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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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July 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

Courtesy photo Capt. Malia Hoffmann and her grandfather, Oscar Hoffmann, a WWII veteran, prepare to depart for Washington, D.C. on an Honor Flight. The Hoffmanns traveled with approximately 84 other veterans and their dependents to visit the war memorials while bonding with each other. U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Michael Quiboloy Col. Dana Hessheimer,…

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June 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

Courtesy photo Maj. Glenn ‘Tony’ Wright, 452nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, stands amid rubble in the nation of Nepal while deployed there following a devastating earthquake in April 2015. Wright is an engineer, and an Urban Search and Rescue Specialist (USAR) for the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) California Task Force…

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May 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan Team March Airmen and members from an elite 57-person team, known as the Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 2 (CA-TF2), load equipment on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at March ARB, Calif., April 26, 2015. The CA-TF2 team, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Fire Department,…

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April 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell McMillan Dads and daughters dance the night away at the first Team March Father/Daughter Masquerade Ball, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Organizers plan to make the ball an annual event to raise funds for Team March members and local charities. U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Perry Covington Master Sgt. James Bode,…

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March 2015: The year in review

Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Perry Covington Master Sgt. Michael Vo, loadmaster, 729th Airlift Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, reads “Green Eggs and Ham,” by Dr. Seuss, to students at Seneca Elementary School, Moreno Valley, Monday, March 2, during Read Across America. The school participates in the annual event to celebrate the birthday of the famous…

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