The Marine Corp Air Station at Miramar is home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. Once used by the Navy and Marine Corps for advanced pilot training during WWII, it is now home base to over 12,000 Marines, Sailors and civilians. "Fightertown USA," as it is popularly known, MCAS Miramar is also home to F-14 squadrons and Topgun. Located 16 miles north of Downtown San Diego, MCAS Miramar is a quick 20 minute ride to San Diego Lindbergh Field, NAS Coronado and 32nd Street Naval Base.
It's close to impossible to be bored in San Diego, where there are countless ways to keep busy in the area. With the idyllic beach scenery , bustling city landscape and the moderate climate, it's a great place to explore, whether inside or in the gorgeous outdoors. San Diego has many museums on subjects unique to the area, including the Birch Aquarium and J.A. Cooley Automotive Museum. San Diego is also home to different annual festivals, including Little Italy's Carnevale, the Street Scene Music Festival, Parade of Lights on the San Diego Bay, Fleet Week, just to name a few.
San Diego has been recognized as one of the safest cities in the U.S. according to Forbes magazine, a true advantage for its residents. Travel is made easy with different Amtrak train Stations to the San Diego International Airport. San Diego was also rated one of the most walkable U.S. cities, though it also hosts an extensive interstate system.
With such a strong travel system, economic background and area attractions, come see for yourself why San Diego is a great place to live.
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