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Arriving on Board Naval Station Newport

NS Newport Services and Facilities Arriving on Board

If you are arriving in Newport to report to commands other than Naval Station Newport, please make contact with the Command/School prior to reporting to verify the procedures to follow. (See “Commands” section for telephone numbers and website addresses.)


Building 690
690 Peary St.

Command Duty Officer: 401-862-8378
Quarterdeck: 401-841-3456
Admin: 401-841-3271

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

Website: www.cnic.navy.mil/Newport
Facebook: www.facebook.com/NAVSTANewport

During normal working hours, all personnel with orders to NS Newport must report to the administration in Building 690. After 4 p.m., on weekends and on holidays, personnel are required to check in with the Personnel Support Detachment Duty Officer at 401-290-7411.


Building 1163
1163 Whipple St.

Phone: 401-841-2111/2

Website: www.commissaries.com/stores/html/store.cfm?dodaac=HQCNFE

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, closed Monday

Shoppers with disabilities may enter 30 minutes prior to the commissary’s official opening.

The commissary’s mission is to enhance the quality of Navy life by responding to its patrons’ needs for food and household products at significant overall savings in a convenient, courteous and clean shopping environment. All patrons must be positively identified at registers prior to checkout. Personal checks may be cashed for up to $25 over the amount of purchase; there is a cash-back limit of $25 on debit card purchases. The commissary features a full line of fresh meats, vegetables and 10,000 line items of frozen, chilled and dry grocery products. Specialties include party trays of deli meats and cheeses, fruit and vegetables, rotisserie chicken and sushi. The grab-and-go section has ready-made sandwiches, soups and salads. For decorated cakes, go to our bakery, which takes special orders. The commissary sells $25 and $50 DECA gift cards that can be used and redeemed in all U.S. military commissaries and accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, SNAP, WIC and debit cards.


47 Chandler St.

Customer Service Phone: 401-841-3183
Fax: 401-841-7007

Website: www.dla.mil/HQ/Information/Operations/DocumentServices.aspx

DLA Document Services is the document solutions provider to the Department of Defense, encompassing printing and high-speed, high-volume duplicating. This includes procurement of these services from commercial sources. DLA also is the DOD-preferred provider of solutions for the conversion, retrieval, output and distribution of digital documents.

DLA provides a full portfolio of best-value document services ranging from traditional offset printing through on-demand output to online document services, including electronic document management.


Building 690
690 Peary St.

Phone: 401-841-2255 (Groton 860-694-3936)

Email: CNRMA_EEO@navy.mil
Website: http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/support/21st_Century_Sailor/equal_opportunity/Pages/default.aspx

Newport Office Hours: 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday.

Groton, Connecticut, Office Hours: 5 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

The Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) office onboard NS Newport assists employees in the protection from discrimination. Employment discrimination entails areas such as firing, hiring, promotions, transfer or wage practices and it is also illegal to discriminate in advertising, referral of job applicants or classification. The office is there to support civilian personnel who are already working or are applying for a job and feel they have been discriminated against.

Fire & Emergency Services

Naval Station Newport Fire Department

1373 Simonpietri Circle

Business Phone: 401-841-2567
Emergency Phone: 401-841-3333 or 911

The Fire Department provides fire, Advanced Life Support emergency medical services and hazardous materials response as well as nonemergency support to the Newport Navy complex. The department is staffed 24/7 to respond to emergencies both on and off the installation. In an emergency, dial 911 or 401-841-3333 and answer the responder’s questions. Specify you are calling from Naval Station Newport and give the street address to the dispatcher. Be advised that the business phone rings throughout the station; however, when personnel are occupied during an emergency, the business line will not forward to the Regional Dispatch Center. For routine response requests — such as fire inspections, code compliance, etc. — call the Regional Dispatch Center at 401-841-2225.

Fire and emergency service response to all off-base housing is provided by local communities. In the event of an emergency off base, dial 911.

Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC)

NS Newport Services and Facilities Fleet and Family

Building 1260
1260 Peary St.

Phone: 401-841-2283

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

Website: www.cnic.navy.mil/Newport (click on Fleet & Family Readiness)

The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) extends a warm welcome to all newly arriving single and married service members. Its mission is to help commands achieve operational readiness, superior performance and member retention and to provide a high quality of life for military personnel and their families.

Information and Referral services can be accessed by walk-in or telephone. Referrals may be provided to both military and civilian agencies to effectively assist service members and/or their families relocating to the Newport area. Information is available on social services, child care resources, housing, emergency services, health and medical resources, recreation, schools, educational services and more.

