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


FAOs attend first Joint Foreign Area Officer Course of 2017

Story by Patrick Bray on 01/31/2017 MONTEREY, Calif. The Foreign Area Officer Program at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center hosted the Joint FAO Course Jan. 23-27 at the Weckerling Center on the Presidio of Monterey. FAOs, who come from the four branches of the U.S. military, are regionally

IW Leader Visits Monterey

Monterey, Calif. -- Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and Director of Naval Intelligence, visited Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Monterey, Jan. 26. She met with IWTC Monterey staff to hear their experience with successes and challenges for training the Navy's linguists, cryptologic technician

FAO program guest speaker on the U.S. and Latin America

Story by Patrick Bray on 01/30/2017 MONTEREY, Calif. Dr. Christopher Darnton, an associate professor of national security affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, spoke to Foreign Area Officers in language training at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Jan. 18 about the U.S. role in Latin America.
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