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  • 229th Military Intelligence celebrates Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 7, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - More than 450 Presidio of Monterey community members and guests helped the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion celebrate the Army's 235th birthday with a ball at Seaside, Calif., June 5.

  • Presidio of Monterey community honors Asian, Pacific Islanders

    Jun 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey military and civilian members were in attendance during the Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage event at the Tin Barn May 26.

  • Presidio of Monterey community members learn from Safety Day

    Jun 1, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Safety Day came to the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and the Presidio of Monterey May 28 with live demonstrations and interactive events for military and civilians to learn from as a part of Safety Awareness Month.

  • Sponsorship: Start Strong to Be Strong

    Jun 1, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - I have moved many times in my career, within the United States and overseas. I have deployed several times, leaving my wife to pull double duty at home.

  • Presidio of Monterey community rededicates cemetery as hallowed ground

    May 29, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- "And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave." This quote by early American poet Joseph Drake captures the meaning behind the rededication of the Presidio of Monterey Cemetery May 29.

  • Presidio salutes America's fallen in Memorial Day observance

    May 28, 2010

    Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine units participated in a Memorial Day observance at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • Tax Center staff and volunteers honored at Presidio ceremony

    May 25, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Staff members and volunteers who supported the Presidio of Monterey Tax Center during the 2010 income tax season were honored at an awards ceremony here in May.

  • Presidio Police, soldiers of Presidio's 229th among MADD honorees

    May 21, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Officers of the Presidio of Monterey Police Department and Soldiers of the Army's 229th Military Intelligence Battalion were among honorees at an awards luncheon for Central California law enforcement officers sponsored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving May 13.

  • Presidio of Monterey in the Information Technology World

    May 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The United States Army Garrison (USAG), Presidio of Monterey (POM) continues to move forward in the information age. While we each individually may not be hip to today's cutting edge technology as your average 15-year old, we are using many of the tools that many of our Service Members (SM) and Family Members (FM) are using.

  • The Importance of Information Assurance: Protecting against foreign entity cyber attacks

    May 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY - Information Assurance (IA) for many is a vague, high-level, broad sounding topic that may evoke images or thoughts of an Information Technology (IT) specialist or technician scanning your system for viruses, installing some form of an update or possibly restricting access to your favorite social media or game sites.

  • Ord Military Community Thrift Shop awards six scholarships

    May 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Ord Military Community Thrift Shop scholarship awards were presented May 18 to six students from local military families who will pursue college-level studies in the fall.

  • Presidio of Monterey parking lot to be completed May 20

    May 19, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey community members will find more parking spaces here May 20.

  • Ord Military Community families get together for Family Fun Fitness Festival May 15

    May 17, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Less-than-stellar conditions did not deter more than 140 Ord Military Community family members from enjoying the Family Fun Fitness Festival on OMC May 15.

  • Presidio welcomes 3,500 visitors to DLIFLC annual language day event

    May 14, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - An estimated 3,500 visitors joined with faculty, staff and students of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center to celebrate Language Day on May 14.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Presidio

    May 13, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Gen. George W. Casey, Army chief of staff, visited the Presidio of Monterey May 13. Casey spoke with Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center staff and students and learned about the various technologies that help facilitate language proficiency.

  • Some PTSD veterans may be eligible for legal assistance regarding disability rating

    May 13, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Sabo v. United States alleges that a physical evaluation board must initially assign a disability rating of at least 50 percent based on a diagnosis of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. The lawsuit also brings the class action on behalf of veterans found unfit due to PTSD, who received less than a 50-percent initial rating for PTSD, and were discharged during the period of Dec. 17, 2002, to Oct. 13, 2008. There are an estimated 3,000 potential Army members of the class.

  • Motivating airmen: Presidio airmen get first look at Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance o

    May 13, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Ninety-five airmen from the 517th Training Group here traveled to Travis Air Force Base to get their first glimpse into Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance operations in April.

