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Kyle McArthur was from Coronado and graduated from CHS in 2006.
Two U.S. Naval Academy graduates died and three were injured in a wreck in Alabama on Sunday.
Naval Academy spokesman Cmdr. John Schofield confirmed Patrick Drury, 25, of Alexandria, Va., and Kyle McArthur, 25, of Coronado, Calif., died in a two-vehicle collision in York, Ala.
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BLUE STAR MUSEUMS COMES TO SAN DIEGO
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS & FAMILIES…
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Marines and sailors from 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, I Marine Expeditionary Force and the Navy's Expeditionary Strike Group-3, Commander, Third Fleet, will be conducting Maritime Prepositioning Force training at Naval Base Coronado and Silver Strand, June 13-18.
Marines and sailors from Combat Logistics Regiment-17, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, USNS Lummus, USNS Curtiss, and Naval Beach Group-1 will command and control an Arrival and Assembly Operations…
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Jim Newhall, like so many Coronado residents, was the child of a Navy family. His father was a pilot and when Jim was very young, he and his family moved from 800 A Avenue in Coronado to Guam so his dad could join US Naval Squadron VJ-1 flying the Consolidated PB4Y-2 aircraft, which were used for typhoon tracking and other patrol missions. According to Jim, "His plane and the crew of nine were lost during a low level penetration into Typhoon Doris north of Guam on 16 Dec…
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Another in a regular series of fascinating, intriguing, or thoughtful tales about people and places in Nado history -- presented by your Coronado Historical Association
Coronado’s Naval Amphibious Base … one of the largest single construction projects in the city’s history!
Today, NAB is the home of two of Coronado’s “world headquarters,” (the Navy’s Surface…Continue
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) presented Naval Base Coronado (NBC) with one of this year's Military Conservation Partner Awards, May 29, for its outstanding conservation efforts throughout its various installations.
The USFWS, together with the Fisheries and Habitat Conservation, created this award given to military installations that have accomplished remarkable work in cooperation with the USFWS to promote natural resources…Continue
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The Naval Officers’ Spouses’ Club (NOSC) of San Diego awarded more than $60,000 in scholarships and grants during a reception on Naval Air Station, North Island, May 19.
“Our organization raises funds throughout the year through its two Sand Dollar gift stores, staffed entirely by volunteers, and events such as the annual Welcome Social Auction held in September and a booth at the Coronado Flower Show in…Continue
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Ensign Kristopher Krohne, USNR, was killed in a T-37 plane crash during a solo training flight in 2000 at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, OK. The bench at Coronado's Vista del Barco Park serves as a marker to remember Kristopher and his service to our country. eCoronado.com sat down with his mother, Kay Krohne, to learn more about her beloved son Kristopher. As Memorial Day approaches, let this story remind us of the men and women that have given their lives to secure our…
Images from Memorial Day Services in Coronado over the years. Photos by Joe Ditler.
MEMORIAL DAY 2013
A Time To Honor Our…Continue
Contractors get prision for Navy bribesContinue
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Photo credit: Janet Manosalvas
SAN DIEGO — In the ocean off Coronado, a Navy team has discovered a relic worthy of display in a military museum: a torpedo of the kind deployed in the late 19th century, considered a technological marvel in its day.
But don't look for the primary discoverers to get a promotion or an invitation to meet the admirals at the …
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This event is sold out! May 19th at 8am. Bridge will be open to vehicles during event.
Thousands of runners and walkers will take over the Coronado Bay Bridge on Sunday for the Navy’s 27th annual Bay Bridge Run/Walk.
The four-mile walk and run starts at 8 a.m. Participants begin their route from the Hilton San Diego Bayfront over the Coronado…Continue
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The executive officer of Beachmaster Unit (BMU) 1 was relieved May 16 because of inappropriate comments sent in text messages and e-mails to members of his command.
Cmdr. Allen Maestas was relieved by Commander of Naval Beach Group (NBG) 1, Capt. Kevin Flanagan. Lt. Cmdr. Geoffrey Belanger, BMU-1 operations officer, has…
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Small American flags will be handed out at this year's Memorial Day …Continue
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I have been a military spouse for over twenty years. I have moved 10 times and stayed at a duty station for as little as four months and as long as three years. I have learned the roads and the freeways, the stores and the parks, the schools and the neighborhoods of all kinds of places in our great country. I have driven across the country more times than the average person and have had our three children with me for most of the time. I often tell people we are nomads.
SEELEY — Joe “Tiger” Patrick has been carrying across the country the names and faces of the 6,655 service men and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan on a 200-square-foot banner.
He began his walk April 26 from Coronado Beach and will finish his walk in Washington, D.C. He is walking across the country in honor of those service men and women.
Over the weekend, Patrick traveled through Imperial County, staying in Imperial County Fire Department substations in Ocotillo, Seeley…Continue
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Peters Perspective - Petaluma 360
May 6, 2013
Last week, I had the privilege to attend the Navy SEAL graduation ceremonies at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in San Diego, California. It was one of the high points of my life. At the invitation of Admiral Ray Smith, USN Retired, former SEAL commander, I witnessed a momentous rite of passage for some of our country’s future heroes. The event…Continue
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