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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!

FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT~Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allies military and the family members of the above. Honoring those who have served before. 

Please remember: The Canteen is a place to honor and entertain our troops. The Canteen is family friendly. Let's have fun!

We pray for your continued strength, to be strong in the face of adversity.

We pray for your safety, that you will return to your families and friends soon.

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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To: MeekMom

Good evening Meeky, it’s great to see you!


21 posted on 03/25/2013 6:16:18 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: mylife

That sounds complicated! :o)


22 posted on 03/25/2013 6:17:10 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe

Great to see you too hon! Keep up the good work here! You’re appreciated! :)


23 posted on 03/25/2013 6:17:38 PM PDT by MeekMom
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To: LUV W

Howdy LUV!

*HUGS*

Don’t know about your neck of the woods, but it’s COLD here. Could use a dose of some California sunshine ‘bout now, LOL!

Hope you’re doing well!


24 posted on 03/25/2013 6:20:20 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe

We’ll say, “unique”


25 posted on 03/25/2013 6:22:06 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: laurenmarlowe








REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD



CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (Jan. 14, 2008) The first major snowfall of the New Year blankets the USS Constitution. Despite the weather “Old Ironside,” remained open for free public tours. At 210-years-old, USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world, manned by 67 active-duty United States Sailors and visited by nearly half a million visitors annually. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Brown (Released)

GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!!!





Boston, Oct. 21, 2009 - Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Philip Gagnon pipes as USS Constitution performs an underway demonstration in honor of the three-masted wooden frigate's 212th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Mark Alexander/Released).
(Click for Bosun’s Whistle)




USS Constitution's 1812 Marine Guard fire vintage Springfield flintlock muskets during the ship's underway. "Old Ironsides" was underway for the "Constitution Day Cruise," which is conducted to thank the family and supporters of Constitution. U.S. Navy photo by Airman Nick Lyman (Released)

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!








Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

26 posted on 03/25/2013 6:27:32 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: The Mayor

Good evening, Mayor, and thank you for today’s sustenance for body and soul.


27 posted on 03/25/2013 6:27:46 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: laurenmarlowe; All






Supporting our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen
at more than 1,000 places across the U. S. and around the world.

~Tribute to Our Troops~


28 posted on 03/25/2013 6:31:47 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: laurenmarlowe

Thank you Lauren for this evenings road trip....NOW GO TO BED!!!!!:-} *Hugs*


29 posted on 03/25/2013 6:33:16 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: laurenmarlowe

Hey! Yeah, it’s cold here, too! I guess it was about 33 this morning.

The good news is that it’ll be gradually warming up again starting tomorrow. At least cold doesn’t last long around here, right?

Good to see you! Now...go crawl under those covers and get your rest! :)


30 posted on 03/25/2013 6:34:56 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: mountainlion

Good evening mountainlion & sweet vid! *Hugs*

Monday was kind to you?


31 posted on 03/25/2013 6:34:56 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: AZamericonnie

{{{Connie!!!}}}

Howdy girlfriend!

How u b?

xoxoxoxo,
Meeky


32 posted on 03/25/2013 6:35:37 PM PDT by MeekMom
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To: ConorMacNessa

Permission Granted & a very good evening to you Conor! *Hugs*


33 posted on 03/25/2013 6:35:53 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: laurenmarlowe
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners.

* * * * * * * * * * * *

Our Flag Flying Proudly One Nation Under God

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Lord, Please Bless Our Troops, They're fighting for our Freedom.

* * * * * * * * * * * *

God Bless Our Republic

I pledge allegiance to the Flag
of the United States of America,
and to the Republic, for which it stands;
one nation UNDER GOD,
indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.

Prayers going up


34 posted on 03/25/2013 6:37:03 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: LUV W

Evening Luvy!

Hope you’re doin’ well!

{{hugs}}
Meeky


35 posted on 03/25/2013 6:39:15 PM PDT by MeekMom
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe
you were dead on the hour again!!

That's like three times in a row I think!

Hummm...I suspect an app or something! LOL

36 posted on 03/25/2013 6:39:20 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: laurenmarlowe

I suppose it is complicated, I actually worked here.

http://www.militarymuseum.org/AFPlant19.html


37 posted on 03/25/2013 6:40:02 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: MeekMom

Hey, you!! (((hugs)))

soooo good to see you! Hope you are doing well! Is it snowing where you are?


38 posted on 03/25/2013 6:40:37 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: The Mayor

Great lesson this evening Mayor! *Hugs*


39 posted on 03/25/2013 6:40:48 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: BIGLOOK

Aloha Bigs! *Hugs*


40 posted on 03/25/2013 6:41:58 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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