INFORMATION

Welcome Aboard

To make your move as worry-free as possible, Navy Region Southwest Fleet & Family Readiness has created this booklet to help acquaint you with

History

Civilization in San Diego dates back to the nomadic Native Americans who once inhabited the area. Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, a Portuguese navigator hired by Spain,

Getting Around

The California Department of Motor Vehicles website is the best source for your vehicle-related questions. Visit www.dmv.ca.gov for California driver’s license requirements and local vehicle

Navy In San Diego

As the naval shore installation management headquarters for the Southwest region (California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico), Navy Region Southwest provides coordination of

Housing

Temporary Navy and Marine Corps lodging is readily available in San Diego to support you during your transition to the area. We recommend that you

Fleet and Family Support

Fleet & Family Support Center, San Diego (FFSC) welcomes all military members and their families to San Diego. FFSC is located in multiple sites o

Parenting Resources

This section highlights parental resources for the many stages of childhood: infant to toddler, to kindergarten, transitioning into primary and secondary education, and finally preparatio

School Days

Navy Region Southwest employs School Liaison Officers (SLOs) who serve as liaisons between the Navy installation commander, military agencies and schools by providing assistance i

Family Resources

Navy Region Southwest military School Liaison Officers specialize in creating connectivity between military installations, local school administrations and military families. With the average military family

Health Care

TRICARE Health Net Federal Services (HNFS) administers the TRICARE program for military service members and their families in the 21-state West Region. Once you’re i

Morale, Welfare & Recreation

Welcome to the world of Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) at Navy Region Southwest, where our goal is to bring you the widest variety

Welcome to San Diego, America's Finest City

Welcome to San Diego, California’s second-largest city, where blue skies keep watch over 70 miles of beaches and a gentle Mediterranean climate means paradise every

NEWS

Advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer Students Train in the Navy's Newest Combat Trainer

Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) and the Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) hosted 10 students in the Navy's newest combat trainer,

U.S. Coast Guard marine science manager serves nation for 48 years

Story by Walter Ham on 09/25/2019 WASHIGNTON After earning his PhD in geophysics from University of Wisconsin-Madison, the U.S. Coast Guard marine science program manager

U.S. Army Alaska gives Marine Corps a lift

Story by Christina McCann on 09/24/2019 Soldiers of the 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska, assisted the Navy and Marine

SMWDC Commander Highlights Importance of Warfare Tactics Instructors During AMW Division Visit

Rear Adm. Scott Robertson, commander, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) visited Amphibious Warfare (AMW) Division one of four SMWDC divisions located i

IWTC San Diego Introduces New Student Feedback Tool

By Lt. Patrick C. Rumsey, Information Warfare Training Command San Diego SAN DIEGO The Training and Instructional Management Office (TIMO) at Information Warfare Training Command

SS Petersburg Successfully Deploys SALM in Support of Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise 2019

Story by Sarah Burford on 09/18/2019 The Military Sealift Command (MSC) government owned tanker ship SS Petersburg (T-AOT-9101), that is participating in Arctic Expeditionary Capabilitie
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