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) provides information, referrals and support to families with an exceptional family member who are registering for this program. The EFMP Liaison is available in the FFSC from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Deployment Support programs such as pre-deployment briefings, ombudsman support, individual augmentee support and post-deployment programs are available. Support for command mobilizations and repatriations are also offered as needed.

The Relocation Assistance Program provides individual consultations and offers classes in home buying, sponsor training, Welcome Aboard packages, Loan Locker items, overseas information, Smooth Move programs and more.

The Ombudsman Program provides Ombudsman Basic Training, Ombudsman Advanced Training, consultation and logistics support for all local area command ombudsman.

The Life Skills Education Program offers courses in anger management, stress management, marital communication, new spouse orientation and other programs to assist active-duty service members and their families personally and professionally. Classroom workshops, videos and books are also available. In addition, programs are offered as General Military Trainings for the convenience of the command.

The Family Employment Readiness Program is designed to assist the families of service members in overcoming the challenges associated with finding employment, especially during relocation. It provides tools to help with career planning, interview techniques, federal employment information, job search strategies and how to prepare for today’s and tomorrow’s workplace.

The Personal Financial Management Program provides individual consultation and programs in budgeting, financial management, consumer information, the Thrift Savings Plan, home buying, savings and investments.

Clinical Counseling is available with master’s degree-level licensed professional counselors who provide short-term counseling and crisis support (e.g., individual, marital and family counseling). The counseling staff at the Fleet and Family Support Center facilitates various support groups and life skills programs.

The Family Advocacy Program offers assistance in the assessment, prevention, intervention and treatment of child abuse and domestic violence within military families to provide support during times of crisis.

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides awareness, prevention education, victim advocacy and intervention services, data collection, command consultation and support for victims of sexual assault.

The Transition Assistance Management Program helps military personnel and their families transition from military to civilian life by providing programs on veterans benefits and entitlements, resume and interview training, job listings, referrals and employment counseling.

Island Express Base Supply Store

Building 47
47 Chandler St.

Phone: 401-841-0506 (dial all digits)
Fax: 401-841-0509

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

Website: www.bscexpress.com (for account holders only)

Located at the far end of Building 47 under the blue awnings, Island Express offers a wide selection of office supplies. The on-installation retail store focuses on selling Ability One/JWOD items to meet the same-day shopping needs of its government customers, with free delivery anywhere on base. The store is operated by Central Association for the Blind, and all profits from sales go toward providing jobs and services for nearly 50,000 blind and severely disabled American workers.

Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station (NCTAMS LANT) Newport

Building 76
76 Simonpietri Drive

Phone: 401-841-7202
Fax: 401-841-1130

The Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station (NCTAMS LANT) Base Communications Office (BCO) reports to the Commanding Officer, NCTAMS LANT Atlantic in Norfolk, Virginia. The BCO provides day-to-day operational support and management and technical support in relation to dial tone and voicemail to approximately 40 customer commands, including visiting ships, at NS Newport.

The Naval War College Museum

NS Newport Services and Facilities The Naval War College Museum

686 Cushing Road

Phone: 401-841-4052/2101
Fax: 401-841-7074

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday from June through September; closed on holidays

Website: www.usnwc.edu/About/NWC-Museum.aspx
Facebook: www.facebook.com/navalwarcollegemuseum

Naval War College Museum Blog: http://navalwarcollegemuseum.blogspot.com

On Sept. 20, 1884, Rear Adm. Stephen B. Luce, USN, was relieved as Commander, North Atlantic Squadron and was rowed from the flagship USS Tennessee anchored off Newport to Coasters Harbor Island, 2 miles north of the center of Newport. Once on the island, as the Army and Navy Journal reported, Luce proceeded to a large stone building built in 1819, the former Newport Asylum for the Poor, climbed its rickety steps, and as he put his hand on the front door, solemnly declared to his few companions and the empty grounds, “Know all men by these presents, and in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost, I christen this building the War College of the American Navy.” Two weeks later, on Oct. 6, 1884, Secretary of the Navy William Chandler issued General Order 325, formally establishing the Naval War College.

