Country: United States Region: California
Locale: San Diego
Latitude: 32° 40' 0" N Longitude: -118° 50' 59" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
Naval Base Coronado, San Diego, Calif.
- HQ Naval Special Warfare Command (NAVSPECWARCOM) http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/12/US_NSWC_insignia.jpg
NAVSPECWARCOM is home to
-- Sea, Air, Land (SEAL) teams. A multipurpose force organized and trained to conduct a variety of SpecOps missions in all environments.
-- Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen operate and maintain surface craft to conduct coastal patrol and interdiction and support Special Ops missions.
-- Enablers. The backbone of the organization; technicians such as mobile communications teams, tactical cryptologic support and explosive ordnance disposal specialists.
Coronado however is a consortium of Navy installations:
Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado (NASNI); Naval Amphibious Base, Coronado (NAB); Naval Outlying Landing Field, Imperial Beach (NOLF IB); Naval Auxiliary Landing Field, San Clemente Island (NALF SCI); Silver Strand Training Complex-South, Coronado (SSTC-South), Camp Michael Monsoor Mountain Warfare Training Center, La Posta; Camp Morena, La Posta and the Remote Training Site, Warner Springs (RTSWS).
The base provides a shore-based platform for helicopters, aircraft carriers, SEAL teams and other ashore and afloat commands. It also accommodates the requirements of 16 helicopter squadrons, 2 fixed wing squadrons, 2 aircraftcarriers, 4 SEAL teams, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command squadrons and other air, surface and subsurface commands.
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