All Blog Posts Tagged 'military' (671)

Hedge fund and finance gods are spending their weekends doing an intense Navy SEAL training program



It's not enough making billions of dollars and being masters of the universe.

Today's business leaders and hedge fund gods want to get even better, so many of them are now spending their weekends at a Navy SEAL training camp.

You're probably envisioning a bunch of alpha Type A hedge funders being really intense in military gear on a deserted beach for a weekend. And you're right! But that's not all it's about.

While…

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Added by eCoronado on January 30, 2015 at 9:57am — No Comments

Friday's Wine & Lecture: USS CORONADO Update!

NEXT WINE & LECTURE:

‘USS CORONADO (LCS 4) -- Update of Recent Operations’

The Coronado Historical Association, in partnership with the Coronado Council of the U.S. Navy League, will be sharing an exciting update on the USS CORONADO with the audience at Friday’s Wine & Lecture (January 30). CDR Peter Kim, Commanding Officer,…

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Added by Coronado Historical Association on January 24, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments


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Naval Air Forces Holds Change of Command

SAN DIEGO – Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) held a change of command ceremony aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island Jan. 22.



During the ceremony, Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker relieved Vice Adm. David H. Buss as CNAF.



While serving as the Navy’s “Air…

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Added by Community Manager on January 22, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments


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Cash Prizes will be awarded for Lions Club Speech Contest

The topic for this year's Annual Student Speaker contest is "Water Conservation -- How We Reduce, Recycle, and Reclaim?" The contest is open to all Coronado students in grades 9-12.…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on January 22, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments


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Naval Air Forces to Hold Change of Command

SAN DIEGO – Commander Naval Air Forces (CNAF) is scheduled to hold a change of command and retirement ceremony Jan. 22 at 1000 a.m. aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) while pierside at Naval Air Station North Island.



During the ceremony, Rear Adm. Mike Shoemaker, who is scheduled for promotion to the rank of vice admiral prior to the ceremony, will relieve Vice Adm. David H. Buss as CNAF.



CNAF is responsible for the material readiness, administration, and…

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Added by Community Manager on January 19, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments


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Operation Bigs Supports, Inspires and Empowers Military Kids

Every Wednesday afternoon after the bell rings at Silver Strand Elementary School, epic playdates occur. Ones for which each participant has anxiously awaited since the week prior. But it’s more than just a playdate. During this time, lifelong friendships are formed. Lessons are learned. Self esteems boosted. Moments are shared and memories created. This is Operation Bigs, a program established for military students grades 2-5 through Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego…

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Added by Mary Douglas on January 16, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

After ISIS Twitter threat, military families rethink online lives



This story appeared in CNN this morning.  It's a good reminder to consider just how much personal information should be posted online, especially if you in the military community.




One military wife recalls staying up all night and deleting every Facebook picture of her children, every post that mentioned them or where they went to school. She Googled herself, trying to figure out how easy it would be to find where the family…

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Added by eCoronado on January 14, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment


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Support, Purpose, Appreciation: Local Author's Spa Days Seek to Empower Caregivers of Wounded Warriors

Local author, Barbara McNally, found a passion for writing. And while her new memoir, Unbridled, is a candid look at her journey to regain passion and purpose in her own life, her hope is that it will translate into so much more through her foundation, Mother, Lover, Fighter, Sage that she formed while writing her book to enhance the lives of women from all walks of life.

Since forming her foundation, Barbara has hosted over 200…

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Added by Mary Douglas on January 11, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Wings of Gold: History of Coronado's North Island and Naval Aviation (Video)



Thanks to Joe Ditler for sharing this video with us - it's well worth the 18 minutes to watch it.  2011 marked 100 years of Naval aviation in Coronado. The Coronado Museum of History and Art produced this film to celebrate the occasion.  Additional thanks to David Butler, director and producer.



Vice Admiral Ed Martin helps to narrate parts of this video.  Vice Admiral Martin…

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Added by eCoronado on January 9, 2015 at 10:03am — No Comments


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Village Elementary PTO Sponsors Annual Jog-a-thon January 21 and 22, 2015

The annual Village Elementary Jog-a-thon is quickly approaching.   Make your contributions this year via the internet by visiting www.coronadojogathon.com!  Niedermeyer Field (pictured above) is home to the Village Elementary Jog-a-thon for grades 1-5.

