The nearby Ventura County Naval Base is comprised of the Point Mugu Naval Air Station and CBC Port Hueneme. The Port Hueneme base in southwestern Ventura County is a homeport that furnishes training, administrative, and logistic support for Navy Seabees. Port Hueneme (“pronounced Why-Nee-mee”) is from the Chumash Indian word for resting place.
Military families enjoy the nearby Channel Islands National Park, popular for boating, sport fishing, kayaking and whale-watching excursions. The harbor is also home to Ventura County Maritime Museum and fresh seafood restaurants.
The U.S. Navy Seabee Museum selects, collects, preserves and displays historic material relating to the history of the Naval Construction Force, better known as the SEABEES, and the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps.The Museum is open to the public and tours can be arranged for schools or other groups. Call (805) 982-5167 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Port Hueneme/Point Mugu is located near the cities of Port Hueneme, Oxnard, and Camarillo along the Pacific coastline, just 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California, 3 miles from Oxnard Airport, or 60 miles from Los Angeles International (LAX) Airport..
The Point Mugu site is located approximately nine miles from the Port Hueneme site. There the NBVC operates two runways and a 36,000-square-mile sea test range.
NSWC Port Hueneme Division is a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command and provides the United States Navy global fleet with weapon system in-service engineering, logistics, and test and evaluation. NSWC Port Hueneme is located at Naval Base Ventura County, Calif., where it employs more than 1,900 personnel.
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