  • Avoid high summer energy bills at home, at work

    May 13, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - With the arrival of May 1, it should come as no surprise that we are now entering what energy companies define as the summer season. The summer season, for billing purposes, runs from May through October, and often means higher charges for electricity. Here's what it means to members of the Presidio of Monterey community and to anyone who is interested in avoiding higher electric bills.

  • Employees honored at Presidio Garrison presentation

    May 12, 2010

  • Supporting Army Soldiers, Civilians, and their Families with Information Technology (IT)

    May 12, 2010

    The Installation Management Community is committed to leveraging the power of technology to expand our communication capabilities and enhance our ability to serve and support Solders, Civilians, and Families.

  • Presidio's DLIFLC changes command

    May 5, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio's Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center welcomed a new leader during a ceremony held here May 6. Over 3,500 resident students learn 24 languages and dialects at the Presidio. DLIFLC supports the Afghanistan/Pakistan Hands program with DLIFLC faculty at Forts Campbell, Carson and Drum.

  • Presidio recognizes employees during Public Service Recognition Week

    May 4, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Garrison leaders will recognize a few of the installation's own outstanding public servants during the Garrison Awards Ceremony 3-4 p.m. Friday at the Weckerling Center. During the event Friday, they will recognize fellow workers for their efforts of going above what is required and for the time they have dedicated working for their country.

  • Army Family Covenant: Presidio of Monterey celebrates children

    Apr 30, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Community members turned out for the Celebrating Military Children festival at Ord Military Community April 24. The event offered information and activities for community children and their parents.

  • Free golf, life lessons available to kids from families with military ties in Monterey area

    Apr 30, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - It's tee time for children from families with military ties in the Monterey area, thanks to a free program for school-age children at all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, are invited to hone their golf game with the help of trained coaches.

  • Nazi Holocaust remembered at Presidio event

    Apr 26, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Days of Remembrance of the European Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945 was observed at the Presidio of Monterey in an afternoon event at the Tin Barn auditorium on April 21.

  • Renovations raise the bar for Presidio community member medical care

    Apr 26, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey's medical clinic, run by the California Medical Detachment, is in the final phase of a $22-million upgrade.

  • Presidio of Monterey SARCs brings awareness to community

    Apr 16, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey Sexual Assault Response Coodinators use various means to raise awareness of sexual assault. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

  • Casual Wednesdays means charitable contribution

    Apr 15, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Representatives from the Presidio of Monterey Garrison, Pinnacle and the Army Wounded Warrior program gathered for a check presentation here April 15. The contribution, $2,015, was donated by Pinnacle employees as a way to not only wear casual clothing on Wednesdays but to also give back to their military community.

  • What does your T-shirt say about Sexual Assault Awareness Month'

    Apr 14, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - "Design a T-shirt that promotes sexual assault prevention and awareness," were the words posted at a utility table placed near the entrance to the Presidio's Combs Dining Facility here at lunchtime April 2.

  • Presence of military on the Monterey Peninsula enriches life for all

    Apr 13, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Over five years in the making, General Doe Park marks a new chapter for the Ord Military Community by one community member's thinking. Land that just two years ago housed abandoned, decrepit homes, has been transformed into a new housing park here.

  • Defender 6 sends: Resiliency

    Apr 9, 2010

    Resilience is also the ability to bounce back in the face of adversity... it's mental toughness! Webster defines resilience as, "the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation caused especially by compressive stress" and "an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change."

  • Catharsis Productions sends 'Sex Signals' to Presidio community

    Apr 7, 2010

    Can date rape portrayed in a funny way be an effective learning tool' It seemed that way amid the laughter of a packed-to-capacity Hobson Student Activity Center here when an improvisation show on sexual assault prevention and awareness was presented by members of "Sex Signals," in March.

