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Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide


Our Military

  Location Just south of the beachfront city of Oxnard, California, lie the two mainland components of Naval Base Ventura County: Port Hueneme and Point Mugu; the third, San Nicolas Island, 60 miles southwest of Point Mugu, is one of the eight storied Channel Islands of the Pacific and part


  Welcome to Southern California, famous for its mild climate, stunning coastlines, national forests and fertile growing valleys. Ventura County, the southernmost county on California’s central coast, has a population of 850,536, according to 2015 U.S. Census estimates. San Buenaventura, commonly known as Ventura, is the county seat, with 109,708

Getting To & Around

  U.S. Highway 101 — The Ventura Freeway — runs from the Santa Barbara/Ventura County line in Southern California south to Pasadena and is the principal east-west route (designated north-south) through Ventura County. Interstate 5 is the primary interstate on the West Coast, running largely parallel to the California coastline

Housing & Real Estate

  A beautiful coastline, temperate climate, vibrant arts scene and abundance of year-round recreation in Ventura County contribute to a high quality of life not found in other metropolitan areas. In 2014, 846,178 people called Ventura County home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Naval Base Ventura County, which lies

Employment & Economy

  Lying along the Pacific Coast, Naval Base Ventura County is the county’s largest employer with more than 11,000 military and 9,000 civilian employees, most of whom live in southwest Ventura County where the installation is situated. Nearby Oxnard, with 207,254 residents, is the county’s largest city. Other nearby cities

Health Care

  There are many health care services in Ventura County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance options. Visit www.healthcare.gov for information on open enrollment for health care coverage under the national Affordable Care Act. California is among the states that

Family Resources

  Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Ventura County because they provide

Education & Academics

  For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system in Ventura County, along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to children in Ventura


  A bundle of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping — is waiting to be unwrapped in Ventura County and beyond. Drop into a wave at one of the county’s beautiful public beaches, for instance, or shop until you drop at Ventura Harbor Village. Don’t miss


Retirement Ceremony in Honor of Senior Chief Legalman Shannon W. Miller

Story by Natalie Morehouse on 03/29/2017 Miller retired after 23 years serving in a variety of capacities and locations. He regaled the audience with memories of search and rescue training, running with Region Legal Service Office Southwest's (RLSO SW) current executive officer, Cmdr. Dustin Wallace, and his many world travels.

Patuxent River health clinic corpsman to compete in DoD Warrior Games

Representing Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Angelo Anderson took first place in the 100-meter dash at the Warrior Games Team Trials at Naval Base Ventura County, California, in February. The win solidified Anderson's spot on Team Navy for the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games this

MUSE maintains power plant at NAVSTA Rota

ROTA, Spain (NNS) Four Seabee technicians from Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC), Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) division, deployed to support Naval Station Rota, Spain (NAVSTA Rota) on February 1. MUSE has one 2.5 MW power plant and one 5000 kVA substation deployed to NAVSTA Rota
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