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Culture shock: Returning to America after 26 years

Posted January 16, 2015 by George A. Smith

George A. Smith German autobahn drivers get to drive as fast as they want. In Southern California, it’s good they can’t. When I first came to Southern California after living 26 years in Germany, I heard questions from tanned guys in shorts that went something like, “Dude how does it feel to leave a land…

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Navy Reserve celebrates its centennial

Posted March 20, 2015 by Megan Crusher

U.S. Air Force photo/Megan Crusher The Navy Operational Support Center, Moreno Valley celebrated the Navy Reserve’s 100th birthday with a ceremony held at their facility, Mar. 14, 2015. Festivities began with the posting of the colors and playing of the National Anthem. 452nd Air Mobility Wing Commander, Russell A. Muncy, was in attendance along with…

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Team March pays respect to fallen

Posted May 29, 2015 by Master Sgt. Megan Crusher

U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Megan Crusher Chief Master Sgt. Brian C. Wong, command chief, 4th Air Force, salutes the grave of Abraham W. Shuman, Company H215, Pennsylvania Infantry Volunteer Regiment, who died Aug. 5, 1903. Wong was one of many who honored the fallen by placing flags on their graves during the annual flag…

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Purple Heart Day, to celebrate the courage and sacrifice of combat-wounded Veterans

Posted August 7, 2015 by

Most people have never heard of Purple Heart Day, which takes place annually on August 7th to commemorate the medals origins and the more than 1.7 million combat-wounded Purple Heart recipients. In 1782, George Washington, then the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, created the Badge of Military Merit, today known as the Purple Heart medal….

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Air Fest 2012: U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted May 17, 2012 by

On May 25, 1953, the Air Force’s official air demonstration team, designated the 3600th Air Demonstration Unit, was activated at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The unit adopted the name “Thunderbirds,” influenced in part by the strong Native American culture and folklore from the...

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Tomorrow’s leaders train at March Field

Posted July 6, 2012 by by Jale Wesley

March Air Reserve Base hosted Rancho Verde High School’s Air Force JROTC during the cadets’ annual Leadership School here, June 18. The two-week school brings cadets to March Field every day ...

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New rules mobilize AF reservists for national emergencies

Posted August 31, 2012 by by Col. Bob Thompson

WASHINGTON D.C. — Officials are putting new policies and programs in place to mobilize Air Force reservists in response to national disasters and emergencies. ...

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March outreach: Local coupons go a long way

Posted November 2, 2012 by by Darnell Gardner

The March Airman & Family Readiness Center has many outreach programs that provide comfort services to local Airmen and their families. However, the center also has a program ...

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Team March makes push to Gulfport for ORI

Posted February 1, 2013 by U.S. Air Force Photos / Master Sgt. Linda Welz

Master Sgt. John Hale, 452d AMW historian, prepares to load bags on a truck as he awaits bus transportation to the deployment processing area. Gloves are required to be worn when loading bags. Ms. Valerie Fioretta, 452d Air Mobility Wing Airman & Family Readiness Center director, briefs personnel on services available to them and their…

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Clarke officially assumes responsibilities as Air Guard director

Posted March 30, 2013 by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy

Lt. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke III assumed the duties and responsibilities of director, Air National Guard in a ceremony, March 22, at the Air National Guard Readiness Center. Clarke took over as director from Lt. Gen. Harry “Bud” Wyatt, who retired.

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