  • Presidio CDC classes parade to support Month of the Military Child

    Apr 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Monterey Road Child Development Center children kicked off the Month of the Military Child celebration with a parade around the center at Ord Military Community April 1. Children decorated hats and white T-shirts earlier in the week and wore them as well as an assortment of other festive garb as they paraded around the facility. Various activities are planned throughout the month at the Presidio's Child, Youth and School Services organizations. One big event for the community is the Celebrating Military Children extravaganza at the Stilwell Community Center on OMC 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. April 24. There will be arts and crafts, live entertainment, a bouncy house, food and more for Presidio and OMC youth. For more information on the event, call 831-242-5530

  • Presidio adds new calendar function to Web site

    Apr 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey Web site has a new calendar feature intended to better inform its users and visitors about events, ceremonies and recreation opportunities associated with the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and the Garrison.

  • Community Calendar

    Apr 2, 2010

  • Monterey business owner contributes money to support local troops

    Mar 31, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Service and family members in Monterey will soon feel the positive effects of a local donor's generous action.

  • Fifth Big Sur Mud Run makes huge splash

    Mar 30, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The fifth annual Big Sur Mud Run brought over 2,000 participants, more than previous years, to the Freeman Stadium of California State University Monterey Bay in Seaside March 27. This yearAca,!a,,cs military team winner was the Army Fluid Run team, consisting of Jeremy Wilbur, Brock Jas, Timothy McGuire William Funderburk and Chris Folk. Military female and male winners were Maureen Scott and Rory Redding, respectively. The Mud Run, a Big Sur Marathon event sponsored by the Presidio of Monterey Garrison and CSUMB, is an approximately five-mile trail which included obstacles and four mud pits. Presidio Soldiers and Marines were on hand to motivate runners through the obstacles and mud. The event is a non-profit run in which proceeds go to local charities.

  • Presidio reflects on historical contributions during Women's History Month celebration

    Mar 26, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - "Writing Women Back into History," the national theme of this year's Women's History Month, was also the theme of the 2010 Women's History Month Observance held March 24 at the Presidio of Monterey. Women's History Month is celebrated annually throughout the United States in March.

  • Soldier to receive Jefferson Award for public service

    Mar 25, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - For Co. B 229th Military Intelligence Battalion's Sgt. Alicia Allen, winning the local Jefferson Award for her volunteering efforts and her leadership skills became the biggest shock and possibly the greatest honor of her life.

  • First Presidio chairwoman opened doors for other female language instructors

    Mar 24, 2010

    Among notable women who are remembered at the Presidio for making a significant contribution to the nation and women in the workforce is the late Ann Arpajolu, who in September 1947 was the first woman to be hired as an instructor at the Army Language School, forerunner of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.

  • Get your adventure on with POM Outdoor Recreation

    Mar 23, 2010

    If Greg McKrill had his way, all service members would know how lucky they were to have Outdoor Recreation and never forget it.

  • Road caution urged during 'General Jim' construction

    Mar 22, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Fort Ord Reuse Authority officials urge drivers using General Jim Moore Boulevard to comply with temporarily reduced speed limits and other traffic-control measures that are in effect while extensive improvements to the thoroughfare are under construction.

  • Cadre teach Presidio airmen to Aca,!EoehardenAca,!a,,c themselves against sexual assault

    Mar 19, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Some Presidio of Monterey female service members fought back and learned the basics of avoiding sexual assault through the new Target Hardening Self Defense course here recently.

  • Presidio's National Prayer Day observance packs the house

    Mar 19, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The Presidio's guest speaker delivered a message, during the PresidioAca,!a,,cs National Prayer Day observance at the Tin Barn here March 18, that, among other things, explained how a belief in God was integrated into the debate and writing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787.

  • Presidio recognizes CFC participants

    Mar 18, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Participants in the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign here gathered for a recognition ceremony hosted by the Presidio Garrison at the Munakata Hall Auditorium March 3.

  • The Defense Language Institute awards 5,000th Associate of Arts degree

    Mar 18, 2010

    On March 18, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) celebrated the awarding of its 5,000th Associate of Arts degree to Pfc. Tyler Rasmussen.

