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March becomes closed Point of Distribution for medications during statewide exercise

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – Team March participated in a massive exercise Thursday, Nov. 19, by setting up a closed Point of Distribution (POD) for the first time on base. Working with the Riverside County Public Health Department, the March team simulated the distribution of “prophies” (profophylaxis, which is a measure designed to preserve…

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10 “Black Friday” shopping safety tips

Getting ready to hit the stores on Black Friday? The day after Thanksgiving gives consumers a chance to get a head start on their holiday shopping with dramatic discounts that create some of the best prices of the year. Whether going to the store on Thanksgiving or on Black Friday, make sure to not become…

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Author brings hope into lives of military children

Army & Air Force Exchange photo/Chad Davis Children’s author, Michelle Staubach Grimes, met with military families during a book signing at the March Air Reserve Base Exchange Nov. 21. Grimes signed copies of her book “Where Is Pidge?” and chatted with and posed for pictures with military families. She is a daughter of Roger Staubach,…

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November: National American Indian Heritage Month 2015

National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States. This presentation reviews the historical milestones that led to the establishment of National American Indian Heritage Month, covers various aspects of American Indian and Alaska Native life, and honors the contributions…

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U.S. Vet breaks ground for new homes

Ground was broken November 9, near the March Main Exchange for the March Veteran’s Village, a low or no cost housing complex for homeless and in-need veterans. Plans for a 138-unit permanent housing apartment complex include a 60-unit transitional housing facility, computer lab, community rooms, tot lots, classrooms and services provided by U.S. Vets, according…

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Happy 68th birthday U.S. Air Force!

Posted  September 18, 2015

The official date of the founding of the U.S. Air Force is Sept. 18, 1947. It was a momentous event that more than six decades later has demonstrated the achievement of an Air Force second-to-none, yet the Air Force’s history and heritage goes back a lot further. From the time that the U.S. military purchased…

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The innate powers of the millennial enlisted

Posted  September 18, 2015

We live in the dawn of the Information Age. As military members we have seen throughout history the various stages of development for the betterment of mankind. As each major Age takes place, we see the end results of better technology, food production methods, and our ability to defend ourselves with more advanced weaponry. Today’s…

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Annual 5K run honors, remembers sacrifices

Posted  September 18, 2015

Team March members and families participated in the annual 1st Sergeant’s 5K Remembrance Run here Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Each year the March Fitness Center joins the 1st Sergeant’s Council to sponsor the event to raise money for the Airman’s Relief Fund. “It’s an excellent fundraiser for an excellent purpose,” said Master Sgt. Kyle Truelsen,…

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Airman benefits from National Guard Bureau assignment

Posted  September 18, 2015

Ever wonder what it would be like to serve at the National Guard Bureau (NGB)? Staff Sgt. Ricky Evans of the then 163rd Reconnaissance Wing, March Air Reserve Base, recently returned home from a tour at the Air National Guard Readiness Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, where he served in the NGB Human Resources Directorate. “I had the opportunity…

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Combat Arms training facility opens for business

Posted  September 18, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kevin Mitterholzer Tech. Sgt. Hector Cabrera, Combat Arms instructor, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, gives instructions to members participating in target shooting at the Combat Arms training facility, Sept. 12, 2015. Members in attendance were part of the first qualifying class at the newly opened Combat Arms training facility on base.

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