Welcome Home USS Theodore Roosevelt

Welcome Home USS Theodore Roosevelt

Welcome Home USS Theodore Roosevelt!

After a long and difficult deployment, the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN71) returned to NBC North Island today.  WELCOME HOME!

SAN DIEGO (July 9, 2020) U.S. Navy Sailors man the rails as Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) maneuvers into port with the help of tug boats. Roosevelt returned to Naval Air Station North Island after a six-month deployment in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 7th Fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Russell Lindsey)

National Vietnam Veterans Day 2019

Press Release from the City of Coronado:

Coronado, Naval Base Coronado to Celebrate Vietnam Veterans
Free Tour, Lunch Offered in Recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day

CORONADO, CA (March 7, 2019) – In recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day, the City of Coronado and Naval Base Coronado are honoring local Coronado Vietnam veterans with a free base tour and lunch on Thursday, March 28.

Interested Vietnam veterans should call the City at (619) 522-7300 to be placed on the reservation list as space is limited. National Vietnam War Veterans Day is observed every March 29.

The event will begin at Spreckels Park in Coronado at 10 a.m. and last approximately four hours with lunch on the Navy Base. The tour will require light walking and a few steps to enter and exit the bus. The bus tour will be narrated and hosted by Navy personnel with visits to Naval Air Station North Island and Naval Amphibious Base Coronado.

Each participant will receive the U.S. Vietnam Veteran lapel pin, commissioned by Congress to thank and honor military veterans who served during the Vietnam War.

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USS Michael Monsoor (DDG1001)

On a beautiful Saturday morning, January 26, 2019, the USS Michael Monsoor (DDG1001) was commissioned, bringing the Zumwalt-class destroyer to life.  The ceremony was at Naval Base Coronado-North Island. USS Michael Monsoor (DDG1001) will be homeported at Naval Base San Diego. Read more about the ceremony:  USS Michael Monsoor (DDG1001)


U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart/Released