1ST BATTALION, 4TH MARINE REGIMENT
The 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1/4, is also known as the “China Marines”, and has seen action in China, the Philippines, Okinawa and Vietnam. The 1/4 is based out of Camp Pendleton and has recently been deployed several times to Iraq.
1ST ASSAULT HELICOPTER BATTALION, 140TH AVIATION REGIMENT
The 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment is a Blackhawk Combat Helicopter Battalion that has been deployed three times in support of the Global War on Terror. This unit, stationed in Los Alamitos, also provides helicopter fire fighting support and Emergency Management to our communities in Southern Orange County.
USS STOCKDALE DDG 106
The USS STOCKDALE (DDG-106) ship is named after Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale, the legendary leader of American POW’s during the Vietnam War. The Stockdale is the 56th destroyer in her class and is home ported in San Diego. The ship was commissioned on April 18, 2009 at Port Hueneme, California.