  • Express Mail Service Cost Saving Options on AKO

    Mar 16, 2010

  • Presidio, DLIFLC break ground on new instruction building

    Mar 11, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The Presidio held an event showcasing the ground breaking of a general instruction building here March 10. The construction of the 47,000 square-foot instructional building, which will hold 36 classrooms, will provide a state-of-the-art learning atmosphere for service members to learn foreign languages, thereby promoting culture and language translation learning.

  • Liaison officer is families' link to schools

    Mar 11, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The School Liaison Officer is the primary link between the military family and the local school system. The liaison provides information on education options, school district policies, homeschooling and more.

  • Popular Retirement and Transition Speaker coming to Presidio

    Mar 10, 2010

    Retired Navy Capt. Brian W. Blanchfield will present "Marketing Yourself for a Second Career" on Thursday, April 15, 2010, 2:30 to 5:00 p.m., at the Presidio Post Theater, bldg 208.

  • Women's History Month observance set for March 24 at Presidio

    Mar 10, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Among notable women who are remembered at the Presidio is the late Ann Arpajolu, who in September 1947 was the first woman to be hired as an instructor at the Army Language School, forerunner of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.

  • Popular Retirement and Transition Speaker comes to Presidio

    Mar 9, 2010

    Retired Navy Capt. Brian W. Blanchfield will present "Marketing Yourself for a Second Career" on Thursday, April 15, 2010, 2:30 to 5:00 p.m., at the Presidio Post Theater, bldg 208.

  • Presidio Sailors read Dr. Seuss on National Read Across America Day

    Mar 8, 2010

  • Presidio Soldiers take on leadership challenges, obstacles

    Mar 4, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - "You never know who will emerge as a leader," said Capt. Christopher Green, commander of Co. B, 229th Military Intelligence Battalion Company.

  • Army Family Covenant: Medical initiatives improve access to care

    Mar 3, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The medical care provided in Army hospitals and clinics is regarded as among the best in the world and exemplifies the military's commitment to upholding the tenants of the Army Family Covenant.

  • State income taxes due' There's a wrong way to pay

    Mar 2, 2010

    During income tax season a concern for some military members is where to file state returns. Some are confused after they have moved from another state because of military duties.

  • Army Family Covenant: Prevention program focuses on slowing alarming trend of recent suicides

    Feb 26, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Suicide prevention focuses on preventing normal life stressors from turning into life crises.

  • DLIFLC's Afghan Languages Portal opens

    Feb 25, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The language institute here has created a Web site that provides self-instruction materials for learning useful words and phrases in two languages that are widely spoken in Afghanistan. The institute is best known for its resident training in foreign languages for all branches of the U.S. military services. Currently 23 languages are taught at its Presidio of Monterey campus.

  • Presidio dining facilities getting $47,000 makeover

    Feb 25, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Aca,!A"Our goal is to serve nutritious meals in an atmosphere thatAca,!a,,cs friendly and clean,Aca,!A? said Ernest Meadows, Presidio of Monterey Food Services Division. Aca,!A"And we want service members to feel comfortable when theyAca,!a,,cre having a meal with us. We want our dining facilities to be places theyAca,!a,,cll want to come back to.Aca,!A?

  • Army Community Covenant - What gratitude looks like

    Feb 22, 2010

  • Presidio-MST Bus Schedules

    Feb 22, 2010

    Page contains the Presidio-MST bus schedules

  • Presidio-MST Bus Schedules

    Feb 22, 2010

    This link takes you to the current Presidio-MST bus schedules.

  • Conserving energy, water helps enhance Presidio mission

    Feb 22, 2010

    When you think energy/water conservation, what do you think of'

  • Presidio of Monterey 'goes green' with new electric vehicles

    Feb 22, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The Presidio of Monterey has added five highly efficient and very "green" Low Speed Electric Vehicles to its fleet.

  • Presidio opens new housing, affirms commitment to Army Family Covenant

    Feb 19, 2010

    ""We are committed to providing a strong, supportive environment where families thrive" said Col. Darcy A. Brewer.

