Can you visit Naval Base Coronado?
As part of Naval Air Station North Island’s Centennial, Naval Base Coronado will host a limited number of NASNI historical base tours throughout the year. These tours are open to the public (with base access approval).
Can retired DOD civilians stay at Navy Lodge?
Active duty members, their families and retirees may stay in Navy Lodges. Many lodges are pet-friendly. See the Navy Lodge website for more information and to make reservations.
What military bases are on Coronado?
Those facilities include:
- Naval Air Station, North Island (NASNI)
- Naval Amphibious Base Coronado (NAB)
- Naval Outlying Landing Field, Imperial Beach (NOLF)
- Naval Auxiliary Landing Field, San Clemente Island (NALF SCI)
- Silver Strand Training Complex (SSTC) – Coastal Campus.
- Camp Michael Monsoor (CMM)
- Camp Morena (CM)
Is Coronado Island a military base?
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 Mountain Warfare Training Camp Michael Monsoor and Camp Morena, located sixty miles east of San Diego.
Do Navy SEALs train in Coronado?
Naval Amphibious Base Coronado and its adjacent beaches provide training for Navy SEALs, amphibious insertion and other small units. The beach was recently designated a critical habitat pursuant to the Endangered Species Act for the Western Snowy Plover and the California Least Tern.
Where do Navy SEALs live in San Diego?
Naval Amphibious Base Coronado
Naval Amphibious Base Coronado (NAB Coronado) is a US naval installation located across the bay from San Diego, California.
What does the Navy do in Coronado?
Formally commissioned in January 1944, Naval Amphibious Base (NAB), Coronado provides a shore base for the operations, training, and support of naval amphibious units on the West Coast. It is one of only two Navy amphibious training bases in the United States.
Can you see Navy SEALs training in Coronado?
The notoriously arduous SEAL training school — Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) — is located at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. Prospective SEALs train in the Silver Strand surf as well as other locations in and around the bay.
Do SEALs live in Coronado?
Coronado was the birthplace for the SEALs and is still, today, a center of SEAL operations. There is no doubt that Coronado is proud to be home to the U.S. Navy’s most elite and principal special operations force.