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Fireworks at Los Alamitos City Council meeting

About two dozen residents of the area of Los Alamitos along the northern boundary of Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) east of Lexington Dr. filled most of the seats in the audience at the regular meeting of the Lo...
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Veterans Service Center, Building 244, on Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base.

Car-seat awareness event to be held at JFTB

The public is invited to attend a free car-seat awareness event at the Family Assitance Center on Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB). The event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at th Veterans ...
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79th SSC hosts retirement ceremony at Joint Forces Training Base

The 79th Sustainment Support Command hosted a retirement ceremony for seven members of the United States Army Reserve on Saturday, July 12, outside the newly-dedicated Sergeant Paul T. Nakamura Reserve Center. The ceremony, org...
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JFTB Cobra attack helicopter

Regional Military Affairs Committe holding tour of the Joint Forces Training Base

The Regional Military Affairs Committee (RMAC) of the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce will conduct a tour of the Joint Force Training Base (JFTB) and Los Alamitos Army Airfield in Los Alamitos on Thursday, August 21. You ...
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Los Alamitos JFTB, Sunburst Youth Academy, pre-intake, class 9

Blue Moon Boutique chooses Sunburst Youth Foundation as its non-profit for the month of July

Each month, Blue Moon Boutique in west Garden Grove selects a local non-profit organization to receive a portion of its sales. For the month of July, Blue Moon Boutique has selected Sunburst Youth Foundation, which supports the...
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The Pub at Fiddler's Green was open during the 2013 Race on the Base.

Fiddler’s Green aboard JFTB Los Alamitos is open on Saturdays

Fiddler’s Green aboard Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos serves lunch on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All meals are served with a choice of french fries, seasonal fruit, sweet potato fries, or cole slaw. You can cal...
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California Highway Patrol holding recruitment seminar at Joint Forces Training Base

If you are interested in diversity, challenges, and opportunities, the CHP invites you to apply to become a part of their professional organization. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is hosting a recruitment seminar. This sem...
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JFTB dedicates 79th SSC headquarters in honor of fallen Reservist

On June 20, the 79th Sustainment Support Command held a ceremony dedicating their recently constructed headquarters building at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos in honor of Sergeant Paul Tokuzo Nakamura, an Army Reservis...
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Official party at ribbon cutting for 79th SSC headquarters building at Los Alamitos JFTB on January 12, 2013. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

79th SSC to dedicate HQ in memory of fallen Reservist on Saturday, June 21

The 79th Sustainment Support Command, located on Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos, will dedicate their headquarters building in memory of Sergeant Paul T. Nakamura on Saturday, June 21 at 10 a.m. This ceremony formally e...
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Air Force one on the tarmac at Los Alamitos Army Airfield on June 14, 2014 — Flag Day, and the birthday of the United States Army. Photo by SSG Gene Arias, CA. SMR.

Air Force One celebrates Army’s birthday on the ground at JFTB

When President Obama flew to Southern California to fundraise and speak to the graduating class of the University of California at Irvine, his entourage landed at Los Alamitos Army Airfield. The President never flies with just ...
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27th Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular coming in just three weeks!

The 27th Annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular is taking place on Friday, July 4th at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos. The cities of Los Alamitos, Cypress, Seal Beach, the Community of Rossmoor, and the Joint ...
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Hayley, a fourth-grader at McGaugh Elementary School, points to a coyote print during a field trip to Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge on June 6, 2014. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

McGaugh students learn about nature, conservation at Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge

A group of fourth grade students from McGaugh Elementary School took a fun and educational field trip to the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) at the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station on June 6. It was all part of the &#...
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Los Alamitos JFTB to participate in exercise at Camp Roberts

More than 5,000 soldiers from the California National Guard will meet on Camp Roberts from June 7-21 to conduct a massive emergency-response exercise. The training will involve the largest gathering of California Guardsmen at o...
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At his promotion ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, newly minted Major General Keith D. Jones in front of his mother as Major General Lawrence A. Haskins listens to the promotion order read from the podium. File photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

General Jones, commander of JFTB and 40th Infantry, to retire June 30

I am pleased to announce Major General Lawrence A. Haskins as the incoming Commander, 40th Infantry Division, effective 1 July 2014. His full-time position will remain as Commander, California Army National Guard. Major General...
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