Military

Military


Military

 

The Hampton Roads area is home to numerous military bases and commands.  Click on any of the following links below for more information.

NORFOLK

Naval Station Norfolk: The world’s largest naval station

Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek: Major operating base for the Amphibious Forces in the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet
Chambers Field: The primary flight surface of the former NAS Norfolk
Joint Coalition Warfighting Center (JCW): One of the DOD’s nine combatant commands
Marine Barracks: Located at Naval Station Norfolk
NATO Headquarters: North Atlantic Treaty Organization

VIRGINIA BEACH

Naval Air Station Oceana: A United States Navy Master Jet Base
Fort Story: An Army training facility; sub-installation of Fort Eustis
Dam Neck: Part of NAS Oceana; home to the Fleet Combat Training Center, Atlantic

 

PENINSULA

Langley Air Force Base: Home of the Air Force’s 1st Fighter Wing and the 480th Intelligence Wing
NASA Langley Research Center: Aeronautical research; the oldest of NASA’s field centers
Fort Eustis: Home of the Army Transportation Corps
Fort Monroe: Headquarters of US Army Training and Doctrine Command

OTHER COMMANDS/AIRFIELDS

Joint Warfighting Center: Coordinates the US military’s overall joint training efforts
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth: The oldest continuously running hospital in the Navy medical system
Fentress Field: Used by squadrons at NAS Oceana or Chambers Field for Field Carrier Landing Practice operations

USEFUL MILITARY LINKS

Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
Navy Exchange (NEX)
Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)
Navy Lodge – Norfolk
Air Terminal Norfolk – Space-A Travel
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)