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News Briefs 06/12/2015

Posted June 12, 2015 by

RIDE A BIKE ON UTAs Outdoor Recreation, in conjunction with the Fitness and Sports Center, offers FREE bike rentals to UTA members from now through September. Male and female beach cruisers, including helmets and locks will be located in front of the Fitness Center and issued by Force Support Squadron fitness personnel. Due to a…

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Awards Banquet

Posted March 6, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell McMillan Senior Airman Paige McCann, knowledge operations management, 452nd Communications Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, salutes Col. Russell Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, after accepting her award as the March Honor Guard Member of the Year 2014 at the wing’s annual awards banquet Feb. 21, 2015. McCann is…

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McKenzie, Faley take command

Posted January 30, 2015 by by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

The 452nd Operations Support Squadron and 452nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron held formal Assumption of Command ceremonies at March Field on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Col. Mark Sigler, then commander of the 452nd Operations Group, passed the guidons to Lt. Col. Nick R. McKenzie, who accepted one as the new OSS commander, and to Lt. Col….

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November 2015: The year in review

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Family members scream with delight as the bus carrying their returning Soldier arrives Nov. 5 at the Army National Guard Armory, March Air Reserve Base. Sgt. DeLeon surprised his girlfriend of two years (brunette holding the sign) with an engagement ring at the celebration. She said yes! U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Perry Covington Marv Tucker,…

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March Airmen line field at Padre’s game

Posted September 11, 2015 by emmauribe

March Air Reserve Base Airmen participate in the San Diego Padres’ Military Appreciation Game at PETCO Park in San Diego, Sept. 6, 2015. The Padres recognized a different branch of the service each month, so September’s game fell to the Air Force. The ceremonial game included a swearing-in of newly-enlisted Airmen by Maj. General John…

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Team March loses a friend

Posted July 10, 2015 by

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of retired Chief Master Sgt. James “Jim” Rossi, who died on Friday, June 26. Rossi’s military career path had him working in air transportation, aerial port, and serving as a loadmaster with the 729th Military Airlift Squadron. An admired senior enlisted leader and mentor, Rossi…

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Collins couple joins KISS’ Gene Simmons to sing national anthem

Posted May 22, 2015 by

Courtesy photo Staff Sgt. Jeff Collins (right), 4th Combat Camera Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, his wife Jennifer, a former squadron member, as well as Capt. Bobby Doyle, Los Angeles Air Force Base, perform the national anthem with KISS front-man, Gene Simmons, at the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation’s second annual dinner gala Saturday, May…

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News Briefs 02/20/2015

Posted February 20, 2015 by

CORRECTION The Feb. 13 issue of The Beacon misidentified Airman Lionel Hendrick as being assigned to the 452nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Hendrick was assigned to the 452nd Maintenance Squadron. We apologize for the error. A MISSED VALENTINE TO SAL Sorry we missed one of the Valentine’s wishes that was submitted last week. Here it is:…

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September 2014: The year in review

Posted January 9, 2015 by

courtesy photo Col. Russell Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, is awarded the 2013 AFRC Outstanding Reserve Flying Wing Unit Award by Air Force Association Chairman of the Board, George Muellner and Chief of the Air Force Reserve, Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson, Sept. 15, 2014 at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Md….

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Local Daedalian flight presents 2016 scholoarships

Posted January 29, 2016 by by Alan Strzemieczny, Lt. Col. (USAF retired) and Vince Sanguinet, Lt. Col. (USAF retired)

The local chapter of a national fraternity of military pilots awarded scholarships to six, Southern California Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) cadets at a luncheon on March Air Reserve Base, January 13, 2016. The scholarships were presented by Brig. Gen. Russell Muncy commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, on behalf of 30th Flight of…

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