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  • Team March honors fallen Airman

    Airman Lionel Hendrick wanted to follow in his dad's footsteps. His father, Clarence, retired from the 452nd Air Mobility Wing as an Air Force master sergeant after 25 years of service. Hendrick planned on doing the same, said Senior Master Sergeant Lali Gomez, first sergeant from the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at March ARB,
  • Yellow Ribbon resources help family through deployment, tragedy

    Michelle Lutz's world stopped revolving the day her husband and best friend, Chief Master Sgt. Rich Lutz, left for a deployment."I didn't want him gone for six months. It's very difficult being a single parent," said Michelle.The two met nearly 15 years ago when she saw Rich playing pool at a Vashon Island, Wash., club where she worked as a
  • Are Airmen's ghosts still around?

    (Final in a four-part series on things that go bump in the night)Chaplain Dave Sarmiento, 163rd Reconnaissance Wing duty chaplain, March Air Reserve Base, California, has heard many stories of ghosts roaming the halls in buildings at March Field.One such story came from a former wing commander of his who told him of an incident that occurred in the
  • Shadowy figure blocks exit to room in March Field building

    (Third in a four-part series of things that go bump in the night)Ghost stories have been told for ages. With Halloween quickly approaching, there seems to be even more being shared during this time of year. March Air Reserve Base, California, is not immune to such stories. In fact, there may be more told here than many other military bases.Why?
  • Rumors of torture devices in March basement

    (First in a four-part series of things that go bump in the night)There have been a couple of reports that a basement on March Air Reserve Base houses "shackles" hanging from the ceiling behind a stairwell. Are the rumors valid? If so, why are they there and what were they used for?I was curious, so when my friend, Senior Airman Joe Mora, 452nd
  • 'Keep your boots shined' means I love you

    The veterans Master Sgt. Angela Caruso-Yahne, 34th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, has completed five deployments, but number six is the first time she has attended a Yellow Ribbon event."From my perspective, I've had encouragement from my commander for previous deployments, to attend a Yellow Ribbon event, but
  • Creating a lifestyle of health and fitness

    Basic training and technical school keep Airman on the go, constantly moving and being active, with allocated times for physical fitness and meals. Food choices are also minimized by providing access to dining facilities. This helps Airman stay healthy and in top physical condition. However, habits tend to change when one leaves this regimented way
  • March Reservists helps Tops in Blue celebrate 60 years

    Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Collins, 4th Combat Camera Squadron, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., is celebrating Christmas this year, away from his family, with the Tops in Blue All Stars, touring overseas bases.As the Air Force's premier entertainment showcase, and one of the oldest and most widely traveled group of its kind, Tops in Blue formed their first
  • Mixed Martial Arts toughens mind, body, spirit

    Taking punches to the head and body, and grappling with an opponent, doesn't sound like a conventional way of becoming a strong-willed, focused and self-disciplined person. But for Senior Airman David Adolfo, 452d Civil Engineer Squadron, it is a regular routine because he practices and competes in Mixed Martial Arts."MMA is more than fighting. It
  • Muncy to assume command of 452 Air Mobility Wing

    Col. Russell Muncy will assume command of the 452nd Air Mobility Wing at a 10 a.m. ceremony Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in the Cultural Resource Center on March Air Reserve Base, Calif.Muncy grew up in the small town of Hazard, Ky. and said it was a great and very safe place to grow up, but way back in the hills of Eastern Kentucky, and definitely a