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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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Order of Daedalians Founders Day Celebration

photo courtesy/ William Heitmeier Four new Daedalians were formerly inducted into Flight 30 Order of Daedalians during their 35th Founders Day celebration held at Altavita Commons building, March 26. The celebration was held in recognition of the anniversary of the founding of the Order of Daedalians at Maxwell Field, Montgomery, AL on March 26, 1934….


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March Airmen line field at Padre’s game

Posted  September 11, 2015

March Air Reserve Base Airmen participate in the San Diego Padres’ Military Appreciation Game at PETCO Park in San Diego, Sept. 6, 2015. The Padres recognized a different branch of the service each month, so September’s game fell to the Air Force. The ceremonial game included a swearing-in of newly-enlisted Airmen by Maj. General John…

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452 FSS – March ARB Intramural Softball Champions

Posted  September 11, 2015

 U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindemann The 452nd Force Support Squadron clinched the title at the championship Intramural Softball game against the 452nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, runners up, Aug. 25, with a score of 16-6. The 163rd Attack Wing took home the League Championship title with the best regular season record. Final standings were…

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ANG Ready Airman website and mobile app; powerful resiliency, risk and safety resources

Posted  September 11, 2015

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md — The Air National Guard Community Action Information Board, in partnership with the safety, personnel and manpower, chaplains, and Surgeon General Directorates, have updated the portfolio of applications available on the ReadyAirman.org site and mobile app. Initially debuted at the ANG Executive Safety Summit earlier this year, ReadyAirman.org is already receiving…

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OPM, DOD announce identity theft protection and three-year credit monitoring contract

Posted  September 11, 2015

Victims of Cybercrime to Receive Three Years of Services WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) today announced the award of a $133,263,550 contract to Identity Theft Guard Solutions LLC, doing business as ID Experts, for identity theft protection services for 21.5 million individuals whose…

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Mentorship is vital to professional growth

Posted  September 11, 2015

After Deborah Lee James A letter to Airmen from Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force Airmen are the Air Force’s most important asset.  Over my 30 years in defense and industry, I’ve learned the importance of mentorship.  Leaders at all levels should be actively involved in their Airmen’s development, and all Airmen should…

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