Today, the “little poorhouse” is a well-preserved and stately structure, a National Historic Landmark and home to the Naval War College Museum. Named Founders Hall in honor of the founding fathers of the college, it is uniquely suited for its current purpose. In addition to being the original home of the oldest war college in the United States, it is where Capt. Alfred Thayer Mahan, USN, the college’s president from 1886 through 1889 and 1892 through 1893, first delivered his lectures on sea power. These lectures, first published in 1890 as the epochal “The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783,” were the first in a series of Mahan’s books that marked the beginning of modern naval strategic and historical studies. Today, the Naval War College Museum is one of 10 official U.S. Navy museums. It is operated under the Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Naval War College.

Collection and Exhibit Themes

The museum’s themes are the history of naval warfare, particularly as studied at the college, and the naval heritage of Narragansett Bay — a tale that begins with the nation’s colonial roots. Its collection consists of items relating to these subjects that are perceived to be of value to scholarship, and these form the core for exhibits throughout the college and for educational outreach projects. Besides permanent exhibits about the college, the genesis of the Navy in the region and the evolution of permanent naval installations from the late 19th century to the present, the museum features short-term special exhibits relating to the college curriculum and to current naval-related topics. In general, the museum exhibits identify milestones in the evolutionary development of war at sea; explain the significance of the sea as a factor in the formulation and the attainment of national policy objectives; describe the character, educational philosophy and mission of the college; and chronicle the eventful relationship of the U.S. Navy with Narragansett Bay and its people.

Public access to the museum with a personal vehicle is through Gate 1 of U.S. Naval Station, Newport. For reservations, call 401-841-4052 at least five working days in advance. Reservations and two forms of government-issued identification are necessary to enter the Naval Station for those without Department of Defense identification. Foreign nationals require two weeks’ advance notification. Visitors must stop at the Pass Office before proceeding to Gate 1.

Facilities for the disabled are available, as is a gift shop operated by the Naval War College Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports the Museum as part of its many activities to buttress the Naval War College. Further information about the museum’s exhibits, special events and its naval history book lecture series may be found on the museum’s website at www.usnwc.edu/museum, on its Facebook page, and on the Naval War College Museum blog at http://navalwarcollegemuseum.blogspot.com.

Navy Exchange (NEX) Newport

NS Newport Services and Facilities Navy Exchange NEX

Building 1250
1250 Hacker Ave.

Website: www.mynavyexchange.com

The mission of the Navy Exchange (NEX) is to provide customers with quality goods and services at a savings and to support quality-of-life programs. The general manager reports to the Commanding Officer, NSNewport and is supported by the Navy Exchange Service Command, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Some services provided by the NEX include:

Main Exchange

Building 1250

Phone: 401-841-1399
Fax: 401-841-4143

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and federal holidays

All authorized patrons must show proper identification to make a purchase at the Navy Exchange.

Food Services
Fast Food - Subway

Building 1250 (Main Exchange)

Phone: 401-619-8534

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday

Naval War College Barbershop

Phone: 401-841-3818

Hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, closed weekends and on federal holidays

Main Exchange Barbershop

Phone: 401-841-4387

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and federal holidays

Mini Marts
Bayside Gas Station and Mini Mart

Phone: 401-841-3958

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and federal holidays

Greene Lane Housing Convenience Store

Phone: 401-841-8858

Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. federal holidays

King Hall Mini Mart and Student Center

Phone: 401-841-2563

Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed weekends and federal holidays

Naval War College Bookstore

Phone: 401-841-1281

Hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed weekends and federal holidays

NEX Flower Shop and Services

Building 1250 (Main Exchange)

Phone: 401-841-2556

Hours: Same as Main Exchange

Portrait Studio
King Hall Portrait Studio

Building 291 — King Hall

Phone: 401-847-3815

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Formal military portraits are available by appointment.

Uniform and Tailor Shop

Building 1903

Phone: 401-841-3991/2916

Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday and federal holidays

Delkin Dry Cleaners & Laundry

Building 1903

Phone: 401-846-2185

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Package Store

Building 1901

Phone: 401-841-3967

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and federal holidays

Navy Federal Credit Union

Building 657
Newport Branch
657 Peary St.

Phone: 888-842-6328
Fax: 401-847-4053

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

Website: www.navyfederal.org

Services at this location:

Five ATMs available 24/7 on base: two at the branch; one in front of Coaster Harbor Island Conference Center; one at the Green Lane Mini Mart; and one at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Building 1260. All of the ATM’s accept deposits.

All Navy Federal branch locations in the United States:

  • Provide cash services.
  • Accept consumer loan and credit card applications.
  • Accept noncash payments and deposits.
  • Offer Visa and MasterCard cash advances.
  • Offer Visa Gift Cards without purchase fees.
  • Offer no-cost financial briefings, consultations and wealth management, including Navy Federal Financial Group.

