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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 by Capt. Perry Covington

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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March Field Emergency Fire Services engineer remains calm at accident scene

Posted June 26, 2015 by Linda Welz

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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March Airman prepares for marksman competition

Posted June 26, 2015 by Senior Airman Kevin Mitterholzer

The competition is drawing near and practice is becoming ramped up for the competitors of the 2015 National Rifle Association National Smallbore Rifle Championships.

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Teamwork, commitment, goals, success

Posted June 19, 2015 by Mackenzie Welz

The start of my freshman year, at a new school and not knowing a single student, was terrifying.

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Civil Affairs Command completes change of command, ready for more Pacific operations

Posted June 12, 2015 by Capt. Ray K. Ragan

U.S. Army photo/Staff Sgt. Robert Van Tuinen The cannon, named Country, renders honors as part of a change of command ceremony on June 6. During the ceremony, the outgoing commander, Brig. Gen. Stephen K. Curda passed command of the 351st Civil Affairs Command to Brig. Gen. William P. Barriage. The 351 CAC is the headquarters…

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OPM data hack may cause extra alarm for troops

Posted June 12, 2015 by Hope Hodge

The largest data hack in government history could leave some troops at risk of having their personal information exploited or exposed. Current and former federal employees began receiving troubling emails from the executive Office of Personnel Management on Monday, notifying them that their personal information was compromised in a massive data breach made public earlier…

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Drought exposes Civil War veteran’s grave in Monterey County lake

Posted June 12, 2015 by

Joseph Botts Jr. stepped out of his pickup truck into a scrubby, sunbaked field of salt grass and mustard weed and bent over a granite slab bearing a worn inscription: “Corp’l John McBride.”

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Celebrate “Old Glory’s” 239th year on Flag Day

Posted June 12, 2015 by America’slibrary.gov

Sunday, June 14, is Flag Day! On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

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Reservist deploys to Nepal as civilian Urban Search and Rescue Specialist

Posted June 5, 2015 by Linda Welz

Courtesy photo Maj. Glenn ‘Tony’ Wright, 452nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, stands amid rubble in the nation of Nepal while deployed there following a devastating earthquake in April 2015. Wright is an engineer, and an Urban Search and Rescue Specialist (USAR) for the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) California Task Force…

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Airman volunteers to help those less fortunate

Posted June 5, 2015 by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

Thousands of miles away in remote Philippine villages there are families who lack access to medication and basic health care. The medical needs of the people in the Philippines are tremendous, especially in the rural areas, where many suffer from treatable ailments.

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