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Our uniquely qualified team provides superior ship maintenance, modernization, technical support, and training for the Pacific Fleet.

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The Navy depends on us.

We are a talented and empowered force that delivers 100% on time, cost effective, and innovative solutions.

We ensure our nation has ships that are safe and ready to sail into harm's way to support the Navy's mission.

We achieve this by championing Navy core values, improving our skills, partnering with industry, and striving for perfection while achieving excellence.

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Assault Craft Unit Five Selected As One of the Recipients for the 2021 Secretary of Defense Field-Level Maintenance Award
01-NOV-2021 - SAN DIEGO – Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU 5), Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton was named as one of the two recipients for the 2021 Secretary of Defense Field-Level Maintenance Award, Oct. 6.

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Completes Its First-Ever Waterborne Rudder Overhaul on USS Rushmore
14-OCT-2021 - SWRMC successfully completed a waterborne rudder overhaul onboard USS Rushmore (LSD 47) recently.

USS Paul Hamilton Completes Availability Early with Support from Southwest Regional Maintenance Center
01-SEP-2021 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) successfully supported the early delivery of USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) from availability on Aug. 13.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Materiel Readiness Dr. Vic Ramdass Visits SWRMC
19-July-2021 - The Honorable Dr. Vic Ramdass, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Materiel Readiness (MR), visited Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) on July 12.

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Receives Critical Recertification in Life Raft Repair
15-April-2021 - SAN DIEGO - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center’s (SWRMC) Life Raft Repair Shop received recertification after successfully conducting a virtual audit, April 1.

Southwest Regional Calibration Center Ranks Top 10 Across Commander, Naval Air Forces Calibration Activities and Program Managers
25-March-2021 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center’s (SWRMC) latest success comes from its Calibration Lab, Southwest Regional Calibration Center (SWRCC), and SWRCC Lab Manager. Both ranked in the top 10 across Commander, Naval Air Forces (COMNAVAIRFOR) Calibration Activities and Program Managers, respectively, for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021.

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Holds Change of Command Ceremony
05-MAR-2021 - Capt. John Bauer relieved Capt. David Hart as commanding officer of Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) during a change of command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego’s Bainbridge Park, March 5.

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Implements Job Rotation Program
19-FEB-2021 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) recently implemented a short-term job rotation program with several employees completing rotations in early 2021.

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Employees Graduate from Southwest Regional Apprenticeship Program
08-FEB-2021 - Employees from Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) graduated from the Southwest Regional Apprenticeship Program (SWRAP) on Jan. 28. The graduation was held at Naval Air Station North Island.

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Completes Emergent Maintenance Availability on USS O’Kane
04-FEB-2021 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) completed an emergent maintenance availability for USS O’Kane (DDG 77) five days early on Jan. 22. The work repaired failures that prevented the ship from getting underway to conduct a mission essential exercise.

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Holds Pinning Ceremony for New Chief Petty Officers
01-FEB-2021 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) held a pinning ceremony for newly promoted chief petty officers on Jan. 29.

USS John P. Murtha Completes Availability On-Time with Support from Southwest Regional Maintenance Center
19-JAN-2021 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) successfully delivered USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) from her availability on-time, Jan. 8.

SW Regional Maintenance Center Supports Delivery of Landing Craft
30-DEC-2020 - SAN DIEGO Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 57 is back in operations with Assault Craft Unit FIVE at Camp Pendleton after delivering early from its Fleet Modernization Program maintenance availability that lasted nearly four months.

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Hosts Blood Drives Benefitting Service Members
21-DEC-2020 - SAN DIEGO – Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) partnered with the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) to host four blood drives throughout 2020.

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Hosts COVID-19 Safe Holiday Lights Display
21-DEC-2020 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) joint associations hosted a holiday lights drive through display for SWRMC families on Dec. 19.

Royal Australian Navy Officer Lt. Cmdr. Luke Bogan Supports Delivery of USS Spruance
11-DEC-2020 - Lt. Cmdr. Luke Bogan of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) was recently recognized by Capt. David Hart, SWRMC commanding officer, for his hard work during the execution and delivery of USS Spruance (DDG 111).

Southwest Regional Maint. Center Chief Petty Officers Bring Thanksgiving to Sailors, Families
November 25 2020 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Chief Petty Officers’ Association members delivered Thanksgiving meals to Sailors and their families on Nov. 20.

