MCAS Miramar Community

MCAS Miramar
Services & Facilities

Services & Facilities


The American Red Cross in San Diego County provides emergency assistance, information on sick or deceased family members and financial assistance. The Red Cross community center at Naval Medical Center San Diego can be reached at 619-542-7400, and the Camp Pendleton center can be reached at 760-725-6877. Contact the Red Cross main office at 858-309-1200 for additional information.


The Automotive Service Center is in Building 6214. The gas lanes are open for regular business seven days a week. The pumps are open 24 hours a day for credit card sales. The center’s Auto Accessory Store is open seven days a week and can be reached at 858-695-7254. The Auto Repair Shop is open Monday through Saturday and can be reached at 858-695-7255. Pumps at the Annex Gas Station, Building 7498, are open 24 hours a day for credit card sales.


The Car Wash, Building 2761, is open 24 hours daily and features coin-operated vacuums and hot pressure sprayers. There is also a free bucket-and-hose car wash across from the main car wash.


The Child Development Center in Building 2740 provides weekly care for active-duty military and Department of Defense civilian dependents between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years. The center is open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Due to a waiting list, advance application filing is required. For more information, call 858-577-4144.

Additionally, the Child Development Home Program matches air station personnel with certified caregivers conveniently located aboard or close to Miramar. Due to a waiting list, advanced application filing is required. Contact a CDHP representative at 858-577-4145 or call the Child Care Resource and Referral Office at 619-556-8491 for further assistance.


The commissary is in Building 2661 and serves active-duty and retired service members and families. It is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. The Commissary also opens 30 minutes early daily for patrons with disabilities or small children. Call 858-577-4524 for a department directory and more information.


Navy Federal Credit Union is in Building 2574 on the corner of Moore and Elrod avenues. A NFCU ATM is available at the Main Exchange plaza and the Flightline Food Court. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The credit union is a full-service financial institution, serving military and civilian personnel. Services offered include checking and savings accounts, money orders, travelers’ checks and notary services. Personal, auto and first and second mortgage loans are also available. For more information, contact the main office at 800-842-6328.


The Gonzales Dining Facility is in Building 5500 and offers a full-service main line, fast-food line, deli bar, pasta/taco bar and a salad bar.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday

Breakfast: 5:30 to 7:30 a.m.

Lunch: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dinner: 4 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and holidays

Brunch: 8 to 11 a.m.

Dinner: 3 to 5 p.m.

The dining facility also operates a number of satellite mess halls. For more information, call 858-577-1380/1382.


The Miramar Exchange Complex is in Building 2660. The Exchange Complex is open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The operator can be reached at 858-695-7288 or Customer Service at 858-695-7230.


The Flight Line Complex is in Building 8600 and contains a small retail store, barbershop, registration service and food court (Pizza & TossUP, Mein Bowl Asian Cuisine, Stateside Café Express, Simply to Go and Taco Bell Express). It is open Monday through Friday. The retail store can be reached at 858-695-7289, the barber shop can be reached at 858-695-7389 and Ana’s Registration Service can be reached at 858-695-7366. For more information about the eateries, call 858-566-8943.


The Human Resources Office is open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The HRO assists with employment opportunities in Civil Service positions aboard the air station. For application information, go to USA Jobs at or call 858-577-1328.

Legal Assistance

The Joint Law Center provides help for a host of legal-related issues, such as powers of attorney, last wills and testaments, living wills, notarizations, civil rights, consumer law, contracts, immigration/naturalization and real estate. Assistance with family law such as divorce/separation, child support and guardianship is provided on a limited basis.

The Joint Law Center’s hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It should be noted that certain services are offered at specific hours of days. Call 858-577-1656 for more information.


Career Resource Center

CRC offers information and assistance to military service members, retirees, veterans, Department of Defense civilian employees and their family members in their career planning and job search. The center can be reached at 858-577-6710.

