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Veterans Service Center, Building 244, on Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base.

Save the date: ESGR welcomes new members at orientation/refresher Jan. 31

Save the Date! On Saturday, Jan. 31, the California Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is hosting a new member orientation/refresher course to encourage continued partnerships and relationships between Guard and Reser...
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Pictured (l-r) Sergeant Nick Huttinga, U.S. Army National Guard; Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant Cooper, U.S. Navy; Private Jozlyn Brown, U.S. Army National Guard; Petty Officer 3rd Class Everett Nonles, U.S. Navy; Sergeant Eddie Reyes, U.S. Army. Photo courtesy of JWA.

Local executive director for Bob Hope USO to address RMAC at next meeting

The Regional Military Affairs Committee (RMAC) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 3:30 p.m. at the Joint Forces Training Base, Building #15, in the RMAC room. The featured guest speaker this month is Mr. Bob Kur...
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A Black Hawk helicopter parked at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

JFTB confirms crashed Black Hawk was from local unit

A source at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base confirmed that the Black Hawk helicopter involved in what the source described as a “hard landing” yesterday at Ramona Airport, northeast of San Diego. The source ...
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U.S. sailors aboard the USS Sampson search for debris to support the Indonesian-led recovery operation for the downed AirAsia Flight 8501 in the Java Sea, Dec. 31, 2014. Photo courtesy of DoD.

USS Sampson helps in recovery of downed AsiaAir Flight 8501

USS Sampson is currently helping the international recovery operation for the downed AirAsia Flight 8501 in the Java Sea, Dec. 31, 2014. Helicopters deployed from USS Sampson search the sea in parallel with the sailors show in ...
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Race on the Base triathletes invited to free race clinics

The Southland Credit Union Annual Los Alamitos Race on the Base is set to take place on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 and all triathlon participants are invited to the FREE Triathlon Race Clinics. Register now and don’t miss valuab...
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JFTB’s Sunburst and STARBASE programs funded by last-minute appropriation

Congressman Alan Lowenthal has helped secure a collective $56 million in funding for the STARBASE and Sunburst Youth Challenge education programs, both of which operate programs at the Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) in Los A...
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Aviation training at JFTB this Saturday evening, Dec. 13

A U.S. Marine Corps aviation unit will be participating in training exercises at Los Alamitos Army Airfield this Saturday evening (Dec. 13) from approximately 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The training exercises, which will be conducted out...
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CBS continues coverage of Sunburst Youth ChalleNGe Academy

The next installments of CBS Evening News’s coverage of Sunburst Youth ChalleNGe Academy are scheduled to air Dec. 1 and 2 at 6:30 p.m. Sunburst is a program run by the California National Guard in cooperation with the Ca...
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Korean War veteran to receive rifle-volley salute during memorial at JFTB on Saturday

A memorial service with full military honors for U.S. Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Bruce Norman Denny will take place on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 29) at 2 p.m. at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos. Sgt. Denny, a Korean War v...
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Carl J. David of Columbia College Los Alamitos accepts a donation of canned goods. Courtesy photo.

Columbia College supports Winter Wonderland food drive

Columbia College is supporting a food drive sponsored by The Young Professionals of Los Alamitos Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Alamitos by placing a collection box at their facility on Los Alamitos Joint Forces Traini...
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File photo by C.E.H. Wiedel of Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base front gate on Lexington Dr.

Sign up for next quarterly 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, Nov. 20, 2014. ...
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A 7'2" Wookiee from The Dark Side Riders confronts Coastie of the U.S. Coast Guard at Wings, Wheels, Rotors, and Expo 2014 at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Be sure to visit Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo!

What a way to spend a Sunday! Wings, Wheels, Rotors, and Expo will be open until 4 p.m.  – take the opportunity to browse the vendor booths, check out the fantastic classic cars and planes, and take a photo with the Dark...
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D-Day Doll to miss WWRE due to in-flight malfunction

D-Day Doll suffered an in-flight malfunction en route to Los Alamitos Army Airfield on Saturday afternoon. She returned safely to Riverside with engine problems. The aircraft will not be at WWRE this year so the advertised flig...
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Performing at WWRE — the Golden Stars Skydiving Team

The Golden Stars Skydiving Team’s mission is to foster goodwill between law enforcement, the military and the public; educate children about the dangers of drugs and encourage them to adopt a drug-free lifestyle; and assist c...
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