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March C-17 delivers HH-60 helicopter for Korean Air Lines depot maintenance

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — A 943rd Rescue Group HH-60 returned to Davis-Monthan AFB Jan. 28 after a year at the Korean Air Lines Joint Depot Level Maintenance facility for its 78-month major overhaul. This is the first time that the Air Force Reserve Command has sent one of its helicopters to Korea instead…

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Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American memories

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role they have played in U.S. history. The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. Few…

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New March Airman sworn in by SMC commander

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE – EL SEGUNDO, Calif.  — On a sunny January afternoon, Jennie Ines was standing outside the Gordon Conference Center, waiting patiently for someone to exit. Specifically, she was waiting for Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center and Air Force program executive officer for space,…

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March medics run joint-agency medical training

Each January, the collective Team March medical technicians come together for a week-long Emergency Medical Technician refresher training class, which includes familiarization with an ambulance that is active in the 911 system. “Each year we use AMR (American Medical Response ambulance) and they have been good partners in this, ensuring we have access to the…

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First sergeant opportunities available now

Have you ever had in an interest in being a first sergeant? Now is your opportunity! There are seven vacancies across the 452nd Air Mobility Wing. Being a first sergeant is a unique opportunity to serve and make an impact in people’s lives. “Our mission is the welfare of the people. When you take care…


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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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March Total Force Honor Guard Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Awards Banquet

Posted  August 14, 2015

The March Air Reserve Base Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard held its annual awards ceremony Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Cultural Resource Center here. The ceremony recognizes honor guard members for their exemplary performance in various categories. While it is tradition for the honor guard to symbolize strict discipline and uniformity for military funerals…

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News Briefs 08/07/2015

Posted  August 7, 2015

66ERS BASEBALL AND HOMETOWN HEROES The Inland Empire 66ers (minor league baseball) are looking for military Hometown Heroes to recognize during their August and September home games. Included with your recognition is a free game ticket for you and three guests, seats next to the home team dugout, free parking, and hot dogs, chips and…

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