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Tinker epitomized Native American strength, leadership

Courtesy Photo Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker was a natural leader who personally led his Airmen into combat missions during the early days of World War II. He perished, along with his crew, during the battle of Midway. The nation’s highest-ranking Native American general didn’t have to be on the ill-fated mission in the Pacific…

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AF tests first all-electric vehicle fleet in California

(U.S. Air Force photo/Sarah Corrice) Airmen from Los Angeles Air Force Base learn how to use charging equipment for the base’s new electric vehicle fleet during a training demo Oct. 31, 2014, in El Segundo, Calif. When not in use, the vehicle’s batteries can switch charging direction and feed their energy back to the base’s…

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Great American Smokeout: Nov. 20

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. They may use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day. The Great American Smokeout event challenges people to stop using tobacco and…

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March airmen repair base water drainage channel

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Senior Master Sgt. Robert Montgomery, heavy equipment superintendent, 163rd Civil Engineering Squadron, California Air National Guard, March Air Reserve Base guides an excavator moving large stones during construction on the Heacock Channel on Sept. 11, 2014. Reservists and guardsmen from March participated in a joint-construction project to…

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Native American legacy of honor, dedication

Courtesy photo Pfc. Charles George is the most recent Native American to receive the Medal of Honor. He was recognized for saving members of his unit during the Korean War by throwing himself on a grenade and absorbing the explosion. The Charles George Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Asheville, N.C., is named in his honor….


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Force Support Squadron hosts annual education fair

Posted  September 21, 2012

Master Sgt. Dawn Perez, 4th Air Force, stops to speak with Brandman University representatives, Kimberly Bush and Jaime McComas, about Perez’s course of study ...

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Airmen urged to reenlist, extend before MilPDS upgrade

Posted  September 21, 2012

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are urging Regular Air Force Airmen who are eligible to re-enlist or extend their current enlistment in December and early January 2013. Airmen should complete these personnel actions through the myPers website and their base military personnel sections or force support squadrons by Nov. 15, to…

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Losing your future to sexual assault

Posted  September 21, 2012

Joint Base Andrews, Md. — “I knew the minute our eyes met that she was the ‘one.’ We exchanged numbers and set up a date. It was planned to perfection. She was the ‘one.’ And then she Googled me … and told me never to contact her again. That’s life as a registered sex offender….

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News Briefs | September 21, 2012

Posted  September 21, 2012

452D FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OFFERS DTS TRAINING Financial Management will conduct DTS training every unit training assembly, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Building 466. Items of interest will include responsibilities of the member and approving official relating to submissions, travel authorizations, vouchers and cancellations. For more information, contact John Florence at 951-655-5260 or john.florence@us.af.mil….

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Leaders issue Air Force birthday message

Posted  September 21, 2012

WASHINGTON D.C. — Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy issued ...

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Exchange Enlisted Advisor visits March Field

Posted  September 21, 2012

Chief Master Sgt. Tony Pearson, senior enlisted advisor for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, visited here Sept. 12, to tour the Exchange ...

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Snapshots | POW/MIA Event

Posted  September 28, 2012

March Air Reserve Base hosted its annual POW/MIA event at the Cultural Resource Center, Sept. 21. ...

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Financial Facts

Posted  September 28, 2012

Due to a successful Defense Travel System computer lab session held during the September Unit Training Assembly, financial services has decided to continue offering the sessions during UTA weekends. Lab sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Bldg. 466. These sessions are for any member who has issues with DTS or…

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452 AMW goes to war

Posted  September 28, 2012

GULFPORT, Miss. — Last week, various units from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing joined the 445th Airlift Wing to become the 132nd Air Expeditionary Wing ...

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Bringing the Haps back to the Hap Arnold club

Posted  September 28, 2012

The Hap Arnold Club has an appointment for a total makeover. Team March members, which include Reserve, Guard, active duty, family members and retirees ...

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