SOCAL MILITARY UPDATE 5/5

Your daily update and the impacts of COVID-19.  Here is your May 5 update (based on various military releases) 

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>> The military will not re-open quickly like some states – see story here: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/05/04/militarys-coronavirus-policies-will-remain-strict-even-states-relax-rules.html

>> There are two pre-requisites for accessing the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal: https://www.army.mil/article/235117/a_message_to_all_our_beneficiaries_about_the_patient_portal

>> Expansion of Sea Duty Incentive Pay (SDIP), Selective Reenlistment Bonuses (SRB) and High-Year Tenure (HYT) waivers are some of the initiatives the Navy has recently implemented: https://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=112855

>> Roosevelt going back to work: https://apnews.com/6ab754f74e5f9d1c22d2fd018c950e55

>> Naval Special Warfare Center on Coronado resumes in part: https://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=112856

>> NBSD’s Port Operations (Port Ops) team keeps the fleet coming and going from the base day in and day out.  https://www.dvidshub.net/news/368175/naval-base-san-diego-port-operations-keeps-pacific-fleet-moving?fbclid=IwAR1Rxd2sVKIOVnCAdnXGAODyvyYaYbvJ3hzAAsH8GOWLbi3lBAyaJT3tFe0

>> Naval Base Coronado Beaches to Re-Open by order of the NBC Commanding Officer, starting at sunrise today, Tuesday, 5 May, all NBC beaches will re-open. All beachgoers must follow the posted signage while using the beach. The beaches are open to foot traffic and exercise only. Failure to comply will result in permanent beach closure. Command sponsored military training continues to be authorized in training areas.

>> Now reopened to DoD ID holders – the MCAS Miramar golf course. Active duty and DoD retirees can head back out for 18 holes on our base golf course.  Call ahead for details on all social distancing requirements before heading to the course!

>> Del Mar Beach and the 13 Area Pool are now open. For more information on MCCS facilities reopening aboard Camp Pendleton: www.mccscp.com/impact