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Commander shows off Team March at Capitol Hill

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan (From left to right) U.S. Rep. Mark Takano, who represents the 41st District of California, and Julia Steinberger, senior legislative assistant to Takano’s office, discuss the various capabilities and missions of March Air Reserve Base with Col. Russell A. Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March ARB,…

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Yellow Ribbon program supports Airman inspired by family history

U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Megan Crusher Almira Pasic and her youngest son, Memsudin, participate in an activity during the Warrior Support Forum, at a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program, held in Chandler, Ariz., July 26. The Warrior Support Forum is targeted to family and friends of deploying service members and encourages everyone to share their…

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Through the glass: Veteran remembers his past

Courtesy photo Retired Lt. Col. Bruce Sooy receives a demonstration flight at Nut Tree Airport, Calif., July 2015. It had been 56 years since he had last flown an aircraft. (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) Museums display artifacts that…

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Marine vet honors fallen female troops with 160-mile run

When veteran Marine Maj. Bridget Guerrero set out to run a mile for each of the 160 female troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, she never thought that one of their moms would show up to support her along the way.

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Swarz assumes command of 452nd Security Forces Squadron

The 452nd Security Forces Squadron held an Assumption of Command ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center here on Saturday, July 25, 2015.


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News Briefs July 10, 2015

Posted  July 10, 2015

Team March helps Guard with recruiting commercial shoot Courtesy photos/Jon Alderman, LMO Advertising Agency The National Guard Bureau utilized 452nd Air Mobility Wing C-17s on June 17, 2015, for a commercial spot that will be airing on their official website. Team March members were featured in the commercial that highlights several Air Force Specialty Codes…

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Air Force JROTC cadets graduate Summer Leadership School

Posted  July 2, 2015

Fifty Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Rancho Verde High School and Arlington High School graduated from a two week summer leadership school, in the Cultural Resource Center, at March Air Reserve Base, June 26.

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Airmen attend second annual Norton-March reunion

Posted  July 2, 2015

Approximately 60 current and retired Airmen and their families attended the second annual Norton-March Aircrew Association reunion here, June 20. Association members traveled to March Air Reserve Base from all over the U.S. to reconnect with past Airmen, participate in a base tour and attend various social activities.

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Halle Berry Connects With the U.S. Military

Posted  July 2, 2015

Halle Berry stars in the Science-Fiction show “Extant,” which just began its second season. Finding out someone values and appreciates what you do can keep you floating at cloud level for weeks, especially when the someone is actress Halle Berry and you find out what message she has for the U.S. military serving overseas. “There…

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Charles “Chuck” Flood, Satellite Services, Inc., passed away unexpectedly, June 17, 2015

Posted  July 2, 2015

Courtesy photo Chuck Flood: March 16, 1963 – June 17, 2015 Flood had been employed by SSI since February, 2005. He had been the fire truck mechanic, responsible for over 15 fire fighting vehicles at Edwards Air Force Base and was currently a heavy equipment mechanic for vehicle maintenance at March Air Reserve Base. Flood…

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March honor guard gives final honors to America’s veterans

Posted  July 2, 2015

Gerald Morgan knew this day was coming when doctors told him a few weeks ago that the cancer had swept through his dad’s body.

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Fitness at a glance – It’s all about timing!

Posted  July 2, 2015

Ever notice how your anxiety tends to increase around your fitness assessment time (FA)? It is amazing that in 20 minutes (or less) your FA is over, but your anxiety level has cumulatively increased over the 30-90 days (or more) preparing for the FA! There has got to be a cure, and I think I…

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Looking for Glitter in the Dirt

Posted  July 2, 2015

Can a hobby make you rich? Maybe.

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Pro vs. GI Joe program at the E3 Expo allows deployed troops to play video games with celebrities

Posted  July 2, 2015

When deployed to the AOR there typically is some downtime between shifts. Entertainment and the comforts of home are in high demand in these situations. Video gaming is easily one of the most direct ways to obtain the entertainment and a touch of home deployed troops crave while carrying out their missions.

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News Briefs July 2, 2015

Posted  July 2, 2015

C-17 call sign SLAM 86 – 14 total flyovers BEACON OMMISSION The June 26, 2015 newsbrief on page one, “Healthy Lifestyle Festival,” falsely indicated Holly the calf will be at the commissary’s free petting zoo all three days. She will only be there Friday, July 3. CCAF GRADUATION CEREMONY Please join us in celebration as…

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