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  • Zero tolerance policy on use of CBD by Airmen/Defense Department employees

    The United States has seen a recent surge in cannabis products since the legalization of recreational marijuana in eleven states. One such product that has become widely available is cannabidiol (CBD), a substance that is derived from Cannabis sativa (hemp/marijuana) plants. You may have heard radio

  • Your Output Cannot Exceed Your Input

    Every October, hundreds of world class athletes gather in Kona, Hawaii, for the annual Ironman World Championship Triathlon. The race consists of three disciplines, a 2.4-mile ocean swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a 26.22-mile marathon run, consecutively. Completing the course is a lifetime

  • Reserve Citizen Airmen: living locally, serving globally

    Abrupt hums of military aircraft overhead can turn heads toward the sky and silence any conversation occurring in the cities surrounding March Air Reserve Base, California. Some might say that those ‘sounds of freedom’ are a daily reminder that the community’s local Air Force Reserve is still

  • Looking back on historic March Chapel wedding with “Pride”

    Marvin Tucker, Emergency Manager, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, said he was initially uneasy seven years ago when then Maj. Tina Tsui, 452nd Force Support Squadron commander and a friend of his for about six years, suggested that he get married on base. The law had changed, but could he trust it? “We had

  • 452nd Communications Squadron works non-stop, keeps operations running

    From mid-January 2020, when evacuees from Wuhan, China, arrived at March Air Reserve Base to begin their quarantine, the 452nd Communications Squadron’s Communications Focal Point  (CFP) department accepted the challenge to provide Information Technology support to the Crisis Action Team and the

  • March Air Reserve Base commander participates in Operation American Resolve

    Brig. Gen. Melissa Coburn, commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, has a special place in her heart for healthcare workers because her sister, Tiffany, works as a physician’s assistant at Winchester Medical Center in West Virginia, and her husband, Ryan, is a registered nurse. So, when the call came out

  • Joint Base Charleston delivers Russia bound ventilators

    A Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina C-17 Globemaster III, today, picked up 50 USAID-provided ventilators at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. and delivered them to Dover Air Force Base, Maryland. The mission is the first leg of a USAID mission to deliver 200 ventilators this month to Moscow.

  • Aircrew Flight Equipment/USO sew masks for Team March

    This week the 452nd Operations Support Squadron’s Aircrew Flight Equipment team andthe USO answered the call to make masks for the base populace in support of COVID-19local and Defense Department directives requiring face coverings to be worn on allfederal installations when the six-foot social