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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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News Briefs 11/25/2015

Posted  November 25, 2015

OPERATION WARM HEART 11/27 – 12/3 The 452nd Security Forces Squadron and the Air Force Security Forces Association will have their annual Christmas Toy Drive (Operation Warm Heart) at March Air Reserve Base from Nov. 27 through Dec. 15, after which all donations will be delivered to the March Field Fire and Emergency Services building….

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March becomes closed Point of Distribution for medications during statewide exercise

Posted  November 25, 2015

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – Team March participated in a massive exercise Thursday, Nov. 19, by setting up a closed Point of Distribution (POD) for the first time on base. Working with the Riverside County Public Health Department, the March team simulated the distribution of “prophies” (profophylaxis, which is a measure designed to preserve…

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10 “Black Friday” shopping safety tips

Posted  November 25, 2015

Getting ready to hit the stores on Black Friday? The day after Thanksgiving gives consumers a chance to get a head start on their holiday shopping with dramatic discounts that create some of the best prices of the year. Whether going to the store on Thanksgiving or on Black Friday, make sure to not become…

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Make your holiday meals healthy by including activity to reduce stress

Posted  November 20, 2015

Thanksgiving marks the start of holiday parties, family gatherings, and the annual temptation to overindulge in delicious food. Make healthy eating and physical activity part of the fun. Great gatherings are easy to do when tasty, healthy foods from all the food groups are offered in a fun, active environment. This holiday season, make the…

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National Diabetes Month

Posted  November 20, 2015

National Diabetes Month is observed every November to draw attention to diabetes and its effects on millions of Americans. The National Diabetes Education Program’s (NDEP) 2015 theme Diabetes Education and Support: Everyone Has a Role. What’s Yours? highlights the need for ongoing diabetes education and support among people with diabetes and those who care for…

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