboloy

Back in August of 2014, the 163d Reconnaissance Wing Chaplain Major David Sarmiento had the opportunity to be featured in a new Air National Guard (ANG) Chaplain Corps recruitment infomercial, the first of its kind in many years. In addition to the commercial, many still photos were taken of Sarmiento and four others to create…

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2014 – Year in Review

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January U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson A U.S. Air Force Reserve-owned KC-135 Stratotanker, currently attached to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, refuels an A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Jan. 7, 2014, over Northeast, Afghanistan. The crew of the Stratotanker,…

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Local organization donates packages to March troops

Posted December 19, 2014 by Sean Dath

U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Dath Nora Shaw, project coordinator for Sariaya Association of California, puts the final touches on a care package prior to it being sent to deployed servicemembers from March ARB. Deployed service members from March Air Reserve Base will be receiving a little holiday cheer in the mail, just in time for…

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March Key Spouse Program kicks off initial training

Posted December 12, 2014 by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Valerie Fioretta, key spouse facilitator and director of the Airman and Family Readiness Center, March Air Reserve Base, explains an exercise to participants during an initial key spouse training on Nov. 1, 2014. Nearly three dozen March spouses attended the key spouse training program, which is designed…

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Retired nurse flying high at March Aero Club

Posted December 12, 2014 by Steve Watson

Joan Cooper is a retired nurse but not a typical one.

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RNC announces holiday wreath laying, gravesite decorating schedule

Posted December 5, 2014 by Jim Ruester

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Riverside National Cemetery (RNC) will once again be the site for Wreaths Across America, a campaign begun in 2006 that invites people across the country to decorate the gravesites of Veterans interred in the 131 national cemeteries, with holiday wreaths created by the Worcester Wreath Company of Maine. Cadets of the Civil…

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