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  • To my Air Force: I love you to the moon and back

    The distance from the Earth to the Moon is 238,900 miles. The circumference of the Earth spans 24,901 miles. The average U.S. Air Force pilot flies thousands of hours in a career.Then there’s Lt. Col. Barbara Bloeth’s globetrotting stats: A senior health administrator retiring this month after years of service to the 163rd Attack Wing, Bloeth
  • Chaplains Corner

    I was at Chipotle the other day and while I was filling up my iced tea a woman passed by and said, “Thank you for your service!” While I shouldn’t have been caught off guard, admittedly I didn’t have on the forefront of my mind that I was in uniform. Instead, I was preoccupied with how fast I needed to inhale my chicken bowl, so I could get back at
  • RivCo officials warn about dangers of local wildland fire

    Health officials are urging residents in portions of western Riverside County to limit outdoor activities because of smoke and ash generated by the Canyon Fire in Corona. The fire, which started Monday in the rugged wilderness near the Riverside-Orange county line, has grown to about 2,000 acres and sent up a large column of black smoke that can be
  • Team March aids in earthquake, hurricane relief efforts

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from March Air Reserve Base are working long hours to facilitate earthquake and hurricane relief efforts through loading and launching aircraft that transport Urban Search and Rescue Teams to assist with rescue and relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Mexico. Team March members from the 452nd Aerial Port Support Flight, 452nd
  • March Fire provides mutual aid to Canyon Fire

    March Field Fire Emergency Services received a call for mutual aid from Riverside County Fire Department just after 5 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017 to help with the quickly spreading Canyon Fire near the 91 Freeway in Corona, California. Within minutes Capt. Christopher Christianson, Engineers Jonathon Sandvig and Philip Quinn, and Firefighter
  • Travis C-17 delivers response team to Mexico

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A C-17 Globemaster III from Travis AFB, California, arrived to Mexico City International Airport in support of earthquake relief efforts Sept. 21, 2017.  The crew delivered 67 U.S. Agency for International Development elite disaster team members and five canines along with equipment and medical supplies.“The men and
  • Navy Measurement Laboratory Turns 15

    NORCO, Calif. -  On Aug. 30, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division, celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Navy's unique Measurement Science and Technology Laboratory, a cornerstone facility the warfare center uses to provide precise measurements and calibrations to accurately guide missiles and weapons systems to their targets. "Everything
  • Local community says thanks with annual picnic

    March Air Reserve Base held their Military Appreciation Picnic at LeMay Park, here Saturday, September 9, 2017, which was hosted by the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce's Military Affairs Committee. Planned annually by the committee, an estimated 5,000 visitors including military and civilian members of the Team March defense community, their
  • Villa takes over as new command chief

    When she is not working, you might see Chief Master Sgt. Cynthia Villa, helping out at church, or hanging out with her family -- her parents, siblings, 2 nephews and her niece -- at the beach or at an amusement park. Or, maybe you will find her rooting for her favorite sports teams and playfully trash-talking the other team. With 18 years of
  • 452nd Medical Group sends shelter supplies to the Hurricane

    MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, CALIF - Organizations across the nation are sending help for the communities affected by Hurricane Harvey, and our own 452nd Medical Group here is also scheduled to take a part by preparing shelter supplies for the relief efforts. The 452 MDG located, secured, and airlift prepared 10 pallets of equipment valued at over