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USS Sterett (DDG 104) departs Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station

Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station wins national Defense Environmental Award

The Department of Defense today announced the selection of the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station as the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award winner in the category of Sustainability, Industrial Installation. This award ...
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Los Alamitos Army Airfield to take center stage in Operation Patriot Hook 2014

Los Alamitos Army Airfield will bustle with activity from April 23 through 28. Residents of the communities surround the Joint Forces Training Base familiar witht he sight and sound of California Army National Guard helicopters...
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File photo by C.E.H. Wiedel of Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base front gate on Lexington Dr.

Junior ROTC drill competition to be held at JFTB on Saturday, April 26

The Golden Bear West Coast (GBWC) National Drill Meet is a drill competition that is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base located at 11200 Lexington Dr. in Los Alami...
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Members of the 79th SSC at parade rest during the change-of-command ceremony on Feb. 9, 2013. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

JFTB’s 79th Sustainment Support Command to celebrate 106th anniversary of U.S. Army Reserve

On Wednesday, April 23, the 79th Sustainment Support Command will celebrate the 106th anniversary of the U.S. Army Reserve at building 1001, 4201 Saratoga Ave., Los Alamitos, CA, at 2 p.m. For over 250 years, the Citizen-Soldie...
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Entrance to the pool at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Los Alamitos offers junior lifeguard conditioning camp

If you plan on participating in a beach or pool Junior Guard program this summer, join Junior Lifeguard Conditioning Camp offered by the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services. This camp for ages 8-17 years is d...
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California Cadet Corps to hold annual Individual Major Awards and Drill Competition

The California Cadet Corps (CaCC) annual Individual Major Awards and Drill Competition is taking place on Saturday, April 5, at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB), located at 11200 Lexington Dr., Los Alamitos. C...
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Girl Scouts donate cookies to JFTB Veterans Center

Daisies and Cadets from Girl Scout Troop 1770 donated several large boxes of Girl Scout cookies to the Veterans Center at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos. Troop 1770 is made up of girls from a number of schools i...
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USS Sterett (DDG 104) departs Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station

Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station wins unprecedented seventh environmental award

Continuing a long tradition, the environmental program at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach has been recognized with an unprecedented seventh consecutive Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Award, the base announced Ma...
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File photo by C.E.H. Wiedel of Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base front gate on Lexington Dr.

Find out what’s planned for the day AFTER a major disaster at next RMAC meeting

The next meeting of the Regional Military Affairs Committee (RMAC) at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) will be Tuesday, March 25, at 3:30 p.m. and your attendance is requested. We will meet in the RMAC room at Bui...
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JFTB hosting airfield night ops this week

For Public Awareness: This week the Los Alamitos Army Airfield and Joint Forces Training Base will be hosting an active duty Army aviation unit that may likely be conducting some night operations that fall outside the non-stand...
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Public Law Center attorney describes Operation Veterans Re-Entry at RMAC

Antoinette Balta is a staff attorney at Public Law Center (PLC), and the dynamo powering Operation Veterans Re-Entry. She spoke with veterans at a recent open house held at the Veteran’s Center just inside the main gate of Lo...
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Naval Security operations on Anaheim Bay, Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station

Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station to take part in major annual security exercise

The following information was released by Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach. The Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station will take part in the largest Navy security exercise of the year from Feb. 24 through Feb. 28. Exercise Solid Curt...
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Members of the 79th SSC at parade rest during the change-of-command ceremony on Feb. 9, 2013. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Six retiring Army Reserve officers to be recognized on Saturday, Feb. 8 at JFTB

The following information was released by the 79th Sustainment Support Command (SSC). Six Service members retire from Army Reserve after decades of service Army officials will hold a retirement ceremony Saturday, Feb. 8 at 10 a...
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Veterans Service Center, Building 244, on Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base.

JFTB Veteran’s Service center to host open house for ALL veterans

The following information was released by the 40th Infantry Division, California National Guard. In an effort to highlight capabilities and provide outreach to members of the California National Guard and veterans during a dril...
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