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Hagel eliminates Distinguished Warfare Medal

Posted April 26, 2013 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has eliminated the Distinguished Warfare Medal, DOD officials announced. Instead, the military will recognize service members who directly affect combat operations without being present, through distinguishing devices that will be affixed to already existing awards. Soon after being sworn in as defense secretary Feb. 27, 2013, Hagel asked Army…

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Team March honors fallen Airman

Posted February 13, 2015 by Staff Sgt Tiffany Lindemann

Courtesy Photo Airman Lionel Hendrick Dec. 21, 1992 – Nov. 20, 2014 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,…

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Soldiers participate in a “Dead Battery Push.” Each team had to push a Humvee through an obstacle course, check the oil and count the number of bolts on the undercarriage.
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304th wins trophies and bragging rights in Truck Rodeo

Posted May 11, 2012 by Story and photos by Sgt. Tracy Ellingsen

FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. — Thirty-two Soldiers from six companies competed in 11 events for two days with 39 trophies at stake. However, in the end, the only number that mattered was 211. The 211th Transportation Company, a subordinate unit of the 304th...

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March Air Reserve Base youth wins coveted 2013 award

Posted August 2, 2013 by 2d Lt Bari Yonkers

Courtesy Photo 17-year-old Austin McCoy accepts his award for Air Force Reserve Command’s Youth of the Year, 2013 from Maj. Gen. Alfred J. Stewart, commander, Air Force Personnel Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Randolph, Texas. Austin received his award for his extensive volunteer work, philanthropic aspirations and involvement in activities as an Eagle Scout Austin…

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452nd Air Mobility Wing 2013 Awards banquet highlights our best

Posted February 28, 2014 by

The 452nd Air Mobility Wing held its annual awards banquet Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 to honor the best of the best. Congratulations are in order for: Approximately 300 guests and members of the 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., gathered in the Grand Ballroom of the Riverside Marriott Hotel, Saturday, Feb. 22,…

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California Guard members ranked Cyber-best

Posted May 3, 2013 by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

The Defense Department is working to boost cyber security support nearly five-fold in coming years, according to The Washington Post. Since August 2011, multiple California National Guard members have been activated to boost with U.S. Cyber Command manpower. There are currently 20 California Air and Army National Guard members serving CYBERCOM at four Joint Intelligence…

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Paying homage to our war dogs

Posted March 13, 2015 by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

“Being a dog handler is one of those jobs that transcends generations and services,” says Gunnery Sgt. Chris Willingham, kennel master, 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, Camp Pendleton. “You’re part of that family.”

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Quarterly award winners

Posted May 11, 2012 by

Brig. Gen. Karl McGregor, 452d Air Mobility Wing commander, presented awards for the second quarter of 2012 during the commander’s call May 6. Senior Airman Jeffery Jensen, 452d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, was recognized as the wing’s Airman of the Quarter. Master Sgt. Octavio Ortiz received a special award for outstanding service on behalf of Master…

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National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Posted September 20, 2013 by

  The National POW/MIA Recognition Day honors those still missing from our Nation’s past wars and conflicts and those who made the ultimate sacrifice and whose remains have not yet been recovered and returned home. This poster depicts the Missing Man Table and there is special significance to each item that is displayed. Set for…

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