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  • March Airman offers free on-base judo and Jiu jitsu classes

    Perspiration trickles down Airman 1st Class David Reeder's determined face as he circles his opponent, Tech. Sgt. Stephen Dean, like a wolf circling its prey, searching for the quickest most effective way to subdue his opponent.  Both men are exhausted, dripping with sweat and inhaling as much oxygen into their bodies as they can, without taking
  • May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    There are more than 40 different Asian/Pacific Island languages spoken as a second language in the American household. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau,
  • AFRC Wings descend on California for Patriot Hook Exercise

    In a massive collaboration of more than 350 military, federal, and state personnel, and five Air Force Reserve Command Wings convened in California April 26 - May,1 to participate in Patriot Hook. The six-day exercise spanned across three sites in California, simulating austere Forward Operating Locations at Vandenberg Air Force Base, March Air
  • March firefighters train for wildfire season

    A special team of firefighters and engineers from March Field Fire Emergency Services, received wildland fire line refresher training to maintain certification in wildland fire fighting, at the March Air Reserve Base fire station, May 3. The team is comprised of 20 volunteers, who must have annual training consisting of 8 hours of classroom
  • Flashback: Intensive Recruiting Campaign Launched

    The following is a story that appeared in the May 8, 1920 edition of the Fly Leaf, March Field’s first newspaper.
  • Airmen celebrate Earth Day with base clean up

    More than 15 Airmen from the 163rd Attack Wing celebrated Earth Day by picking up trash along the outside fence line near the front gate of March Air Reserve Base, California, on April 1, 2017.  Nearby drivers honked and waved from their cars to show support as the Airmen collected garbage that had accumulated along the fence line and in a storm
  • Dietary supplements: More is not necessarily better

    The use of dietary supplements among adults in the United States has increased, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control. Multivitamins and multiminerals are the most commonly used dietary supplements that include herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, and specialty products such as fish oils, glucosamine, and probiotics.
  • Flashback: First Airshow at March Field

    The following is a story on the first March Field Air Show that appeared in the May 1, 1920 edition of the Fly Leaf, March Field’s first Newspaper
  • Chaplain's Corner: Playing (Nearly) Blind

    Let’s go back in history for a moment to January 2, 1956.  Tension is in the air.  It’s the 42nd Rose Bowl game (no I wasn’t there!) and Michigan State has been battling it out with UCLA for four quarters.  Over one hundred thousand people are in attendance.  The score is tied at 14 with just a few seconds left. The Spartans has driven the ball
  • DIUx team convenes at Hap Arnold Center

    A high-speed drone test-bed project commissioned by Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) took its next step toward completion at the 163d Attack Wing’s Hap Arnold Center located at March Air Reserve Base, California. Silicon Valley software developer Rick Bond, along with representatives from Autonodyne and Kratos Composite Engineering,