Military Life Hampton Roads VA Resource Guide


JOINT EXPEDITIONARY BASE LITTLE CREEK-FORT STORY (JEBLCFS) JEB Little Creek-Fort Story is the major East Coast operating base supporting Overseas Contingency Operations, providing support and services to 144 shore-based resident commands and 18 homeported ships. NAVAL AIR STATION OCEANA (NASO) / DAM NECK ANNEX (DN) The Navy’s East Coast Master Jet Base, Naval Air Station Oceana, is home to F/A-18 Hornets and Super Hornets. The base provides facilities, equipment and personnel to support shored-based readiness, total force readiness and maintain operational access of Oceana- based forces. NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD (NNSY) Specializing in repairing, overhauling and modernizing ships and submarines, Norfolk Naval Shipyard is the oldest and largest industrial facility that belongs to the U.S. Navy, and is the most multifaceted. NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (NAVSTA NORFOLK) Naval Station Norfolk is the largest naval complex in the world, supporting the operational readiness of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet and providing facilities and services to enable mission accomplishment. The installation supports 75 ships and 134 aircraft, alongside 14 piers and 11 aircraft hangars. NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY HAMPTON ROADS - HEADQUARTERS (NSA HR-HQ) Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads has the largest concentration of fleet headquarters and administrative and

communication facilities outside of Washington, D.C. The installation is home to more than 6,000 personnel and includes major tenant commands such as


NORTHWEST ANNEX (NSA HR-NW) Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads- Northwest Annex provides a wide array of support services for 11 tenant commands, comprised of U.S. Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security operational units, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps Anti-Terrorism/ Force Protection training commands, and Navy, Coast Guard and NATO strategic communication activities. NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY HAMPTON ROADS - PORTSMOUTH (NSA HR-P) Formerly known as Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP), Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads-Portsmouth has proudly served the military and their families since 1830, making it the Navy’s oldest continuously operating hospital. This is a nationally-acclaimed state-of- the-art medical center. NAVAL WEAPONS STATION YORKTOWN (WPNSTA YORKTOWN) / Naval Weapons Station Yorktown is the Navy’s premier weapons facility. It hosts 37 tenant commands which include Naval Munitions Command, Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity and U.S. Marine Corps Second Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, as well as 19 departments. CHEATHAM ANNEX (CAX) / HUNTINGTON HALL (HH)


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