Joint Forces Training Base (Page 2)

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

40th Infantry Division headquarters on JFTB Los Alamitos, photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

The 40th Infantry Division, aligned under the U.S. Army’s America’s First Corps took part in Defender Pacific 20. Defender Pacific 20 is a joint exercise that demonstrates the Army’s strategic readiness by deploying combat credible forces across the Indo-Pacific Theater of operations. The 40th Infantry Division’s warfighting function chiefs and …continue reading

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Los Alamitos Chamber of Commerce is happy to support Marilyn’s Miracle Military Adopt-a-Family. Marilyn’s Miracle started over 15 years ago as a benevolence program for military families on the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base by a civilian in the community. It is made possibly by the community who “adopts” …continue reading

featured graphic for JFTB Los Alamitos during COVID-19

JFTB celebrated some long awaited improvements to its base exchange earlier this week, marking the occasion with the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon by BG Mike Leeney, Senior Garrison Commander, and Troop Store Manager Chris Rooney. The event signaled the reopening of the building’s all-new main entrance and the debut …continue reading

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After more than 28 years flying the friendly, and sometimes not so friendly, skies at home and abroad as a U.S. Army aviator, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Robert Metoyer flew into retirement Friday, July 31, 2020, leading a training flight of 12 California Army National Guard UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters …continue reading

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Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, (JFTB) is pleased to announce U.S. Army Lt. Col. Manju Vig as the installation’s new deputy commander. She concurrently serves as commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, for the California Army National Guard’s 40th Infantry Division, which is based at JFTB. Vig enlisted in …continue reading

featured graphic for July Fourth Fireworks Spectacular 2020 at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos. Photo by Crystal Housman courtesy of California National Guard.

Visitors packed Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos for the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular on Independence Day. Every person in every vehicle underwent a temperature check at the gate before being admitted to the base. The JFTB played host to one of the few official fireworks displays in the …continue reading