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Navy Survey to Address Privatized Housing Issues  

Navy Survey to Address Privatized Housing Issues   

Ventura County, Calif., Mar. 29, 2019 – As a result of recent concerns of sub-standard privatized housing conditions across the military branches, Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson has directed an “out of cycle” housing survey be given to all Sailors currently living in the housing. The intent of the survey, which will be conducted […]

US Military Branches Celebrate Black Friday in the Way that Only They Can

US Military Branches Celebrate Black Friday in the Way that Only They Can

Scott Morefield | Reporter   When it comes to Black Friday, it’s pretty much business as usual for the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. But that didn’t stop social media managers from the Army, Marines, Navy, and Coast Guard from posting their own unique takes on the day after Thanksgiving’s activities. […]

United States Service Academy Information Night | What’s In Your Future?

United States Service Academy Information Night | What’s In Your Future?

Do you know a student in Ventura County interested in attending a U.S. service academy? I am hosting a Service Academy Information Night on Thursday, May 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ventura High School Cafeteria (2 N. Catalina Street, Ventura, CA 93001) to help students and their families learn more about attending a service academy and the Congressional […]

Museum Lecture Series Presents “The Navy at Point Mugu From 1945”

Museum Lecture Series Presents “The Navy at Point Mugu From 1945”

Ventura, Calif.— From World War II through the Cold War to today’s  global operations, Robert Warnagieris, Ed.D., former executive director of the Pacific Missile Test Center at Point Mugu, presents The Navy at Point Mugu From 1945 as the topic of the upcoming “Speaking of Ventura County” lecture series, 1 to 2:30 p.m., April 10, […]

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society of Ventura County (NMCRS) celebrated Thrift Shop Appreciation Week the week of August 14-19, showing gratitude for the donors, customers, and volunteers who ensure the NMCRS Thrift Shop remains a resource on Naval Base Ventura County – Port Hueneme. Customers and volunteers enjoyed the tropical theme with treats and tropical […]

World War II Navy Veteran Speaks About Preparations For WWII D-Day Invasion

World War II Navy Veteran Speaks About Preparations For WWII D-Day Invasion

The Allied D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy during World War II was one of the major turning points in the war. It took much planning, preparation and good timing to make it a success. That was the message from World War II Navy veteran Dr. Arnold (Arnie) Heyman during a July 20 talk […]

Aircraft Carrier: The Nation’s Trump Card Reborne

Aircraft Carrier: The Nation’s Trump Card Reborne

USS Enterprise carrier group The usefulness of the aircraft carrier, long the centerpiece of American naval power in the world, was in serious question, even by me, one year ago. Chronic underfunding, poor strategic assumptions and bad acquisition decisions had left the carrier defensively unprotected and offensively underpowered as its airwing both shrank in size […]

Ventura County Community College District Signs Navy Education Agreement

Ventura County Community College District Signs Navy Education Agreement

The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) and Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) sign Educational Partnership Agreement in a collaboration to educate VCCCD students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  VCCCD Vice Chancellor, Educational Services, Rick Post, met with representatives from NAWCWD and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) in mid-February to […]

WATCH: US Navy’s Rocket-Launched Drone Swarm

WATCH: US Navy’s Rocket-Launched Drone Swarm

The US Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) has developed an innovative batch of swarming drones and a new way to launch them. The rocket-like launcher can send out the swarm drones in quick succession, treat only for them to regroup and get into formation when already in the sky. In the video below, you […]

A Pictorial–Around the County with Donna Hendricks: Point Mugu Missile Park

A Pictorial–Around the County with Donna Hendricks: Point Mugu Missile Park

By Donna Hendricks I took these last Thursday at the Mugu Missile Park. If you’ve driven down PCH from Oxnard toward Point Mugu, you’ve passed it, and maybe noticed it, but not many have actually stopped to look at it. It’s off the base, so everyone can get close up looks at some of the […]

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