Military

Cover art for OCB's 2021 November Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for November 21 through November 27 include Red Flag preparations, a big drug bust, and new rules for unemployment help. Top Ten Stories for November 21 through November 27 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Orange …continue reading

Young Kim for Congress

President Biden signed into law the Veterans and Family Information Act (H.R. 2093), a bipartisan bill led by U.S. Representatives Young Kim (CA-39) and Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) to expand access to resources at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for veterans and caretakers. “For too long, many veterans and their …continue reading

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Space Force Base. Photo courtesy of NASA. Vandenberg Space Force Base logo courtesy of Vandenberg Space Force Base.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base on Tuesday, November 24, shortly before 1:30 a.m. carried a NASA payload to test whether an asteroid headed towards Earth could be knocked off course. NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission will crash into an asteroid named Dimorphos, …continue reading

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Lt. Chris Williams, from Anaheim, Calif., serves as helm safety officer from the pilot house during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) between the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) and the Henry J. Kaiser-class oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO-202). Jackson, part of Destroyer Squadron Seven, is on a rotational deployment in …continue reading

Cover art for OCB's 2021 November Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for November 14 through November 20 include an undetermined death and a police shooting in Long Beach, and the opening of Amazon Fresh in Cerritos. Top Ten Stories for November 14 through November 20 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding …continue reading

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Please join the Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos Morale, Welfare, & Recreation department for a full Thanksgiving lunch in appreciation of our military service members and their families. This event will be held at Fiddlers Green on the JFTB, located at 4745 Yorktown Ave., Bldg. 19, Los Alamitos, CA …continue reading

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The Orange County Transportation Authority recognized the service of employees who are also military veterans during OCTA’s annual Veterans Day Appreciation event. OCTA employs 78 veterans who served in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. OCTA has been recognized by military organizations as a military-friendly employer for …continue reading

Veterans Day stock photo

Never again in Bill Thomas’ lifetime will the following ever happen again. ITEM 1. Much of this portion of his lifetime began with the Veterans’ Social at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 8, 2021, in the Garden Room in Rowntree Gardens, Stanton, California. Many resident Veterans attended. Staff members served …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

Ahead of Veterans Day, Governor Gavin Newsom today visited veterans receiving COVID-19 vaccines and flu shots at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he highlighted the state’s ongoing efforts to increase vaccination rates and promote booster shots for eligible populations and investments to address veterans’ homelessness. Joined …continue reading

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Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Claudia Elantanez Montanez, a native of Anaheim, Calif. assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, performs system checks on an F/A-18F Super Hornet in the hangar bay of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Oct. 20, 2021. Carl Vinson …continue reading