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  • Base celebrates Asian Pacific Americans’ month

    The base celebrated the 2007 Asian Pacific American Heritage month with a picnic at the Schriever Complex, May 16. The goal of this month is to bring awareness of the Asian-Pacific culture and to celebrate the accomplishments of the many Asian and Pacific Americans. This year's event was particularly special as it was the first APAH celebration
  • The ORI Results Are In

    After months of preparation and two weeks of grueling inspection by the Air Force Space Command Inspector General Team, the results are finally in. Los Angeles Air Force was rated overall satisfactory in the Operational Readiness Inspection and Unit Compliance Inspection that concluded, May 15. The results were announced to a rowdy crowd at the IG
  • Financial Management Transformation and Its Impact to SMC

    The Los Angeles AFB Financial Management and Comptroller Directorate is undergoing the largest Secretary of the Air Force-driven transformation in its history. One of the significant changes will be the role of finance customer service. A team comprised of Secretary of the Air Force Financial Management Team and Air Force Space Command Financial
  • News Briefs

    Here's the latest news of interest to the LAAFB community. KUDOs - Diamond Sharp Award Air Force Space Command Outstanding Airman of the Year Senior Airman Ashley Garland SMC Comptroller AFSPC Outstanding Airman of the Year Nominee Senior Master Sgt. Mark Vlahos 61st Medical Group AFSPC Outstanding Airman of the Year Nominee Tech. Sgt. Henitra
  • Torrance to honor the armed forces at the 48th annual Armed Forces Day Celebration

    The tradition continues May 19, 2007, as the City of Torrance marks the 48th consecutive year it has hosted an Armed Forces Day Celebration and Parade. This year, the City will once again honor the men and women of our nation's military with a three-day celebration beginning Friday, May 18, continuing through Sunday, May 20 with the Parade
  • DUI Consequences Can Be Deadly, Cost Airmen Their Careers

    Driving under the influence is serious business. According to the National Safety Council, an average of one person every two minutes is injured in an alcohol-related crash in the United States. If you chose to drive while under the influence of alcohol, you risk serious injury, or even death to yourself and to others. As Airmen, you also subject
  • Airman & Family Readiness Center holds first Open House

    The Airman & Family Readiness Center hosted its first open house to showcase the various services available, April 11. The upgraded facility offered games for attendees to play ,which helped them meet the staff and discover the wide variety of information and programs offered. Approximately 50 people visited the open house and enjoyed freshly
  • Base prepares for Earth Day celebration

    Twenty million people across America celebrated the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970. It was a time when cities were buried under their own smog and polluted rivers caught fire. Now Earth Day is celebrated annually around the globe. Through the combined efforts of the United States government, grassroots organizations and many concerned citizens,
  • Global Positioning Systems Wing Awards Systems Engineering and Integration Contract

    The Global Positioning System (GPS) program office awarded a new contract for Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) to the Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) team, March 7. This contract is a important new direction for Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) program execution. The SE&I contracting approach marks a paradigm shift in
  • Space Command announces their nomination for the General Thomas D. White Trophy

    Lt. Gen. Michael Hamel, commander of Space and Missile Systems Center, was nominated by Air Force Space Command for the 2007 General Thomas D. White Trophy for his contribution to the nation's progress in aerospace during the calendar year. During the 2006 calendar year, General Hamel guided the successful launch and deployment of the Global