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NEW ORLEANS -- Maj. Stacia Blyeu comforts an elderly patient at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport moments before she is evacuated from here Sept. 3.  Major Blyeu is a flight nurse with the 452nd Air Evacuation Squadron at March Air Reserve Base, Calif.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt Jack Braden) 452nd AMW receives fifth outstanding Unit Award
   The 452nd Air Mobility Wing has been awarded its fifth Air Force Outstanding Unit Award in recognition of its efforts Oct. 1, 2004-Sept. 30, 2006.    "It's truly an outstanding organization," said Commander Brig. Gen. James L. Melin. "It's been doing the nation's business and deserves the recognition."    Anyone assigned to the unit between
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Default Air Force Logo March ARB implements cell phone restriction for drivers
Officials here have implemented an Air Force-wide cell phone restriction for drivers. Effective immediately, drivers are not allowed to talk on their cell phones while driving on this, or any, Air Force installation without a hands free device. This policy is part of the Department of Defense's Joint Traffic Guidance. This restriction also applies
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Col. Pamela LeBlanc (left) officiated the Change of Command Ceremony at March Air Reserve Base where Lt. Col. Tanya A. Porter (center) assumed command of the 56th Aerial Port squadron from Lt. Col. Laurence B. Harris (right). (USAF photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Davidson, 452 AMW Public Affairs) 56th Aerial Port Squadron gains Porter as commander

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Brig Gen. James L. Melin, 452nd Air Mobility Wing commander, thanks the USO and the community for their support of the military.  General Melin represented the Air Force Reserve at the grand opening of the USO at Ontario International Airport on November 7, 2006.  The new 6,000 square-foot facility will serve some 20,000 military members and their families who travel through the airport each year.  (Photo by SrA Diane M. Ducat, 163 ARW) USO Grand Opening

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MSgt. Burt Weissman and SrA Melissa Alcantara, 163 Air Refueling Wing from March Air Reserve Base, Calif., complete in-processing paperwork while SrA Raymond Nix performs triage on an active-duty Army person during a joint services Mass Casualty exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by SSgt. Joseph Prouse, 163 ARW/PA) 163 ARW Medical Group Deploy and Train
   Medical personnel from the 163d Air Refueling Wing recently deployed to Gwang Ju Air Base, Korea, and participated in Exercise Ulchi Focus Lens, an annual joint active-duty Army and Air Force and Republic of Korea Forces exercise. Within the first week of their two week annual training, Wing guardsmen erected a pre-positioned Chemical Protection
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Col. Jeff Barnson, 452nd Air Mobility Wing vice commander, polishes the boots of Master Sgt. Michael Johnson, 56th Aerial Port Squadron, while Col. Heather Cosmas, 452nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron commander, foreground, applies wax to  452nd Services Flight Tech. Sgt. Marvin Anderson’s boots.  Commanders from around the wing turned up at a shoe shine fundraiser during the October drill at the dining facility on base to help defray the ticket cost of the upcoming March Field Military Ball for the wing's more junior reserve Airmen.  Senior leaders raised $700 for their spit and polish effort.  (U.S. Air Force photos by TSgt Mike Blair, 452 AMW/PA) Commanders shine

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Seven Southern California residents joined the Air Force Reserve on Tuesday before the taping of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno during the command's yearly accessions' week program.  Each October, Air Force Reserve Command recruiting asks its wings to perform a mass enlistment ceremony at some unique location.  This year, the newest recruits were enlisted at NBC in Burbank, Calif.  The Tonight Show guests featured professional golfer Tiger Woods, Chef Emeril Lagasse and rapper Chingy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj Don Traud, 452 AMW/PA) New Members to the Air Force Reserve

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Cutline:  Members from the Blue Eagles Total Force Honor Guard at March Air Reserve Base prepare to present the colors during the opening ceremonies at a recent drifting event at the Irwindale Speedway which was co-sponsored by the Air Force Reserve Command. The event featured some of the best professional drifters in D1 taking on some of NASCAR’s brightest stars, including Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Bill Elliott, Greg Biffle, Robby Gordon and Casey Mears, in a drifting exhibition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. Erickson Barnes, 452 AMW/PA)
Air Force Reserve sponsors drifting race

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Assistant Auditor General of the Air Force Ms. Judy Simon administers the oath of appointment to Mr. Derrick Wong, Mr. James Stahle and Mr. Ron Prentkiewicz, Air Force Audit Agency, March Air Reserve Base, Calif. All three were promoted to the rank of GS-15.  Ms. Simon promoted the local auditors to the highest GS grade during a recent ceremony at the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Don Traud) Local Air Force auditors promoted

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MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. - Colonel Cam J. LeBlanc (left), 452nd Maintenance Group commander, conducted two change of command ceremonies recently. The first saw Lt. Col. Christine B. Schlacter (right), relinquish command of the 452nd Maintenance Operations Squadron to Maj. Aaron J. Heick (center). During the second, Lt. Col. Schlacter took command of the 452nd Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Mike Blair, 452nd AMW/PA)

Maintenance squadrons change commanders

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