February 28th's Coronado Roundtable meeting featured remarks from the Commanding Officer of the USS Coronado (LCS 4) Gold crew, Navy Commander Shawn Johnson. Roundtable members and guests who braved the heavy showers to attend were presented with an excellent talk about the third U.S. Navy ship to carry the name of our City. At the meeting CDR Johnston gave a lively, detailed account of the USS Coronado. Susan Keith, the ship’s sponsor was introduced, while…Continue
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Attendees of the 2013 Wounded Warrior reception listen to Lt. Jason Redman
The City of Coronado and Old Goats, an association of alumni from the United States Naval Academy, are gearing up to honor American heroes this month. On Sunday, March 9, the Old Goats and the City of Coronado will once again honor 3 wounded warriors selected from the C5…Continue
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Sunday, February 22:
The ship arrives at the Panama Canal for passage.
Monday, March 10:
The ship rounds Point Loma at 9:30 AM and goes under the Coronado Bridge at 10:00 AM en route to Naval Base San Diego. Viewing is available around the Bay.For her HOMECOMING arrival at Pier 5 at NBSD, she will be greeted by a Welcoming Committee and a party on the…Continue
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UPDATED 3/2/14 at 8:35pm
CORONADO, Calif. – The Navy has determined that the U.S. military pilot whose aircraft crashed yesterday on a training flight for the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Nev., was killed in the mishap. The crash of the F/A-18C aircraft occurred at approximately …
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Coronado based photographer Leigh-Anne Johnson has a special talent for capturing those precious moments people often want to preserve and cherish for years to come. Johnson specializes in lifestyle photography: wedding, engagement, family, senior and maternity.Continue
SAN DIEGO – Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet announced its 2013 Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year during a ceremony aboard Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego Feb. 13.
Naval Aircrewman (Mechanical) 1st Class Matthew Meadows, of Marrero, La., representing Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 4, earned Sea Sailor of the Year (SOY), and Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class (AW) Robert Layton, a native of Everett, Wash., representing Electronic Attack…Continue
I always enjoy visiting the Vintage Village Theatre and this outing was no different. The staff was friendly as usual and the seats comfortable. Though I realize that "The Monuments Men" has received mixed reviews, I have to endorse it as a film worthy of the 118 minutes of time it takes to view it. I must admit that I enjoy books and movies based on history. I feel that it’s important to treasure that which came before us because it influences…Continue
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What you can do to show your pride in your community's event:
1. Put a “CORONADO SUPPORTS THE USS CORONADO (LCS-4)” sign on your lawn or balcony.
2. Wear a T-shirt, baseball cap, or patch with the USS CORONADO (LCS-4) logo, which also make great gifts for your friends and family.2
3. Purchase other ship memorabilia to support the ship.
ALL ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CORONADO HISTORICAL MUSEUM (AT 1100 ORANGE…Continue
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For the past two months, residents of Third and Fourth streets on Coronado Island have been working to address severe traffic issues affecting their neighborhood. Third and Fourth streets, one-way roads administered by CalTrans, experience heavy traffic due to North Island Naval Base commuters. Every weekday morning, tens of thousands of military personnel and civilian workers drive across the San Diego-Coronado Bridge from throughout San Diego County into Coronado. These…Continue
Local Chapter of Veterans of Foreign Wars Celebrates US Navy Sailors of the Year
The 2012 Sailors of the Year are seen here with VFW Post 2422 Commander Chuck Lucas. From left, Marianogerard Zamora and Cassandra Thompson. The 2013 winners will be announced Feb. 13. Photo courtesy US Navy.
In the time honored tradition of supporting our troops, Coronado Post 2422 of the Veterans of Foreign…Continue
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"Happy Valentine's Day," From the Veterans of Foreign Wars
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2422, along with the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, will host a Valentine's Day Dinner on Friday, February 14th, 5:30-7 p.m.
The chefs at the VFW will be serving prime rib, along with Caesar salad, mashed potatoes, green beans, a roll and desert. A no-host bar will be available for your liquid libations.
Admission is a requested donation of $15 per…Continue
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The San Diego District Tennis Association, in collaboration with the U.S. Tennis Association, Naval Medical Center San Diego, and Balboa Tennis Club, will host the Third Annual National Tennis Camp for Wounded Warriors from May 19-25, 2014 in San Diego.
This event is a part of a proven program that has provided tennis-based rehabilitation to over 600 wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans from all the military branches to aid in their physical and…Continue
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Enjoy 20% off manicures, pedicures, shellac, glitter gel and facial waxing every Monday with i.d. at BE Polished Boutique Nail Lounge located across the street from the Hotel Del Coronado. Open 10 to 6 at 1113 Adella Avenue. (619) 437-1440. www.bepolishedstudio.com…
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The future USS CORONADO (LCS-4) embarked upon her journey from Mobile, AL on January 27 en route to her namesake city of Coronado, where she will be commissioned on April 5. The newest littoral combat ship in the Independence class, her tri-maran hull design with its shallow draft enables her to operate in coastal water (littoral) close to shore with speeds above 40 knots as well as on the open ocean. Outfitted with “mission…Continue
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Newly formed bBIG Communications to expand digital, mobile, social, and point-of-sale media platform of #1 shopping network for military families and global consumer brands
Coronado, CA – January 29, 2014 – MyMilitarySavings.com, the #1 shopping network for military families today announced new ownership under bBIG Communications, a new digital…Continue
MOBILE, Ala. - The Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Coronado (LCS 4), departed from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Jan. 27, en route to her commissioning site in Coronado, Calif.
Coronado is the fourth littoral combat ship delivered to the Navy, and the second LCS of the aluminum, trimaran Independence variant. It is scheduled to be commissioned April 5, and will be homeported in San Diego,…
The city of Coronado and its citizens enjoy a deep and personal connection to the United States military, and in particular, the Navy SEALs. The Navy’s principal special operations force is based here, and has produced some of the most decorated members of the U.S. military. Retired SEAL Lieutenant Jason Redman began his naval career in Coronado…Continue
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Memorial Service aboard the USS Midway, January 17, 2014, for all those interested in supporting the families.
In late September of last year, a Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter was lost in the Red Sea. Two crew members died in that crash and both were stationed at Naval Air Station North Island right here in Coronado. …Continue
Taylor Kitsch, Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster and Emile Hirsch portray SEALs from Team 10 in Lone Survivor
June 28, 2005, four Navy SEALs are inserted into the mountains of Afghanistan as the forward reconnaissance team for Operation Red Wings. The ultimate objective of the operation is to capture or kill terrorist leader Ahmad Shah. The mission is compromised and an intense fire fight ensues. As the title suggests, there is only one…Continue