Our Military

Naval Base Ventura County Location Just south of the beachfront city of Oxnard, California, lie the two mainland components of Naval Base Ventura County: Port


To Ventura County Welcome to Southern California, famous for its mild climate, stunning coastlines, national forests and fertile growing valleys. Ventura County, the southernmost county

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

Housing & Real Estate

In Ventura County   A beautiful coastline, temperate climate, vibrant arts scene and abundance of year-round recreation in Ventura County contribute to a high quality

Employment & Economy

In Ventura County   Lying along the Pacific Coast, Naval Base Ventura County is the county’s largest employer with more than 11,000 military and 9,000

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

Family Resources

In Ventura County   Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing

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 i


A bundle of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping — is waiting to be unwrapped in Ventura County and beyond.


Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Provides Judges for County Science Fair

Story by David Rahe on 04/04/2019 Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme (NSWC PHD) team members judged grades 6-12 student science research projects at the

FC1 Stone Senior Sailor of the Quarter at Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division

Story by David Rahe on 04/04/2019 Matthew Ely Stone Petty Officer First Class Fire Controlman AEGIS (SW/AW) has been named Senior Sailor of the Quarter

Honing Skills On the High Seas: GW Sailor Gets Underway

Story by SN Jack Lepien on 03/26/2019 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (March 20, 2019) Refueling complex overhaul (RCOH), a comprehensive four-year renovation process, is designed to

Warfare Centers host technical innovation exchange

Story by J.W. Marcum on 03/25/2019 PORT HUENEME, Calif. - Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD), in collaboration with Naval Facilities Engineering

NAVFAC EXWC Hosts First West Coast Naval Innovation Science & Engineering Summit at NBVC

Story by Sarah MacMillan on 03/22/2019 In partnership with Naval Surface Warfare Center (NAVSEA), Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) was pleased

NAWCWD welcomes new command master chief

Story by Stacie Lawrence on 02/27/2019 Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division's newest Command Master Chief Scottie Cox brings with him a familiarity of the
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