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A triage team (first responders) rolls their “wounded victim” onto a gurney before taking him to the casualty collection point. (U.S. Air Force photo by Amy Abbott) Mass casualty on flight line
Late into the night in a dark hangar at March Air Reserve Base, seven people layed in pools of blood, wounded and waiting for help. A C-17 loomed outside and sound machines broadcasted chaos and noise in the background. Fog machines were hidden behind camouflaged netting, laying an eerie blanket of gray over the surreal ambiance. Over 120
0 9/19
2007
Senior Master Sgt. Frank De Jauregui.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Mike Blair) Hispanic reservist from March honored as hero
Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Senior Master Sgt. Frank De Jauregui has come a long way in life, yet remains grounded in his values and heritage. He recently was named "hero of the week" for local radio station ROCK 105.3 and on Sunday, Mexican Independence Day, Sergeant De Jauregui had the honor of throwing out the first pitch at the San Diego
0 9/19
2007
Members of 452nd Fire Emergency Services lined up outside the base chapel for the ringing of the bell portion of the 9/11 memorial service held Tuesday.  (U.S. Air Force photo by LaGina Jackson) March remembers 9/11 tragedy, honors the fallen
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, millions of people watched in terror as thousand of lives were taken during terrorist attacks against the country. Exactly six years later, March Air Reserve Base held a full capacity "interfaith 9-11 service" at the base chapel to commemorate the unforgettable event. "I felt violated. There was anger there," said Senior
0 9/17
2007
A KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 336th Air Refueling Squadron at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon. The Stratotankers from March deploy around the world for refueling missions and are currently deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Kreps) March reservists refuel skies over Turkey
March Air Reserve Base Airmen are currently deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 336th Air Refueling Squadron, members of the 452nd Maintenance Group and various other members of the wing went to Turkey as an air refueling aviation package. The mission of the deployment was
0 9/17
2007
Senior Master Sgt. Roughsedge Higginson aka Concho Creek Kid, Luke Short and Deputy Marshall Wayne Potter.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Amy Abbott) Wild West ropes in reservist
One weekend a month and two weeks out of the year, he is a weekend warrior. The other 327 days, he is a warrior of another kind. Trading in his BDU cap for one of the ten gallon kind and switching an M-16 for a Colt .45, Senior Master Sgt. Roughsedge Higginson escapes into his Wild West gun slinging alter egos -- Concho Creek Kid, Luke Short and
0 9/16
2007
Senior Master Sgt. Chad “Q” Quilausing tees off at the General Old Golf Course in Moreno Valley during a March Air Reserve Base’s intramural golf league game.  He work at Headquarters 4th Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo) Sweet swing: March golfer selected for Air Force championship
Today, forty people from the Air Force are gathered at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., to play in the 2007 Air Force Golf Championship. One of those hopefuls is Senior Master Sgt. Chad "Q" Quilausing, reserve technician at 4th Air Force's Command and Control Division, who was selected by the Air Force to go TDY for the opportunity. After the week long
0 9/14
2007
Michael Brown, a graphic technician with the 452nd Services Squadron, preformed CPR Sept. 4, on a neighbor lying in the street. After five minutes of mouth to mouth, Mr. Brown was able to get the man breathing again before the paramedics arrived.                         Graphic technician saves neighbor's life
"Keep breathing. Keep breathing. Don't give up." The uncle gently held his nephew's head and repeated the phrase as he lay in the middle of the street, his body shaking, going through convolutions and then ... everything stopped. At that moment Michael Brown, a graphic technician with the 452nd Services Flight and neighbor who lived nearby the
0 9/06
2007
Command Chief Master Sergeant (Blue color), U.S. Air Force graphic Meatballs and mentorship; Troops bend chief's ear over chow
The rank of chief master sergeant is the highest grade of an Air Force enlisted career with the pinnacle being the position of command chief. At the 452nd Air Mobility Wing, Agustin Huerta holds this much-respected and esteemed designation. Looking back over the span of his career, he is fully aware a large portion of the reason he arrived at where
0 9/04
2007
Lt. Col. Kevin L. Krebs was appointed chief ORI planner Aug. 5 and became the new focal point for all Air Force inspector general questions.  Colonel Krebs has a check list for success that includes concentrating on safety, operational security and computer security, communication and surviving chemical attacks.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman David K. Flaherty) Inspection planner has check list for success
A 22-year Air Force veteran has been appointed the chief planner for the 452nd Air Mobility Wing's upcoming operational readiness inspection. Lt. Col. Kevin L. Krebs, the commander of the 452nd Operational Support Squadron, assumed ORI responsibilities Aug. 5 and became the new focal point for all Air Force inspector general questions. "The
0 8/23
2007
Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Ricardo Villalobos, 28, was a native of Escondido, Calif., and had been a rescue man with March Air Reserve Base’s 452nd Fire Emergency Services for four years. Sergeant Villalobos was killed Saturday morning in an off-base motorcycle accident. (Photo courtesy of Assistant Fire Chief Cooper M. Eliot, 452nd Fire Emergency Services) March honors fallen firefighter
A firefighter from March Air Reserve Base' s 452nd Fire Emergency Services was killed Saturday morning in an off-base motorcycle accident. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Ricardo Villalobos, 28, was a native of Escondido, Calif., and had been assigned to the 452nd FES for over four years. "He was one of my best firefighters," said Eliot M. Cooper, the
0 8/19
2007
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