First City Rifle Corp
Explorer Post 124

FCRC is a Army Military Explorer Post that is part of the Learning for Life Program which allows teens and young adults intersted in the military to discover career oppurtunities, obtain mentoring,  and participate in exciting activities.

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Army National Guard Armory
17330 Victory Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91406

Challenge Yourself

In the First City Rifle Corps you will have the oppurtunity to challenge yourself on field training excercises, learning how to overcome fears and building confidence in your abilities.

Marksmanship and Safety

Under the watchful eye of military veteran advisors, learn rifle and pistol marksmanship skills.


Join like minded friends and classmates all the while learning military skills and representing yourself and community.

Francisco joined FCRC and went on to be a successful Airborne Infantry Soldier utilizng skills learned in the Explorers program to be successful.
SSG Francisco C.
Airborne Infantry
Paul, one of the most involved instructors within the post and FCRC alumni, served in the airforce as a Tactical Air Controller Party Specialist.
SGT Paul H.
Air Force TACP
Nick utilized the skills and mentorship gained from FCRC to be successful at the prestigious West Point before commissioning as an Army Officer.
CPT Nick R.
Field Artillary Officer

Veterans Giving Back

Military Exploring and FCRC has provided fantastic training and mentoring oppurtunities for teens and young adults for almost four decades, and many former veterans donate their time and expertise to give back in order mentor and train the young adults.

Many members of FCRC have graduated to go onto U.S. Military Academies, Special Forces, Special Operations Forces, as well as successful careers in the private sector. The expertise and network of FCRC alumni have directly benefited numerous young adults in deciding if a military career is for them, as well as how to succeed outside of the military.