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Finance team brings home top AFRC award

Posted December 18, 2015 by by Senior Airman Russell S. McMillan

The 452nd Financial Management (FM) team, March Air Reserve Base, recently won the 2015 Air Force Reserve Command Financial Services Office of the Year Award. The AFRC-wide competition is an annual award comprised of four FM sections for which bases are judged: military pay, travel pay, civilian pay and disbursement. “We submitted it like any…

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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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Holiday message from our March ARB leadership

Posted December 18, 2015 by

As 2015 draws to a close, Angela and I join you in reflecting all we, as a team, have accomplished this year. You have made many sacrifices to keep our missions going and you have all exemplified what it means to put service before self. The holiday season is a time of celebration and fellowship,…

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163rd Judge Advocate defends Airman

Posted December 11, 2015 by

(Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgts. Neil Ballecer and Gregory Solman) 163rd Attack Wing Judge Advocate General Maj. Marsha Yasuda, assisted by paralegal Staff Sgt. Adriana Stevens, defended the first California Air National Guardsman court martialed in more than a decade. Maj. Marsha Yasuda had barely landed at the 163d Reconnaissance Wing’s Judge Advocate…

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Team March 101: American Forces Network

Posted December 11, 2015 by by George A. Smith

(Photo by Steve McGill) Aerial views of Broadcast Center/DIMOC IM building in Riverside, Ca., Oct. 15, 2012. About half-a-mile from the March Air Reserve Base main gate, sits the biggest broadcast network of which many Americans are unfamiliar. It’s the place with the huge satellite dishes all around. The reason many Americans have never heard…

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Civilian employers recognized for reserve support

Posted December 11, 2015 by by Megan Crusher

The Air Force Reserve is comprised of over 65,000 reservists, with the majority of those reservists being citizen Airmen, who along with their reserve career also have civilian careers that demand their time and attention. It takes dedication and determination for reservists to successfully manage their civilian career alongside their reserve career. In order to…

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Harmont Grenier, CyberPatriot VI team captain (with trophy) stands with his winning team as Tech. Sgt. Elizabeth Grenier, 452nd Communication Squadron and the team’s mentor, stands to the left. CyberPatriot VI was the first time CyberPatriot was offered to middle schools. Since their local middle school did not have a team, Grenier pulled together a group of individuals to compete as a team.
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First Sergeant/Cyber Mom mentors youth

Posted December 4, 2015 by by Greg Grenier

Tech. Sgt. Elizabeth Grenier, my wife, and a cyber systems operations specialist and first sergeant for the 452nd Communication Squadron, is known as “Cyber Mom.”  Although she doesn’t have super powers, her involvement and incredible success in cultivating leaders within the cyber defense field earned her the nickname. When our eldest son entered the online,…

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March Field Air Museum hosts Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day speaker

Posted December 4, 2015 by March Field Air Museum news release

With the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, The March Field Air Museum will be hosting its annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. Two Pearl Harbor survivors will reflect on their personal experiences during “The Day That Will Live in Infamy.” The program begins with…

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Russian missiles ‘complicate’ Syria airstrikes

Posted December 4, 2015 by by Jeffrey Schogol

U.S. and coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group will continue despite Russia’s decision to send advanced S-400 surface-to-air missiles to Syria, said the commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command. “Yes, it does complicate things a little bit, and we’ll put some thought to it, but we still have a job to do here, and…

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California Air National Guard Wingmen share thankful thoughts at annual Thanksgiving Meal

Posted December 4, 2015 by by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

As the smell of turkey and pumpkin pie fills the air, and fall tablescapes are created, we often reflect on what we have in our lives for which we give thanks. During this year’s annual Thanksgiving feast at the 163rd Attack Wing, March Air Reserve Base, California, several Airmen took part in sharing a meal…

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