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Commander shows off Team March at Capitol Hill

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan (From left to right) U.S. Rep. Mark Takano, who represents the 41st District of California, and Julia Steinberger, senior legislative assistant to Takano’s office, discuss the various capabilities and missions of March Air Reserve Base with Col. Russell A. Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March ARB,…

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Yellow Ribbon program supports Airman inspired by family history

U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Megan Crusher Almira Pasic and her youngest son, Memsudin, participate in an activity during the Warrior Support Forum, at a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program, held in Chandler, Ariz., July 26. The Warrior Support Forum is targeted to family and friends of deploying service members and encourages everyone to share their…

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Through the glass: Veteran remembers his past

Courtesy photo Retired Lt. Col. Bruce Sooy receives a demonstration flight at Nut Tree Airport, Calif., July 2015. It had been 56 years since he had last flown an aircraft. (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) Museums display artifacts that…

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Marine vet honors fallen female troops with 160-mile run

When veteran Marine Maj. Bridget Guerrero set out to run a mile for each of the 160 female troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, she never thought that one of their moms would show up to support her along the way.

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Swarz assumes command of 452nd Security Forces Squadron

The 452nd Security Forces Squadron held an Assumption of Command ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center here on Saturday, July 25, 2015.


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Last chance to design airshow poster

Posted  July 24, 2015

March Air Reserve Base is holding a design contest for the “March Field AirFest 2016: Thunder Over the Empire” poster. Everyone is eligible to enter. The winning designer will receive a 2016 AirFest package for a family of four. The package includes VIP parking for one vehicle (excluding RVs); four tickets to the pre-show dinner…

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Civil Air Patrol’s California Wing encampment

Posted  July 24, 2015

As the summer season kicks into high gear, the Civil Air Patrol’s California Wing celebrated its annual Cadet Encampment, and the 40th Anniversary of the Cadet Training Group, at Camp San Luis Obispo, California, July 1st through July 8th. This year’s encampment commander is Lt. Col. Peggy Myrick, with C/Lt. Col. Rhett Spongberg as the…

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Summer swimming safety tips

Posted  July 24, 2015

With summer in full swing it is good to review swimming safety tips. Knowing water safety rules, current water conditions and your swimming abilities could be the difference between life and death. Swim with a buddy in designated areas supervised by lifeguards if possible. Take swimming lessons or wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket…

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Mental health resources available for those in need

Posted  July 24, 2015

The clinic buildings themselves aren’t scary, but add the words ‘mental health,’ and most people will avoid them like they contain tigers on the loose.

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New grants for veteran housing and support in California

Posted  July 24, 2015

Rendering of the March Veterans Village facility to be built in Riverside. U.S.VETS and other members of the California Association of Veterans Service Agencies (CAVSA) have been awarded first round Proposition 41 funding for six projects totaling more than $22 million in Sacramento and Los Angeles that will provide 392 units of housing and extensive…

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Team March loses family member

Posted  July 24, 2015

“It is with a sad heart that I inform you of the loss of Nancy Ferrick’s husband, Ron,” said Col. Russell Muncy, 452 AMW commander. “As many of you know, Nancy has been a fixture here at March for many years and has been the wing commander’s secretary for more than 20 years.” Ron Ferrick…

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AF generals testify for their future positions

Posted  July 24, 2015

Two Air Force generals testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee during their nomination hearing as the next U.S. Transportation Command commander and new vice chairman to the Joint Chiefs of Staff July 14.

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News Briefs July 24, 2015

Posted  July 24, 2015

EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS NEWS Are you aware that if you plan on transferring any or all of your educational benefits to your dependents, you MUST have a minimum of four years left in the military at the time of the transfer? The exception is if you are getting out due to reaching your high year of…

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163rd Attack Wing stands up at March Field

Posted  July 17, 2015

U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Michael Quiboloy Col. Dana Hessheimer, commander, 163rd Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, March Air Reserve Base, receives the new wing guidon during an official re-designation ceremony on base Saturday, July 11, 2015. The former 163rd Reconnaissance Wing received the official orders to re-designate its name on July 1,…

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Airman shares Honor Flight with grandfather

Posted  July 17, 2015

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. The Honor Flight, a great way to honor veterans for the…

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