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  • TSAT - Moving Satellite Technology to New Heights

    The Air Force, through the efforts of the MILSATCOM Systems Wing (MCSW) at the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and others, is taking the concept of high speed information transfer and internet protocol technologies literally to new heights with the launch of the first satellite of the Transformational Satellite Communications System
  • News Briefs

    Here's the latest news of interest to the LAAFB community. SMC Dining Out Tickets on Sale, Sept. 20 The annual SMC Dining will be held this year at the Long Beach Westin, Oct. 20. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 7 p.m. Retired General Thomas Moorman Jr., a former Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, is the keynote speaker.
  • Med Group Activates Two New Squadrons

    The 61st Medical Operations Squadron and the 61st Medical Support Squadron became the two newest medical squadrons at Los Angeles Air Force Base during an activation ceremony held in the Gordon Conference Center, Sept. 12. "Thank you for attending today's historic ceremony marking the activation of the 61st Medical Operations Squadron and the 61st
  • News Briefs

    Here's the latest news of interest to the LAAFB community. NCO Induction Ceremony to be Held Approximately 20 senior airmen will be inducted into the Non-Commission Officer ranks at a ceremony to be held in the Gordon Conference Center, Sept. 28. The ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m. Retired Chief Master Sgt. Robert Gaylor, the Fifth Chief Master
  • Schriever Statue Dedication Plans Made

    A 9-foot bronze statue of Gen. Bernard Schriever, Father of the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile program and the Architect of the service's Ballistic Missile and Military Space program, will be unveiled and dedicated in the Schriever Space Complex Courtyard, Nov. 15. Crafted by local San Pedro artist, Eugene Daub, the Air Force Association's
  • Airman's Attic Now Open

    Moving to the area and your household goods haven't arrived yet? Just setting up your first household and in need of basic items? Have a baby on the way and looking for a few items. The Airman's Attic' located on Fort MacArthur is the place to go. The base's Airman's Attic was closed and without a home. Tech Sgt December Garner, 61st Medical Group,
  • News Briefs

    Here's the latest news of interest to the LAAFB community. Limited Shuttle Service on Aug. 31 Due to AFSPC Family Day the Aerospace/LAAFB Inter-facility Shuttle "A" will be on-call only, Aug. 31. For service please call Vehicle Ops at 653-6828. The shuttle from Raytheon parking will not be running since parking on base will be open that day.
  • Family Members Get a Taste of Deployment During Operation KUDOS

    Los Angeles Air Force Base's 2nd Annual Operation KUDOS (Kids Understanding Deployment Operations) mock deployment was held on Fort MacArthur, Aug. 18. Sixty-one children participated in this year's event. The morning kicked off at 9 a.m. with the children processing through a deployment line. They were greeted by the 61st Mission Support Group's