40th Infantry Division

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

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

As part of a new joint effort by the State of California and the federal government, national guardsmen of the 40th Infantry Division are supporting a new mass vaccination site at California State University, Los Angeles. According to California National Guard Spc. Simone Lara, the partnership includes Federal Emergency Management …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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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

I am pleased to announce, effective 1 February 2020, COL Robert Wooldridge’s assignment as Assistant Division Commander, 40th Infantry Division. COL Wooldridge replaces Brigadier General Nick Ducich who departs to serve for a two-year tour as Assistant Director, Domestic Operations and Force Development (J3/5/7), National Guard Bureau, Washington, D.C. In …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for June 23 through June 29 include adoptable dogs, the Placentia Fire Department, CSU parking revenue, and a July 4th flyover. The Top Ten Stories for June 23 through June 29 the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): …continue reading