Joint Forces Training Base

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According to the timeline for drawing new political districts in the State of California, we are right now in the middle of public input meetings and line-drawing sessions. Redistricting after the 2010 Census resulted in the division of natural communities along the north and west boundaries of Orange County. To …continue reading

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A visiting U.S. Army aviation unit will conduct training, including night flight operations, at Los Alamitos Army Airfield (LAAAF) on Joint Forces Training Base from Oct. 17 thru Oct. 24. The training is designed to maintain overall operational readiness and proficiency of the aviators and support personnel and will include …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for September 26 through October 02 include an arrest in Seal Beach, a safety zone in Huntington Beach, and an OC scam. Top Ten Stories for September 26 through October 02 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and …continue reading

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In accordance with updated health guidance from the Adjutant General of the California Military Department and the federal Department of Defense, Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos will implement new health guidance effective Monday, August 2, 2021. All military and civilian personnel entering Los Alamitos JFTB and all Command facilities …continue reading

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The California Army National Guard has completed a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed installation and operation of a solar panel-based renewable energy generation facility (REGF) at Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB). The project is part of the U.S. Army’s implementation of its Energy, Security and Sustainment (ES2) Strategy …continue reading

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Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy is one of three National Guard Youth ChalleNGe programs facilitated by the California Military Department and its focus is on reclaiming the lives of at-risk teens. Candidates in Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy’s Class arrived and checked in on intake day as family members looked on. Candidates …continue reading

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The California Army National Guard is completing an Environmental Assessment (EA) at Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) addressing potential effects associated with the installation and operation of a solar panel-based renewable energy generation facility (REGF) on the installation. The proposed project –construction projected to begin in December 2021 – is …continue reading

featured graphic for the 40th Infantry Division showing its headquarters building at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Middle Army hosts Soldiers from the 40th Infantry Division for the opening ceremony of Orient Shield 21-2 June 24, 2021 at Camp Itami, Japan. Remarks: Lt. Gen. Shin Nozawa, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Middle Army commander; U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Laura Yeager, 40th Infantry Division …continue reading

featured graphic for the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at JFTB Los Alamitos, sponsored by the City of Los Alamitos.

Honor the men and women of the military and celebrate our Nation’s birthday at the 34th Annual Drive-Up 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. The free event, hosted by the cities of Los Alamitos & Seal Beach will feature live music on the main stage beginning with King Salmon Band followed …continue reading

featured graphic for the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at JFTB Los Alamitos, sponsored by the City of Los Alamitos.

The cities of Los Alamitos and Seal Beach invites you and your family to attend the Drive-Up 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular held at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. The event will entail a drive-up and view format of the fireworks show that will begin approximately at 9:00 …continue reading

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The sound of artillery fire will echo across communities surrounding Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) on Saturday, May 15, commemorating the change of command of the California Army National Guard’s 100th Troop Command. The traditional artillery salute by three M119A3 howitzers of the Cal Guard’s Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 143rd …continue reading