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  • Cal Guard’s remotely piloted aircraft become mainstay of wildland firefighting operations

    MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. – Five years after a proof-of-concept mission to use the California Air National Guard’s remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in support of domestic wildland firefighting operations, the MQ-9 Reaper has developed into a key asset in California’s fight against wildfires, including the Carr and Mendocino Complex Fires, which
  • 163d Attack Wing Fights California Fires with Innovation

    MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. –The 163d Attack Wing’s Hap Arnold Innovation Center (HAIC) has turned California wildfires into a crucible of American ingenuity. The brainstorming center of the California Air National Guard wing, which flies MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) from March Air Reserve Base, enabled technology forged in combat
  • Major Jessica Wruck Assumes Command of the 452D SFS

    Maj. Jessica Z. Wruck assumed command of the 452nd Security Forces Squadron at the Cultural Resource Center, here at March Air Reserve Base, August 26.Col. Kelly E. Hosey, 452nd Mission Support Group commander, presided over the assumption of command ceremony."There's no doubt in my mind that Maj. Wruck is the right person to lead the 452nd
  • A March Defender is Honored as Hometown Hero

    At March Air Reserve Base, Citizen Airmen serve from other parts of the country and the world.  Technical Sergeant Jonathan Ortega, assigned to the 452nd Air Mobility Wing Security Forces Squadron, experienced a once in a lifetime event that brought light to March Air Reserve Base to a community outside the State of California.Ortega currently
  • MasterChef comes to March Air Reserve Base

    Since the taping of the Fox television show MasterChef on March 14th, 100 Airmen from March Air Reserve Base have been keeping a delicious secret: They were the audience selected by the producers to experience the culinary delights at their home station. The episode that was shot at one of the base’s capacious hangars airs tonight, Aug. 22nd.
  • Miller becomes first Citizen Airman 4-star

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, GEORGIA – Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia was confirmed for promotion to the rank of General on Aug. 20. Miller will become the first Citizen Airman in the history of the Air Force
  • U. S. Congressman Mark Takano visits March

    Col. Matthew Burger, 452nd Air Mobility Wing commander, hosted a congressional visit today for Representative Mark Takano, California’s 41st congressional district, and three of his staffers. The visit included tours of 452 AMW C-17 Globemaster III and KC-135 static aircraft, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal vehicle static display, where Takano
  • Married in the Military

    Military couples and their family members face unique challenges on a regular basis. Those range from problems during separations due to temporary duty assignments or deployments to finding military healthcare when there is not military treatment facility nearby. Those challenges can be managed better when both military members work through them
  • Phoenix Raven Program

    Phoenix Raven’s program manager, TSgt. Mark Estorga, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, held tryouts earlier this year for candidates interested in becoming the next group of certified Ravens here at March Air Reserve Base, California.The Raven position does not consist of your typical security force job duties. Ravens are specially trained security
  • Team March hosts full spectrum joint medical readiness exercise

    More than 250 Reservists, Guardsmen, and Corpsmen participated in triaging, treating and transporting simulated mass casualty patients during MegaCode 2018, a two-day medical exercise here June 23 to June 24, 2018.  “MegaCode 2018 is a joint exercise that looks at what it takes to move a patient within the aeromedical evacuation system, from point