Military (Page 28)

Many veterans separated from active duty within the last 48 months have upgraded their skills with the Veterans’ Employment-Related Assistant Program (VEAP) through a grant from EDD to Orange County One-Stop Center. Train to obtain employment in exciting industries including healthcare, government, education, and professional and business services. VEAP services …continue reading

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“The jets don’t fly until the oiler comes by!” Lieutenants study tactics, but Admirals study logistics. Nowhere is this axiom of the warfighter more true than in the process of keeping ships and aircraft fueled and supplied during long sea deployments. No battle group deploys without at least one “Oiler,” …continue reading

The best soldiers, sailors and airmen in the California Military Department crossed the stage, Feb. 9, during the department’s annual Service Member of the Year Banquet in Anaheim, California. Award nominees represented California Army National Guard, California Air National Guard, and California State Military Reserve units from throughout the state …continue reading

Fifteen members of the Rossmoor Woman’s Club’s Helping Hands section got together recently to make Valentine’s card and small gift bags for hospitalized veterans in Bellflower. This is just one of the group’s service projects. Members of the 60-year-old club, based in Rossmoor, come from all over Orange and Los …continue reading

Veterans Legal Institute

Veterans Legal Institute (VLI) is proud to announce the continuing support of the Judicate West Foundation (JWF) with another $10,000 investment to fund a critical staff attorney, Ms. Allison Higley. Ms. Higley is currently completing her third and final year, as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow. Because JWF’s …continue reading

A visiting U.S. Army aviation unit will conduct training exercises and night flight operations at Los Alamitos Army Airfield (LAAAF) from Feb.3 thru Feb. 9. The exercises are designed to maintain overall operational readiness and proficiency of the aviators and support personnel and will include periods of increased air traffic. …continue reading

The Navy's next generation destroyer, the future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), successfully completed acceptance. The U.S. Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey reviewed the ship and its crew during a series of demonstrations both pier side and underway, evaluating the ship's construction and compliance with Navy specifications. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Bath Iron Works/Released)

The Navy will commission its newest destroyer, USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), Saturday, Jan. 26 during a 10 a.m. (PST) ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California, where the ship will be homeported. The second ship in the Zumwalt-class of destroyers, DDG-1001 is named in honor of …continue reading