ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE
Date: March 2, 2017
SANTA ANA, Calif. – Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas announced the appointment of Michelle Van Der Linden as the new District Attorney Spokesperson today.
Van Der Linden was born in Santa Monica and has lived in California for most of her life. She enlisted in the California Air National Guard after graduating from Hemet High School and received her undergraduate degree in journalism from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. She went on to become the Public Affairs Officer for her military unit at the 163rd Air Refueling Wing, now known as the 163rd Attack Wing, located at March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley. In this role, she traveled the world reporting on the unit’s deployments and mission. Continue reading