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Team March 101: The Air and Marine Operations Center or “AMOC”

Located right here at March Field is The Air and Marine Operations Center or AMOC, a facility within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO). It is an international, multi-domain federal law enforcement center. Established in 1988 at March Air Reserve Base, the facility is a state-of-the-art law enforcement operations and…

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Who are your chaplains, chaplain assistants?

The 452nd Air Mobility Wing’s chapel team is here to serve you. The chaplains and chaplain assistants assigned to the wing staff are made up of a great group of men and women from various backgrounds and traditions. The common denominator is that they are here to serve you, right where you are. They serve…

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As military integrates combat jobs, a new push to position women as leaders

Women in the U.S. military will step into a host of new combat and command roles in coming months. Outside advocates want them to be leaders in the veteran’s community, too. Next week, officials from the Service Women’s Action Network will host a Washington, D.C., forum on integration of combat jobs and connected cultural changes….

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How VA Health Care outdoes private sector

Because the nation’s media has been focused almost exclusively on the problems of America’s largest, and only publicly funded, fully integrated healthcare system – the Veterans Health Administration — we barely hear anything about the successes of VHA healthcare. Pioneering treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (from which anywhere from 18-30% of veterans suffer) is…

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Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – In observance of African American/Black History Month, celebrated each year during the month of February, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) proudly announces the availability of original artwork, the Black History Month observance poster. The theme for this month’s observance is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.”…

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March C-17 shares pride with city of Riverside

Posted  August 21, 2015

The 452nd Air Mobility Wing Commander, Col. Russell Muncy, and Riverside, California Mayor Rusty Bailey, unveiled the newest nose art on a 452 AMW C-17 Globemaster III, dubbed “The Spirit of Riverside – Mission Belle” here Tuesday morning outside the newly-renovated but historic wing headquarters  building, and home of March Field’s original air traffic control…

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2015 Military Ball unit ticket representatives

Posted  August 28, 2015

UNIT RANK / NAME DUTY PHONE 452 Wing Staff (951-655-xxxx or DSN 447-xxxx) EO Ms. Paula Greenhaw 7402 EO Maj Nixomar Santiago 4782 PC Ms. Elaine Plein (DV Tickets {80}) 3060 452 MSG Units 4CTCS Ms Linda Welz (alumni) 4137/2862 452 CES SrA Shedrick Griggs (Primary) 4369 452 CES SrA Elizabeth Stevens 4369 452 CS…

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Healthy Base Initiative ends, Team March continues concept

Posted  August 28, 2015

The Defense Department’s Healthy Base Initiative is about to end, but the emphasis on health and wellness is merely making a transition. The Healthy Base Initiative, a DOD demonstration project at 14 installations that tested ways to improve the health and wellness of troops, civilians and their families, is ending this month. However, the successful ideas that…

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The 452nd Air Mobility Wing 2015, 3rd Quarter award winners

Posted  August 28, 2015

Airman of the Quarter – Senior Airman Christian Bojorquez, 452 SFS NCO of the Quarter – Staff Sgt. Kevin Duffy, 56 APS NCO of the Quarter – Staff Sgt. Kevin Duffy, 56 APS SNCO of the Quarter – Senior Master Sgt. Winston Demmin, 452 AMXS (Not pictured) Civilians of the Quarter – Category 1, Ms….

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Chief Kacsmaryk Retirement

Posted  August 28, 2015

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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