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Seven little known facts about Memorial Day

As Americans get ready to observe Memorial Day with travel, family get-togethers and celebrations, let us not forget—it’s not about the BBQ. Memorial Day is observed specifically to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America, and to observe a moment of silence is the law. Here are…

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Robert Sekula, man of many hats

Robert Sekula’s ever-present hat is as much a part of him as a toe or finger, but his top cover doesn’t do him justice. He should be wearing eight or nine nested together.

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March defenders are best in Air Force

U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kevin Mitterholzer Staff Sgt Alfonso Gutierrez, installation patrolman, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, checks an ID card at the March main gate May 13, 2015. Gutierrez’s squadron was named the best SFS in the command for 2014 and has stepped up security since last week due to…

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Team March provides national defense transportation anytime, any place

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan President Barack Obama proclaimed Friday, May 15, 2015, as National Defense Transportation Day and May 10 through May 16, 2015, as National Transportation Week. In the proclamation, he calls upon all Americans “to recognize the importance of our Nation’s transportation infrastructure and to acknowledge the contributions of…

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Treasure uncovered near March Air Reserve Base

Courtesy photo Defense Visual Information Record Center archivist Pedro Loureiro, sifts through mounds of submitted materials in his office at the Defense Media Activity-Riverside, California, adjacent to March Air Reserve Base. Loureiro, who holds a PhD and is a former college professor, is on a quest to find and preserve military history. RIVERSIDE, Calif. –…


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News Briefs | September 7, 2012

Posted  September 7, 2012

CIVIL ENGINEER CONDUCTS ONLINE TRAFFIC SURVEY The base Civil Engineer is conducting a transportation survey to evaluate existing traffic conditions and transportation needs at March ARB. This survey is anonymous and will be used to better understand existing  traffic conditions and identify key areas for future improvements. Please visit http://www.gfnet.com/Survey/TakeSurvey.asp?SurveyID=5M06l54J7734G GIVE BACK BY DONATING BLOOD…

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Cultural exchange program shares best aeromedical evacuation practices

Posted  September 7, 2012

Royal Air Force Sergeant Jon Davies is a flight nurse with the 4626th Aeromedical Squadron, RAF Lyneham, United Kingdom, who participated in a foreign exchange program here in July. ...

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Snapshots | Bronze Star

Posted  September 14, 2012

Pictured from left to right are Col. Samuel C. Mahaney, 452d AMW commander, Master Sgt. Jim Lambert, 729th AS and Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly, 452 AMW command chief. ...

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Snapshots | 9/11 Remembrance 5K

Posted  September 14, 2012

The March Fitness Center, America’s Kids/Adult Run and the First Sergeants Association held its 9/11 Remembrance 5K on the morning of the Military Appreciation Picnic, Sept. 8. Lt. Col. David Enfield, 452 Mission Support Group and daughter, Kaylie completed the America’s Kids/Adult Run and First Sergeants Association race in just over 38 minutes. (U.S. Air…

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Snapshots | March Military Ball Committee

Posted  September 14, 2012

Members of the March Military Ball committee hang their banner on the perimeter fence facing the entrance of March Air Reserve Base. ...

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Team March remembers, honors 9-11 victims

Posted  September 14, 2012

Chaplain Aaron Klaves, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, held a 9-11 memorial service Tuesday, Sept. 11, to remember and honor victims of the terrorist acts ...

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March Field hosts 40th-Annual Military Appreciation picnic

Posted  September 14, 2012

March Field's 40th Annual Military Appreciation picnic was held Sept. 8, 2012 ...

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President proclaims Patriot Day, Day of Remembrance

Posted  September 14, 2012

WASHINGTON D.C. — President Barack Obama signed a proclamation designating the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States as Patriot Day and National Day of Remembrance, Sept 10. Here is the president’s proclamation: On September 11, 2001, a bright autumn day was darkened by the worst attack on the…

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Federal voting assistance program eases registration, ballot process

Posted  September 14, 2012

WASHINGTON, D. C. — With Election Day about two months away, absentee military and overseas citizen voters can enjoy a streamlined process to register, obtain a ballot and exercise their right to vote, a Federal Voting Assistance Program official said in a Pentagon news conference, Sept. 5. Pam Mitchell, the program’s acting director, outlined new…

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Hometown Airman Attends 9/11 Remembrance at Elementary School

Posted  September 14, 2012

Remembering back to that fateful day in 2001, I came to know that morning in September would become a very important day for many, as well as historic. ...

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