The newest ship in the fleet, USS Portland, was commissioned in her namesake city on Saturday. She will be based in San Diego and will likely be an occasional visitor to the naval weapons station.

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the commissioning of the Navy's newest amphibious transport dock, USS Portland (LPD 27). Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan will deliver the ceremony's principal address. Bonnie Amos, wife of the 35th commandant of the Marine Corps, retired Gen. Jam...

Today we held our annual SAPR Run, as a part of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Month. It was a great day for a run, supporting an extremely important cause!

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Leif Meisinger
· February 4, 2018
I lived on base 2012-2014 after returning home from Iraq and losing my condo. Great RV park for retired military and active duty. Great gym, and little PX. Cheapest way to live in Seal. Hooah!
John Luizzi
· October 26, 2017
Was stationed here in 1977 - 1979. Worked primarily at the Talos missile storage building (78 I think). Was my first shore rotation. An interesting time in my career. If I ever get back to Ca. I wo...uld like to see this base again (if at all possible). See More
Margaret F. Garcia-Hall
· February 24, 2018
Great staff, always engaging everyone and the community.
Stephen Gray
August 22, 2012
The new Barber Shop in the Convenience store is too small. It should be expanded. The convenience store can spare the space. There is insufficient room for waiting and for the barber to move around... the chair while cutting hair. Please reconsider the design of this space. I am retired and have been driving 20 miles to get my haircut from an excellent barber, but may have to look elsewhere. I understand the need to move from the previous facility, but the design of the space needs to be improved. S. Gray Major USAF Ret See More
Joanne Nowobielski Thomiszer
· January 29, 2016
We were stationed there in around 1985 we lived on the base, my husband was the C.O. of the Marine Barracks back then, it was a great place really miss it.
Victor Albright
· November 8, 2013
I was at Seal Beach as an FTM2 when I was on LIMDU, where SM-1 and SM-2 final assembly and test was. Seal Beach was good shore duty, and I personally feel duty such as this, working with missile final... test and inspection should be a requirement for Career FC's to round out their knowledge. See More
Sharon Shoxik Keshishyan
· October 17, 2014
My brothers Station ;)))) love it..!!
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