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JFTB neighbors will see (and hear) more helicopters from today through Friday, Oct. 17

A visiting U.S. Army aviation unit returns to Los Alamitos Army Airfield this Wednesday to engage in flight operations The training, which may include periods of increased air traffic and aircraft noise, is designed for the uni...
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Inline skaters take off from the starting line at Race on the Base 2013. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Register now for 2015 Race on the Base

The Southland Credit Union Annual Los Alamitos Race on the Base is all set to take place on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Southland Credit Union invites you to receive a free Los Alamitos Race on the Base race registration for 1K/5K...
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Show left to right: Cypress Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board David Macdonald, Lt. Col. Nathan Range, and CenterStone Communities President Hal Woods. As a new member, Mr. Woods holds a plaque welcoming his to the Chamber. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Chamber welcomes new member, hears update on Joint Forces Training Base

Cypress Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board David Macdonald thanked Lt. Col. Nathan Range (Deputy Base Commander for the Joint Forces Training Base) as CenterStone Communities President Hal Woods looked on. Range gave att...
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2014 Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 26 at Los Alamitos JFTB

The 2014 Wings, Wheels, Rotors, and Expo will be held Oct. 26 at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. This year’s show will have the wheels located at the East end of the tarmac with the merchant venders along with a ...
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North exterior of 40th Infantry Division headquarters building at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Lt. Col. Nathan Range to update Cypress Chamber on JFTB

Lieutenant Colonel Nathan Range, who serves as the Deputy Base Commander at the Joint Forces Training Base, will be the guest speaker at the Cypress Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast Sept. 9 at the Residence Inn by Marri...
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Naval Security operations on Anaheim Bay, Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station

Seal Beach Sailors rescue surfer

A harbor patrol boat crew from Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach rescued a local surfer during extremely heavy wave conditions off the coast on Aug. 27. While on patrol escorting a ship into Anaheim Bay, the security Sailors obs...
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Soldiers with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 40th Infantry Division, National Guard, Los Alamitos, California, and the Forward Detachment, 102nd Military Police Battalion, 153rd MP Brigade, 53rd Troop Command, National Guard, Auburn, New York, which comprise a Joint Detention Group, pass the color guard while boarding a flight to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Aug. 5. Photo by Tulara McCauley.

JFTB soldiers deploy to Cuba after training in Ft. Bliss

Two National Guard units, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 40th Infantry Division, Los Alamitos, California and the Forward Detachment, 102nd Military Police Battalion, 153rd MP Brigade, 53rd Troop Command, Auburn, Ne...
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File photo by C.E.H. Wiedel of Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base front gate on Lexington Dr.

Visiting Army aviation unit to conduct training at Los Alamitos Army Airfield

A visiting U.S. Army aviation unit will be engaged in training exercises conducted at Los Alamitos Army Airfield from August 21 through August 29. Training will include expanded air operations during this time period. The routi...
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Fiddler's Green at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base

Come out to Fiddlers Green Fridays and Saturdays

Come and experience the best food and service at Fiddlers Green! Everyone is welcome, so come over and join us on Friday evenings as Chefs Hugo or Tim cook up some great food! Try our steak, ribs, fish & chip basket with c...
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Rifle volleys scheduled at JFTB Tuesday morning, Aug. 19

Full military honors will be rendered to a deceased veteran of the United States Coast Guard during a memorial service conducted on Tuesday morning (Aug. 19) at 11 a.m. at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos. Honors will in...
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Fiddler's Green at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base

Fiddlers Green closed for lunch August 18-19

Fiddlers Green will be closed for lunch on Monday and Tuesday, August 18-19. We are sorry for this inconvenience – the kitchen is closed for new equipment installation. We look forward to seeing you all back for lunch on ...
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Artillery salute on the retirement of 29th SSC commander Frinks on Feb. 9, 2013. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Artillery salute to highlight 40th Infantry Division change of command

The sound of artillery fire will echo across communities surrounding Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos on Sunday morning (Aug. 10), but local residents should not be alarmed. The traditional 13-gun salute by 105mm howitze...
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A Black Hawk helicopter parked at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

California National Guard Helicopters Ready to Join Firefight in Northern California

As dozens of wildfires threaten several Northern California communities, hot temperatures and dry lightning increase the risk of more fires in communities where vegetation is already dry due to exceptional to extreme drought co...
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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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