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U.S. Vet breaks ground for new homes

Ground was broken November 9, near the March Main Exchange for the March Veteran’s Village, a low or no cost housing complex for homeless and in-need veterans. Plans for a 138-unit permanent housing apartment complex include a 60-unit transitional housing facility, computer lab, community rooms, tot lots, classrooms and services provided by U.S. Vets, according…

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Make your holiday meals healthy by including activity to reduce stress

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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Military kids meet TV’s “Supergirl” and cast

Scores of military children at Naval Base Coronado, California, watched the new television hit “Supergirl” and met the stars of the CBS show before its broadcast debut this month. “Supergirl” cast members visited Coronado before the program first aired on American television, and according to Nielsen ratings, episode one had the best ratings of a…

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Riding camels in Egypt and how to be a safe and prepared tourist

“Would you like to come and visit me in Cairo?” My friend had been teaching in Egypt the past year when she invited me. A trip to Egypt?! I imagined myself dressed in a flowy garment, riding a camel next to the date palm-lined banks of the Nile. The stuff of dreams! As a member…

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Telling the Reserve story, it’s what we do

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – Public Affairs (PA) can partly be defined as issues that affect people. On November 2-4, PA staff from Fourth Air Force wings around the country came together at the numbered Air Force headquarters here to discuss their own career field for a change. The 4AF PA Conference was a…

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Change in Policy: AF extends sexual assault prevention and response services to civilians

Posted  October 30, 2015

In a significant change in policy, the Air Force announced Aug. 24 that, effective immediately, civilian employees — both appropriated and non-appropriated — who are victims of sexual assault are now allowed to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation’s sexual assault response coordinator. The policy allows SARCs and sexual assault prevention and response…

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November: National American Indian Heritage Month 2015

Posted  October 30, 2015

National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States. This presentation reviews the historical milestones that led to the establishment of National American Indian Heritage Month, covers various aspects of American Indian and Alaska Native life, and honors the contributions…

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From spinning records to digital age music

Posted  October 30, 2015

Walk by this former Air Force NCO’s room at the American Forces Network (AFN) Broadcast Center in Riverside and you’ll hear music classics: rock and roll at its finest — and maybe, if he’s in the mood, a little Sinatra. Kent Peterson knows about music. He also knows about American Forces Network (AFN) history. Peterson…

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March ARB defender honored by L.A. Galaxy

Posted  October 30, 2015

Courtesy photo Staff Sergeant Pablo Castillo, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, was invited to be honored at the October 18, 2015, L.A. Galaxy game as part of the organizations Hero of the Game program.  He was introduced as a member of the March Air Reserve Base defenders whose duties as an installation patrolman include resource protection…

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Air Force Reserve Recruiting Service shoots public service announcement at March Field

Posted  October 30, 2015

A production team from Blaine Warren Advertising (BWA) spent Wednesday morning, October 28, in a hangar at March Air Reserve Base shooting scenes for the Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service’s 2016 public service announcement. The BWA agency works with Reserve Recruiting advertising to meet the needs of the command. “Air Force Reserve Command’s PSA…

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