Installation Info: Zip Code: 92136, Area Code: 619, DSN: 526
Three miles west of San Diego, the Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Base incorporates intelligence training, leadership training and technology training involved in sustaining naval defenses. The Fleet Training Center's expansion in the 1990s has included state-of-the-art firefighting and damage control, and internal communications technology.
Children attend schools in San Diego. No child care is available on the base; a branch medical clinic and family practice provide health care.
Many recreation opportunities are available on the immediate base, including: tennis courts; basketball courts; softball; baseball; weight room; running club; martial arts; volleyball; horseshoes; and aerobics classes. The San Diego area boasts many recreational activities for the entire family. Popular attractions include Bleb Park, which houses most museums, performing arts and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Sea World of San Diego is also nearby. A tour of the Surface Navy Museum in PAO Center is a learning experience for the whole family. Outdoor recreational available within the base complex include golf, swimming, tennis, camping and fishing. Within driving distance from the base is Qualcomm Stadium, home to the baseball Padres and football Chargers.