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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 ARB defender honored by L.A. Galaxy

Posted  October 30, 2015

Courtesy photo Staff Sergeant Pablo Castillo, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, was invited to be honored at the October 18, 2015, L.A. Galaxy game as part of the organizations Hero of the Game program.  He was introduced as a member of the March Air Reserve Base defenders whose duties as an installation patrolman include resource protection…

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Air Force Reserve Recruiting Service shoots public service announcement at March Field

Posted  October 30, 2015

A production team from Blaine Warren Advertising (BWA) spent Wednesday morning, October 28, in a hangar at March Air Reserve Base shooting scenes for the Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service’s 2016 public service announcement. The BWA agency works with Reserve Recruiting advertising to meet the needs of the command. “Air Force Reserve Command’s PSA…

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Key Spouse program trains to connect, communicate

Posted  October 30, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Key Spouse program operates under the USAF Services and is thriving at March Air Reserve Base, under the leadership of Valerie Fioretta, 452nd Air Mobility Wing Airman and Family Readiness director, and Analiza Sell, a Key Spouse Mentor for the base. Fioretta and Sell conduct regular initial and refresher training for…

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Posted  October 23, 2015

PLACE FLAGS TO HONOR VETS If you are interested in helping place flags on the graves of Veterans prior to Veteran’s Day, please join us. We plan to meet at Riverside Evergreen Historical Cemetery (4414 14th St., Riverside, 92501) on Saturday morning, Nov. 7, 8 a.m. to place American flags on the graves of more…

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Great California ShakeOut hits March

Posted  October 23, 2015

Team March members helped kick off the Great California ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 15. The exercise began at 10:15 a.m. with a simulated earthquake lasting three minutes. The first order of business was to drop, get cover under a desk and hold on. The statewide earthquake exercise is designed to help prepare Californians for a…

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