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  • Families meet fitness for fun at festival

    May 17, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - For the third consecutive year great weather conditions and even-better excitement met over 350 Ord Military Community family members who enjoyed the Family Fun Fitness Festival on OMC May 5.

  • Holocaust remembered at Presidio event

    May 17, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Days of Remembrance of the European Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945 was observed by the Presidio of Monterey at the Tin Barn auditorium in an afternoon event May 3.

  • Presidio opens gates to public for DLIFLC Language Day

    May 17, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - For more than 30 years the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center here has been opening its doors annually in May to showcase the diversity of cultures that exist behind the languages they teach.

  • Presidio Chapel celebrates Day of Prayer

    May 10, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The National Day of Prayer was observed at the Presidio of Monterey Community Chapel on May 3. Keynote speaker for the event was Reverend James E. Shaw, Chaplain (Colonel), US Army, retired.

  • Odierno: Soldiers must take action to prevent sexual assault

    May 9, 2012

    In the Army's fight against sexual harassment and assault, Soldiers cannot be passive. They must recognize and confront other Soldiers engaged in offensive behavior or who may sexually assault someone.

  • Everyone plays role in reducing POM energy use

    May 2, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - "Nothing will work, but everything might." Though these enigmatic words by author Clay Shirky were about the print media businesses struggling to adapt in the internet age, they ring equally true for current energy and water challenges.

  • Presidio community hosts Earth Day event

    May 2, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio community members learned ways to conserve and protect the Earth's natural resources during an informative and interactive booth-style fair here at the Berlin Wall Courtyard April 24.

  • Presidio preschoolers celebrate Earth Day

    May 2, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Preschoolers celebrated Earth Day with lessons on recycling and invasive weeds at the Monterey Road Child Development Center April 23.

  • DLIFLC Service Members take lead at "Good Old Days" parade

    May 2, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Marching elements from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines as well as the joint-service honorary color guard of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center once again helped Pacific Grove launch its annual Good Old Days celebration April 14.

  • Presidio of Monterey celebrates children

    May 2, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Hundreds of community members turned out for the Celebrating Military Children festival at Ord Military Community April 14.

  • President designates Fort Ord as national monument

    Apr 24, 2012

    President Barack Obama signed a proclamation April 20, 2012, designating Fort Ord, Calif., as a national monument under the Department of the Interior.

  • Presidio helps racers get dirty at Mud Run

    Mar 29, 2012

    SEASIDE, Calif. - More than 3,000 adventurous runners congregated for one of the Monterey Peninsulas best loved, and most muddy of local sporting events as the 2012 Big Sur Mud Run was held March 24 at the campus of CSU Monterey Bay which is situated on lands once occupied by the Army's former Fort Ord.

  • Women's History Month celebrated on the Presidio of Monterey

    Mar 29, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey community observed Women's History Month during a program at the Tin Barn March 15.

  • DLIFLC dedicates building to fallen Soldier

    Mar 26, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - A Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center graduate was memorialized with a building dedication March 9 in recognition of her bravery and selflessness in paying the ultimate sacrifice for her country.

  • Soldiers test hand-to-hand combat skills in Tournament

    Mar 22, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Presidio's Better Opportunity for Single Service Members organization teamed up with the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion to hold its first combatives tournament inside the Price Fitness Center Gym March 16.

  • Culture Shock of the best kind

    Mar 20, 2012

    The Army is trying to create basic language and cultural expertise in the officer, civilian, and enlisted ranks for active and reserve components with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program.

  • Army surveys communities on interest, use and satisfaction with MWR programs

    Mar 19, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- The Army has begun a worldwide initiative to survey members of its communities as part of an effort to improve morale, welfare and recreation programs.

  • Marines read so children can succeed

    Mar 9, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- A select group of Marines from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center along with other community volunteers assisted students at Monterey's Foothill Elementary to celebrate the 108th anniversary of Dr. Seuss's birthday.

  • Nisei presented Gold Medals for WWII service

    Mar 9, 2012

    MONTEREY, Calif. -- In a ceremony sponsored by a local organization 35 World War II veterans were recognized March 4 for their truly heroic deeds.

  • Monterey military children celebrate Seuss

    Mar 9, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- There was no doubt something was very "Seussy" at the Monterey Road Child Development Center March 2. Children had been tittering for days about celebrating the anniversary of Dr. Seuss's birthday.

  • DLIFLC service members volunteer at pro golf tournament

    Mar 2, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Throughout the year, service members from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center are asked to volunteer their free time for many local events. However, the biggest turnout of volunteers comes every February for the popular and famous AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament.

