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  • SMC'S Space Based Infrared Systems Wing Changes Commanders

    Colonel Randall Weidenheimer, Commander of the Space Based Infrared Systems Wing (SBIRS), relinquished command to Colonel John Amrine in a Change of Command Ceremony in the Shriever Space Complex courtyard, July 19, 2007. Lieutenant General Michael A. Hamel, Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, officiated at the Change of Command ceremony.
  • Base Housing Privatization Town Hall Meetings to be Held

    Two town hall meetings are scheduled for July 26 to discuss signing leases for on-base housing units. The meetings will be held 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Daedalian Room, Bldg. 270 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fort MacArthur Community Center. The deadline to sign a lease is Aug. 1. Current base housing residents who have not yet signed a lease can do so at
  • Rockwell Collins Awarded Ground-Based GPS Receiver Application Module Contract

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command and the Global Positioning Systems Wing selected Rockwell Collins Incorporated to supply GPS receivers for its Ground-Based GPS Receiver Application Module (GB-GRAM) program. The new contract awarded June 13 is a five-year base contract with an additional five-year option,
  • World War II Veteran Receives Highest French Honor

    The Government of France presented to retired Air Force Lt. Col. William Brooks, a World War II veteran, the National Order of the Legion of Honor, July 3, at the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center, San Diego, Calif. This award is the highest honor that France bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals. In recognition of the 60th anniversary of

    Congratulations to the following Los Angeles Air Force Base personnel for their professional achievements:SMC-level Award Winners - Lance P. Sijan USAF Leadership Awards Lt. Col. Paul Stradling, SDTW - Senior Officer Capt. Elizabetha Murphy, LRSW - Junior Officer Master Sgt. Julian Kaelin, 61 ABW - Senior Enlisted Staff Sgt. Jill Phan, SDTW -
  • E-Mail for Life is here!

    The E-Mail for Life (E4L) program assigns an e-mail address to each person affiliated with the Air Force. It applies to all military members, government civilians and contractors with af.mil addresses. This new address stays with the person regardless of where they may be assigned. The first step in this multiple-phase consolidation effort is to
  • Program Offers Legal Assistance

    The legal office at Los Angeles Air Force Base provides a wide-range of services for active duty and reservist members assigned here, as well as their dependents. Based on availability, members of other military branches, retired personnel, their dependents and dependent survivors may receive legal assistance. One of the most used services is the
  • AFA Honors SMC’s ‘Best of the Best’ at Annual Banquet

    Fourteen men and women from the Space and Missile Systems Center were honored at the Air Force Association's annual awards banquet at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel, June 22. This salute recognized their outstanding achievements and accomplishments and was hosted by AFA's General Bernard A. Schriever Los Angeles Chapter 147. The chapter has