F-16 and F-15 fighter jets assigned to the 144th Fighter Wing Detachment 1 will conduct flying operations out of Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, from Aug. 1 through mid-October. Los Alamitos will be utilized for these flight operations while the runway at March Air Reserve Base undergoes construction. Two
Air Force Capt. Courtney Ebeling always knew that she wanted to eventually follow in her parents’ footsteps and join the military. Soon after she completed nursing school and got married in her hometown of Rapid City, South Dakota, she began the process to become a commissioned officer in the Air
The Civil Air Patrol, the US Air Force Auxiliary, operates the world’s seventh largest air force — 560 powered aircraft plus gliders and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Whether you’re a pilot, certified flight instructor (CFI), navigator, photographer, remote pilot, or just have a desire to serve your community, you can
The Department of Defense announced today the death of an Airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Senior Airman Jason Khai Phan, 26, of Anaheim, California, died September 12 in a single-vehicle non-combat related accident while conducting a routine patrol outside the perimeter of Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.
Top Ten Stories for May 10 through May 16 included Garden Grove and Kohl’s re-opening, Huntington Beach beach access, and the USAF Thunderbirds. Top Ten Stories for May 10 through May 16 the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Garden Grove
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, “Thunderbirds,” will return to Huntington Beach this year to perform at the Great Pacific Air Show on October 4-6th, 2019. The Thunderbirds will join some truly exceptional U.S. and allied military acts, including the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows, the Royal Canadian Air
Captain Gary Barnhill, illustrious Air Force pilot whose missions included hazardous and challenging F-105 missions over North Vietnam in the highest threat air environment of the entire Viet Nam War, will share his presentation “Downtown, everything is waiting for you” from Petula Clark’s 1964 hit song. “Downtown” referred metaphorically to
As part of the Cypress quarterly Veterans Recognition Program, the Cypress City Council honored local veteran Thomas Barrera for his service to the country. Mr. Barrera joined the United States Air Force in April 1953, completed basic training at Parks Air Force Base in California and transferred to Sheppard Air