News Briefs 04/03/2015

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COMMISSARY TO HOLD CASE LOT SALE

The March Commissary has a case lot sale scheduled for May 1-4, where you can find great deals on many, many items. Save the dates!

RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE RELOCATED

The March Field Retiree Activities Office has moved to Bldg. 441, Rm. 25. The address is 1920 Graeber St., March Air Reserve Base, Calif. 92518. Their hours remain 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The RAO would like to thank the Civil Air Patrol-March Field Composite Squadron 45, for their help with the move.

FOD WALK NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

In order to comply with AFI 21-101, the 452nd Air Mobility Wing Quarterly FOD Walk is scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, with the following schedule:

7:15 a.m. – Assemble at Bldg. 265, old Air Passenger Terminal Building/flight line side

7:15 a.m. – Pre-brief

7:30 a.m. – Walk begins

Bring:

*a plastic trash bag, like the one in your shop/office trash can

*hearing protections if possible (if you don’t have it, there will be hearing protection available)Carpooling is recommended. Personnel not accustomed to the flight line environment should follow the lead of those familiar with obstacles and hazards. Personnel will make a line toward the runways, every other person will walk the opposite direction. Volunteers will walk to Bldg. 2303 (PRIDE Hangar) or the end of the C-17 parking ramp (by the Fire Department) respectively. Quality Assurance reps will be located at the PRIDE Hangar and at the South end of the airfield at the end of parking rows S and T by the Fire Department to collect your findings.

The 452 AMW vice commander, Col. Stephen Browning, thanks you for your support!

FORCE SUPPORT SQUADRON UPDATES SOCIAL MEDIA PAGE

     The 452nd Force Support Squadron has updated and merged its Facebook page and combined all upcoming events into one, easy-to-find location. Visit them at www.facebook.com/MarchFSS to keep up on events and outings.

FINANCIAL WORKSHOP OFFERED APR 21

The Airman and Family Readiness office is hosting a Financial Workshop Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, April 21, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Bldg. 2313, Rm. 6 (the 452nd Mission Support Group conference room), 1261 Graeber St. All base personnel are welcome to attend but pre-registration is required by calling 951-655-5350. Bring your lunch and learn how the Thrift Savings Plan can improve your net worth by paying yourself first!

PACE RUNNERS

The Rising 6 is looking for volunteers to be part of its Fit to Fight Pacing Program for Airmen. Their mission is to help people improve F2F test run times. To volunteer you must score 90 percent or better on your last two F2F tests and have the confidence to pace at the desired time requested by the tester. You don’t have to be a fast runner to be a pacer. For more information or to volunteer, contact Tech. Sgt. Ygnacio Garcia at ygnacio.garcia04@gmail.com or 714-721-7683.

VIRTUAL FITNESS

The March Fitness Center has received the Wellbeats Virtual Group Fitness Kiosk. This kiosk allows members to participate in virtual fitness classes. The first class scheduled is a virtual spin class at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information, visit the Fitness Center or call 951-655-2284.

FITNESS NEWS

Weekly Battles Ropes circuit at 12:30 and 5:30 p.m.

April – Extramural golf begins

April – Mud Run

May – Extramural softball begins (letters of intent available at the Fitness Center)

For more information, visit the Fitness Center or call 951-655-2284.

HAPPY 67TH BIRTHDAY USAF RESERVE!

In a joint directive signed by Gen. Omar Bradley, the Army Chief of Staff, and Gen. Carl Spaatz, the Air Force Chief of Staff, dated April 14, 1948, the Army Air Corps Reserve was transferred to the Air Force, officially becoming the Air Force Reserve.