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Air Force

Return to Vietnam in search of POW/MIA clues

Posted October 23, 2015 by A first-hand account by MC2(SW) Billy Ho

The forest was awakened by the rustling sounds of more than 80 American and Vietnamese outsiders. The heat and humidity was no match for their determination. Their shovels, pickaxes and sledgehammers scoured the earth. Dirt fell through sifting screens like tropical rain as they looked for human bone fragments and artifacts. Their faces were sweaty,…

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Veterans

AFN producer is one of 40 ‘Veterans in Blue’

Posted December 18, 2015 by by George A. Smith

Forty veterans have been singled out for how they helped shape the Air Force, including three retired generals, one former Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, and one former Staff Sergeant … Patrice Rock Grant.  The Air Force is honoring Grant and 39 other Air Force Veterans by displaying their portraits in the Pentagon,…

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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan
Events

Welcome commander to 452nd Mission Support Group

Posted February 26, 2016 by by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

The 452nd Mission Support Group held a promotion and Assumption of Command ceremony at the Cultural Resource Center here Saturday, Feb. 20. Col. Arthur J. Rodi’s family members joined him on stage to pin on his new rank, after which Brig. Gen. Russell A. Muncy, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March Air Reserve Base, passed…

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Health & Safety

TRICARE improves mental health care, treatment

Posted April 22, 2016 by by TRICARE Staff

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) —  People in distress may hesitate to reach out for help due to perceived stigma associated with seeking mental health treatment. This perception and the belief that care may be hard to get, may prevent some people who need care from getting it. TRICARE has worked hard to eliminate potential barriers…

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Emergency Services
News

Emergency Services Support Volunteers minimize injuries, maximize recovery efforts

Posted November 13, 2015 by by Robert Kaschak

When we are looking outside at blue skies and enjoying perfect weather, it may be difficult to imagine, but we are sitting on a potential powder keg of destruction. Yet, that is the reality all Californians face as our state continues to lead the nation in earthquake activity surpassed only by Alaska. While the shaking…

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Local

Team March 101: Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Posted January 22, 2016 by by Conner Hammett

DALLAS – Located just outside the gate near N and Third streets, the March Air Reserve Base Exchange serves more than 47,000 military shoppers in the March area with a wide assortment of merchandise, competitive prices and tax-free shopping over 64,800 square feet of retail space. One of the more than 120 main stores and…

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Air Force

Air Force continues to pursue total force integration

Posted March 18, 2016 by By Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force continues to make strides toward total force integration, according to an annual report submitted to Congress March 4. The report is based on recommendations from the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force and focuses on how the force structure should be modified to best fill current…

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Local

March becomes closed Point of Distribution for medications during statewide exercise

Posted November 25, 2015 by by Linda Welz

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – Team March participated in a massive exercise Thursday, Nov. 19, by setting up a closed Point of Distribution (POD) for the first time on base. Working with the Riverside County Public Health Department, the March team simulated the distribution of “prophies” (profophylaxis, which is a measure designed to preserve…

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News

First sergeant opportunities available now

Posted February 12, 2016 by by Staff Sgt. Heather Cozad Staley

Have you ever had in an interest in being a first sergeant? Now is your opportunity! There are seven vacancies across the 452nd Air Mobility Wing. Being a first sergeant is a unique opportunity to serve and make an impact in people’s lives. “Our mission is the welfare of the people. When you take care…

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Local

March Airmen, civilian employees can help recruiting, earn rewards

Posted April 1, 2016 by by Sean Dath

Air Force Reservists and Air Force Reserve civilian employees have an opportunity to earn rewards and help shape the future of the Reserve here at March ARB by participating in the Get 1 Now – Share Your Adventure program. The Get 1 Now program, which initially began in 2006, was recently revamped in an effort…

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