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  • HG outreach to Southern California

    The hearty yell of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard’s narrator was followed by a wave of cheers through the crowd of Disneyland onlookers, ranging from nostalgic veterans to curious children.  The “Ambassadors in Blue” laced these announcements throughout each drill routine during their recent tour of Southern California where they performed at Sea
  • Chaplains Corner: Working It Out

    Returning home after a much-anticipated vacation always has the same effect on me.  It’s hard to describe that effect in one word.  In fact, I need to use a whole phrase.  It is this: “Well, that’s it until next year”.   My family and I wait 364 days from the time we arrive home from our annual vacation to the day we start the next one.  It’s sort
  • Commander highlights Team March impact at Capitol Hill

    The 452nd Air Mobility Wing’s current and future commanders met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Tuesday to advocate Team March mission priorities and communicate the significant impact the active duty, Guard and Reserve members make in support of national defense. During a meeting with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Rep. Ken Calvert’s and other
  • I just lost it, and I'm glad

    MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, CALIF (June 25, 2017) --- I looked in the mirror one day and I knew that I had just lost it. My face looked slim and must have lost years. It was like I was looking at a different person entirely. I really had lost it. Fifteen years ago, before I joined the Air Force, I was 189 pounds on a 5 foot, 5 inch Asian frame. It
  • ATSO Reloaded: Resurrecting the term

    Suppose I told you the 452nd AMW will be conducting an ATSO exercise in the fall? Wait, what, you say? Now you are scrolling through your favorites to find military acronyms to figure out what ATSO stands for as the term seems fuzzy to you. Relax, this article will provide all you need to know about the term and the requirements. It is time to
  • Safe Cycling: Sharing the Road

    It is important to safely share the road with bicyclist both on and off base. During the June A-UTA, there was a minor collision between a bicycle and car on Graeber St. and, fortunately, no injuries resulted.  Many cyclists do not walk away from collisions involving a motor vehicle. In 2015, 818 people lost their lives in bicycle/motor vehicle
  • Free financial planning services available at Airman and Family

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. is offering free personal financial readiness services to the March military community, which is good news for those who want to maintain or start a foundation towards financial goals. Pamela D. Plick, a certified personal financial counselor with the March A&FRC, has
  • 163rd Medical Group trains for the worst-case scenario

    Nurses and doctors from Arrowhead Regional Medical Center gathered at March Air Reserve Baserecently to teach Airmen from the 163d Medical Group various emergency medical skills.The project was led by Dr. Michael Neeki, the Chief Medical Officer for the San BernardinoCounty Medical Services, who is also head of the center.Neeki was one of the first
  • Application window opens for Air Force undergraduate flying training

    Application packages for the next Undergraduate Flying Training selection board are due to the Rated Officer Assignments branch of the Air Force Personnel Center by Nov. 17, 2017.   The board, set for Jan. 22-25, 2018, will consider active-duty officer applicants to attend training as early as spring 2018. Those interested in becoming a pilot,
  • The first commandant of new flying school at March

    On June 11, 1918, Maj. John C. P. Bartholf assumed command of March Field from Capt. William J. Carruthers. Carruthers had been in command of the post since March 11, 1918 and was instrumental in establishing the infrastructure of the installation. Bartholf also assumed command of the newly opened flying school, becoming its first commandant. A few