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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 Airmen are published authors

Posted  September 11, 2015

Some Airmen at March Air Reserve Base have taken Air Force leadership’s encouragement to tell his or her story one step further by writing and publishing their own books. A recent book signing near the reserve base revealed several such Team March, Airmen-authors. Chief Master Sgt. Jerry J.K. Rogers, 163rd Communications Flight, California Air National…

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Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron plans strategically

Posted  September 11, 2015

The 452nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron held its first Strategic Planning meeting, August 18-20 at the March Field Air Museum. The meeting, which identified areas needing improvement, will be conducted every three to five years in order to check the unit’s progress on those and other critical issues, said Col. Monsita Faley, commander. I attended a…

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2015 Military Ball unit ticket representatives

Posted  September 11, 2015

UNIT RANK / NAME DUTY PHONE 452 Wing Staff (951-655-xxxx or DSN 447-xxxx) EO Ms. Paula Greenhaw 7402 EO Maj Nixomar Santiago 4782 PC Ms. Elaine Plein (DV Tickets {80}) 3060 452 MSG Units 4CTCS Ms Linda Welz (alumni) 4137/2862 452 CES SrA Shedrick Griggs (Primary) 4369 452 CES SrA Elizabeth Stevens 4369 452 CS…

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Col. Gerard Malloy (left), commander, 452nd Operations Group, March Air Reserve Base and Lt. Col. Steven C. Priest, commander of the 336th Air Refueling Squadron, March ARB, stand at attention during Priest’s assumption of command ceremony while members of Team March’s Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard post the colors at the Cultural Resource Center here on Aug. 23, 2015. Priest’s appointment as commander of the 336th ARS was effective Aug. 23, 2015.

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Assumption of command ceremony

Posted  September 11, 2015

Col. Gerard Malloy (left), commander, 452nd Operations Group, and Lt. Col. Steven C. Priest, commander, 336th Air Refueling Squadron, stand at attention during Priest’s assumption of command ceremony while members of Team March’s Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard post the colors at the Cultural Resource Center here on Aug. 23, 2015. Priest’s appointment as…

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Terrorism 101 – Eagle Eyes Hotline 951-655-7777

Posted  September 11, 2015

With the 14th anniversary of the September 11th tragedies at hand, it is time to revisit the security issue here at March Air Reserve Base. Since May 8, 2015, U.S. military sites around the globe have been in Force Protection Condition (FPCON) BRAVO, which applies when an increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity…

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