79th Army Reserve Command to Showcase New Los Al Headquarters

The ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Joint Forces Training Base.

The largest U.S. Army Reserve command in Southern California will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly completed U.S. Army Reserve Center Saturday.

The 79th Sustainment Support Command is inviting the public to the building's grand opening at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos at 10 a.m. according to a release from the command's public affairs office. 

The ceremony will include displays of Army Reserve equipment, music by the 300th Army Band, and a guided tour of the 53,000 square-foot facility which now serves as the headquarters of the 79th SSC.

The 79th SSC, currently commanded by Maj. Gen. William D. Frink, Jr., is made up of about 20,000 Army Reserve Soldiers and civilians across 19 states west of the Mississippi River, according to a release from the Army Reserve public affairs office.

Numerous state, local and military officials will attend. 


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