Posts Tagged ‘Travis Air Force Base’

I’ll be Home for Christmas – Military Dad Surprises Daughter on stage at her Holiday Dance Recital

I'll be Home for Christmas - Military Dad Surprises Daughter on stage at her Holiday Dance Recital

Yesterday evening I covered a tear jerker of a story for my newspaper. We found out late in the day that a Travis Air Force Base military dad was going to be surprising his 4-year-old daughter and wife by coming home early and show up at the daughter’s dance recital here in downtown Fairfield. His […]


Photographing the Big Blaze – Macro Plastics container fire in Fairfield, CA

Photographing the Big Blaze - Macro Plastics container fire in Fairfield, CA

Yesterday went from a pretty lax assignment day to a full on spot news intensity over a six alarm fire at a plastic factory in Fairfield, California. I wasn’t thinking much about it as I made my way out towards Travis Air Force Base. Nine times out of ten fires around here are small or […]


Up in the Air in June

Up in the Air in June

June has always been a point in the year where change comes about in Fairfield. Schools are letting out for the summer and the daily work at my newspaper shifts from the sports and education reporting into a more laid back summer mode. It’s a chance to divulge more time to long term stories. I […]


Marching into Spring

Marching into Spring

March was been a busy month for me. In addition to working at my staff position at the¬†Daily Republic newspaper in Fairfield, I have also been developing my wedding photography business on the side. Between meeting other wedding vendors in the area, getting a new¬†wedding photography logo and building up a new wedding website, I […]


December in Review

December in Review

December has always been a great month for me. Despite the obvious Christmas appeal, it also is the month I was born. So close to the new year and have taken to using the month as a time for reflection. This December was particularly nice due to the fact that I was finally able to […]


Rounding out October

Rounding out October

Happy Halloween everybody! -M


Getting my Wings – HYDRA Training Exercise United States Air Force

Yesterday I had an opportunity to spend the day riding along on a C-17 Globemaster cargo jet for a media day with the United States Air Force. The event was all part of a military training operation called HYDRA created to give contingency response units such as the 615th Contingency Response Wing of Travis Air […]