  • Presidio of Monterey celebrates Black History Month

    Feb 29, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio community observed Black History Month at the Presidio of Monterey Feb. 16. The event was part of the nationwide celebration throughout February of the contributions African Americans have made.

  • Monterey military's public role in PGA golf tournament.

    Feb 16, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - For the second consecutive year service members from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Coast Guard Station Monterey tended the pin at the 15th hole during the final three rounds of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Feb. 10-12.

  • AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am shows appreciation for military

    Feb 16, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - A person could certainly say the local military was all over this year's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament held Feb. 6-12.

  • Celebraties, Soldiers at Pebble Beach golf tournament

    Feb 8, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Actor Bill Murray signs an autograph for Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center student Pfc. David Farmer during today's Military Appreciation Day at Pebble Beach. More about free access to the tournament for service members: http://tiny.cc/a7oot

  • Munakata family visits DLIFLC

    Feb 7, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Family members of Yutaka Munakata toured the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Munakata Hall, the building named in his honor, Jan. 27.

  • POM Tax Center opens in new location

    Feb 7, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - According to American founding father and kite-flying enthusiast Benjamin Franklin there are only two things that are certain in life: death and taxes.

  • Golf tournament offers free tickets to service members

    Feb 3, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Service members are invited to attend the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Pebble Beach for free a few days of the event, which spans Feb. 6-12. Thousands of fans attend the tournament every year. Notable professionals competing this year include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Davis Love III, Chris DiMarco, Rocco Mediate, Geoff Ogilvy, Ian Poulter, Vijay Singh, Zach Johnson and the defending champion D.A. Points.

  • Facebook: Please use responsibly

    Jan 24, 2012

    While social media like Facebook allow Soldiers to keep in touch with friends and family around the world, strangers and enemies of the U.S. might also be keeping tabs on Soldiers as well.

  • Sailors Volunteer at Annual NKF Golf Classic Championship

    Jan 23, 2012

    MONTEREY, Calif. - For three days in January, Sailors from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center experienced some of Monterey's most beautiful and famous golf courses Jan. 13-15.

  • Marines get lessons in inequality during Field Meet

    Jan 19, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Prior to Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, Marines from the Marine Corps Detachment Presidio of Monterey held a formation run and Field Meet competition that turned out to be a bit more than it first appeared.

  • 229th MI Battalion B Company Changes Command

    Jan 19, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center's 229th Military Intelligence Battalion Company B held a change of command ceremony at the Presidio's historic Soldier Field Jan. 12.

  • Presidio of Monterey: Year in Photos 2011

    Jan 4, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - A 10 minute video in two parts showcasing 2011 imagery from the Presidio of Monterey Public Affairs Office.

  • Police share holiday crime-prevention information, tips

    Dec 14, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Property criminals view a community differently than a new residential prospect looking for a place to live. For property thieves, it's more like going shopping and looking at the various items available to steal.

  • Monterey service members test quicker airport screening

    Dec 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Monterey is the testbed for expedited screening for service members traveling through the local airport.

  • Going beyond the gate with Outdoor Recreation

    Dec 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - There are few military installation locations that offer a more diverse range of outdoor activities than Monterey.

  • Monterey service members add toys, joy to Christmas

    Dec 10, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Since 1947, Marines have been making Christmas wishes come true for needy children. As the Christmas holiday season is upon us, people can be sure local Marine volunteers are hard at work giving Santa a hand through the Toys for Tots program.

  • Monterey service members add toys, joy to Christmas

    Dec 9, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Since 1947, Marines have been making Christmas wishes come true for needy children.

  • During rutting season, deer can be dangerous neighbors

    Dec 7, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - In addition to generally being a nuisance by eating, trampling and defecating on landscaping and gardens, deer can also be dangerous to human beings and other domestic animals, particularly dogs.

  • Community invited to share concerns during AFAP

    Dec 5, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Army wants to know what you have to say. The Presidio of Monterey Garrison is hosting its annual Armed Forces Action Plan Conference at the Weckerling Center Jan. 26 and 27, and you're invited.

  • Thinking about trying 'spice'? Think again

    Dec 5, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - There's no more wiggle room for service members at the Presidio of Monterey or elsewhere who want to use marijuana substitutes like "spice" or K2.

  • Enjoy a safe Thanksgiving

    Nov 22, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- Thanksgiving is a time for Americans to reflect on our beginning as a nation, and give thanks for the many blessings we enjoy. Thanksgiving also marks the beginning of the winter holiday season and provides well-deserved time off for our Soldiers, Civilians, and Family members.

