U.S. Navy’s Massive SPAWAR Facility

The large airplane hangars that stretch along Interstate 5 near Old Town are a familiar sight for San Diego’s commuters. They are home to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), an economic powerhouse for the region according to…

Future USS America Delivered

The U.S. Navy officially accepted delivery of the amphibious assault ship America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries during a ship custody transfer ceremony in Pascagoula, Mississippi on April 10th, 2014. More than 900 Sailors and Marines assigned to Pre-Commissioning…

PHOTO: Swim Call

Sailors and Marines participate in a swim call off the stern gate of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) on April 1st, 2014 in the Arabian Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class…

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