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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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New Briefs 07/17/2015

Posted  July 17, 2015

SPECIAL OLYMPICS VOLUNTEERS Special Olympics USA will be holding a four-day Pre-World Games Training Camp in Riverside, from July 21-24, and is in need of volunteers to support the team. To volunteer, email Dan Epstein at sports@specialolympichawaii.org. MILITARY DENTIST FOR UTAS The 452nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron will provide a military dentist available each Friday prior…

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163rd Attack Wing stands up at March Field

Posted  July 17, 2015

The California Air National Guard’s Moreno Valley-based 163rd Reconnaissance Wing has become the 163rd Attack Wing (ATKW). The wing received the official orders to re-designate its name on July 1, 2015, by the order of the Secretary of the Air Force. The name change was made formal during a ceremony at March Air Reserve Base,…

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Airman shares Honor Flight with grandfather

Posted  July 17, 2015

The Honor Flight, a great way to honor veterans for the sacrifice and service they made many years ago,  is an opportunity to take them to visit Washington, D.C. war memorials and spend the day with them, reflecting on their past achievements and learning about their military history. For Capt. Malia M. Hoffmann, logistics readiness…

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Don’t get hooked by cyber phishing scams

Posted  July 17, 2015

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Fast cash promises on popular social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are causing major problems for service members. Phishing scams have continued to evolve in an attempt to keep up with progressing technology. Today, some phishing scams have been using social media outlets to fool users into revealing sensitive and…

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Health & Safety

Let’s Move! supports Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA+) challenge

Posted  July 17, 2015

Physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. In combination with healthy eating, it can help prevent a range of chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and stroke, which are the three leading causes of death. Physical activity helps control weight, builds lean muscle, reduces fat, promotes strong bone, muscle and joint development,…

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