  • Soldiers worldwide prepare for gobbler, trimmings

    Nov 22, 2011

    Soldiers across the Army, including those at more than 270 dining facilities in Afghanistan and Iraq, can give thanks for a familiar taste of home this week on Thanksgiving.

  • Thanksgiving gift card program helps Monterey military families

    Nov 18, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - As the holiday season approaches, Thanksgiving dinners weigh on everyone's minds.On some people's minds, those thoughts are probably heavier this year than other years.

  • CSA Odierno visits Presidio of Monterey

    Nov 18, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond Odierno, visited the Presidio of Monterey and the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, Calif. on Nov 4.

  • Garrison recognizes employees during awards ceremony

    Nov 18, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio held its quarterly garrison awards ceremony at the Presidio's Weckerling Center Oct. 21.

  • Ferriter takes command of Installation Management Command

    Nov 17, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter took the reins of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command from Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch during a change of command ceremony Nov. 17 on Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • On Nov. 11, remember what Veterans Day and Flanders Fields represent

    Nov 11, 2011

    Up until the 1960s veterans groups used the red poppy as the symbol of Veterans Day.

  • Veterans, old and young, recognized during ceremony

    Nov 11, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- "I think history will reflect that this generation stepped up and answered that call," said DLIFLC Commandant Col. Danial D. Pick during a Veterand Day wreath-laying ceremony here Nov. 10.

  • Every veteran has a story

    Nov 10, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - World War II veteran Emanuel "Manny" Avila hadn't even finished high school when he was inducted into the Army in 1944 and sent to train in Monterey. The Army wanted him to join the horse cavalry but he requested the mechanized cavalry instead because according to him "in the horse cavalry the horse comes first and Soldier second and it's much easier to replace a Soldier."

  • Presidio Commander's Veterans Day message

    Nov 8, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Nov. 11 marks the 93rd anniversary of the armistice that represented the end of the "war to end all wars." On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month of 1918 Allied nations and Germany signed an armistice which essentially put an end to a conflict that cost the lives of over 10 million military personnel on both sides in the "Great War."

  • Veterans Day pays tribute to those who served

    Nov 7, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - This year marks a historic occasion. It is the first time Veterans Day is celebrated on 11/11/11, as its origin dates back only to 1918.

  • Alert: Mountain lions in the area

    Nov 4, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Since July, there have been at least six mountain lion incidents in Monterey County. Two of those sightings were within the last month. They were about a mile from the Presidio of Monterey, near Veterans Memorial Park, which butts against the installation.

  • Monterey Military Community offers Halloween fun

    Oct 31, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey offers trick-or-treaters plenty of opportunity for safe fun this Halloween.

  • Volunteers make a difference in community projects

    Oct 31, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - World War II veteran Emanuel "Manny" Avila was still a teenager when he was inducted into the Army in 1944 and sent to train in Monterey. And, like many service members who joined during this last decade, not long after Avila's training, he was sent into battle.

  • Red Ribbon Week promotes drug awareness, prevention

    Oct 28, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Red Ribbon Week is the nation's oldest and largest drug-prevention campaign in the country, reaching millions of Americans every year. Promoting drug awareness and preventing illegal drug use among service members and their families is the aim of an annual campaign Pentagon officials are highlighting this week in support of Red Ribbon Week.

  • Presidio celebrates open season on charity

    Oct 21, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Combined Federal Campaign, which is the only campaign authorized in the federal work place, celebrates "50 Years of Caring" this year and covers about 1,500 charities in the United States.

  • Online language training now earns promotion points

    Oct 21, 2011

    Soldiers can now earn up to 16 promotion points for completing language instruction with the Headstart2 language training program.

  • Presidio students participate in Hangeul Day

    Oct 20, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - A number of students here were recognized recently for their participation in Hangeul Day, or Korean Writing Day, during an awards ceremony at the Tin Barn Oct. 6.

  • EFMP meets special needs

    Oct 6, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Exceptional Family Member Program was created in the early 1980s to support military families with a special-needs family member. The program currently has more than 70,000 family members enrolled Armywide.

  • D6 AFAP Update: Progress on top priorities, new process requirements

    Oct 5, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- September's Army Family Action Plan review session showed progress on the top-priority 2011 Army AFAP Conference issues, including survivor identification cards and child care fees.

  • Presidio recognizes fire prevention week Oct. 9-15

    Oct 5, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - On Oct. 9, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire started. By the time it was put out, the tragic fire killed some 300 people, left 100,000 homeless and destroyed more than 17,000 structures.

  • DOD offers help to prevent domestic violence

    Oct 4, 2011

    Helping military couples and families build healthy relationships can help to prevent domestic violence, and spouses with strong trust and good communication skills can address relationship problems before they escalate.

