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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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Interstate 215 closed in sections Aug. 21-23

Posted  August 21, 2015

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) will require weekend closures of northbound and southbound Interstate 215 between Ethanac Road and Highway 74 East in Perris for the Interstate 215 Central Project. The closures are needed for crews to conduct emergency roadway repair. Northbound I-215 between Ethanac Road and Highway 74 East:  Full closure from 10…

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March Equal Opportunity office seeking volunteer counselors

Posted  August 21, 2015

The Equal Opportunity Office is searching for a few motivated Air Reserve Technicians or non-ART, civilian employees to serve as Collateral (additional) Duty appointment “Equal Opportunity Counselors.” The EEO counselor serves as a liaison between employees and management in the informal EEO complaint processing stage for civilian employees/applicants for employment involving unlawful discrimination and harassment…

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March Fitness Center sponsors 5K Run/Walk

Posted  August 21, 2015

Courtesy photo Participants for The March Fitness Center’s 5K run/walk line up to start the race on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the base track. Participants of the annual event included U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and California Air National Guard Airmen from Team March. Winners are as follows: (walker’s category) 1st – Andre Proctor; 2nd –…

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News Briefs 08/14/2015

Posted  August 14, 2015

ANNUAL KID’S RUN & ADULT 5K The 452nd Force Support Squadron Fitness Center’s Annual Kids & Adult 5K Run, in conjunction with the 1st Sgt’s  Council, is scheduled for Sept. 12, 2015 at 7 a.m. across from the air traffic control tower. Check-in time is 5:30 a.m. This one event includes a kids’ and adults’…

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National Aviation Day – August 19

Posted  August 14, 2015

National Aviation Day is observed in the United States on August 19 each year to celebrate the history and development of the aviation. It coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright who, together with his brother Wilbur, made significant contributions to powered flight. In 1939 President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed August 19 to be National Aviation…

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