  • Presidio of Monterey observes Black History Month

    Feb 18, 2010

    Presidio of Monterey, Calif. -- An hour-long program of information and entertainment in observance of Black History Month was conducted Feb. 17 at the Presidio of Monterey as part of the nationwide celebration throughout February of the contributions African Americans have made to the United States and the world.

  • Army Family Covenant: Job, school assistance available for Monterey military spouses

    Feb 18, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Help could be available for military spouses in the Monterey area seeking jobs or training.

  • DLIFLC Sailors meet PGA Tour player

    Feb 17, 2010

    Monterey Sailors (l-r) Keegan Skipper, Jessica Song, Sara Southwic, and Mary Wilson got to chat with PGA Tour player David Duval (Second from the left) during a practice round for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am last week.

  • Monterey Town Hall meetings set for Feb. 17-18

    Feb 17, 2010

    Monterey Town Hall meetings set for Feb. 17-18

  • Army Family Covenant continues to provide for Army children

    Feb 8, 2010

    The goal of the Army Family Covenant is clear-cut - take care of not only Soldiers, including those stationed at the Presidio of Monterey, but also families who have endured eight years of hardships as troops deployed downrange numerous times.

  • Presidio employees honored for achievements

    Feb 8, 2010

    Presidio of Monterey, Calif. -- Employees of the Presidio of Monterey Garrison, who in recent months had been singled out for official honors and recognition, assembled for the garrison's regularly scheduled awards ceremony at Ord Military Community's General Stilwell Community Center Jan. 22.

  • How OMC Commissary became world-class supermarket

    Feb 8, 2010

    Presidio of Monterey, Calif. -- Can you imagine a seven-million-dollar facelift' The Defense Commissary Agency has spent that amount renovating the Ord Military Community Commissary over the past 24 months.

  • Community members show off talents in art expo

    Feb 5, 2010

    While the Presidio of Monterey is known for its premiere language school, it is also home to some very talented community members.

  • New 24-hour walk-in gate to debut at Taylor entrance

    Feb 5, 2010

    The Presidio of Monterey Taylor Street Gate will soon be open all-day, everyday, at least for walk-in personnel possessing a Common Access Card.

  • POM Tax Center opens for business

    Feb 5, 2010

    The Presidio of Monterey Tax Center opens with a ceremonial ribbon cutting ...

  • Army's One Source

    Jan 25, 2010

  • Presidio Rainbow parts the clouds

    Jan 20, 2010

    After two days of heavy rains and winds, a rainbow parts the clouds for Presidio residents.

  • Presidio of Monterey Crisis Action Team manages storm incident

    Jan 20, 2010

    The Presidio of Monterey Crisis Action Team (CAT) was activated after strong winds and rain uprooted a tree which fell onto power lines, disabling at least two-thirds of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center schools Jan. 19.

  • Regular Work Day at DLIFLC

    Jan 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - As of 5:15 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20 is a regular work day for the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and the Presidio of Monterey.

  • Presidio has another record-breaking year collecting for charities

    Jan 6, 2010

    Presidio of Monterey community members shattered their 2008 Combined Federal Campaign record of $228,000 by raising more than $254,000 for 2009.

  • Presidio and Monterey School District leaders re-sign Memorandum of Agreement

    Jan 4, 2010

    Col. Darcy A. Brewer, Presidio of Monterey garrison commander, shakes hands with Dr. Marilyn K. Shepherd, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District superintendent, after each had re-signed the memorandum of agreement between the two organizations.

  • SoldierAca,!a,,cs son carves life as musician

    Dec 30, 2009

    Local band Locksmith has already garnered attention, although unwanted, from neighbors complaining about the loud music coming from one of the homes that rest in Ord Military Community. But whether itAca,!a,,cs living in these moments of infamy or playing for fans, new and old, at Aca,!A"open micAca,!A? nights at local cafes and bookstores, Brett Freshour is doing what he loves: performing with his band.

  • IMCOM Presidio LOGO

    Dec 29, 2009

  • Soldiers find way to have a merry military Christmas

    Dec 28, 2009

    Soldiers from the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion who couldn't go home this holiday season found ways to stay in touch with their families and celebrate with their new Army Family Dec. 25, here.

