NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND – Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) in Coronado is ushering in a new era of naval aviation as the Navy continues the gradual retirement of its legacy F/A-18A-D series. The renowned F-16 aircraft is poised to become a major program for the FRCSW Depot team’s operations, officials say. The F-16, […]
Naval Information Warfare System Command (NAVWAR) co-hosted the 13th annual For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League (FLL) Challenge Qualifying Tournament in early November at Eastlake High School in Chula Vista. The goal was to inspire and cultivate future talent in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). In […]
NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND – Fleet Week in San Diego unfolded in early November as a grand spectacle of innovation and technology, transforming the Port Pavilion Building into a vibrant hub of the future. The nearly 4,000 enthusiastic students in attendance created an endearing scene with children eagerly asking one another, “What do you […]
The Lisa Project, which started in 2010, is a mobile interactive exhibit which has visitors tour through the simulated living spaces of child abuse survivors while listening to their stories. The exhibit was from Oct. 24 to 26.
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eleven (EODMU-11) welcomed its newest leader during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Outlying Field Imperial Beach in early November. Cmdr. Ryan McGinn relieved Cmdr. Cmdr. Jay Higgins on Nov. 3 in front of friends, family members, and EODMU-11 personnel as part of an outdoor ceremony at the unit’s headquarters. Higgins […]
The Naval Special Warfare Center this fall welcomed members of AllTru, a unique non-profit organization comprised of women combat veterans who have served alongside elite Special Operations units around the world. These women, alongside men and partners they served with, share stories of their experiences and of the heroism displayed by their fallen teammates to […]
Leaders from across Marine Corps Recruiting Command gathered for the annual National Operations and Training Symposium at the Navy Lodge North Island, Naval Air Station North Island and San Diego from Oct. 16 to 20. The success of the Marine Corps depends heavily on the steady flow of new recruits ready to take on the […]
Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Southwest and its partners broke ground on a new aircraft hangar at Naval Base Coronado, Naval Air Station North Island on Oct. 13. The new hangar will be built by RQ Construction, LLC, which was awarded a contract on June 15, 2023. “RQ Construction’s track record across the Southwest […]
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 3 welcomed its newest leader during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado on Oct. 20. Cmdr. Warren Fogler relieved Cmdr. Andrew Serfass in front of friends, family members, and EODMU-3 personnel as part of an outdoor ceremony at the unit’s headquarters. Serfass took command of EODMU-3 in […]
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Paula Dunn, the 11th U.S. Navy Vice Chief of Information (VCI), retired from military service during a ceremony aboard the USS Midway Museum in San Diego on Oct. 13, ending a career spanning more than 30 years. Vice Adm. John Mustin, Chief of Navy Reserve, presided over the ceremony that hosted […]
The NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center San Diego First Class Petty Officer’s Association said it had a successful September clothing drive, which aimed at engaging the community and making a meaningful difference in the lives of others. The clothing drive garnered support from both Sailors and civilian employees, showcasing the power of teamwork and compassion within […]
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice offered her perspectives on national security, current events and geopolitical strategic competition as she engaged with Naval Postgraduate School students during an hour-long question and answer session in Monterey. Rice, the first African-American woman to serve as Secretary of State, gave her comments at the latest Secretary of the […]
This annual maritime humanitarian and civic assistance mission focuses on improving disaster response preparedness, resiliency and capacity while enhancing partnerships with participating nations and civilian humanitarian organizations throughout the region.
SAN DIEGO – The Junior Enlisted Association aboard amphibious assault carrier USS Tripoli (LHA7) was awarded the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award for the calendar year 2023. Bob Feller was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Cleveland Indians from 1936 to 1956. In 1941, following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Feller […]
The U.S. Navy honored several individuals during a pinning ceremony at the Silver Strand Training Complex in Coronado on Sept. 29. They are part of Naval Special Warfare, the nation’s elite maritime special operations force that is positioned to extend the fleet’s reach and gain and maintain access for the Joint Force in competition and […]
It is a rare occasion to have members of the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, visit a school to talk to young people about their culture of excellence and how they advanced in their careers. But that’s exactly what happened on Sept. 22 at Del Norte High School in San Diego. Lt. Cmdr. […]