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March AirFest 2016 brings the thunder

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (NNS) – On April 16-17 in Riverside, Calif., the smoke bellowed from the engines and aircraft roared over the March Air Reserve Base (ARB), marking the start of March Field Airfest 2016 “Thunder over the Empire”. March ARB hosted the event to showcase the base capabilities, the Air Force Reserve, all the branches…

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Miller named new AF Reserve deputy chief

WASHINGTON —  Miller & Miller sounds like the name of a law firm, but, actually, it’s going to be the Air Force Reserve’s new senior leadership team at the Pentagon. On Friday the Reserve announced that Maj. Gen. Ronald B. “Bruce” Miller has been selected to be the next deputy to the chief of the…

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Lykins assumes command of 452nd CS

Lieutenant Colonel Rodney D. Lykins assumed command of the 452nd Communications Squadron at the Cultural Resource Center, here at March Air Reserve Base, April 2. Colonel Arthur J. Rodi, 452nd Mission Support Group commander, presided over the assumption of command ceremony. “It’s not about you, it’s about the men and women that you’re going to…

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TRICARE improves mental health care, treatment

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) —  People in distress may hesitate to reach out for help due to perceived stigma associated with seeking mental health treatment. This perception and the belief that care may be hard to get, may prevent some people who need care from getting it. TRICARE has worked hard to eliminate potential barriers…

Members of the Patriots Jet Aerial Demonstration Team execute a high-speed pass in their L-39 Albatros aircraft, during Air Fest 2012 at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., May 19, 2012. The air fest features military and civilian aerial and ground demonstrations during a two-day air show. Local

U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds

On May 25, 1953, the Air Force’s official air demonstration team, designated the 3600th Air Demonstration Unit, was activated at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The unit adopted the name “Thunderbirds,” influence in part by the strong Native American culture and folklore from the southwestern United States. Seven officers and 22 enlisted were selected for…


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President Obama extols military might and restraint in his final State of the Union address

Posted  January 15, 2016

President Obama isn’t running for office again this fall. But his final State of the Union address outlined his vision for national security for years to come and took shots at the military promises of his would-be Republican successors. “Our foreign policy must be focused on the threat from ISIL and al-Qaida, but it can’t…

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452 SFS represents March at “Live on Green”

Posted  January 15, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Megan Crusher A group of 452nd Security Forces Squadron Airmen and Brig. Gen. Russell Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, pose for photos during a live TV segment with Elizabeth Espinosa, KTLA reporter, at the Pasadena Convention Center and the first ever “Live on Green” event, Dec. 30, 2016. The SFS troops…

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March C-17 Globemaster III provides flyover at San Diego Chargers’ final 2016 home game

Posted  January 15, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Megan Crusher A March Air Reserve Base C-17 Globemaster III flies over Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California, during the San Diego Chargers final home game of the 2016 NFL season, Dec. 20, 2016. The aircrew consisted of three pilots, two loadmasters and two maintenance troops. There were also two crew members…

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Human Trafficking Prevention Month: Raising awareness of a devastating crime

Posted  January 15, 2016

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and the FBI’s efforts to combat trafficking—part of the overall U.S. government effort—will continue unabated in 2016. The Bureau has two entities that conduct human trafficking investigations: Our Civil Rights Unit coordinates trafficking investigations involving both adult and juvenile foreign nationals who are forced or coerced…

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New Briefs 01/08/2016

Posted  January 8, 2016

BACK STREET GRILL GRAND RE-OPENING The Hap Arnold Club invites you to attend the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Grand Re-Opening of the Back Street Grill, today, Jan. 8, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. The newly renovated facility features new furniture and lighting, to provide a more inviting atmosphere. There is also an improved serving line, digital…

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