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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Team March Push-up challenge brings awareness to Veteran suicides

More than 75 Team March members gathered near the main gate Friday morning, April 22, with a common goal – to bring awareness to the high rate of Veteran suicides by performing some push-ups. The event was dedicated to Elias Reyes Jr., brother of Master Sgt. Mario Reyes-Jauregui, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, who led the…

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Gen. David L. Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012. “I’m extremely humbled by the…

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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru…

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It’s a Family Affair

photo courtesy/Master Sgt. Margarita Jimenez Master Sgt. Margarita Jimenez, 452nd Force Support Squadron Unit Training Manager, is reenlisted by her daughter 2nd Lt. Krystal Jimenez, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs Officer at McConnell AFB, KS  during the March Field AirFest, April 16.


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Events

Welcome commander to 452nd Mission Support Group

Posted  February 26, 2016

The 452nd Mission Support Group held a promotion and Assumption of Command ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center here Saturday, Feb. 20. Col. Arthur J. Rodi’s family members joined him on stage to pin on his new rank, after which Brig. Gen. Russell A. Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March Air Reserve Base, passed…

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Salutes & Awards

452 AMW quarterly award winners announced

Posted  February 26, 2016

Congratulations are in order for the 452nd Air Mobility Wing’s First Quarter 2016, quarterly award winners!

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March Air Reserve Base Exchange backs ‘Buddies’ with exclusive offers, savings

Posted  February 26, 2016

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service strives to make it easy for shoppers to exercise their benefit. That’s why the March Air Reserve Base Exchange brings exclusive offers directly to shoppers’ inboxes every week when they sign up for the Exchange Buddy List. Shoppers who sign up will be among the first to find…

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Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American memories

Posted  February 26, 2016

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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