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Naval Weapons Station to conduct test of notification system on Monday, March 23

The “Giant Voice” mass notification loudspeaker system at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach will be undergoing a series of tests this coming Monday, March 23. The tests will include the use of both sirens and voice a...
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Security training exercise today at Naval Weapons Station to include police and helicopters

Training exercise at Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station today, Tuesday, Feb. 10. Police vehicles and helicopters may be seen in the area. Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2015 will be conducted on Naval bases and installatio...
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Seal Beach NWS to take part in major security exercise

The Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station will take part in the largest Navy security exercise of the year from February 9-13. Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2015 will be conducted on naval bases and installations throughout ...
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The recovery team assigned to the destroyer USS Sampson signals the boat deck crew during search and recovery operations in support of the Indonesian-led Air Asia flight 8501 search efforts in the Java Sea, Jan. 4, 2015. Photo courtesy of US Department of Defense.

USS Sampson continues to help Air Asia flight 8501recovery effort

The featured photo shows a recovery team assigned to the destroyer USS Sampson signaling the boat deck crew during search and recovery operations in support of the Indonesian-led Air Asia flight 8501 search efforts in the Java ...
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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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McGaugh 4th Grader Tess Mingram performs the National Anthem at the 2014 McGaugh Veterans Day Flag Deck. Courtesy Photo.

McGaugh’s annual Flag Deck honors veterans, active servicemembers

McGaugh Elementary School conducted its annual Veterans Day Flag Deck, one of the most special ceremonies of our entire school year, on Friday, November 7, 2014. We were honored to be joined by Los Alamitos School Board Trustee...
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Seal Beach NWR hosting native plant restoration event

On Saturday morning, Oct. 18, 2014, Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge, and the Friends of the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge will host a National Public Lands Day event to plant nati...
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Hull Technician 3rd Class Joseph J. Dore, left, from Tampa, Fla., and Damage Controlman Fireman Apprentice Ashlee Blakely, from Huntington Beach, Calif., collect fuel samples aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105). Dewey is underway in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility as part of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Vazquez/ Released)

Huntington Beach sailor serves aboard USS Dewey

Hull Technician 3rd Class Joseph J. Dore, left, from Tampa, Florida, and Damage Controlman Fireman Apprentice Ashlee Blakely, from Huntington Beach, collect fuel samples aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105). Dewe...
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Damaged east breakwater protecting Anaheim Bay. Photo courtesy of Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach.

Anaheim Bay breakwater damaged by high surf

As the featured photo and larger photo below show, a 25-to 30-foot section of the east breakwater protecting Anaheim Bay was partially washed away by yesterday’s extreme wave action, and the navigation aid at the end of t...
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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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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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At the 2013 ceremony held at the World War II submarine memorial on Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, a Navy Veteran salutes a memorial plaque placed in honor of a submarine lost during that war. The plaques, one for each lost submarine, form a horseshoe around the center of the memorial. Photo courtesy of Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach.

Memorial Day 2014

The submarine memorial aboard Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach honors the 52 submarines and their crews lost during World War II. Each submarine lost is individually honored with a plaque naming the submarine, listing its crew,...
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Memorial Day service to be held at WWII submarine memorial aboard Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach

The United States National Submarine Memorial West, located at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, will be the site of annual public Memorial Day services Monday, May 26. The 11 a.m. observance will include the unique “toll...
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Tomahawk Fire at Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook facility 100% contained

The Tomahawk fire aboard Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Detachment Fallbrook (also known as the Fallbrook Naval Weapons Station) is now at 100% containment. A reassessment has reduced the total area burned from 6,500 to 5,400...
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