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  • Take a Hike or White Water Raft in July

    Outdoor Adventures, a part of Outdoor Recreation, has announced three adventures for July. The first activity is a one-day white water rafting experience on the Kern River, a river-rafter's jewel located in Southern California in the heart of Sequoia National Forest near Bakersfield. The river features over 60 miles of commercially run white water
  • News Briefs

    Here's the latest news of interest to the LAAFB community. Ticket Office RelocatedEffective June 11, the Ticket Office presently located in Outdoor Recreation at the northeast edge of the base will be relocated to the cashier's office in The Club (Bldg. 270). Purpose of the move is to bring this important office closer to base traffic so as to be
  • Base personnel, spouses "roll up their sleeves" to give blood

    Base personnel and spouses donated 75 pints of blood at the quarterly Red Cross blood drive held at the Health and Wellness Center, May 30. Donors were treated to Subway Sandwiches and cookies during the lunch hours for their contribution. According to Capt. Daniel Gallton, Space Superiority Systems Wing, the base is a big part of Red Cross's
  • KUDOs

    KUDOs go out to the following Los Angeles Air Force Base personnel:DIAMOND SHARP AWARD Master Chief Sgt. Rafael Atienza Space Superiority Systems Wing Awarded for the outstanding Air Force representation of the multi-service Color Guard demonstration during the 48th Armed Forces Day banquet .1st QUARTER AWARDS Field Grade Officer of the Quarter
  • Venice beach honors fallen heroes, present military members

    Memorial Day is a time for remembrance, a time for honoring those fallen in battle, a time for giving thanks for what free Americans are able to do because of the ultimate sacrifice made by so many. Venice Beach was one of many communities in the Los Angeles area that recognized the fallen heroes and present service members with a special tribute
  • News Briefs

    Here's the latest news of interest to the LAAFB community.Base-Wide Yard Sale The base-wide yard sale will be held on the Fort MacArthur Parade Grounds from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 2. Here's an opportunity to get rid of surplus household items and give shoppers a chance to pick up some bargains. Military I.D. cardholders and dependents will be
  • Tops In Blue continues to inspire audiences

    Some 550 music enthusiasts braved the chilling night winds of the Pacific on a Memorial Day weekend to hear Tops In Blue perform on the Fort MacArthur Parade Grounds this past Saturday, May 25. Commemorating the Air Force's 60th Anniversary as an independent service, this year's show, The Fly-By, continued the group's grand tradition of dynamic,
  • Transcript - Lt. Gen. Michael Hamel's keynote speech, Los Angeles National Cemetery - May 28. 2007

    Keynote address by Air Force Lt General Michael Hamel, Commander, Air Force Space & Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB in El Segundo, on Memorial Day 2007 at the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood, California: Good morning and thank you Captain Sommer for the kind introduction. It is an honor to join you today to speak on behalf of the
  • Base Personnel to Represent Air Force at Inter-Service Chess Competition

    Los Angeles Air Force Base's Lt. Col. Douglas Taffinder, Global Positioning Systems Wing, will be one of six players to represent the Air Force in the upcoming inter-service chess competition at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, June 10- 16. Of the six finalists in the Air Force Chess Tournament recently conducted at Davis Monthan AFB, Ariz.,
  • Base volunteers honored at recognition ceremony

    Los Angeles Air Force Base celebrated the work of more than 290 volunteers at the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at the Schriever Space Complex, May 23. Approximately 125 volunteers and their supervisors attended the event. Base volunteers worked 57,925 hours from April 1, 2006 through March 31 2007, saving the base $1,045,622.96. The
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