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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Female Generals: The Road to Success
Women have long worked hard to create an equal working environment. The Air Force, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, has also changed along with the times. Twenty percent of Air Force personnel today are women. Of that 20 percent, there are 20 female general officers, two of whom are stationed at Los Angeles Air Force Base - Gen. Ellen
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne Visits Important L.A. Area Research, Development and Acquisition Center
Michael Wynne, the secretary of the Air Force, visited the service's Space and Missile Systems Center here recently. This was Mr. Wynne's first visit to the center since his confirmation as SECAF in 2005. The secretary discussed Air Force Space Command's focus, the Center's role in the Air Force mission, sovereign options, the future of space and
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2007
Lt. Col. Ivan Thompson, SMC, and an Honor Guard from March Air Reserve Base represented the Air Force at the unveiling of a stamp honoring actor Jimmy Stewart, Aug. 17. The ceremony, held at Universal Studios Hollywood, was attended by his daughters and son, and close family friend actor Robert Wagner. Stewart, who died in 1997, served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He flew 20 missions over Germany as a B-24 squadron commander. He later served in the Air Force Reserve – achieving the rank of brigadier general. Recently, a technology center at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. was dedicated as the Brig. Gen. James Stewart Theater in honor of his service and his efforts to promote Air Force heritage and moral programs to  benefit future generations of Airmen. (Photo by Joe Juarez) Jimmy Stewart Stamp Unveiled

0 8/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo News Briefs
Here's the latest news of interest to the LAAFB community. Airman & Family Readiness Center Holds Classes All Classes/Workshops are held in the A&FRC Classroom, Bldg. 272, and Rm. C1-235. To register for classes, call (310) 653-5428. Four Lenses: Know Your Boss, Aug. 20, 8 to 11:30 a.m. This three and half hour workshop focuses on temperament
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2007
Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne visited Los Angeles AFB, Aug. 7. During his visit here, the Secretary received SMC overview briefings and a walking tour of the Schreiver Space Complex conducted by SMC Commander Lt. Gen. Michael Hamel.  The SECAF was in Los Angeles to speak at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s DARPA Tech 2007 conference. (Photo by Joe Juarez) Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne Visits Base

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2007
Alonzo M. Jones instructs Quentin Evans, 4, and Avianna Raupach, 6, in the Cory Jitsu / Comba-tai discipline. Martial Arts students and fans gathered at the Los Angeles AFB Fitness Center for a demo, Aug. 11.  (Photo by Joe Juarez) Karate Kids Demonstrate Their Skills

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2007
First Lieutenant Pedro Velez, from the Launch Range and Space Wing at the Space and Missile Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA, observes the needle being inserted into his left arm during a base wide blood drive on Aug .15, 2007. (Photo by Stephen Schester) Quarterly Blood Drive Held

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2007
Approximately 20 master sergeant selectees joined the senior NCO ranks at the second annual Senior NCO Induction Ceremony held in the Gordon Conference Center, Aug. 3. Air Force Space Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael Sullivan was the keynote speaker at the dinner. SMC’s  percentage of technical sergeants selected for promotion to master sergeant surpassed both Air Force Space Command and the Air Force. (Photo by Stephen Schester) Master Sergeant Selectees Join Senior NCO Ranks at annual Senior NCO Induction Ceremony

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2007
Three youth summer campers paddle a kayak on the Pacific Ocean. More than 38 children in the Youth Summer Camp Program spent the day kayaking, picnicking, and playing in the sand at Mothers’ Beach in Long Beach, Aug. 8.  (Photo by Joe Juarez) LAAFB Summer Campers Hit the Beach

0 8/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month, themed "Hispanic Americans: Making a Positive Impact on American Society," will be celebrated October 18 in the Paulikas Mall at 11 a.m. Belinda Guadarrama, president and CEO of GC Micro, will be the guest speaker. Entertainment provided by The Otero Dance Company and songstress Priscilla Luviano. For more information,
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