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California Air National Guard Wingmen share thankful thoughts at annual Thanksgiving Meal

Posted December 4, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

As the smell of turkey and pumpkin pie fills the air, and fall tablescapes are created, we often reflect on what we have in our lives for which we give thanks. During this year’s annual Thanksgiving feast at the 163rd Attack Wing, March Air Reserve Base, California, several Airmen took part in sharing a meal…

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USAF Military Training Instructor opportunities

Posted December 4, 2015 by by Senior Airman Joseph Dangidang

Military Training Instructors (MTIs) from the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, visited March Air Reserve Base November 22, to share potential MTI opportunities with March Reservists. Master Sgt. Jose Rodriquez, training supervisor, 433 TRS, and Tech. Sgt. Kenneth McGuane, MTI, 433 TRS, handed out informational pamphlets and discussed job qualifications, career benefits…

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The Biggest Luzer

Posted December 4, 2015 by

December is Global Health Month. Why not make it the month to do your part to get healthier? If you are planning on gaining a few pounds during the holidays and want a way to get rid of them, you’re in luck! The March Fitness Center is hosting the Biggest Luzer competition, starting Jan. 4,…

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News Briefs 11/25/2015

Posted November 25, 2015 by

OPERATION WARM HEART 11/27 – 12/3 The 452nd Security Forces Squadron and the Air Force Security Forces Association will have their annual Christmas Toy Drive (Operation Warm Heart) at March Air Reserve Base from Nov. 27 through Dec. 15, after which all donations will be delivered to the March Field Fire and Emergency Services building….

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March becomes closed Point of Distribution for medications during statewide exercise

Posted November 25, 2015 by by Linda Welz

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – Team March participated in a massive exercise Thursday, Nov. 19, by setting up a closed Point of Distribution (POD) for the first time on base. Working with the Riverside County Public Health Department, the March team simulated the distribution of “prophies” (profophylaxis, which is a measure designed to preserve…

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452 AMW Quarterly Award winners announced

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Airman of the Quarter Senior Airman Jonathan Hueso, 452nd Civil Engineer Squadron Senior NCO of the Quarter Master Sgt. Nina Thurston, 729th Airlift Squadron NCO of the Quarter Staff Sgt. Javier Lugo, 452nd Operations Support Squadron Company Grade Officer of the Quarter Capt. Malia Hoffman, 56th Aerial Port Squadron

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News Briefs 11/20/2015

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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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U.S. Vet breaks ground for new homes

Posted November 20, 2015 by by Linda Welz

Ground was broken November 9, near the March Main Exchange for the March Veteran’s Village, a low or no cost housing complex for homeless and in-need veterans. Plans for a 138-unit permanent housing apartment complex include a 60-unit transitional housing facility, computer lab, community rooms, tot lots, classrooms and services provided by U.S. Vets, according…

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News Briefs 11/13/15

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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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Telling the Reserve story, it’s what we do

Posted November 13, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – Public Affairs (PA) can partly be defined as issues that affect people. On November 2-4, PA staff from Fourth Air Force wings around the country came together at the numbered Air Force headquarters here to discuss their own career field for a change. The 4AF PA Conference was a…

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