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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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Public Affairs is more than meets the eye

Posted  January 29, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Heather Cozad Staley Linda Welz, operations and media relations chief, 452nd Air Mobility Wing public affairs, explains PA’s roles and responsibilities to the 452nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron during their January commander’s call. Col. Monsita Faley, commander, 452 AES, regularly invites representatives from other Team March units to share their information…

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Emergency need for blood donors following historic snowstorm

Posted  January 29, 2016

January is designated as National Blood Donor Month. As millions of residents dig out from the historic winter storm that slammed the East Coast this past weekend, the American Red Cross is facing an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300…

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News Briefs 01/22/2016

Posted  January 22, 2016

KEY SUPPORTER BRIEFING FEB. 6 The 452nd Air Mobility Wing is offering the First Key Supporter Briefing on Feb. 6, 2016, from 9-11 a.m. in the 452nd Operations Group main training room, Bldg. 2240. This briefing is to inform spouses, significant others, and parents of Airmen about the resources available pre-deployment, during deployment, and reintegration…

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Team March 101: Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Posted  January 22, 2016

DALLAS – Located just outside the gate near N and Third streets, the March Air Reserve Base Exchange serves more than 47,000 military shoppers in the March area with a wide assortment of merchandise, competitive prices and tax-free shopping over 64,800 square feet of retail space. One of the more than 120 main stores and…

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Green Dot to roll out across the Air Force

Posted  January 22, 2016

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — In December, the Air Force announced the Green Dot training program as the first step of a five-year strategy to decrease interpersonal violence across the service. “Green Dot is the Air Force’s first step in arming Airmen for violence prevention using an evidence based public health model,” said Dr….

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