Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Nine (VX-9) resumed normal flight operations July 10 on Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWSCL) after the base and the surrounding city of Ridgecrest sustained two earthquakes of 6.4 and 7.1 magnitudes.
In the wake of multiple earthquakes that occurred on July 4-5, 2019, Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWSCL) sustained damage to multiple facilities and loss of utilities to numerous base services.
Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWSCL) authorized families to begin returning to their homes Monday, July 15 after issuing an evacuation order as a result of two major earthquakes just 10 days earlier.
The City of Los Angeles welcomed more than 1,200 Sailors and Marines to the Los Angeles and San Pedro area for a week-long tribute to the sea services during the fourth annual Los Angeles Fleet Week being held Aug. 27-Sept. 2.
The fourth annual Los Angeles Fleet Week (LAFW) wrapped up Sept. 2, with more than 1,200 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen from six ships experiencing the hospitality of "The City of Angels" and the city of San Pedro.