Chaplain’s Religions
Enrichment Development Operation

CREDO helps participants learn to relate more authentically with themselves and others while developing meaningful, satisfying lives. Personal growth retreats, spiritual growth retreats and marriage enrichment retreats are offered on a regular basis. Call 858-577-1333 for more information.

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center offers solution-focused seminars on problem-solving, communication skills, conflict resolution and stress and anger management. Contact the center at 858-577-6585.

Education Center

The Education Center assists air station personnel wishing to reach their educational goals. Community and state colleges and universities conveniently offer a variety of classes aboard the air station. Contact the Education Center at 858-577-1801.

Exceptional Family Member Program

The program assists families with a physical, emotional, developmental or learning-disabled member to ensure that adequate care and treatment are available. Call 858-577-4668 for details.

Family Advocacy Program

The Family Advocacy Program provides counseling, education and violence-prevention services. Call 858-577-6585 for details.

Family Readiness Program

Volunteers provide communication and a support network for Marine Corps families and serve as a focal point for information and referral sources. For more information, call 858-577-1322.


The Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge, Skills program is designed by Marine Corps spouses and provides new spouses with information and insights into the unique Marine Corps lifestyle. Make new friends and fully enjoy being part of the Marine Corps family by calling 858-577-4810/4918.

New Parent Support Program

The program helps single parents and families expecting a child or who have children up to 6 years old with practical education programs, support groups, referrals, resources and home visits. Call 858-577-9812 for more information.

Personal Financial Management

A financial advisor provides budget-planning, debt management, banking skills, car buying, financial planning, investing, home buying and retirement planning. Call 858-577-9802 for details.

Prevention and Relationship
Enhancement Program

PREP teaches skills focused on building strong and healthy marriages. For more information, contact 858-577-1333.

Retired Assistance Office

RAO assists retirees with policies on entitlements, benefits and privileges. The office can be reached at 858-577-4806.

Relocation Assistance Program

RAP provides information and services for service members and their families when arriving to and departing from their current duty station. Services include welcome aboard packets, loan locker, workshops, booklets, debriefings and more. Call 858-577-1428 for details.

Substance Abuse Counseling

The center provides assessment, treatment, education, social-skills building and referral services with the goal of preventing substance abuse problems and can be reached at 858-577-6585.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Office

Awareness and prevention services for individuals and commands can be provided by calling the counseling office at 858-577-6585.


Marine Mart, in Building 2499, is open seven days a week and can be reached at 858-695-7293.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society office is in Building 2273 and is open 8 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. NMCRS provides emergency assistance and financial assistance, as well as referral services. Volunteers can be reached by calling 858-577-1807.


The full-service U.S. Post Office is in Building 2257 and is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Contact the post office at 858-577-4578. The Military Postal Facility is also in Building 2257 and handles all official military mail. The facility is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Military personnel residing aboard the air station receive mail through their work sections. Incoming personnel may contact units for correct mailing addresses prior to arrival. Each unit is provided with an individual box identified by a number-style address format. For more information, contact the Military Postal Facility at 858-577-1329.


The Chaplain’s Office is in Building 5632T and coordinates regularly scheduled worship services. For the location and meeting schedules of religious activities, contact the Chaplain’s Office at 858-577-1333.

Worship Schedule


9 a.m. Protestant Worship Service

(Main Chapel)

11 a.m. Roman Catholic Eucharist

(Main Chapel)


6 p.m. Wednesdays with God (Main Chapel)

Monday through Friday

11:30 a.m. Mass (Small Chapel)


Known as the U.S. Army Veterinary Treatment Facility, the Vet Clinic provides outpatient veterinary treatment and over-the-counter products for cats and dogs only. Call 858-577-1773/6552 to make an appointment.


The Youth Center and Teen Center in Building 2700 offer recreational programs, classes, sports and activities for children and young adults age 18 and younger. Call 858-577-4136 for details.

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