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Team March maintainers refurbish KC-135 Stratotanker in record time

U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindemann Staff Sgt. Caleb Meyer, an active-duty crew chief, and Staff Sgt. Neftali Rivera, an Air Reserve Technician and crew chief, both from the 752nd Maintenance Squadron, screw in the last of the floor board panels to complete the refurbishment of a KC-135 Stratotanker Aug. 20, 2015 at March…

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Johnson assumes command of 56th Aerial Port Squadron

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Col. Timothy McCoy (left), commander, 452nd Mission Support Group, March Air Reserve Base, passes the guidon to Maj. Mark E. Johnson, commander, 56th Aerial Port Squadron, March ARB, during Johnson’s assumption of command ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center here on Aug. 22, 2015. Johnson’s appointment as…

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Airman, Guardsman recognized as ‘heroes’ in Paris

U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone (right), Aleksander Skarlatos (center) and Anthony Sadler pose for a photo in Paris Aug. 23, 2015, following a foiled attack on a French train. Stone was on vacation with his childhood friends, Skarlatos and Sadler, when an armed gunman entered their train carrying…

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Chief Kacsmaryk Retirement

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Chief Master Sgt. Michael Kacsmaryk, superintendent, 752nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, receives a U.S. flag that was flown over the Capitol, during his retirement ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center here Aug. 22, 2015. Kacsmaryk retires after nearly 40 years of service to the…

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Colors fly to start Rising Six 5K Fun Run

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joseph Dangidang Participants at the starting line for the 2nd annual 5K Fun Color Run on Aug. 8, at March Air Reserve Base, toss their colors into the air before beginning the run. Not only does the annual event shed light on the Healthy Base Initiative, but it also is…


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DEOMI’s 2015 Women’s Equality Day poster

Posted  August 21, 2015

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – In 1971, the U.S. Congress designated August 26 as “Women’s Equality Day” at the request of Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY). The date was selected to commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting women the right to vote. This was the culmination of a massive…

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Social group open to all Team March spouses

Posted  August 21, 2015

Are you aware that the 452nd Air Mobility Wing has a Social Spouse Group that is open to all spouses affiliated with March Air Reserve Base? Past activities have included going to the movies, meeting for lunch, getting creative at Painted Earth, celebrating Fall at the Live Oak Pumpkin Patch, and so much more! Please…

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Interstate 215 closed in sections Aug. 21-23

Posted  August 21, 2015

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) will require weekend closures of northbound and southbound Interstate 215 between Ethanac Road and Highway 74 East in Perris for the Interstate 215 Central Project. The closures are needed for crews to conduct emergency roadway repair. Northbound I-215 between Ethanac Road and Highway 74 East: Full closure from 10…

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March Equal Opportunity office seeking volunteer counselors

Posted  August 21, 2015

The Equal Opportunity Office is searching for a few motivated Air Reserve Technicians or non-ART, civilian employees to serve as Collateral (additional) Duty appointment “Equal Opportunity Counselors.” The EEO counselor serves as a liaison between employees and management in the informal EEO complaint processing stage for civilian employees/applicants for employment involving unlawful discrimination and harassment…

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News Briefs August 21, 2015

Posted  August 21, 2015

March Fitness Center sponsors 5K Run/Walk Participants for The March Fitness Center’s 5K run/walk line up to start the race on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the base track. Participants of the annual event included U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and California Air National Guard Airmen from Team March. Winners are as follows: (walker’s category) 1st –…

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March C-17 shares pride with city of Riverside

Posted  August 14, 2015

Courtesy photo from Shayne Meder A crowd of Team March members and local elected officials and citizens gathered for the unveiling of nose art on a 452nd Air Mobility Wing C-17 dubbed “The Spirit of Riverside – Mission Belle.” Positioned behind the 452 AMW headquarters building, and original March Field air traffic control tower, are…

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It’s never too late to restart

Posted  August 14, 2015

(U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Staff Sgt. Adam C. Borgman) Senior Airman Christine Fannin, 927th Force Support Squadron, reflects on her life after leaving the Active Duty Air Force component. Throughout her 12-year break in service, Fannin always felt that something was missing in her life, she realized it was her uniform. Today, she…

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VA launches new no-cost training programs

Posted  August 14, 2015

Programs Designed to Help Transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans Develop New Skills and Credentials (www.va.gov) WASHINGTON –  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) August 5 launched two new no-cost training programs, Accelerated Learning Programs (ALPs) and VA Learning Hubs, to help transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans from all eras learn skills, earn credentials, and advance in civilian…

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National Aviation Day – August 19

Posted  August 14, 2015

archives.gov Surfman John T. Daniel snapped this picture when the Wright Flyer made its historic first flight, December 17, 1903. Orville flew as Wilbur watched. National Aviation Day is observed in the United States on August 19 each year to celebrate the history and development of the aviation. It coincides with the birthday of Orville…

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March Total Force Honor Guard Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Awards Banquet

Posted  August 14, 2015

The March Air Reserve Base Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard held its annual awards ceremony Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Cultural Resource Center here.

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