  • Recognizing problem biggest step toward fixing suicides

    Dec 22, 2009

    In 2008, the Army experienced for the first time, suicide rates higher than the civilian population. In the same year, the Army entered an agreement with the National Institute of Mental Health to find out why. While the NIMH study will take five years to complete, the institute recently met with Army leaders to provide some preliminary insights.

  • Happy holidays from Presidio of Monterey commander

    Dec 18, 2009

    As we enter this holiday season, please take authorized time off and enjoy this time with your family and friends. Also, ensure as you go to gatherings and parties you have a plan for getting to and from the event safely.

  • Barracks-upgrade project opens renovated building to Navy students

    Dec 18, 2009

    Community leaders celebrated the continuing $17.5 million barracks-upgrade project at the Presidio of Monterey with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for building 646 here Dec. 15.

  • Web Officials seek feedback on family programs

    Dec 17, 2009

    An anonymous, online survey solicits feedback from service members and their families, including those stationed at the Presidio of Monterey, on the military's educational programs, support networks and other services. Defense officials launched the virtual "listening sessions" in hopes of gaining more insight into the effectiveness of military family programs.

  • Parker Flats field-work means possible detonation near Fitch Park through January 2010

    Dec 16, 2009

    There is the remote chance munitions may be found at the western-most edge of the area near Fitch Park. Environmental Services Cooperative Agreement Remediation Program personnel are currently working in the southwestern portion of Parker Flats between Eucalyptus Road and Parker Flats Cut-Off Road.

  • Drive for toys brings message of hope

    Dec 16, 2009

    The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters. Toys collected by the Monterey Marines will find homes within the local community. In support of this goal, Presidio of Monterey Marines collected donations in front of the Del Monte Mall Thinker Toys Dec. 16 during the 2009 Toys for Tots drive. For more information, donors may also contact the Marine detachment at 831-242-5947.

  • Toys for Tots

    Dec 15, 2009

    Presidio of Monterey Marines will collect donations as part of the 2009 Toys for Tots drive at Thinker Toys at the Del Monte Mall 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 16.

  • Families can see off, greet Presidio of Monterey troops at airport gates

    Dec 14, 2009

    Service members flying home and returning to the Presidio of Monterey might be able to spend a few more precious minutes with loved ones at the airports, according to the TSA.

  • Winter Wonderland 2009

    Dec 14, 2009

    Local families attend the seventh annual Winter Wonderland at the Ord Military Community Dec. 12.

  • 2009 DLIFLC Christmas Tree Lighting

    Dec 11, 2009

    The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center held its 2009 Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony inside the Presidio of Monterey chapel due to rainy weather. A smaller tree was lit inside during the observance but the outside tree was also lit up for the participants when they departed the chapel. Col. Sue Ann Sandusky, the commandant of the DLIFLC, officially welcomed all and was assisted by the younger attendees in turning the lights on.

  • Monterey Area Veterans Transition Center offers assistance to all local vets

    Dec 11, 2009

    Local veterans who need assistance, perhaps because of the downturn in the economy or one of many other reasons, one additional organization to turn to for a helping hand that goes beyond the holiday season is the Veterans Transition Center of Monterey Country.

  • Thanksgiving voucher program helps Monterey military families

    Dec 9, 2009

    Some 150 local families received help in the form of food vouchers for the holiday season this year.

  • Students make MOUT meaningful

    Dec 8, 2009

    Tracking down a high-value target while walking unfamiliar streets, occupied by a foreign people who, for all intents and purposes, may not trust you can be tough even for the most seasoned squad leader, especially with new Soldiers in tow.

  • New visitor centers scheduled for September

    Dec 8, 2009

    Visitors coming to the Presidio of Monterey will be welcomed with improved welcome centers at any of the four gates by September 2010.

  • December MST Bus Pass Pick-up schedule

    Dec 3, 2009

    The schedule for picking up MST bus passes in December.

  • Retirement Services Office

    Nov 30, 2009

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