San Diego Air National Guard Station

147th Combat Communications Squadron

7288 Convoy Ter, San Diego, CA 92111

ABOUT

The San Diego Air National Guard Station is located in San Diego County, California. The Station houses the 147th Combat Communications Squadron and the primary mission in San Diego is Combat Communications, where they are responsible for deploying, operating and maintaining strategic emergency communications anywhere in the world in both peacetime and combat environments. In addition, they conduct the Eagle Vision mission, which provides mission planners, topographical units and intelligence analysts with up-to-date imagery via satellite.

The primary mission of the 147th Combat Communications Squadron is to deploy, operate, and maintain strategic dispersal of emergency communications anywhere in the world. The primary peacetime function is the provision of emergency communications and other needed assistance during state-declared emergencies. The 147th ACS was organized in 1948, in Burbank, California. The unit later moved to San Fernando Valley Airport in 1951, and is now located in San Diego, California.

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ARRIVAL

The nearest major airport is San Diego International Airport (SAN / KSAN). This airport has international and domestic flights and is 4 miles from the center of San Diego, CA.

 

McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD / KCRQ) has domestic flights from Carlsbad, California and is 35 miles from San Diego, CA.

Resources

TRICARE Information and News

 

For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/.

 

Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.

 

The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/.

FOR THE CHILDREN
 

To be enrolled in a California school, a child must be at least 5 years old by September 1st. Check with the school for other requirements.

 

In 2010, the majority of states, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity adopted Common Core State Standards that provide a consistent set of educational expectations for students, regardless of ZIP code. When a family moves, a student’s education is often disrupted because the student may be forced to repeat material or learn at a different level at the new school. With common standards across states, this disruption will be reduced — of particular interest to military families. For more information, visit http://www.corestandards.org/.

 

San Diego Unified School District

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful.

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
 

Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition. Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program. Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.

 

​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.

 

Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere. Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing. Enroll today!

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware:

Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit. There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Military Children and Teens Resource Guide

 

Family Forces Counseling
Family Forces has been providing outpatient counseling services for the military community in the San Diego region and surrounding areas for over a decade. They are dedicated to helping those who serve and their families. They understand the unique stressors that the military lifestyle presents and they are here to help you through those challenges. All Tricare members are welcome, whether they are active duty, retirees, reservists or dependents.

 

San Diego Public Health Services (858) 694-3900
The Health and Human Services Agency is one of five groups or divisions of the San Diego County government. The Agency provides a broad range of health and social services, promoting wellness, self-sufficiency, and a better quality of life for all individuals and families in San Diego County.

 

San Diego Human Services (858) 694-3900
The Health and Human Services Agency is one of five groups or divisions of the San Diego County government. The Agency provides a broad range of health and social services, promoting wellness, self-sufficiency, and a better quality of life for all individuals and families in San Diego County.

 

San Diego Humane Society (619) 299-7012
Through lifesaving work that leads the way nationally in innovation, impact and effectiveness, San Diego Humane Society inspires compassion for all animals – companion and wild – in San Diego County and beyond. San Diego Humane Society is a leader in providing innovative services, allowing us to ensure that no healthy or treatable animals are at risk of euthanasia in San Diego County.

 

California Highway Patrol (619) 220-5492

Base Operator (858) 514-5326

Housing

On-Post housing at San Diego Air National Guard Station is not available.

Spectrum Center Blvd – Kearny Mesa
, CA
2.5 miles from base


This area is newer  with walking trails and small restaurants close by.

Canyon View
 – San Diego, CA
13.1 miles from base


This is a wonderful Suburb community with great schools and a host of outdoor activities and relaxed living.
 It is just minutes away from Lake Murray and Mission Trails Golf Course.

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Be sure to let our partners know you found them at Report to Base!

Community

In San Diego, the summers are short, warm, arid, and clear and the winters are long, cool, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 50°F to 77°F and is rarely below 44°F or above 84°F.

 

The warm season lasts for 2.8 months, from July 10 to October 4, with an average daily high temperature above 75°F. The hottest day of the year is August 26, with an average high of 77°F and low of 68°F. The cool season lasts for 4.1 months, from November 29 to April 2, with an average daily high temperature below 67°F. The coldest day of the year is December 28, with an average low of 50°F and high of 65°F.

 

The wetter season lasts 4.6 months, from November 19 to April 7, with a greater than 10% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 20% on February 21. The drier season lasts 7.4 months, from April 7 to November 19. The smallest chance of a wet day is 0% on June 26.

Compared to other cities in California and cities across the country, the cost of living index in San Diego, CA is 146, which is 6% higher than the California average and 46% higher than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in San Diego, CA are 6% lower than the average for California and 3% higher than the rest of the country.

San Diego is one of the country’s most visited tourist destinations – and for good reason. It’s an ocean-front city with near-perfect weather year-round. If you live here long enough, you’re bound to get out-of-towners clamoring from less fortunate climes to capitalize on America’s Finest City. You owe it to those visitors (and to yourself, really) to temper well-worn landmarks with the lesser-known cultural options, such as the restaurants, breweries, museums and quirky events. These things are what make this city tick.

 

Balboa Park is San Diego’s answer to New York’s Central Park – with museums, a zoo, a concert hall and miles of green grass. Less well-known are it’s hiking trails – which crisscross the park and even encompass a cactus garden – making urban explorers feel like they’re on a mountain rather than smack dab in the middle of a city.

 

San Diego is home to a bevy of world-class museums and thankfully, many are housed within Balboa Park. The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego Museum of Man, Museum of Photographic Arts and the San Diego Natural History Museum are just a few out of many to explore.

 

One of San Diego’s biggest benefits is it’s natural beauty, and after a hike down to the tide pools at Cabrillo National Monument, it’s easy to see why. It’s best to go at low tide, when explorers can hop from pool to pool inside caves and crevices of the cliffs bordering the Pacific Ocean.

 

While San Diego has no shortage of farmers markets, the quirkiest is held on Wednesday afternoons in the hippie beach enclave of Ocean Beach. Local farm stands and vendors accompany a display of colorful locals – drummers, guitarists, impromptu yoga classes, prayer circles, fire dancers, jugglers and much more are a common site.

 

For the ultimate outdoor film experience, head to the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego’s fourth floor rooftop theatre. The Rooftop Cinema Club gives you a luxe movie experience with panoramic views of downtown San Diego, state-of-the-art wireless headphones and comfy deck chairs, craft brews, movie-themed cocktails and upscale eats. Cult favorites and the occasional sing-along features are shown Tuesdays through Saturdays.

 

During the warmer months, scores of leopard sharks swarm to the shallow waters of La Jolla Shores Beach, drawing snorkelers from all over the world to swim with them. Typically hanging out in under 10 feet of water near The Marine Room Restaurant and off the La Jolla Tennis Club, groups of sharks can range in number from a few to hundreds. Although leopard sharks can reach 5 feet in length, there’s no need to be intimidated as they don’t attack humans. If you don’t have snorkeling equipment of your own, there are several shops within easy walking distance where you can rent them.

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