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  • Defense budget proposal inactivates March squadron

    Monday's release of the Defense Department's fiscal 2015 budget request includes the inactivation of the 4th Combat Camera Squadron located at March Air Reserve Base. Reservists affected were notified this week."We have known for a few months now that this could be a reality," said Maj. Karen Davis, 4 CTCS Operations Director. "We decided that it
  • Airmen, Marines enhance mission capabilities through training

    Marines attached to the Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group (ADACG) and Airmen from the 452nd Aerial Port Support Flight (APSF), joined up to provide aerial port operations training to logisticians assigned to the First Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF), onboard March Air Reserve Base, Feb 27.More than 110 Marines were broken up into groups
  • March Airmen 'Crew Swap' with Cruz Pedregon Racing team

    March Air Reserve Base and Cruz Pedregon Racing orchestrate a 'Crew Swap' to give each other a day-in-the-life experience; where the race team toured March ARB, Feb. 5, and a dozen service members visited the race crew at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif., Feb. 7.Jon Rucker, military program manager for Snap-on Tools, a Pedregon sponsor,
  • Development Training Flight provides edge to Airmen

    Approximately 40 Airmen-trainees, most wearing sand-colored T-shirts, assemble in formation and stretch on the new running track here. The trainees are preparing to complete a 1.5-mile run as part of a four-year-old Air Force Reserve Command program called Development Training Flight.The DTF program is designed to prepare trainees for Basic
  • March medical officer briefs international comrades

    Maj. Marissa Marquez, 752nd Medical Squadron, is one of a handful of medical professionals who has been invited to present a briefing at the Interallied Confederation of Medical Reserve Officers' (CIOMR) mid-winter meeting on February 7, 2014, in Brussels, Belgium.The CIOMR is part of the Reserve Officer Association and is their international NATO
  • Lodging procedures to improve your Unit Training Exercise experience

    Due to the elimination of the Automatic Lodging Reservation System, the March Inn is operating on Air Force Instruction 34-246, Air Force Lodging Program, while a new wing instruction is being written. Use of the ALRS was eliminated because the Air Force Lodging Fund would not support it with Non Appropriated Funds and lodging lost most of its
  • March Airmen volunteer at 125th Rose Parade

    The early-morning sunlight shimmers off the recently polished wings of the red, white and blue colored aircraft as it taxis into place. An Airman, clad in his Airman Battle Uniform, places chocks beneath the plane to lock the wheels in place while another Airman assists the pilot from the cockpit.The pilot, Finley Banks, a native of Los Angeles,
  • History of the Raincross Trophy

    In 1917, a small group of distinguished Riverside citizens joined with the Riverside Chamber of Commerce to acquire a parcel of land in an area known as the Alessandro Plain on the outskirts of the city. They had a vision - that there would one day be a military airfield on that site - a vision that was finally realized in February 1918 with the
  • Travis Reserve wing is best in Fourth Air Force

    Brig. Gen. John C. Flournoy Jr., Commander, Headquarters 4th Air Force, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., surprised senior leaders at the 349th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during a video teleconference Nov. 6, 2013, by presenting them with the Raincross Trophy for being the best wing in the numbered Air Force (NAF) for fiscal
  • Evacuation