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Team March honors fallen Airman

Posted February 13, 2015 by by Staff Sgt Tiffany Lindemann

Airman Lionel Hendrick wanted to follow in his dad’s footsteps. His father, Clarence, retired from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing as an Air Force master sergeant after 25 years of service. Hendrick planned on doing the same, said Senior Master Sergeant Lali Gomez, first sergeant from the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at March ARB, California. Hendrick’s…

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July 2015: The year in review

Posted January 8, 2016 by

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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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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News Briefs 11/13/15

Posted November 13, 2015 by

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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News Briefs 11/20/2015

Posted November 20, 2015 by

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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Army National Guard recruits visit March Field

Posted May 29, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindemann

The Army National Guard (NG) held its first ever “Buddy Day” for its Recruit Sustainment Program, at March Air Reserve Base’s Hangar 452, May 16. The goal of the all-day event was to attract NG recruits by allowing newly enlisted recruits, known as “warriors,” to bring a friend on base for the day and see…

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News Briefs 03/27/2015

Posted March 27, 2015 by

WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY The Inland Empire Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 47 and Allied Veteran Groups are hosting a motorcycle ride tomorrow, Saturday, March 28. Registration for the ride is from 7:30 – 9 a.m. and riders will depart from American Legion Post 79 at Fairmount Park, 2979 Dexter Ave., Riverside, Calif. 92501…

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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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Setting your course in 2016

Posted January 22, 2016 by by Chaplain

Right after Christmas I received various emails from different companies whose messages had a common theme: “Did you get what you really wanted for Christmas?”  Of course if you didn’t, they had the solution with a number of offerings on sale, so fear not! Another pop-up site offered suggestions for re-gifting things you don’t really…

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John Collver & his AT-6 Texan “War Dog”

Posted April 15, 2016 by

John Collver has an aviation career spanning more than three decades and over 14,000 hours of flight time in over 50 types of aircraft.  His career includes time in the Goodyear Blimp, flying for television, as well as teaching and competing in the aerobatic arena.  In addition, John formally flew for the Northrop/Grumman corporation supporting…

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