If you go out of town when the Princeton is underway, please give me a call or drop me an e-mail and let me know a phone number that can be used to contact you in case of an emergency. I am here to help you with any problems or question you may have. Please feel free to get in contact with me at any time.

Information pertaining to the ship or specific issues related to the service member, you must be able to supply the following:

Service Member's Rank
First and Last Name.

I am required to keep the command and the service member's information confidential and cannot release certain information without the proper authorization.

Thanks Very Much - Ombudsman

Contact Information:

Email Address:
Phone Number (619) 708-4838
Princeton Care Line (619) 685-2791

Navy FamilyWelcome Aboard!

The Princeton Family Group (FRG) is a command sponsored organization consisting of spouses and families of service members that come together to support each other and their sailors. We organize events to boost morale and provide support at home to family members while sailors are deployed.

To join the Princeton FRG and receive updates of family events and activities, please fill out the family registration form and Email the form to the Family Support Group at: . Fianc├ęs and parents are also encouraged to join the Princeton Family Group.

Please complete the Family Readiness Group Request Form.  Email the form to the FRG email address, above.

***Princeton Family Group***

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is an Ombudsman?
Every Command has an Ombudsman who is a spouse of a sailor at the Command. The Ombudsman serves as the liaison between the command and the families. The Ombudsman is the point of contact for the families. He or she can assist families with navigating through Navy life through resources and information.

How can an Ombudsman help me?
Navy Family Ombudsmen are key resources for family members, particularly during deployments. Ombudsmen maintain current resource files with information on military and civilian community agencies that can help families solve a variety of problems, and successfully meet the challenges they face before, during, and after deployments. In addition to providing referral information, Ombudsmen can facilitate communication between the Command and family members. Ombudsmen may publish or contribute to command newsletters or maintain care lines, which have recorded messages with information for command families that can be accessed 24 hours a day. Ombudsmen can also assist families in contacting the Command for a variety of reasons.

What is the role of the COMNAVSURFPAC Force Ombudsman?
The Force Ombudsman provides oversight and guidance for all the Surface Ship's Ombudsmen in the Pacific Fleet Area of Responsibility. You can contact the Surface Forces Ombudsman at (619) 301-6983 or send an email to

What is an IA assignment or tour?
An IA is an Individual Augmentee. A Sailor may receive orders to go IA and this means that he or she will deploy as an Individual, not with their command. Sometimes an IA will deploy and be stationed with another branch of the Military.

What is NFAAS?
Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System. This is how the Navy will track your family and assess your needs during an emergency.

How can I find out more about medical, dental or Navy family resources?
Contact your Command Ombudsman. He or she will guide you to your resources.

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