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Tech Sgt. David Reyes, a jet engine mechanic with the 452nd Maintenance Squadron, inspects a C-17 Globemaster III engine, parked in the maintenance hangar, for any deficiencies.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Amy Abbott) March Air Reserve Base maintenance group named number one
The 452nd Maintenance Group took top honors recently. They were named the number one maintenance group in 4th Air Force. Comprised of the 452nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, the 752nd AMXS, the 452nd Maintenance Squadron, the 452nd Maintenance Operations Squadron and led by their commander Col. Cam LeBlanc, the group has proven they have what it
0 10/31
2007
Maj. Gen. Robert Duignan, commander, 4th Air Force, right back, and Congressman Ken Calvert, California’s 44th District representative, right front, thank members of the Army North command for establishing an operational command post at March Air Reserve Base to provide command and control for all Department of Defense forces who arrived in the area to combat the Southern California wildfires.  (U. S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel St. Pierre) March Air Reserve Base supports firefighting efforts

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2007
Federal Emergency Management Agency trucks assemble on the flightline of March Air Reserve Base in support of the Southern California firefighting efforts on October 26, 2007. (U. S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel St. Pierre) March Air Reserve Base supports firefighting efforts

0 10/30
2007
(L to r) SSgt. Froilan Hernandez, TSgt. Jack Duer and SSgt. Floyd Gibson of the 452nd Bombardment Group ham it up outside a pub while on leave in England. The men were part of an aircrew on the B-17 Flying Fortress Shot Snorter, which was shot down over Europe while being fl own by another crew. (Photo by Pleon Wood) The friendly invasion: 452nd GIs inundated English villages
Third in a seriesVeterans of the 452nd Bombardment Group disagree on how to pronounce Deopham Green, the English airfield they called home in World War II. Some call it "Deep-um" Green. Others say "Deef-um." A few proclaim it "Deaf-um" and the rest refer to it as "Dep-um." "It should be 'Deep-um,' although most younger people today pronounce it
0 10/29
2007
Capt. Eugene Dawydiak, left, Maj Andy Gilbert, Maj. Eric Grant and Lt. Col James Skidmore monitor and coordinate joint military efforts as part of a federal support package used to assist federal, state and local agencies responding to the California wildfires at March Air Force Base in Riverside, Calif., Oct. 25, 2007.  (U. S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel St. Pierre) 

March Air Reserve Base supports firefighting efforts

0 10/29
2007
Major Kerry Barshinger, a flight nurse from the 43rd AES, Pope ARB, N.C., performs an inspection on a cardiac monitor while assigned to a Mobile Aeromedical Staging Facility at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., in support of medical relief efforts for the California wildfires.  The facility waits on standby to air-evacuate fire victims out of the local area. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman David Flaherty/452 AMW/PA)
Medics deployed to fire-devastated Southern California
As California wild fires continue to burn unchecked, Air Force medical elements Deployed to March Air Reserve Base, Calif., are prepared for the worst. The 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron from Pope AFB, N.C., along with components from Scott AFB, Ill., and Travis AFB, Calif., constructed a Mobile Aeromedical Staging Facility, (MASF) Oct. 25,
0 10/27
2007
The U.S. Army North from Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio shipped mobile command center vehicles that will assist command and control efforts of the ongoing relief operations in the aftermath of the California wildfires.
Wildfire command post stands up at March
The U.S. Army North Command set up an operational command post Oct. 24 here to provide command and control for all Department of Defense forces who are scheduled to arrive in the area to combat the southern California wildfires that have devastated the state. March Air Reserve Base has been designated the Federal Operational Staging Area for the
0 10/26
2007
Members of the 452nd Air Mobility Wing stationed at March Air Reserve Base in California assist Soldiers from the U.S. Army North from Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio unload emergency response equipment from a C-17 Globemaster III Oct. 24 at March ARB. Soldiers from U.S. Army North are assisting with Southern California wildfires by managing and aiding all the Defense Department forces involved. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Hector Garcia)
March Air Reserve Base supports firefighting efforts

0 10/25
2007
Sally B, the only airworthy B-17 Flying Fortress in the United Kingdom, rests on the tarmac at Imperial War Museum Duxford, England. Its proper name is painted on one side of the nose, while Memphis Belle is on the other (shown) due to its use in the 1990 movie of that name. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Matt Proietti) B-17 duty was tiring, memorable
Second in a seriesB-17 Flying Fortresses were noisy, cold and reliable, men who flew and repaired them for the 452nd Bombardment Group recall. "It was so loud, I could yell in the pilot's ear from six inches away and he couldn't hear me," said Tech Sgt. Arthur Mills, 86, of Lawrence Park, Pa., an engineer/top turret gunner. "It was 60 degrees below
0 10/22
2007
Members from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing teamed with the 445th Airlift Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, and the 940th Air Refueling Wing from Beale AFB, Calif., at Gulfport, Miss., last week where they participated in a week-long Operational Readiness Exercise. The ORE was conducted as training for the wings’ upcoming Operational Readiness Inspection in February. Inspectors observed not only the unit’s mission task lists but also their common core standards. The ORE gave the three wings the opportunity to work as a team, fi nd areas where improvement was needed and polish skills that might be a bit rusty. Unlike the ORI, this deployment exercise was not graded. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Hector Garcia) Airmen in the fight

0 10/22
2007
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