Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) public tour


    Registration is now open for the next Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) public tour, which is scheduled for Thursday afternoon, Aug. 16.

    Highlights of the fully-guided bus tour include an historical overview of the base and its current state and federal missions, plus visits to the California Army National Guard’s 40th Infantry Division Headquarters and Los Alamitos Army Airfield, with an up-close look at a California Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.

    The tour begins at 1 p.m. from the Military and Veterans Service Center (Building 244) located just inside the JFTB main gate on Lexington Drive. Participants should plan to be on base for approximately three hours.

    To register, email Col. (CA) Richard Lalor, JFTB Public Affairs Officer, at The email must include full name, address (including zip code), email address, California driver’s license number and expiration date, and phone number for all participants. Please note that there is a maximum of three people allowed per group unless arrangements are made in advance with the public affairs office.

    Space is limited to 45 participants and everyone must be pre-registered. There is no charge for the tour, but all persons requesting entry to the installation must show current photo identification at the main gate.

    Participants will receive a group photo as a souvenir of their visit.

    For additional information, contact the JFTB Public Affairs Office at 562-795-2096.

    Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) public tour