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  • San Diego siblings reunite at Kirkuk

    Many things are common at a change of command ceremony -- high-ranking visitors, emotional speeches, pomp and circumstance ... a family reunion. When Tech Sgt. Richard Rositas, executive assistant to Chief Master Sgt. Scott Dearduff, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing command chief master sergeant, recently stepped off a C-130 here, he had the chance to
  • March aircraft a hit in Denmark

    Approximately 72,000 Danes attended the annual Aalborg Air Base Air Show in Denmark last week where they witnessed an aircrew from the 729th Airlift Squadron at March pilot their C-17 Globemaster III in a spectacular air capabilities demonstration. "Our air demonstration is the best way to show the real capabilities of the aircraft and what it can
  • New retractable barrier system opens at March

    March ARB opened the north end of the runway which now holds a retractable barrier, an instrumental asset to the base's operational performance. The Type H90 system is the first of two to be installed on the flight line and is designed to help aircraft in distress. The main benefactors of the new system are the F-16 Fighting Falcons of
  • Wing Reservists help save child's life: 452nd AES puts their training to the test

    Three Airmen from the 452nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron had intensive on-the-job training in May during their annual tour at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. Capt. Jennifer Pairis, AES flight nurse; Master Sgt. Marke McCracken, aeromedical evacuation technician; and Staff Sgt. Katherine Newcomer, aeromedical evacuation technician, were on alert
  • Two birds with one stone: 452nd AES, 336th ARS team up for training

    Members from two squadrons, both within the 452nd Operations Group, returned from an island in the North Pacific Ocean on Sunday where they were conducting training. A KC-135 crew from the 336th Air Refueling Squadron, along with passengers from the 452nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, flew to Guam for an exercise in which the real world outcome
  • Celebrating le matagofie o le Pasefika

    Talofa, afio mai e molimau le matagofie o le Pasefika. Or for those of you who do not speak Samoan: Hello, come experience the beauty of the Pacific. The Army Reserve's 304th Sustainment Brigade held a luncheon celebrating Asian Pacific Islander month May 24. The celebration was the first of many planned by the brigade's Equal Opportunity
  • Closing the gap: Guard nears completion of field training

    When the 163rd Reconnaissance Wing took on its new mission in January of 2006, it was three fold: stand up an operational orbit, field training detachment and field training unit. One down, two to go. Of the two in the works, the detachment is the closest to becoming fully functional at the Wing. This is the maintenance schoolhouse part of the