Base picnic

The March Air Reserve Base Honor Guard post the colors during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16.  The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base.  More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event.  This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for the base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

The March Air Reserve Base Honor Guard post the colors during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

Staff Sgt. Julie Miles, 56th Aerial Port Squadron, cools off with the help of an inflatable water slide during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16.  The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base.  More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event.  This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

Staff Sgt. Julie Miles, 56th Aerial Port Squadron, cools off with the help of an inflatable water slide during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

Three-and-a-half-year-old Andrew braves the heights and reaches the top of the rock climber during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16.  The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base.  More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event.  This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

Three-and-a-half-year-old Andrew braves the heights and reaches the top of the rock climber during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

Seven-year-old Aaron, left, and his 11-year-old brother, Isiah, build a wooden model vehicle during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16.  The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base.  More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event.  This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

Seven-year-old Aaron, left, and his 11-year-old brother, Isiah, build a wooden model vehicle during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

Nine-year-old Demi shows off her first face painting of the day during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16.  The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base.  More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event.  This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

Nine-year-old Demi shows off her first face painting of the day during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amy Abbott)

Two cooks from the Riverside Culinary School prepare the food during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)

Two cooks from the Riverside Culinary School prepare the food during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)

Cooks from the Riverside Culinary School prepare the food during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)

Cooks from the Riverside Culinary School prepare the food during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)

Volunteers serve food during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)

Volunteers serve food during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)

Volunteers serve food during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)

Volunteers serve food during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)

The Citrus Swing Orchestra performs during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)
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The Citrus Swing Orchestra performs during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)

The Citrus Swing Orchestra performs during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)
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The Citrus Swing Orchestra performs during the annual base wide picnic held on Saturday, September 16. The local communities of Riverside and Moreno Valley organized and funded the picnic to show their appreciation to the military members who work at the base. More than 5,000 military members and their families attended the event. This is the 34th appreciate day picnic the community has hosted for March Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Carson Hampton)