Corpus christi tx military base

Is NAS Corpus Christi open?

NAS Corpus Christi has two entry gates: The South Gate (Main Gate), accessed from South Padre Isalnd Drive and Flour Bluff to NAS Drive, is open 24/7 unless closed for maintenance or security reasons. The North (Ocean Drive) Gate is only open Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What is NAS Ccad?

The largest tenant command at NAS Corpus Christi is the Corpus Christi Army Depot ( CCAD ). CCAD currently provides helicopter maintenance, repair, recapitalization, and overhaul capability to all the U.S. military services, as well as several foreign governments.

Who graduated for the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi?

More than 35,000 aviators graduated the NAS by the end of the war. In the late 1950s NAS Corpus Christi was the training station for Ensign John McCain, later a US Senator and Presidential candidate. Today, NAS Corpus Christi graduates about 400 per year.

What is Corpus Christi TX known for?

Due to high windspeeds, Corpus Christi is one of the best cities in North America for kiteboarding, wind surfing, kite flying and sailing. The city has even hosted the Windsurfing World Championships.

Is Corpus Christi ghetto?

And almost 90% of the town is a ghetto . It’s like the Cleveland of Texas, but at least Cleveland actually has major sports teams (and Lebron James, well, they used to have him) and people actually know what and where the city is, unlike Corpus . And that’s a good thing.

How dangerous is Corpus Christi?

According to FBI data, the Corpus Christi area has a violent crime rate of 632 per 100,000 people. In 2017, there were 30 murders and 289 reported rapes in Corpus Christi , as well as 1,590 aggravated assaults, FBI data shows.