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Seven little known facts about Memorial Day

As Americans get ready to observe Memorial Day with travel, family get-togethers and celebrations, let us not forget—it’s not about the BBQ. Memorial Day is observed specifically to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America, and to observe a moment of silence is the law. Here are…

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Robert Sekula, man of many hats

Robert Sekula’s ever-present hat is as much a part of him as a toe or finger, but his top cover doesn’t do him justice. He should be wearing eight or nine nested together.

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March defenders are best in Air Force

U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kevin Mitterholzer Staff Sgt Alfonso Gutierrez, installation patrolman, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, checks an ID card at the March main gate May 13, 2015. Gutierrez’s squadron was named the best SFS in the command for 2014 and has stepped up security since last week due to…

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Team March provides national defense transportation anytime, any place

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan President Barack Obama proclaimed Friday, May 15, 2015, as National Defense Transportation Day and May 10 through May 16, 2015, as National Transportation Week. In the proclamation, he calls upon all Americans “to recognize the importance of our Nation’s transportation infrastructure and to acknowledge the contributions of…

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Treasure uncovered near March Air Reserve Base

Courtesy photo Defense Visual Information Record Center archivist Pedro Loureiro, sifts through mounds of submitted materials in his office at the Defense Media Activity-Riverside, California, adjacent to March Air Reserve Base. Loureiro, who holds a PhD and is a former college professor, is on a quest to find and preserve military history. RIVERSIDE, Calif. –…


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AFR/ANG Teen leadership summits announced

Posted  March 20, 2015

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Air Force Services Activity has announced two teen summits for dependent children of current Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members. Dependents 14-18 years have until May 15 to sign up for the AFR/ANG Classic Summit in Dahlonega, Georgia, July 12-15, or the Adventure Summit in Estes Park,…

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2015 Warrior Games to be Held at Quantico

Posted  March 20, 2015

The Defense Department’s Warrior Games 2015 will take place June 19-28 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, according to a DOD news release issued March 16.

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News Briefs March 20, 2015

Posted  March 20, 2015

SINGLE AIRMAN PROGRAM ADVENTURES Single Airman Program excursions are open to all base personnel, but Single Airmen have first priority. Here are some upcoming adventures. March 28 – Flying trapeze lessons: Fly through the air with the greatest of ease. Why not try a different type of workout? Flying trapeze lessons in Santa Monica will…

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452nd Air Mobility Wing hosts employer appreciation day

Posted  March 13, 2015

(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell McMillan) 1st Lt. Robert Bayer, pilot, 912th Air Refueling Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, California, compares photos with a civilian employer during a bosslift flight aboard a 452nd Air Mobility Wing KC-135 Stratotanker as part of the wing’s Employer Appreciation Day on Saturday, March 7, 2015. The 912 ARS…

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Health & Safety

Kicking Butts for Points launches at six Healthy Base Initiative sites

Posted  March 13, 2015

It may not be a patch or a pill that helps you quit using tobacco, but your smartphone instead. The Department of Defense Healthy Base Initiative is piloting an innovative approach to improve knowledge and change attitudes towards tobacco to support tobacco-free living in the military. Through a partnership with the National Institutes of Health,…

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Every March, I mustache myself a question

Posted  March 13, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jeffrey McMillen The author sports an ill-fated attempt at a mustache during a deployment to Central America in 2014. The attempted facial hair did not accompany him back home to the United States, nor will it be making a reappearance this March. 3/4/2015 – MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan….

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AF responds to National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force

Posted  March 13, 2015

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force responded to the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force’s recommendations in a report to Congress March 4. Of the Commission’s 42 recommendations, Air Force officials disagreed with only one and are already in the process of implementing 25, as well as developing plans or pilot programs…

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National Women’s History Month: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

Posted  March 13, 2015

The National Women’s History Project’s 2015 theme is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” In this ongoing series, we highlight individual women who made a difference in the fabric or our nation’s history.

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Paying homage to our war dogs

Posted  March 13, 2015

“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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March marks Brain Injury Awareness Month

Posted  March 13, 2015

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Often called one of the “invisible wounds of war,” traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the result of a blow or jolt to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain. Anyone can suffer a TBI, it can happen on the sports field, in your home, or on the job. During…

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