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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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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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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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OC Supervisors vote to allow USO center at John Wayne Airport

For 73 years, USO centers have welcomed troops and their families at airports across the nation. A unanimous vote last week by the Orange County Board of Supervisors will allow that warm welcome to be extended, for the very fir...
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USS Sterett (DDG 104) departs Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station

Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station wins national Defense Environmental Award

The Department of Defense today announced the selection of the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station as the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award winner in the category of Sustainability, Industrial Installation. This award ...
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USS Sterett (DDG 104) departs Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station

Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station wins unprecedented seventh environmental award

Continuing a long tradition, the environmental program at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach has been recognized with an unprecedented seventh consecutive Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Award, the base announced Ma...
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Naval Security operations on Anaheim Bay, Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station

Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station to take part in major annual security exercise

The following information was released by Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach. The Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station will take part in the largest Navy security exercise of the year from Feb. 24 through Feb. 28. Exercise Solid Curt...
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Los Al Medical Center stroke program manager earns rare accreditation

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Medical Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center (LAMC) is excited to announce that Mimi Hatem, RN, has achieved the designation of Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN). Hat...
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