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


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 for California driver’s license requirements and local vehicle

Navy In San Diego

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


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

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

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

Family Resources

Moving School-Age Children Navy Region Southwest military School Liaison Officers specialize in creating connectivity between military installations, local school administrations and military families. With the

Health Care

TRICARE/UnitedHealthcare 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

Morale, Welfare & Recreation

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

Welcome to San Diego, America's Finest City

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


MSC Commander Stops at Singapore During Worldwide Visit

Story by Grady Fontana on 02/11/2019 SINGAPOREThe Commander of Military Sealift Command (MSC) visited MSC Far East (MSCFE) at Sembawang Wharves to speak to ashore

Corps, counties meet to collaborate on flood-risk management, share best practices

Story by Dena O'Dell on 02/10/2019 LOS ANGELES Directors from flood-risk management agencies representing seven Southern California counties met for the Seven County Flood Control

Cultures shared as USS Green Bay Sailors, Marines visit Thai schools

Story by PO2 Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez on 02/10/2019 Chonburi, Thailand (Feb. 9, 2019) Service members assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Gree

Air Guardsman receives coveted Larson Award

Story by SrA Junhao Yu on 02/10/2019 Every year, the 25th Air Force recognizes the top technicians who are vital to the intelligence, surveillance, and

California Army National Guard lauds its Best Warriors

Story by Crystal Housman on 02/09/2019 February 9, 2019 by Senior Airman Crystal Housman California National Guard Public Affairs ANAHEIM, Calif. California honored its to

1st Medical Brigade Welcomes New Commander

Story by SFC Michael Cox on 01/17/2019 The 1st Medical Brigade welcomed a new commander June, 17 on Sadowski Field. Col. Anthony Nesbitt, who served
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