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  • 48th Annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration Draws Crowd of 50,000

    Torrance officials estimate that the 48th Annual Torrance Armed Forces Day celebration drew 50,000 people from May 18-20. As dawn broke on May 19, large crowds began lining up their chairs and blankets along the parade route several hours before 79 entries began their march along tree-lined Torrance Boulevard. At 1:30 p.m., the parade kicked off
  • OPSEC – a family responsibility

    "Hi ... I'm Jane Doe, 23, married to John, 25. He works in the Security Forces Squadron as a gate guard. He is deployed right now and will be home May 10 after being gone for nine months!! We have one son, Johnny, who is 20 months. We have been here for a little over a year. We came from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota ... we were there for
  • Tops in Blue to perform at Fort MacArthur this month

    The Air Force's Tops in Blue, one of the oldest and most widely-traveled entertainment groups of its kind, will be appearing on the parade grounds at Fort MacArthur at 8 p.m., May 26. All individuals with military identifications and their families and guests are invited to the free, one-night concert. Composed of 40 talented vocalists, musicians,
  • Sixth annual SMC Sports Day announced

    Lt. Gen. Michael Hamel, Space and Missile Systems Center commander, has designated June 15 as the Sixth Annual SMC Sports Day. Hosted by 61st Mission Support Group Services division and the Company Grade Officers' Association, Sports Day 2007 promises a day of healthy fun and competition for active duty and civilian employees of Los Angeles Air
  • 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