U.S. National Guard Activities

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Army Lt. Dan Choi is Discharged

    ​Army Lieutenant, Westpoint grad, Arabic translator, Tustin native and gay activist Dan Choi received notice that he's been honorably discharged from the Army National Guard under "Don't Ask Don't Tell."The Iraq war veteran, who came out more than a year ago on MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, call ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Lt. Dan Choi of Tustin Arrested for "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Stunt at White House

    UPDATE: Details released for protest in Irvine in support of Lt. Dan Choi and other activists (see below) . . . Clockwork is no expert on military jurisprudence, so does anyone know if getting arrested for chaining oneself to a White House gate--while in uniform, mind you--makes one just as likely t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Get Your War On Today at Los Alamitos or This Weekend at Seal Beach

    Maj. Gen. John S. Harrel​If you can make it there in less than half as hour, you can still catch the 11 a.m. Commanding General Change of Command ceremony at the Joint Forces Training Base, 11200 Lexington Ave., Los Alamitos.Major General John S. Harrel, commanding general of the California Army N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Santa Ana, Police Feted for Getting Their War On

    Parked on Civic Center?If you're scooting past Santa Ana police headquarters Thursday afternoon and notice a large contingency of uniformed members of the Armed Services, worry not. That portion of Downtown Santa Ana has not been declared a war zone. Yet.Nor is it a green zone signifying safety from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Orange County's Original Minutemen

    I get two kinds of reactions whenever I state Orange County is the Mexican-hating capital of America: knowing nods or protestations saying another domain is worse. Never any debate, though, about the Mexican-hating essence of us. I make the case for this dishonor in my book, and I keep digging up mo ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 18, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    May 10 - May 16

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Who Dunn It?

    Activists call on Garden Grove legislator to broaden spying probe

  • Columns

    September 30, 2004
  • News

    September 16, 2004
  • News

    March 4, 2004

    Secret War Hero

    Mr. President, we have an alibi