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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

Courtesy photograph People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence recently enacted a new policy under which federal agencies may consider publicly available social media information in connection with an application for a security clearance. People who use social…

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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Team March Push-up challenge brings awareness to Veteran suicides

More than 75 Team March members gathered near the main gate Friday morning, April 22, with a common goal – to bring awareness to the high rate of Veteran suicides by performing some push-ups. The event was dedicated to Elias Reyes Jr., brother of Master Sgt. Mario Reyes-Jauregui, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, who led the…

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Gen. David L. Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012. “I’m extremely humbled by the…

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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru…


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March Airmen represent at the 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade

Posted  December 18, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo/Megan Crusher Senior Airman Astin Coleman, ceremonial guardsman, March Field Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard, whiz’s down the red carpet, alongside a young pilot, in a mini F-16 aircraft, from the Air Force Sergeant’s Mini Jet Team, during the 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, in Los Angeles, Nov. 29. The Honor…

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Combined team earns basketball championship

Posted  December 18, 2015

Five teams (the 912th Air Refueling Squadron; U.S. Army recruiters; March Field Honor Guard; 452nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron; and a combined team of 701st Combat Operations Squadron, 729th Airlift Squadron and Financial Management personnel), participated in the Intramural Basketball season, which ran on base from Oct. 6 to Dec. 9. The 701COS/729AS/FM team came out…

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Holiday safety tips from your 452 safety office

Posted  December 18, 2015

The clock is ticking down and the holiday season is upon us. Many of us are all rushing around for last minute shopping, packing our suitcases for travel and preparing our home with decorations. The Air Force teaches us to use Risk Management in our jobs to minimize hazards and prevent injuries. The same principles…

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Finance team brings home top AFRC award

Posted  December 18, 2015

The 452nd Financial Management (FM) team, March Air Reserve Base, recently won the 2015 Air Force Reserve Command Financial Services Office of the Year Award. The AFRC-wide competition is an annual award comprised of four FM sections for which bases are judged: military pay, travel pay, civilian pay and disbursement. “We submitted it like any…

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Letter to the editor concerning cyber security article

Posted  December 18, 2015

I received the below email on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015: “Ms. Welz, The article you published in the Beacon on page 5, dated 11 December 2015 “Cyber Security tips for the holiday season” appears to be taken form the e-mail that I sent out to everyone on 4 December 2015, this one I am forwarding…

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