All Blog Posts Tagged 'military' (659)

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 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…


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

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…


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

New Coronado Rugby Team looking for players age 15-18


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…


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                                

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

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. …


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

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…


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…


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

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…


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

Lone Survivor Foundation Presents "Artists of War" to Promote Healing and Hope for PTSD

For those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), everyday life can be severely disrupted; PTSD often affects jobs, health, personal relationships and enjoyment of everyday activities. PTSD sufferers can experience depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders and suicidal thoughts and actions. For military veterans, PTSD can occur following a life-threatening event like military combat, and…


Added by Mary Douglas on November 7, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Bluewater Boathouse Honors Our Military

Before Twitter and Western Union Telegrams, naval signal flags were used get brief but important messages across. Brightly colored signal flags now adorn the Bluewater Boathouse, spelling out messages in support of our troops. Photo by Joe Ditler.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on November 4, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Local VFW Post 2422 Sponsors Skydiver Salute

A member of Buzz Fink’s Sky Dive San Diego makes a perfect landing on the Coronado High School Football Field at a past “Take A Veteran To School Day.” The skydivers will again land in Coronado on Friday, Nov. 7, at 9:45 a.m. Photo by Sky Dive San Diego.



Added by Joseph Ditler on November 4, 2014 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

Fourth Annual Veterans' Day Bake Sale for Wounded Warriors is set for November 11, 2014

Jessie, Jamie and Katie Hearther started their bake sale in 2011 as a way to help wounded service members.  

The Fourth Annual Veterans’ day bake sale for Wounded Warriors will be Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

After humble beginnings three years…


Added by Kellee Hearther on October 31, 2014 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Military Home Buyer Workshop

Do you know how to use your VA loan to purchase a home? It's time to find out! Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from a panel of experts about the VA loan process. Let us help you achieve your dream of homeownership!

Get answers to your questions about using your VA benefits, choosing a REALTOR®, becoming…


Added by Park Life Real Estate on October 31, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Avenue of Heroes and Banner Program Dedication Planned For Veterans Day November 11, 2014

The public is invited to the dedication of the Avenue of Heroes and the initiation of the Coronado Hometown Heroes Banner Program on Tuesday, November 11, Veterans Day. The ceremony will be held in front of the Visitors Center at the Stockdale Gate to Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) beginning at 10 am. …


Added by John Tato on October 29, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Coronado boy attends Naval Academy homecoming with late father's football teammates

Tanner Zellem was 13 months old when his father died. Now 11, Tanner is curious about his dad's time at the academy — as a midshipman and football player.

He's going to learn a lot more at Saturday's Homecoming game. Tanner flew from San Diego to attend the game and tailgate with his dad's academy friends, courtesy of the Navy Football Brotherhood.

"It's a special opportunity for all of us to do this in memory of Scott," said Schenk, the driving force behind…


Added by Community Manager on October 26, 2014 at 11:26am — 2 Comments

Students Learn about the Navy as Commanding Officer for a Day

“I’m happy that my hard work at school paid off so I could have this privilege. #inspired.” CMS 8th grader Joe Wampler

A dozen students, two from each school in Coronado, were treated to the "Commanding Office for a Day" program at Naval Air Station North Island Thursday, October 23, 2014. Initiated in 2011 by then Regional School Liaison Shannon Milder and endorsed and approved by Rear Admiral French, Commander, Navy Region Southwest, the C.O. for a day program aims…


Added by Kellee Hearther on October 26, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Newton's Laws come to Life for CUSD Students via FMA Live!

Science has never been so, well, musical. Think Schoolhouse Rock!, but with live singing, dancing and demonstrations. FMA Live! Forces in Motion is an award-winning science education concert that uses Newton’s Laws of motion to excite and engage students while encouraging them to pursue a future in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). The program is sponsored through a partnership between Honeywell and NASA in an effort to…


Added by Kellee Hearther on October 18, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Navy Calls Off Search For Missing Coronado Man (Video)

The Navy has called off the search for one of its civilian employees who went missing off San Clemente Island last week.

Lee Racicot, 59, of Coronado worked during the week for Naval Auxiliary Landing Field San Clemente Island, according San Diego TV station NBC7.

Read the entire KPBS…


Added by eCoronado on October 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

"Navy SEALs in Coronado" Tells the True Story of America's Most Elite Warriors

Coronado has long enjoyed a rich connection with the military, in particular the Navy SEALs. Everyone has heard of the real-life exploits of Navy SEALs from books, movies, and newspaper headlines. 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.…


Added by Mary Douglas on October 10, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Resolution Passed: Third and Fourth Streets Designated "The Coronado Avenue of Heroes"

Banner Honoring Vice Admiral Stockdale

Third and Fourth Streets west of Orange Avenue were designated as “The Coronado Avenue of Heroes” in a resolution passed by the City Council at its October 7, 2014 meeting.  The council also approved implementation of a companion Hometown Banner Program.  The resolution passed by the City Council recognized that Coronado and the…


Added by John Tato on October 8, 2014 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

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