By: Jonisha Miller
Members of the Military Affairs Council met to discuss partnership opportunities between the business community and Los Angeles Air Force Base (LA AFB). Discussion items included Congressman Ted Lieu’s Service Academy Day, State of the Region/Hidden Hero program, and the 5K for Freedom Run/Walk in Tribute to Louis Zamperini.
Colonel Mia Walsh, Commander of Space Base Delta 3 at LA AFB talked about the excitement and work the base is doing to prepare for the Armed Forces Day Parade. The event will take place on Saturday, May 18th along Torrance Boulevard and this year’s honorary branch is Space Force.
Members of the Military Affairs Council include: Edward Apodaca, Residence Inn Los Angeles Torrance/Redondo Beach; Donna Duperron, Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce; Louis Espinal, Virco Manufacturing Corporation; Stan Gray, Fastsigns of Torrance and Long Beach; Jonisha Miller, Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce; Captain Katelin Robinson, Los Angeles Air Force Base; Dawn Salvatore, Moog Aircraft Group; Brenda Threat, El Camino College; Tyquest Vanhook, The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic; and Colonel Mia Walsh, Los Angeles Air Force Base.