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  • The Last Lightning Strike- The last P-38 Reunion

    82nd Fighter Group Association host the closeout and final reunion of the 96th and 97th Fighter Squadrons with the last four surviving pilots in attendance; Leo Press, Lute Thompson, Dick Ostronink, and Mel Roaslvig at March Field Museum, Calfi.

  • Do you need a reboot?

    Do you ever have computer problems? I sometimes do, and when calling for help, I know the first question on the other end of the line will be, “Have you restarted?”  In my extremely limited IT vocabulary, I have learned there is something called Random Access Memory (RAM) that handles short-term

  • Reserve Airmen, PACAF distribute ops for AFFOR exercise

    Reserve Airmen from the 713th Combat Operations Squadron supported Headquarters Pacific Air Forces thousands of miles away for an Air Force Forces exercise, Feb. 3-11. More than 25 Reserve Airmen worked via distributed operations from Beale Air Force Base, Calif. with PACAF’s AFFOR staff at Joint

  • Counting our blessings, sharing the journey

    Do you wonder, as a society, how we will change on the other side of this pandemic? For example, as we journey through this terrible chapter in our history, will we become more aware of God’s blessings in our daily lives?  Recently I’ve been thinking about the phrase “Enjoy what you have while you

  • Firebirds training in southwestern US highlights C-17 capabilities

    On the morning of Jan. 8, 2021, 13 U.S. Airmen, all assigned to the 517th Airlift Squadron, boarded a C-17A Globemaster III aircraft and flew from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to March Air Reserve Base, California. Their mission: to train and prepare for global operations in a deployed

  • Marching forward with Forward March

    The 452nd Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs team continues to find new ways to spread important information to its Team March members. In addition to several social media accounts, a new podcast series, called Forward March, has been added to the arsenal.“The new series is a mixed-media, short-format

  • Repatriation Mission - One Year Later

    On January 29, 2020, the first chartered aircraft entering the United States from Wuhan, China arrived at March Air Reserve Base, California, carrying approximately 200 U.S. citizen evacuees. Not knowing what to expect, and with less than a 24-hour notice, Team March spun into action, along with

  • Maintain resiliency through holiday

    On Thursday, Nov. 18, the Centers for Disease Control released guidelines to celebrate Thanksgiving in a way to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 or the flu.Total force military personnel, family members, Defense Department civilian employees and contractors, and any other individuals who come onto