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Airmen attend second annual Norton-March reunion

Approximately 60 current and retired Airmen and their families attended the second annual Norton-March Aircrew Association reunion here, June 20. Association members traveled to March Air Reserve Base from all over the U.S. to reconnect with past Airmen, participate in a base tour and attend various social activities.

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March honor guard gives final honors to America’s veterans

Gerald Morgan knew this day was coming when doctors told him a few weeks ago that the cancer had swept through his dad’s body.

Photo by Charlie Gill Local

Looking for Glitter in the Dirt

Can a hobby make you rich? Maybe.

U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Michael Quiboloy Local

Pro vs. GI Joe program at the E3 Expo allows deployed troops to play video games with celebrities

When deployed to the AOR there typically is some downtime between shifts. Entertainment and the comforts of home are in high demand in these situations. Video gaming is easily one of the most direct ways to obtain the entertainment and a touch of home deployed troops crave while carrying out their missions.

U.S. Air Force photo/Linda Welz Local

March Field Emergency Fire Services engineer remains calm at accident scene

On the morning of June 4, 2015, Engineer Mark Hanenberger, 44, from the March Field Emergency Fire Services, was driving home after roll call when he noticed traffic had stopped. About the time he thought he would turn around to take another route, like the person in front of him had done, it began moving again.


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Airmen attend second annual Norton-March reunion

Posted  July 2, 2015

Approximately 60 current and retired Airmen and their families attended the second annual Norton-March Aircrew Association reunion here, June 20. Association members traveled to March Air Reserve Base from all over the U.S. to reconnect with past Airmen, participate in a base tour and attend various social activities.

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Halle Berry Connects With the U.S. Military

Posted  July 2, 2015

Halle Berry stars in the Science-Fiction show “Extant,” which just began its second season. Finding out someone values and appreciates what you do can keep you floating at cloud level for weeks, especially when the someone is actress Halle Berry and you find out what message she has for the U.S. military serving overseas. “There…

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Charles “Chuck” Flood, Satellite Services, Inc., passed away unexpectedly, June 17, 2015

Posted  July 2, 2015

Courtesy photo Chuck Flood: March 16, 1963 – June 17, 2015 Flood had been employed by SSI since February, 2005. He had been the fire truck mechanic, responsible for over 15 fire fighting vehicles at Edwards Air Force Base and was currently a heavy equipment mechanic for vehicle maintenance at March Air Reserve Base. Flood…

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March honor guard gives final honors to America’s veterans

Posted  July 2, 2015

Gerald Morgan knew this day was coming when doctors told him a few weeks ago that the cancer had swept through his dad’s body.

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Fitness at a glance – It’s all about timing!

Posted  July 2, 2015

Ever notice how your anxiety tends to increase around your fitness assessment time (FA)? It is amazing that in 20 minutes (or less) your FA is over, but your anxiety level has cumulatively increased over the 30-90 days (or more) preparing for the FA! There has got to be a cure, and I think I…

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Looking for Glitter in the Dirt

Posted  July 2, 2015

Can a hobby make you rich? Maybe.

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U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Michael Quiboloy
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Pro vs. GI Joe program at the E3 Expo allows deployed troops to play video games with celebrities

Posted  July 2, 2015

When deployed to the AOR there typically is some downtime between shifts. Entertainment and the comforts of home are in high demand in these situations. Video gaming is easily one of the most direct ways to obtain the entertainment and a touch of home deployed troops crave while carrying out their missions.

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News Briefs July 2, 2015

Posted  July 2, 2015

C-17 call sign SLAM 86 – 14 total flyovers BEACON OMMISSION The June 26, 2015 newsbrief on page one, “Healthy Lifestyle Festival,” falsely indicated Holly the calf will be at the commissary’s free petting zoo all three days. She will only be there Friday, July 3. CCAF GRADUATION CEREMONY Please join us in celebration as…

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March Field Emergency Fire Services engineer remains calm at accident scene

Posted  June 26, 2015

On the morning of June 4, 2015, Engineer Mark Hanenberger, 44, from the March Field Emergency Fire Services, was driving home after roll call when he noticed traffic had stopped. About the time he thought he would turn around to take another route, like the person in front of him had done, it began moving again.

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Fourth of July fireworks safety tips

Posted  June 26, 2015

Many cities and communities in or near Riverside County provide spectacular fireworks displays for their residents. The operators of these displays are licensed and have permits issued by the State Fire Marshal. As a reminder (other than the licensed and permitted operators mentioned above), all fireworks (including sparklers) are illegal in Riverside County because they cause…

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