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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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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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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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Regional Military Affairs Committee hosting tour of Joint Forces Training Base

The following information was released by the Regional Military Affairs Committee (RMAC). The Regional Military Affairs Committee (RMAC) of the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce will conduct a tour of the Joint Force Traini...
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Major General Keith Jones greets volunteers at the recognition luncheon held on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at the Veterans Center at Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. Photo courtesy of Howard Neill.

Volunteers recognized at Veterans Center at Los Alamitos JFTB

Members of the Volunteer Corps supporting the Veterans Services Center were given a lunch and recognition followed by a VIP tour of Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base on Thursday, Jan. 30. Special guest Base Commander Majo...
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Los Alamitos presents State of the City luncheon

Residents, businesspeople, and dignitaries from Los Alamitos and the surrounding communities gathered at the Navy Golf Course’s Eagle’s Nest banquet hall to be briefed by the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce, L...
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Court cases of local interest

A number of criminal cases will be appearing in court in the coming weeks that may interest our readers. Here is a summary based on information from the Orange County District Attorney. Cypress Mandak Kohn Griffin, due in court...
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Members of Class 12 enter the auditorium at Cottonwood Church for their commencement, a ceremony that some students never expected to participate in. Cadets wearing caps and gowns earned enough credits to receive their high school diploma. Some were returning from earlier classes to participate in the Sunburst ceremony. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Sunburst Youth ChalleNGe Academy graduates its twelfth class

Recently promoted to lieutenant colonel, Sunburst Youth Academy Director Joel Armstrong welcomed the biggest class yet to commencement at Cottonwood Church on Friday, Dec. 13. The best Friday the Thirteenth in their lives. Lt. ...
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