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FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Naval Base Coronado, California ~ 26 MAR 2013
Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 03/25/2013 6:00:00 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe

 
 

~The FReeper Canteen Presents~

Road Trip: Naval Base Coronado, California

Naval Base Coronado (NBC) is a consolidated Navy installation encompassing eight military facilities stretching from San Clemente Island, located seventy miles west of San Diego, California, to the La Posta Mountain Warfare Training Facility and Camp Morena, located sixty miles east of San Diego.

In 1997, Naval Base Coronado was created, incorporating seven separate Naval installations under one Commanding Officer. Those facilities include: Naval Air Station North Island; Naval Amphibious Base Coronado; Outlying Field Imperial Beach; Naval Auxiliary Landing Field San Clemente Island; Silver Strand Training Complex, formerly known as the Naval Radio Receiving Facility, La Posta Mountain Warfare Training Facility; and the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Facility, Warner Springs.

These seven facilities encompass more than 57,000 acres and make NBC the largest command in the southwest region of the U.S.

The following bases are part of Naval Base Coronado

Naval Air Station North Island
Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) is located at the north end of Coronado Island in San Diego Bay and is the home port of several aircraft carriers of the United States Navy. It is part of the largest aerospace-industrial complex in the United States Navy, the 57,000-acre ( Naval Base Coronado in San Diego County, California.



Naval Amphibious Base Coronado
Naval Amphibious Base Coronado (NAB) is a major shore command, supporting 27 tenant commands, and is the West Coast focal point for special and expeditionary warfare training and operations. The on base population is 5,000 military personnel and 7,000 students and reservists.



Outlying Field Imperial Beach
Outlying Field Imperial Beach (OFIB) is a facility for helicopters, situated on 1,204 acres approximately 14 miles south of San Diego and within the city limits of Imperial Beach, California. It is known as "The Helicopter Capital of the World".



Naval Auxiliary Landing Field San Clemente Island
Naval Auxiliary Landing Field San Clemente Island (SCI), also known as Frederick Sherman Field, is a military airport located on San Clemente Island.

Silver Strand Training Complex
Silver Strand Training Complex (SSTC) located between Imperial Beach and Coronado is the premier training facility for the U.S. Military special forces.



La Posta Mountain Warfare Training Facility
La Posta Mountain Warfare Training Facility (MWTF) located 50 miles east of San Diego, near the city of Campo, in San Diego County, is a 1,063 acres training facility used by the Naval Special Warfare Center.

Learn More About Naval Base Coronado HERE!

The Maritime Museum of San Diego enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining and operating historic vessels. The museum has one of the world's finest collections of historic ships, including the world's oldest active ship Star of India.

Founded in 1948, the museum grew out of the earlier efforts of a group of local historians and maritime enthusiasts who acquired the sailing ship Star of India in 1927. Now fully restored, the Star of India is maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers and skilled craftsmen and sailed at least once a year.

 The museum’s collection also includes the 1898 steam ferry Berkeley, the 1904 steam yacht Medea, the 1914 Pilot, the state’s official tall ship Californian-a replica of a mid 19th century revenue cutter, the H.M.S Surprise, a magnificent replica of an 18th century Royal Navy frigate featured in the award winning film “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.” and the USS Dolphin a treasure of technology and research and a former US Navy research submarine.

Visit The San Diego Maritime Museum HERE!

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We pray that your hope, courage, and dignity remain unbroken, so that you may show others the way.

God Bless You All ~ Today, Tomorrow and Always

 

 



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1 posted on 03/25/2013 6:00:00 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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2 posted on 03/25/2013 6:00:52 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe
Thanks, lauren, for today's Road Trip: Naval Base Coronado, California.


3 posted on 03/25/2013 6:02:15 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: laurenmarlowe

Just look at you....you were dead on the hour again!! WTG!!


4 posted on 03/25/2013 6:03:12 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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Freep mail me to be on or off the Daily Bread ping list


Our Father’s World

March 26, 2013

When Amanda Benavides was a sophomore at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California, she began to rethink her views on Christian stewardship of the earth. Amanda had grown up thinking that being conscious of the environment had nothing to do with her relationship with Jesus. All this changed when she was challenged to consider the Christian’s role in caring for the planet—especially how that relates to reaching the most needy in the world.

Our stewardship of the beautiful world God gave us, and our care for the people in it, express our reverence for God and is grounded in two biblical principles.

First, the earth belongs to God (Ps. 24:1-2). The psalmist praised the Lord for His creation and His ownership of it. The heavens, the earth, and all that are in it are His. He created it, He is sovereign over it (93:1-2), and He cares for it (Matt. 6:26-30). Second, God delegated the responsibility for the well-being of His earth to us (Gen. 1:26-28). This includes appreciation of and care for both nature (Lev. 25:2-5,11; Prov. 12:10) and people (Rom. 15:2).

This is our Father’s world. Let’s show Him how much we love Him by respecting it and caring for the people who populate it.

The natural world that God has made
Must not be used at whim;
We serve as stewards of His earth,
Responsible to Him. —D. DeHaan
To mistreat God’s creation is to offend the Creator.

Read: Genesis 1:26-28

The earth is the Lord’s, and all its fullness, the world and those who dwell therein. —Psalm 24:1
Bible in a Year:
Joshua 22-24; Luke 3


5 posted on 03/25/2013 6:03:40 PM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: ConorMacNessa; The Mayor; SandRat; BIGLOOK; Publius; HiJinx; All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


6 posted on 03/25/2013 6:04:29 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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7 posted on 03/25/2013 6:06:01 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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Aloha Lauren! ((HUGS))
8 posted on 03/25/2013 6:07:08 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul the usual suspects!)
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To: laurenmarlowe

Thanks, lauren, for our National Anthem....singing along.


9 posted on 03/25/2013 6:07:51 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: laurenmarlowe

Road trip?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57KzAIE6bII


10 posted on 03/25/2013 6:07:59 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: laurenmarlowe

Evening FRiend! Thanks for tonight’s great thread!

xoxoxo,
Meeky


11 posted on 03/25/2013 6:10:21 PM PDT by MeekMom
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Hi MA!

*HUGS*

Hehehehe, not at all in nine years and then twice in one month. Way cool, LOL!

You take care and stay safe on your snowy and icy roads. We actually have freeze warnings tonight through the morning. Geez Louise, we should be in shorts by now.

Gonna say a quick HOWDY to all, then call it a day. My covers are a-calling!

Love to all!


12 posted on 03/25/2013 6:10:56 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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I was administratively attached to the Naval Radio Receiving Facility, though I did not work there.


13 posted on 03/25/2013 6:11:31 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Evenin’ Angel Ma!

Hope you didn’t have too hard of a day today.

Still have the pretty white stuff on the ground?

We got some last night, but will be gone soon with temps nearly the mid 40’s soon.

xoxoxoxo,
Meeky


14 posted on 03/25/2013 6:12:04 PM PDT by MeekMom
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To: The Mayor
Good evening to you Mayor!

FIRST!!

15 posted on 03/25/2013 6:12:16 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Strand_Training_Complex


16 posted on 03/25/2013 6:13:16 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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Great road trip, (((Lauren)))

Love to visit California...but the people are kinda weird in places. LOL!


17 posted on 03/25/2013 6:13:20 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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Aloha BIGLOOK! *HUGS*

SECOND!!

18 posted on 03/25/2013 6:13:48 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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Thanks, unique, for the road trippers!

~ Road Trip: Naval Base Coronado, California ~

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19 posted on 03/25/2013 6:15:31 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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Howdy mountainlion!

THIRD!!

20 posted on 03/25/2013 6:15:35 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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