WELCOME to ACU ONE
Congratulations on your assignment to the finest Assault Craft Unit in the fleet. The crew and I look forward to your arrival aboard ACU ONE and welcome you to the best crew in the Navy.
Your assignment onboard ACU ONE will be the most challenging and fulfilling of your Naval career. Your new command has a proud and distinguished history in the service of our nation and the crew prides itself on being ready to rapidly respond to any world crisis. If you have received orders to our command and have not heard from your sponsor yet, contact our Command Career Counselor or the Command Master Chief at the links provided below.
Reporting Information for New Personnel
San Diego Airport
San Diego has an International Airport with flights arriving day and night from a multitude of cities. Naval Amphibious Base Coronado is located approximately 15 minutes from the airport. Various cab companies located outside of the airport will take you to the base for around $20. Contacting ACU-1 in advance may afford you a ride from the duty driver.
Directions to ACU-1 at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado
From San Diego Airport: From Interstate 5, take the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge (HWY 75) to Coronado. Turn left on to Orange Avenue. Continue straight, you will pass the Hotel Del Coronado on your right. Turn LEFT onto TARAWA RD. You will see a sign directing you to turn left into Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Main Gate. Continue straight through the gate and take the first left after Navy Exchange Retail Store. You will see a blue awning over the ACU ONE quarterdeck.
From Imperial Beach: Follow 75 North to Coronado. Turn RIGHT onto GUADALCANAL RD. You will see a sign directing you to turn right into Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Main Gate. Continue straight through the gate and take the first left after Navy Exchange Retail Store. You will see a blue awning over the ACU ONE quarterdeck.
Reporting: Report in the uniform of the day to the ACU-1 quarterdeck. Your sponsor will meet you and assist you in checking in.
For more information and local links, visit the Family page
DSN Prefix 577
Command Duty Officer: 619-247-0263 Quarterdeck: 619-437-3484 Administrative Office: 619-437-2683
Operations Officer: 619-437-3489 Weapons Officer: 619-437-2968 Supply Department: 619-437-3568
Command Master Chief: 619-437-3491 Medical Department: 619-437-2845
Official Mailing Address
(Your Rate / Name)
(Assigned Department or LCU)
Assault Craft Unit ONE
3226 Tarawa Road
San Diego CA 92155-5084
Welcome to ACU ONE DET WESTPAC Sasebo, Japan
ACU-1 has a forward-deployed LCU detachment homeported in Sasebo, Japan. A Chief Petty Officer serves as Detachment Officer-in-Charge.
REPORTING INFORMATION FOR NEW PERSONNEL
When reporting to ACU-1 Det Westpac ensure that you contact ACU-1 Sasebo Reporting Contact to setup transportation to the base, which is located 1 hour away from the airport.