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  • 163d Attack Wing activates for fire support

    Airmen of the California Air National Guard’s 163d Attack Wing entered into their fifth day in support of civil authorities battling deadly wildfires across California. The California Military Department activated several wing assets, including two MQ-9 Reaper remotely-piloted aircraft, Oct. 10, having received the necessary approval from the
  • 163d Attack Wing hosts innovation showcase and dedication ceremony

    Pentagon officials, California National Guard leadership, local Congressmen and defense industry representatives met Feb. 22 with members of the 163d Attack Wing at March Air Reserve Base, California, for the California Air National Guard wing’s innovation showcase and dedication ceremony for the wing’s new Hap Arnold Center located on base.
  • The challenge to change

    Profession of Arms Center of Excellence presents daylong seminar, “Professionalism: Enhancing Human Capital," to Team March Airmen.
  • 'Face unafraid' in 2017

    January 2017 Bright Spot column from the 163d Attack Wing Chaplain Corps challenges Airmen to plan 2017 with intention.
  • New policy allows March personnel to maintain firearms on base with proper credentials, SF approval

    Brig. Gen. Russell Muncy, Commander, 452nd Air Mobility Wing, signed a guidance memorandum on Nov. 19, 2016, approving significant changes to the annex of the Installation Defense Plan, which governs the use and control of privately owned firearms (POF) on March ARB and federal base property islands located outside the base perimeter.   The new
  • Finding peace through the spiritual pathway of prayer

    December 2016 Bright Spot column from the 163d Attack Wing Chaplain Corps spotlights finding peace through prayer.
  • Fostering resilience through gratitude

    December 2016 Bright Spot column from the 163d Attack Wing Chaplain Corps discusses the link between gratitude and resilience.
  • 196th Attack Squadron turns 70

    Federally recognized on Nov. 9, 1946, the 196th Fighter Squadron – now the 196th Attack Squadron – turns 70 on Nov. 9, 2016. The following is the description of the 196th “Shooting Star” insignia as recorded in official records: “Over and through an ultramarine blue disc, marked at each extremity of the vertical and horizontal axes with a small,
  • LaMar assumes command of 163 MXG

    Lt. Col. Blake LaMar assumes command of the 163d Maintenance Group.
  • Celebrating Native American service

    This year, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) has announced the theme of “Serving our Nations” for the observance of National American Indian Heritage Month. November is the month in which we honor “America’s First People.”