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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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Katrina survivor reunites with pararescueman

Posted  September 25, 2015

Staff Sergeant Michael “Mike” Maroney, 66th Rescue Squadron, Nellis AFB Air Force Base, Nevada, hovered over a maelstrom of water, debris, and human suffering in the wake of Hurricane Katrina on Sept. 6, 2005. New Orleans, Louisianna, the once flamboyant city, was then ground zero for impoverished refugees and Maroney, who felt detached from their…

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Inland Empire to commemorate Navy’s 240th birthday at Inaugural Ball

Posted  September 25, 2015

NORCO, Calif. – Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division’s top officer announced that his command has partnered with the local community to commemorate the Navy’s 240th birthday with a first-ever formal ball that will incorporate traditional military ceremonies, dinner, dancing and a keynote address by Congressman Ken Calvert. The Inaugural Inland Empire Navy Birthday Ball…

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Ready, Set, Go! program teaches preparedness

Posted  September 25, 2015

(from wildlandfirersg.org) The Ready, Set, Go! (RSG) Program, managed by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), seeks to develop and improve the dialogue between fire departments and the residents they serve. Launched nationally in March 2011 at the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI 2011) Conference, the program helps fire departments teach individuals who live in high…

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Budget uncertainty complicates readiness recovery, Dempsey says

Posted  September 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, September 23, 2015 — A central aspect of Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey’s term as chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff has been budget uncertainty. Dempsey took office soon after the passage of the Budget Control Act of 2011. The act was specifically designed to be so onerous that it would force Congress…

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Free resources available for all Veterans in need or at risk

Posted  September 25, 2015

Below you will find a list of free resources and programs for veterans. All links are current as of September 1, 2015. You can visit www.TADPGS.com to enter your resume and review the available jobs. If there any that you feel you are qualified for, apply immediately on the website. You can join the Linkedin…

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