MCAS MIRAMAR
San Diego, CA 92145, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Welcome Aboard

WELCOME TO MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, THE HOME OF THE MARINE CORPS' PREMIER AIR POWER Welcome to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. Since Oct. 1, 1997, Marines and Sailors have been living and working aboard the 23,000-acre facility. MCAS Miramar contributes more

Starting Out

THE JOINT RECEPTION CENTER IS THE FIRST STEP FOR INCOMING PERSONNEL. GETTING HERE MCAS Miramar is on the northern edge of San Diego. Directions to the air station when using any of the following major freeways heading northbound are as follows: From Interstate 15: Take the Miramar Way exit, which

History

DURING THE 1940S, BOTH THE NAVY AND MARINE CORPS OCCUPIED MIRAMAR, AFTER WORLD WAR II, THE BASE WAS REDESIGNATED MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR. Miramar’s military roots began in 1917, when the U.S. Army purchased the Miramar area and established Camp Kearny. The camp was used as a demobilization center

Services and Facilities

MIRAMAR: A CITY WITHIN A CITY FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF MCAS MIRAMAR PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES, GO TO WWW.MCCSMIRAMAR.COM AMERICAN RED CROSS The American Red Cross in San Diego County provides emergency assistance, information on sick or deceased family members and financial assistance. The Red Cross community center at Naval

Miramar Commands

MIRAMAR IS HOME TO MORE THAN A DOZEN SQUADRONS AND MORE THAN 200 FIXED- AND ROTARY-WING AIRCRAFT. Many U.S. strategic planners envision the 21st century to be one of cultural and ethnic discord, volatile contingencies and many veiled dangers to America’s interests. This era of uncertainty will call for an

Marine Corps Community Services

  Miramar offers a wide variety of family programs, counseling, recreational activities, including an 18-hole golf course, youth and teen center, three full-service fitness centers and a number of restaurants and clubs for air station personnel. A complete list of updated activities can be accessed at the Marine Corps Community

Local Attractions

SAN DIEGO OFFERS MANY LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES, FROM ZOOS TO MUSEUMS TO A VARIETY OF OUTDOOR WATER SPORTS. Besides the many recreational offerings, San Diego is a thriving and prosperous community. It is now the eighth-largest city in the United States, with nearly 1.4 million inhabitants. The following is a small

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Preserving history: Miramar volunteer restores last-of-its-kind plane

Story by LCpl Liah Kitchen on 04/26/2017 Voices echoed through the old warehouse, bouncing off old, dusty military vehicles and aircraft in various states of restoration. Tucked away to the side of the warehouse rests a partially restored Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless dive bomber, thought to be the last surviving aircraft

It's as easy as 1-2-3: MCAS Miramar vehicles need to be registered

Story by Sgt Kimberlyn Adams on 04/20/2017 Marine Administrative Message (MARADMIN) 245/16 states Marine Corps bases no longer require vehicles to have a decal on their windshield. Since the MARADMIN, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, has noticed a problem with Marines, Sailors and civilian employees failing to register their

Silicon Valley Air National Guard Unit Conducts Overwater Rescue for 1,016th Life Saved

Story by Capt. Roderick Bersamina on 04/19/2017 Early Tuesday morning the 129th Rescue Wing flew two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters, one MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft, and one 4-man Guardian Angel Pararescue team approximately 600 miles off the California coast to the GUTSY LADY 4. Once the 129th RQW personnel reached
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