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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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December 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Neil Ballecer The 452d Financial Services Office won the Financial Services Office of the Year. Financial Service Office fielded 5000+ customer inquiries, and the 452d FM office earned a ‘Best Practice’ on the recent UEI. MSgt Miguel Gonzalez (not pictured), 452d Financial Management Superintendent, won the AFRC Financial Management…

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November 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

Family members scream with delight as the bus carrying their returning Soldier arrives Nov. 5 at the Army National Guard Armory, March Air Reserve Base. Sgt. DeLeon surprised his girlfriend of two years (brunette holding the sign) with an engagement ring at the celebration. She said yes! U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Perry Covington Marv Tucker,…

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October 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/James Rainier A quality assurance team from the 45th Launch Group off-loads an Air Force GPS IIF-12 satellite from a 452nd Air Mobility Wing C-17 Globemaster III on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, Oct. 8, 2015. A crowd from the government and industry partnership, who will complete the satellite’s final assembly,…

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September 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kevin Mitterholzer Tech. Sgt. Hector Cabrera, Combat Arms instructor, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, gives instructions to members participating in target shooting at the Combat Arms training facility, Sept. 12, 2015. Members in attendance were part of the first qualifying class at the newly opened Combat Arms…

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August 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Megan Crusher U.S. Army vehicles are staged on the March Field tarmac Aug. 5, 2015, in preparation for transportation to Fort Irwin, California, via airlift as part of Joint Operations Access Exercise (JOAX) 2015, Operation DRAGON SPEAR. March Field personnel provided its Army brethren a staging location for aircraft, vehicles and personnel…

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