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


NMCP Focuses on Readiness with Surgical Training Course

Story by PO2 Kris Lindstrom on 08/09/2019 PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Aug. 8, 2019) A day in age where the U.S. Navy's primary focus is on readiness,

Albuquerque District participates in riparian rehabilitation workshop at Cochiti Dam

Story by Ronna Schelby on 08/08/2019 COCHITI LAKE, N.M. Biologists and natural resources managers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, participated i

173rd Fighter Wing pilots learn survival techniques for over-water ejection

Story by MSgt Jefferson Thompson on 08/08/2019 U.S. Air Force F-15C pilots from the 173rd Fighter Wing spent one day preparing for an emergency ejectio

Military Sealift Command Engineering Technical Director Awarded 2019 Claud A. Jones Award for Fleet Engineering

Story by Sarah Burford on 08/08/2019 Daniel T. Norton, Military Sealift Command Engineering Technical Director, was awarded the 2019 Claud A. Jones Award for Fleet

AFRL researcher named American Chemical Society Fellow

Story by Donna Lindner on 08/08/2019 A research chemist from the Air Force Research Laboratory was recently chosen as a 2019 Fellow of the America

Civil outreach strengthens relationships during Pacific Pathways Exercise Cartwheel

Story by 1LT MARK SAGVOLD on 08/02/2019 LABASA, Fiji Primary school children welcomed the visiting team of U.S. Army civil affairs Soldiers Aug. 1, 2019,
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