SWRMC Dive Team Completes Underwater Maintenance with USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
November 24 2020 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) divers conducted a historic diving operation on USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) in early September, successfully executing the first ever intermediate waterborne bearing replacement.
 
Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Hosts Women at Work Panel
18 November 2020 - SAN DIEGO – Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) hosted their first Women at Work Panel on Nov. 5.
 
Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Completes On-Time Delivery of USS Anchorage
16 November 2020 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center on Oct. 16 successfully delivered USS Anchorage (LPD 23) on time from its maintenance availability.
 
Southwest Regional Maintenance Center’s Intermediate-Level Maintenance and Repair Processes Improve with Kata
07 November 2020 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center’s (SWRMC) latest success comes from their implementation and use of what’s called the Kata Improvement Process method to better overhaul and repair engine components in house.
 
Southwest Regional Maint. Center Hosts Third Leadership Program Graduation
06 October 2020 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center hosted a graduation for the third cadre of their Leadership Exploration and Development Program on Oct. 6.
 
Sailor Is First at Southwest Regional Maintenance Center to Earn Fourth Maintenance Qualification
01 September 2020 - Petty Officer 1st Class David Florido, is the first Southwest Regional Maintenance Center Sailor to receive four Navy Afloat Maintenance Training Strategy (NAMTS) Navy Enlisted Classification Codes.
 
Ceremony Frocks 101 Sailors to Next Rank at Southwest Regional Maintenance Center
03 August 2020 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) held a Frocking Ceremony on July 31 for 101 of its newly advanced Sailors.
 
SWRMC Completes Early Repairs on USS Princeton
22 June 2020 - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) maintenance team completed early repairs for USS Princeton (CG 59) on June 5, supporting the U.S. Navy's operational readiness goals.
 
Navy Civil Servants’ Support to COVID-19 Response Earns Meritorious Civilian Service Awards
April 29, 2020 - Two Navy civil servants based in San Diego received the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award April 21 for their support to the Navy's COVID-19 response.
 
SWRMC Graduated its First NAMTS General Shipboard Welding and Brazing Sailors
March 23, 2020 - SWRMC graduated its first Navy Afloat Maintenance Training Strategy (NAMTS) General Shipboard Welding and Brazing Sailors on 13 March.
 
SWRMC Sailor Awarded CNO Gold Disk Technician Award
03-MAR-2020 - SWRMC Sailor, Petty Officer 2nd Class Tyler Parent, received the Chief of Naval Operations Gold Disk Technician Award for his work in the Navy and Marine Corps Miniature/Micro-miniature Module Test and Repair (2M/MTR) Program on March 3.
 
SWRMC LEAD Program Cadre II Celebrates Graduation
07-FEB-2020 - SWRMC hosted a graduation for the second Cadre of the Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD) Program on Jan. 29.
 
SWRMC Manufactures First Ever Wave Break In-House for USS Paul Hamilton
06-FEB-2020 - SWRMC I Level Production Shop fabricated its first ever wave break in-house for USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) prior to deployment in early 2020.
 
SWRMC Employees Graduate from SWRAP
16-JAN-2020 - Employees from SWRMC graduated from the Southwest Regional Apprenticeship Program (SWRAP) on Jan. 16. The graduation was held at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, Calif.
 
SWRMC and NSWC Corona Employees Recognized with Rough Riders Awards
04-DEC-2019 - Employees of Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Division Corona were presented with awards for their extraordinary contributions to the Navy’s surface ship readiness in early December.
 
SWRMC Divers Support San Diego Fleet Week
19-NOV-2019 - Navy divers from SWRMC showcased their diving skills in a display dive tank at Broadway Pier in San Diego as part of Fleet Week San Diego, Nov. 8-11.
 
From Mr. Robinson - Thoughts on VADM Moore's Sense of Urgency
07-NOV-2019 - Mr. Robinson shares his thoughts on working with a Sense of Urgency and what it means for SWRMC following VADM Moore's visit on 4 Nov.
 
SWRMC Celebrates Multicultural Day
22-OCT-2019 - SWRMC hosted a Multicultural Day Celebration complete with guest speakers, music, dance and more at Anchors Catering and Conference Center in San Diego, Oct. 22.
 
SWRMC Hosts Awards Ceremony with Rear Adm. Tom Anderson Presiding
16-OCT-2019 - SWRMC hosted their monthly awards ceremony in San Diego on October 16. The ceremony coincided with a visit from Rear Adm. Tom Anderson allowing Anderson to preside over the event.