Southern California Chapter

Southern California chapter encompasses the Southern half of the state approximately from Vanden-burgh AFB on the West to Bakersfield on the East and all points South, to and including San Diego. Over 40% of the membership are industry members, another 40% active, guard and reserve personnel, with the remaining 20% individual. 10% of the membership are Life Members. The chapter's center-of mass and focus on the Army Aviation Soldier, is the Los Alamitos JFTB and Army Airfield located in Los Alami-tos, CA, Orange County, located 35 miles South of Los Angeles. The primary units supported include company size elements of the 6-52 Aviation Regiment, U S Army Reserve, and those of the 40th Infantry Division, CAARNG. Two battalions of the 40th ID's CAB, the 1-140th Assault Helicopter Bn and the 640th Aviation Support Bn are located at the Los Alamitos Army Airfield.

Annual Events

  • Quarterly Chapter Meetings
  • Legacy Aircrew Reunion - annual dinner at JFTB Los Alamitos
  • Wings, Wheels & Rotors - annual open house at JFTB Los Alamitos

Chapter Officers

Full NamePosition
LTC John F. Hendrickson, Ret.President
LTC Thomas E. Lasser, Ret.SeniorVP
COL Russell W. Chung, Ret.Secretary
MAJ Matthew S. JacksonVP National Guard & Reserves
COL Russell W. Chung, Ret.VP Scholarship
CSM Ronald D. CabreraVP Awards
Mr. Michael N. LetsonVP MembEnrollment

Chapter Meetings & Events