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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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EnCorps STEM Teachers Program leverages military service to produce top quality teachers

Posted January 22, 2016 by by Cara Bibbiani, business development & communications director

At Thrive Public Schools in San Diego, Kevin Dinh is teaching his students about the principles of flight and aircraft engineering. Most important, he is imparting a story of how math led him to an exciting and rewarding career as a flight control systems technician and integrated systems mechanic with the U.S. Air Force. A…

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Seven new laws for 2016 are assisting Veterans

Posted January 22, 2016 by from www.calvet.ca.gov

Seven laws took effect on January 1, 2016, with the goal of improving the lives of California’s Veterans, service members, and their families. “I thank our Governor and Legislature for collaborating with CalVet on behalf of our 1.8 million Veterans living in California.” said Dr. Vito Imbasciani, Secretary, California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet). Assembly…

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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Cody answers questions on promotions, EPRs and more

Posted January 22, 2016 by from AirForceTimes.com

Few enlisted leaders in recent decades have had as great an impact on airmen as Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody. Since becoming the top enlisted leader three years ago, Cody has shepherded the biggest reform to how airmen are evaluated and promoted in decades. This includes “forced distribution” quotas that limit…

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Operation Desert Storm – 25 years ago

Posted January 15, 2016 by By Secretary of the Air Force Office of Public Affairs

Twenty-five years ago coalition aircraft led the largest air campaign since the conflict in Southeast Asia on 16 January 1991 following Congressional concurrence with UN efforts to enforce a resolution that demanded Iraq’s withdrawal from Kuwait. The attacks drove Saddam Hussein and his leadership underground, heavily damaging critical military support networks such as command and…

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March Field air traffic control tower, base operations, receives 2015 USAF Design Award

Posted January 15, 2016 by by Staff Sgt. Heather Cozad Staley

The new air traffic control tower has now become a familiar landmark on the horizon of March Field and the memories of the former tower have begun to fade. What you might not know is that March Air Reserve Base won the Merit Award for the Air Traffic Control Tower and Base Operations Facility in…

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Human Trafficking Prevention Month: Raising awareness of a devastating crime

Posted January 15, 2016 by FBI.gov

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and the FBI’s efforts to combat trafficking—part of the overall U.S. government effort—will continue unabated in 2016. The Bureau has two entities that conduct human trafficking investigations: Our Civil Rights Unit coordinates trafficking investigations involving both adult and juvenile foreign nationals who are forced or coerced…

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Live the Braveheart life in 2016

Posted January 8, 2016 by by Capt. Tim Jacobs

If you are old enough to remember when the movie “Braveheart” first came out, it may come as a shock to know that it first hit the theaters more than twenty years ago! (Feeling old yet?) But in many ways it set the standard for what an epic film about heroism, courage, and love (and…

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Senate confirms Brig. Gen. Russell A. Muncy

Posted December 18, 2015 by by Linda Welz

The Senate announced its confirmation, Dec. 10, of Russell A. Muncy’s promotion to brigadier general. Muncy is commander of March Field’s host unit, the 452nd Air Mobility Wing, the Air Force Reserve Command’s largest wing. Although the announcement was just received, Muncy’s official date of rank is March 26, 2015. There will be a formal…

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Combined team earns basketball championship

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Five teams (the 912th Air Refueling Squadron; U.S. Army recruiters; March Field Honor Guard; 452nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron; and a combined team of 701st Combat Operations Squadron, 729th Airlift Squadron and Financial Management personnel), participated in the Intramural Basketball season, which ran on base from Oct. 6 to Dec. 9. The 701COS/729AS/FM team came out…

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