California National Guard

The Honorable Paul Farnan, Principal Deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment, will host a groundbreaking event on Thursday, May 19, at 10 a.m. for the long-awaited energy resilience project to be constructed on Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB). The event will be co-hosted by The …continue reading

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has activated the California National Guard to support local communities with additional testing facilities and capacity amid the national surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant. “California has led the country’s fight against COVID-19, implementing first-in-the-nation public health measures that have …continue reading

As deaths due to COVID-19 surpass half a million in the U.S., it’s difficult to find someone not personally affected by the pervasive contagion in some way. Daughters lost fathers, brothers lost sisters, and entire families have been destroyed by this pandemic. For one California National Guard Soldier working at …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for June 2020 include protests, curfews and the Fourth of July in Garden Grove, Anaheim, Long Beach, Cypress, Lakewood, La Habra, Buena Park, and Orange. The Top Ten Stories for June 2020 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of June 2020 …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for May 31 through June 6 included local curfews, street closures, protests, and deployment of the National Guard. Top Ten Stories for May 31 through June 6 the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Garden Grove declares 2-night …continue reading

Aside from slightly unattractive uniforms, what do the California National Guard and California Conservation Corps (CCC) have in common? Well, plenty. Cal Guard has young, hard-working adults who are dedicated to their COVID-19 humanitarian missions. So does the CCC. The CCC gets called regularly to support state emergencies such as …continue reading

U.S. Army Soldiers of the California National Guard’s 315th Vertical Construction Company are helping city officials operate two temporary shelters in Long Beach, California, as part of the state’s COVID-19 response effort. Twelve Cal Guard Soldiers began supplementing the staff April 12, 2020. The shelters at the Silverado Community Center …continue reading