The Parent Teacher Organization at Village Elementary school sponsors a Jog-a-thon each year to raise funds for programs at the school.  It is always a two day…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on January 7, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Services for Vice Admiral Edward Martin Saturday, Jan. 10

VICE ADMIRAL EDWARD H. MARTIN

Celebrated Naval Career, POW, Family Man

1931–2014

CORONADO – “Ed is a proud and colorful man – with dancing blue eyes, a plume-like posture, and a cadence in his voice that is both lilting and…

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Added by Joseph Ditler on January 6, 2015 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment


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Happy Holidays from CVN 70, the deployed USS Carl Vinson (video)



Enjoy this video, a little over a minute long, featuring dozens of Sailors from the aircraft carrier and embarked Air Wing.  The video is an opportunity for the sailors to wish their family and friends happy holidays.  



Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in…
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Added by Kellee Hearther on December 19, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Coronado TV and eCoronado present Avenue of Heroes Banner Ceremony (video)

Special thanks to Coronado TV student intern producer/reporter, Morgan Willis - for putting together this special presentation of the Avenue of Heroes Banner Ceremony for CTV and eCoronado.com.The event took place at the main gate entrance to Naval Air Station North Island and at the historic Curtiss House.

For more great local videos and TV shows, visit http://www.CoronadoTV.me…

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Added by Tony Perri on December 1, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment


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Navy and SANDAG Target a One Percent Decrease in Commuter Traffic

The Navy has entered into an agreement with the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) iCommute Program to promote the use of alternative means of commuting by the personnel and employees of Naval Base Coronado.  The program will run through September 2015.  The goal is to achieve a one percent reduction in the number of vehicles that pass through the gates of the bases.

The Navy and SANDAG will conduct targeted marketing and outreach to encourage greater…

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Added by John Tato on November 27, 2014 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

New Coronado Rugby Team looking for players age 15-18

LOCAL CORONADO ISLANDERS RUGBY NEW TO THE COMMUNITY 

CORONADO - With leadership from Santos Trujillo, Coronado is now forming a Rugby Team and we are looking for young men between the ages of 15-18 to come out and learn the game. With clubs starting up all over California now is the time to give it a try and no experience is necessary. We invite you to join us at Tidelands on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from…

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Added by Renee Nutter on November 22, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Market Update, November 17, 2014

Weekly Market Update, November 17, 2014                                

Presented by Manning Wealth Management

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Added by Manning Wealth Management on November 21, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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Radical Rabbits Steal the Show at Kick-Off for the Hometown Heroes Banner Program

Coronado observed Veterans Day by kicking off its Hometown Heroes Banner Program in a ceremony at the Stockdale Gate to Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI).  Banners honoring Vice Admiral James Stockdale and Lieutenant Theodore “Spuds” Ellyson were unveiled. Admiral Stockdale received the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1976.  He was shot down over Vietnam in 1965 and spent over seven years as prisoner of war.  LT Ellyson was designated Naval Aviator Number 1 in 1911. …

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Added by John Tato on November 13, 2014 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments


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Military Kids Honor Veteran Parents in Grassroots Style Neighborhood Parade

When you live in a military neighborhood, Veteran’s Day is a particularly special day. It provides a chance to really reflect on the sacrifices our service members, and their families, make to protect our freedom. As a way to say “thanks” several of the military kids living in Silver Strand held a grassroots style parade, complete with wagons decorated with streamers, bikes and scooters and patriotic music – to honor their mothers, fathers, neighbors and friends on this 76th…

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Added by Mary Douglas on November 12, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hey Kids!! Train like a Navy SEAL on Veterans Day!

Just a few spots are left for this great children's event on Tuesday, Veterans Day, November 11!  In conjunction with our History of Navy SEALs exhibit in the Museum, we're presenting a fun, interactive event for Coronado youngsters, ages 8-12 (boys and girls). Click on the ticket link below to register today!

WHAT:  Does your child have what it takes to be a mini-SEAL? Have him…

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Added by Coronado Historical Association on November 9, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments


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Take a Veteran to School Day: Living History connects generations in CUSD classrooms

United States Naval Academy Class of 1953 graduate and veteran, Jim Rodgers, poses with three CMS students.

For the sixth consecutive year, schools in the Coronado Unified School District have participated in the History Channel's program "Take A Veteran to School Day."  Close to 100 Veterans spent the morning of November 7, 2014, in Coronado's public schools passing on their patriotism, experiences and creating a…

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Added by Kellee Hearther on November 8, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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