  • Volunteers invited to make a difference in community

    Oct 4, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio organizers invite all Monterey community members and their family members in celebrating a day of helping others by working on community-service projects Oct. 22.

  • Presidio & OMC Disaster Hotline

    Oct 4, 2011

    Disaster Hotline: 1-888-607-0001. Share this number with your family -- near and far. If an emergency or disaster happens here, the Disaster Hotline will be activated. Community and family members may call this phone number for updates and accurate general information.

  • Rising Stars shine during competition finale

    Oct 4, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Five talented vocalists from the Presidio of Monterey community stepped up to the microphone at the Hobson Student Center to battle for the title of the Presidio's 2011 Operation Rising Star competition Sept. 23.

  • Army Family Covenant: The Commitment Endures

    Sep 30, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- Four years ago this month, the Army announced the Army Family Covenant, which promised to provide Soldiers and Families a quality of life commensurate with their service.

  • Officials break ground for Camp Roberts satellite station

    Sep 29, 2011

    CAMP ROBERTS, Calif. - Leaders of the 514th Signal Company hosted a ground-breaking ceremony at the Camp Roberts Satellite Communications Station in September.

  • DLIFLC troops march in Marina parade

    Sep 23, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center's Joint Service Color Guard, along with marching units from each military service branch, received standing applause from the enthusiastic crowds gathered during Marina's traditional Labor Day Parade and Family Festival Sept. 3.

  • The long road to 09 Lima

    Sep 22, 2011

    When Acheson was a young boy in Iran, he used to watch a lot of American movies and wanted to be that special investigator or FBI agent who figured out the crime plot and caught the bad guys.

  • Presidio celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Sep 16, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. ‐ "Celebrating Women's Right to Vote" was the theme of the 2011 Women's Equality Day observance by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Presidio of Monterey in the Presidio's Tin Barn Aug. 26.

  • 229th Military Intelligence Battalion holds family fun festival

    Sep 13, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Members of the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion Family Readiness Group hosted their first family fun festival at La Mesa Community Center Aug. 20.

  • Presidio of Monterey observes Suicide Prevention Month

    Sep 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - September is the month when America and its military redouble efforts to prevent suicide and honor those who have been lost to it. It is a time to face the shortcomings in suicide prevention efforts. Case in point: The Army had 32 suspected suicides in July of 2011, the highest number on record.

  • 'Dot-edu' Migration Promotes Language Training

    Aug 30, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 29, 2011 - A pilot program that gives students at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center unprecedented access to language training resources is proving so successful that it's being expanded throughout the school.

  • Cultural Movie Night gives language students an insider's view

    Aug 29, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Since April 2010, the Student Learning Center's Cultural Movie Night has been providing Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center students, faculty and staff an excellent opportunity to get a rare insider's view into the culture and issues that lie behind many of the languages taught to military personnel at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • Safety should always be the priority

    Aug 26, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. ‐ As back-to-school shopping, dropping off children at school and the eagerly awaited football season gain inertia, many of our service members and family members are busier than ever. Unfortunately there is an additional feature of late summer that we should all be aware: a largely predictable increase in fatal off-duty accidents which directly impacts our most precious resource … our service members and their families.

  • Presidio Police share school-safety tips

    Aug 26, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. ‐ It's that time of year again. New teachers, new faces, new students, new places. More than 23 million children have returned or are preparing to go back to school.

  • Panetta: Language training critical to U.S. interests, security

    Aug 25, 2011

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta returned Aug. 23 to the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center he championed as a congressman to praise the next generation of military linguists he called critical to the United States' future.

  • Monterey military history: Soldier Field

    Aug 15, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - In July 1902 the Army announced plans to construct a post to house an infantry regiment and a squadron of cavalry in Monterey. Established as the focal point for the new post, Soldier Field was designed to serve as a parade ground, training area and athletic competition field.

  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company DLIFLC & POM changes command

    Aug 10, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Capt. Patrick D. Hanson (right), incoming commander for Headquarters and Headquarters Company Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Presidio of Monterey, accepts the unit colors from Col. Danial D. Pick (center), commandant of Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, during the change-of-command ceremony Aug. 9 on Soldier Field here. Out-going commander Capt. Brendan S. McAlary is also shown.

  • AFPAK Hands make bonds stronger than steel, begin phase III

    Jul 28, 2011

    TAMPA, Fla - Army Lt. Col. Michael King could have imagined that his military career would take many unexpected turns, but he never expected to become an Afghan village elder's marriage counselor, a former Mujahedin freedom fighter's best friend, or create such strong bonds with his Afghan "brothers in arms" that he would put his life in their hands with ease.

