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American Indian
Commentary

Nov: National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted November 13, 2015 by Prepared by Dawn W. Smith

National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States. This presentation reviews the historical milestones that led to the establishment of National American Indian Heritage Month, covers various aspects of American Indian and Alaska Native life, and honors the contributions…

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People and Places

The 315th Engineers Vertical Construction Company Soldiers return home

Posted November 13, 2015 by

Army National Guard Sgt. Danny Martinez, who is a San Diego resident and serves as a medic for the 315th Engineers Vertical Construction Company, California NG, March Air Reserve Base, is welcomed home Nov. 5, by his girlfriend, Michaela Kimball, after his almost year-long deployment to Kuwait. Army National Guard Spc. Adiel Marquez, 315th Engineers…

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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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U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Perry Covington
Air Force

229th Bravo Company deploys from March Field

Posted November 6, 2015 by by Capt. Perry Covington

The 229th Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Bravo Company deployed on October 24, 2015 from March Air Reserve Base to Northern Afghanistan to fulfill a 9-12 month deployment that was one of the first from Fort Irwin, California, in more than 10 years. The training facility’s primary mission is to ready troops for CONUS (continental U.S.)…

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Veterans

Team March 101: The Veterans Administration Office of Research Oversight (VAORO)

Posted November 6, 2015 by

(This will be an ongoing series to introduce  you to individual units or offices that make up Team March. The series will run before each Unit Training Assembly or twice a month.) The Veterans Administration Office of Research Oversight (VAORO) has been at March Air Reserve Base nearly 10 years, according to John Farley, health…

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Technology

BATMAN creates BATDOK to save lives using technology

Posted November 6, 2015 by by Kevin M. Hymel

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) — Imagine a future battlefield where an Air Force pararescue jumper treats seven wounded service members at once. He places sensors on their chests, arms and fingers, which immediately feed vital signs to a small wireless computer, no bigger than a cell phone, on his forearm. As he checks out the…

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Time
U.S.

Time to change batteries, ‘fall back’

Posted October 30, 2015 by

This article is part of the Energy.gov series “Joules of Wisdom: Top Things You Didn’t Know About Energy”and from cpsc.gov Fall back This Sunday, at 2 a.m. (or before going to bed Saturday night) people across the country will set their clocks back an hour, marking the end to Daylight Saving Time. The U.S. adopted…

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U.S. Army photo/Sgt. 1st Class Osvaldo Sanchez
News

Bringing the Individual Ready Reserve into the ‘total force’

Posted October 30, 2015 by by Andrew Tilghman

While most military recruits sign up for active or Reserve component duty for three or four years, their enlistment contracts actually obligate them to a total service agreement of eight years. Troops who choose to hang up their uniforms short of eight years of service transition into the Individual Ready Reserve for the remainder of…

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Air Force

Change in Policy: AF extends sexual assault prevention and response services to civilians

Posted October 30, 2015 by from Air Force News Service

In a significant change in policy, the Air Force announced Aug. 24 that, effective immediately, civilian employees — both appropriated and non-appropriated — who are victims of sexual assault are now allowed to file restricted and unrestricted reports with their installation’s sexual assault response coordinator. The policy allows SARCs and sexual assault prevention and response…

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U.S. Air Force photo/Linda Welz
News

Air Force Reserve Recruiting Service shoots public service announcement at March Field

Posted October 30, 2015 by by Linda Welz

A production team from Blaine Warren Advertising (BWA) spent Wednesday morning, October 28, in a hangar at March Air Reserve Base shooting scenes for the Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service’s 2016 public service announcement. The BWA agency works with Reserve Recruiting advertising to meet the needs of the command. “Air Force Reserve Command’s PSA…

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