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Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division, Change of Command

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division, Change of Command

PORT HUENEME, Calif.—Capt. Andrew Hoffman relieved Capt. Ray Acevedo as commanding officer of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) June 30 during a small ceremony on station. As commanding officer, Hoffman will lead a workforce of more than 2,600 sailors, Navy civilians, and contractors, supporting the U.S. Navy, Department of Defense stakeholders, […]

Ventura College Foundation’s Jerry Arellano Veteran Resource Center Library Program To Provide Textbook Stipends To Veteran Students

Ventura College Foundation’s Jerry Arellano Veteran Resource Center Library Program To Provide Textbook Stipends To Veteran Students

Ventura, Calif.—The Ventura College Foundation’s Jerry Arellano Veteran Resource Center Library Program received $59,000 in new funding to provide textbook stipends to U.S. veteran students attending Ventura College. Veterans will be given up to $250 per semester for two semesters. To receive the textbook-buying stipend, recipients must donate at least one of their books purchased […]

A Soldier’s Story

A Soldier’s Story

    By Michele Weslander Quaid On Memorial Day, and always, we remember, honor, and teach about those who have served in the military and sacrificed for our freedoms, and for the families they left behind. Today, I share with you a story that is very personal to me and my daughter, Sophia. It is […]

A Tribute to a Fallen Veteran

A Tribute to a Fallen Veteran

    By Armando Vazquez “We were stationed off the coast of Vietnam. When we got the command from up top  we would bomb the mainland” those are precisely the only two sentences that my late brother Sergio ever spoke to me about his protracted stint in the Navy during the deadly Vietnam war years […]

‘Coronavirus and Veterans’ Global Virtual Forum to Address Solutions for U.S. Military Veterans Amidst The Pandemic

‘Coronavirus and Veterans’ Global Virtual Forum to Address Solutions for U.S. Military Veterans Amidst The Pandemic

As U.S. military veterans experience devastating impacts from coronavirus, preeminent veteran affairs authority to host a global Virtual Town Hall forum on June 3 addressing the unique issues of today’s veterans; Live online event to feature Congressional leaders, heads of marquee veteran’s organizations, leading military figures and other expert panelists to address current and emerging COVID-19 […]

The Thunderbirds fly over the Reagan Library

The Thunderbirds fly over the Reagan Library

Just after 3PM today the Air Force Thunderbirds flew over the Reagan Library.  Hundreds of cars lined the approach road to the museum.  Many got out and climbed up the hills for a better view.  When the planes approached, eight in tight formation, got near a gentlemen who had crested one of the peaks pointed […]

Special Election Results | Republicans Are Winning

Special Election Results | Republicans Are Winning

By Deborah Baber Savalla Here’s the report…Just the facts, please! In the May 12 Special Elections involving the State Senate District 28 and U.S. Congressional District 25, Republicans are winning. In the State Senate race, with 100% of precincts reporting, the Secretary of State posts that Republican Melissa Melendez bests Democrat Elizabeth Romero 55.9% to […]

Navy’s Only Directed Energy Lab on a Sea Test Range Breaks Ground at NBVC Point Mugu

Navy’s Only Directed Energy Lab on a Sea Test Range Breaks Ground at NBVC Point Mugu

By Carol Lawrence | NSWC Port Hueneme Division   NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY POINT MUGU, Calif.  Demonstrating that Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) remains open for business despite the global pandemic, Navy leaders and private contractors broke ground Tuesday, May 5 at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC)’s Point Mugu for what will become the fleet’s only dedicated […]

Hundreds Participating in Virtual Event Aiding Veterans During COVID

Hundreds Participating in Virtual Event Aiding Veterans During COVID

WHAT:  Keep Your Distance VIRTUAL 5K Run/Walk  WHEN:  Wednesday, March 25 to Monday, May 25, 2020 (Memorial Day) WHERE: Everywhere REGISTRATION: www.bit.ly/keepyourdistance2020 Hundreds of runners and walkers are taking to the streets (and their treadmills) in USA Cares’ Keep Your Distance VIRTUAL 5 Run/Walk for veterans! Patriots all over the nation have joined this virtual event to get active […]

For all military retirees and families in Ventura County

For all military retirees and families in Ventura County

Navy Base Ventura County’s Retired Activities Office (RAO) is temporally closed for the first time in more than 20 years due to the current virus situation.  Our goal was and still is to expedite death benefit claims for the family of a deceased military retiree and on a lighter note to provide help with more […]

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