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Category: Base
  • Los Angeles AFB Remembers POWs/MIAs

    Los Angeles Air Force Base held a remembrance event for National POW/MIA Recognition Day that began on Sept. 15 and ended on Sept. 16 with a 54 mile torch run and wreath laying ceremony. Col Mia Walsh, Space Base Delta 3 commander, left, awarded two trophies for this year’s participation. Sgt Tarek Salem, 61st Communications Squadron, accepts the
  • A Checklist to Help You Prepare for 2022 TRICARE Open Season

    TRICARE Open Season starts in the fall. That’s the time when most families can make changes to their TRICARE health care coverage for next year. Preparing for open season now can help you make the best selection for you and your family later.
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline expands opportunities to help

    The nationwide kickoff of the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, operated 24/7, provides a new tool that expands the opportunities for professional counseling. Anyone experiencing mental health distress or worried about a loved one; who may need crisis support, can call or text 988, or chat with a trained crisis counselor at
  • Readiness Exercises on LA AFB Help Prepare for Real Emergencies

    Space Base Delta (SBD) 3, which supports Space Systems Command (SSC), led several full-scale readiness exercises including an active shooter situation and a bomb explosion on Los Angeles Air Force Base Aug. 1 through 4.  These exercises, among others, had the support of base personnel volunteers from the following organizations: Emergency
  • Local High School Principal Attends National Security Forum From SBD 3’s Nomination

    When Lt. Col. Brian Vance, Space Base Delta 3 deputy commander on Los Angeles Air Force Base, nominated Dr. Steve Wallis, principal of Da Vinci Science and co-founder of Da Vinci Schools, to participate in the National Security Forum (NSF), it was a natural pairing.The forum is hosted by the Air University’s Air War College and sponsored by the
  • Los Angeles Welcomes New Base Commander to Lead Space Base Delta 3

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- During a live and virtual ceremony, today, Los Angeles welcomed a new base commander for Space Base Delta 3, Col. Mia Walsh.As the commander, Col. Walsh is responsible for Force Support, Security Forces, Communication, Civil Engineering and Logistics, and Medical Squadrons."SBD-3 is critical in our Space
  • AAFES Presents Check to MWR

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Mr. Leo Aguado, Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) LA Service Business Manager, left, and Ms. Sunny Britt, AAFES LA Administrative Assistant, present a dividend check to Col Becky Beers, LA Garrison commander, for more than $237K July 5 at the base. The check represents a portion of the sales from
  • Celebrate Independence Day by Requesting your Absentee Ballot

    In celebration of Independence Day, FVAP is hosting Armed Forces Voters Week from 28 June 28 to 4 July to highlight the importance of requesting your absentee ballot with the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). Here are 4 things to remember during Armed Forces Voters Week:1. Submitting your FPCA early is the best way to help ensure the process
  • DAF strengthens discharge process for sexual offenders

    Under the previous policy, Airmen and Guardians who committed sexual assault offenses were subject to mandatory initiation of discharge proceedings; the updated policy strengthens the criteria that may be considered for discharge.
  • Captain Shanna Chen Receives Scholarship from Space Foundation

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- U.S. Air Force Capt. Shanna “Kai” Chen, executive officer, Los Angeles Garrison, is a recipient of the Adm. James O. Ellis Jr. New Generation National Security Scholarship from the Space Foundation. Awardees represent exceptional young professionals who participate in Space Foundation events. The scholarship