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    Here's the latest news of interest to the LAAFB community. Fourth Of July Activities to be Held on Fort Mac While the annual Summer Bash has been scaled back this year, Services' is hosting the following activities on Fort Mac Arthur, July 4: *Free swimming all day at the base pool in Fort MacArthur. *From 6 - 7 p.m., free hot dogs/chips/drinks
  • Services Focus on Recreational Opportunities

    The 61st Mission Support Group Services will highlight its recreational programs as it conducts its first Focus Day, July 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the base fitness center. The objective of the event is to make base community more aware of the services and programs offered by the Services department. The day's agenda includes a volleyball
  • The 'Do's and Don'ts' of Getting Kids Ready for School

    The pencils and paper have been put to rest, the beach days are here and the ice cream is tasty ... at least until school starts again. This year, school starts Sept. 5. Are the kids ready for school this upcoming fall? The Airman & Family Readiness Center is here to help parents with the K-12 school enrollment needs. Here are some things to do to
  • Too Much Exposure to Hot Conditions Can Cause Heat Stress

    Heat Stress occurs when humidity, air temperature, radiant heat and too little air movement combine with heavy work and clothing to raise the body temperature beyond safe limits. Sweat, as it evaporates, is the body's main line of defense against heat - as sweat evaporates, it cools the body. In high humidity, sweating becomes more intense but
  • GPS Wing changes command

    Lt. Gen. Michael Hamel, commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, officiated over the Global Positioning Systems Wing Change of Command ceremony here in the Schriever Space Complex court yard. Col. David Madden, who served as vice commander of the GPSW since July 2006, assumed command of the wing from Col. Wesley Ballenger Jr., June 18. Colonel
  • SY Dominates 2007 Sports Day

    Although some members of the Los Angeles AFB team arrived at work this week supporting various muscle aches as a result of 2007 Sports Day, the general consensus is that the event conducted Friday, June 15, produced some friendly, competitive fun. Approximately 750 military and civilian employees of the base and The Aerospace Corporation gathered
  • KUDOs - Congratulations Promotees!

    The Tech Sergeant and Master Sergeant Promotion lists were released June 14 and the following Los Angeles Air Force Base Airmen made the list. Promoted to Master Sgt. Arthur Cuizon 369th USAF Recruiting Squadron John Jansen 369th USAF Recruiting Squadron Barry Montgomery 369th USAF Recruiting Squadron Richard Dimson 369th USAF Recruiting Squadron
  • Six Base Teens Selected to Attend Missoula Performing Arts Camp

    Los Angeles Air Force Base may be small in size, but when it comes to talent, it ranks among the majors. And that applies to its youth as well as its adults. Six of our teens have been selected to attend the 2007 Nell Buckley Performing Arts Series of the internationally-renown Missoula Performing Arts Camp to be conducted at Seeley Lake, Mont.,
  • Base Volunteers Help Make Space Day a Success

    Space might be the final frontier but thanks to volunteers from industry, academia and Los Angeles Air Force Base, students at Manhattan Beach Middle School are now on their way to exploring space. Approximately 10 volunteers from the base spoke to students about satellites, rockets and Air Force aerospace careers, and even hosted a game of
  • Youth Programs' Summer Camp Appeals to Base Youth

    Beginning June 25, youth ages 4-1/2 to 12 have the opportunity to enjoy ten weeks of Summer Camp at the Youth Center in Fort MacArthur. From 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, camp participants will stay busy with educational, informative, enriching and just plain fun activities. Bored they won't be. Not only are enjoyable fieldtrips