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


Information Warfare Master Chief Retires

Story by PO1 Jamica Johnson on 04/09/2019 LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (NNS) Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Texas bid fair winds and following sea

Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Goodfellow's Chief Dewberry Retires

By Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 1st Class Jessica Norman, Center for Information Warfare Training Det. Goodfellow SAN ANGELO, Texas Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Patrick

Former 'Big Red One' Soldier receives Distinguished Service Cross

Story by Patrecia Geistfeld on 04/08/2019 Story and photo by Gail Parsons 1st Inf. Div. Post One never knows how they will respond when faced

Off-limits peak on Cal Guard's Camp SLO opened to hikers as part of the California Warrior Experience

Story by CPT Jason Sweeney on 04/06/2019 CAMP SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. Hikers and environmentalists got the rare opportunity to hike Camp San Luis Obispo'

Steadfast and loyal: Vietnam veteran supports Carson community for over 30 years

Story by SFC Leah Kilpatrick on 04/05/2019 The year was 1958. The day was August 25. The Queen of Outer Space starring Zsa Zsa Gabor

Celebrating "60 Years of MCAS Yuma": The 2019 Yuma Airshow

Story by Cpl Isaac Martinez on 03/13/2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. (March 9, 2019) -- The familiar sound of an F-35B flying through
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