|North Island is headquarters for four major military flag staffs including: Commander Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, responsible for maintenance and training of all naval aircraft and aircraft carriers in the Pacific Fleet, Commanders Carrier Group One and Seven and Commander Cruiser Destroyer Group One. With all the ships in port, the population of the station is nearly 35,000 active duty, selected reserve military and civilian personnel. The amphibious base houses two major military flag staffs including: Commander Naval Surface Force, U. S. Pacific Fleet, responsible for the training, maintenance and crews of the approximately 85 ships of the Pacific Fleet and Commander Naval Special Warfare Command, U. S. Pacific Fleet. Also located there are most of the Naval Expeditionary and Naval Special Warfare units of the Pacific Fleet as well as the famed Navy Parachute Team, the Leap Frogs|
"Синий предел, вольная высь, Даль манит за горизонт. Назло всем смертям с рожденья ставит на жизнь В море влюбленный народ".