  • "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal certified by President Obama

    Jul 22, 2011

    Based on recommendations from military leaders, President Barack Obama has certified to Congress that the U.S. armed forces are prepared for repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law.

  • Col. Joel J. Clark assumes command of Presidio

    Jul 19, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Col. Joel J. Clark assumed command of the U.S. Army Garrison, Presidio of Monterey, in a ceremony held on Soldier Field July 19, joining Installation Management Command as its newest garrison commander.

  • Presidio Legal Assistance Team Receives Army Chief of Staff Award

    Jul 15, 2011

    For the third year in a row, the Presidio of Monterey's Legal Assistance Office has received the Army Chief of Staff Award for Excellence in Legal Assistance in the active Army, medium office category. A total of nine offices received the award in this category for fiscal year 2010.

  • Presidio Soldier to compete in Military World Games

    Jul 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Capt. Christina Acojedo is used to being overseas as part of her military duty: she has served two 1-year deployments to Iraq. But this July Acojedo will be traveling in a different direction as she joins the U.S. All-Armed Forces Women's Soccer Team while they compete in the Military World Games, July 16-24 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day held at Stillwell Center

    Jul 1, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The U.S. Army Garrison, Presidio of Monterey (POM), and the Fort Ord Area Retiree Council held the annual Retiree Appreciation Day at General Stilwell Community Center June 11. More than 500 retirees visited information booths representing organizations such as TRICARE, Social Security Administration, the PX, the Defense Commissary, Veterans service offices, and various local and national service organizations.

  • High Street Gate hours to change

    Jun 30, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Beginning July 5, High Street Gate will be open to vehicle traffic 6:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Only vehicles with appropriate Department of Defense decals will be allowed access.

  • Presidio's 517th changes command

    Jun 23, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Members of the Air Force's 517th Training Group said goodbye to one commander and welcomed a new commander during a formal change-of-command ceremony at the Presidio of Monterey June 9.

  • Presidio EO advisor goes distance in Boston Marathon

    Jun 22, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Many students and employees who work and study at the Presidio of Monterey have probably crossed paths at one time or another with Sgt. 1st Class Couretta Johnson.

  • Presidio's Army Ball celebrates 236 years of tradition

    Jun 14, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - More than 700 Soldiers, visitors and guests packed the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel to celebrate 236 years of Army tradition during the 2011 Army Birthday Ball sponsored by the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion June 4.

  • BRAC: On time, on target

    Jun 7, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The past 10 years have brought a great deal of change to our Army.

  • Presidio community remembers fallen comrades

    Jun 3, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. ‐ Service members fire a salute during the Memorial Day ceremony here May 26.

  • Presidio's California Medical Detachment welcomes new commander

    Jun 3, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. ‐ Members of the California Medical Detachment, Presidio of Monterey, welcomed their new commander during a formal change-of-command ceremony here May 19.

  • Safety Day speaker warns of high-risk driving behavior

    Jun 2, 2011

    As part of the Presidio's 2011 Safety Awareness Day Event May 27, guest speaker Kelly Narowski gave three presentations throughout the day to accommodate the roughly 3,500 service members who attend the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.

  • Cultures on display for 2011 Language Day.

    May 20, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - For more than 30 years the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center has been opening its doors annually in May to showcase the diversity of cultures that exist behind the languages they teach.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day June 11

    May 20, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Fort Ord Area Retiree Council and the United States Army Garrison, Presidio of Monterey are sponsoring Military Retiree Appreciation Day on Ord Military Community 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 11.

  • Presidio observes Days of Remembrance

    May 13, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Days of Remembrance, also known as Yom Hashoah and Holocaust Remembrance Day, is a day set aside for people to remember the horrors of the European Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945.

  • Burger King says farewell to Ord Military Commmunity

    May 12, 2011

    SEASIDE, Calif. - The Ord Military Community Burger King, open since 1985 and a site long standing from the former glory days of the former Fort Ord, will close May 28 in preparation to turn over the land as part of the former Fort Ord Base Realignment and Closure.

  • Presidio children celebrate moms

    May 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? Monterey Road Child Development Center preschoolers invited their moms to an early Mother's Day celebration May 6 at the center.

  • Monterey alumni reach out in friendship, support Operation Tomodachi

    May 9, 2011

    CAMP SENDAI, Japan - After disaster struck in Japan March 11, graduates of the Japanese course at the Presidio of Monterey's Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center put their language training to good use in support of Operation Tomodachi.

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