California Military Department

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Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy is one of three National Guard Youth ChalleNGe programs facilitated by the California Military Department and its focus is on reclaiming the lives of at-risk teens. Candidates in Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy’s Class arrived and checked in on intake day as family members looked on. Candidates …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

featured graphic for news of Orange County after COVID-19

With coordination and support from the California Military Department, the Orange County Armory Emergency Shelter Program in Santa Ana and Fullerton is operating on a 24-hour basis beginning February 14 through Saturday morning to provide shelter and protection to the homeless community during the current and predicted rain. Due to …continue reading