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May 24, 2022
PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. (May 24, 2022) – The Presidio of Monterey and Camp Roberts fire departments successfully teamed up with other agencies to h...
May 19, 2022
PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. (May 19, 2022) – A team of archaeologists has solved the mystery of what lies under a layer of abalone shells on a proposed...
May 12, 2022
PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. (May 12, 2022) – Peak permanent change of station season has begun, and Presidio of Monterey school liaison and housing off...
May 2, 2022
PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. (May 2, 2022) – As of today, members of the U.S. Army Garrison Presidio of Monterey community are able to report maintenanc...
Apr 28, 2022
PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. (April 28, 2022) – The Presidio of Monterey’s Touch-A-Truck event in honor of the Month of the Military Child featured a va...

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Welcome to Presidio of Monterey, home of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. Located in picturesque Monterey County on California's Central Coast, approximately 85 miles south of San Francisco and 50 miles from the Silicon Valley. With historic ties to the Spanish colonial era, the Presidio of Monterey as U.S. military installation dates to July 7, 1846  when Commodore Sloat landed his troops unopposed in Monterey during the Mexican-American War and first raised the U.S. flag in Alta California, claiming its territories for the United States.  Monterey is the last Presidio in California to have an active military installation.