Monterey, CA 93940, USA


The Monterey Peninsula Communities

  Today, Monterey is a city of old adobe houses, gardens that bloom year-round, white and blue boats in the harbor, a brightly colored fisherman’s wharf and modern lifestyles of the 21st century. Monterey has a lot to offer visitors and permanent residents. In Monterey, the old houses are connected

The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) and The Presidio of Monterey (POM)

  The military has played a vital role on the Monterey Peninsula since the area was claimed for Spain by Sebastian Vizcaino in 1602. Vizcaino named the bay Monterey, in honor of his benefactor, Gaspar de Zuniga y Acevedo, Conde de (count of) Monterrey, then viceroy of New Spain (Mexico).

Military Community Services

  831-899-2555 The Mass Transportation Benefit Program (MTBP) provides reimbursement for DoD employees for mass transit commuting costs to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution and to expand their commuting alternatives. There are 12 lines that serve the Presidio of Monterey and Ord Military Community. Enrollment requires filling out two

Coast Guard Station Monterey

  Coast Guard Station Monterey is primarily involved with maritime law enforcement and search and rescue along California’s Central Coast. The station is home to two 47-foot Motor Lifeboats and one 29-foot response boat. The more than 40-member crew based at the station carries out search and rescue, coastal security,

The Naval Postgraduate School AND Naval Support Activity, Monterey

  The idea for a graduate education program for naval officers emerged in the late 19th century, but the concept found few advocates initially. With Guglielmo Marconi’s invention of the “wireless” in 1901, the Wright brothers’ flight in 1903 and the global trek of the steam-powered White Fleet from 1907


California caring - Army assists homeless vets in county assistance event

Story by Brian Lepley on 02/24/2017 The installation's assistance to the Veterans' Transition Center of Monterey County Stand Down is a tremendous advantage for the event, its lead organizer believes. "The effort from the Presidio stands out among all the community partners that make this homeless veterans support event a

FAO program guest speaker on U.S. Israeli policy

Story by Patrick Bray on 02/24/2017 Editor's note: This article is a feature from the Foreign Area Officer program's monthly officer professional development series at DLIFLC. MONTEREY, Calif. Dr. Guy Ziv, an associate professor at the American University School of International Service in Washington, D.C., spoke to Foreign Area Officers

Congressman Panetta "wowed" by Presidio visit

Story by Patrick Bray on 02/24/2017 MONTEREY, Calif. The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center welcomed U.S. Representative for California's 20th Congressional District, Jimmy Panetta, to the Presidio of Monterey, California, Feb. 22. Panetta visited a classroom in the Institute's Persian-Farsi school where he interacted with some of the students
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