Navy Federal ATMs are at most member service centers, as noted, or located nearby. Members can also use any of the more than 2 million ATMs in the worldwide Visa/Plus system and more than 30,000 no-surcharge ATMs in the CO-OP Network to make cash withdrawals. Cash-back services are also available on everyday purchases made with the Navy Federal Visa check card.

Member Service Centers will be closed for federal holidays including

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites

(Transient Housing)

Building 1312
1312 Meyerkord Ave.

Phone: 401-841-7900, Front Desk
Revervations: 877-NAVY-BED
Fax: 401-841-7577


Call: 877-NAVY-BED (628-9233)

Website: http://ngis.dodlodging.net/propertys/Newport-NS

There are 616 rooms available to eligible patrons coming to Naval Station Newport, accommodated in Navy Gateway Inns & Suites or The Newport Chalet. Room types vary from standard single occupancy rooms and single occupancy suites to VIPsuites. Personnel traveling on per diem orders to Naval Station Newport are entitled to a reservation. All other personnel are considered space-available and may reserve a room up to 30 days in advance depending on availability. Students attending schools should make reservations through the class coordinators or registrars.

Navy Lodge

NS Newport Services and Facilities Navy Lodge

1354 Whipple St.

Phone: 401-849-4500, ext. 300


Local: 401-849-4500
Toll Free: 800-NAVY-INN (628-9466)

Website: www.navy-lodge.com

A 50-unit Navy Lodge, under management of the Navy Exchange, is open 24/7. Each oversize unit is adequate for a family of five and is tastefully appointed with flat-panel televisions, a DVD player and a fully equipped kitchenette. Additionally, free Wi-Fi, newspapers and breakfast-to-go are available.

Occupancy priority is given to Navy and Marine Corps personnel with family and DOD personnel with family members arriving or departing under PCS orders (assigned to naval activity). Room rates on average are 45 percent less than civilian hotels.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS)

Building 690
690 Peary St.

Phone: 401-841-7342/7341

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday thru Thursday

Website: www.nmcrs.org

NMCRS provides programs and services for active duty and retired Sailors, Marines and their eligible family members including: financial assistance for emergent needs such as pay problems, car repairs, PCS issues, rent, utility or mortgage assistance, household set-up, medical or dental bills not covered by TRICARE. We assist with budget counseling, budget boot camp classes and host a Budget 4 Baby class where expectant parents receive “Baby’s First Seabag.” NMCRS loans are all interest free and our Newport office also provides cross service assistance to our Army, Air Force & Coast Guard personnel.

NMCRS Thrift Shop

Building 305
305 Meyerkord Ave.

Phone: 401-841-2917

Hours: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday

Many items are available for sale, including uniform articles, civilian clothing, household goods, small electric appliances and books of all kinds. A drop box is located at the front right of the building for donations. Please, no infant car seats, children’s toys, safety equipment or furniture.

Note: Base access needed to shop in the Thrift Store.

Ney Hall - Military Dining Facility

NS Newport Services and Facilities Ney Hall Military Dining Facility

Building 292

Phone: 401-841-1083/2639

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday

Breakfast: 5:30 to 7:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner: 4:45 to 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and holidays

Breakfast: 6 to 7:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner: 4:45 to 6:30 p.m.

Ney Hall serves all active-duty military personnel, activated reservists and DOD employees on official travel orders on board Naval Station Newport. The Menu Review Board meets once every quarter in the Ney Hall dining room. Patron comments are highly encouraged.

Personal Property Office JPPSO-NE Detachment 2, Newport

Building 690
690 Peary St.

JPPSO-NE Customer Service: 800-235-7776/781-377-7627

Phone: 800-345-7512/401-841-4896
Fax: 401-841-4665/6207

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Service Window Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

Website: www.move.mil

The Personal Property Processing Office (PPPO), a satellite office of Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO), Detachment 2, is responsible for providing information about allowable entitlements on shipment, storage and delivery of household goods, unaccompanied baggage, mobile homes and privately owned vehicles to all military and civilian personnel.

Incoming personnel to the Newport area can contact the PPPO to update their contact phone numbers, email addresses and delivery address, if available, or they can call the Customer Service Department at JPPSO-NE. Additionally, personnel moving within the Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) are reminded to access their DP3 account in order to keep their contact address, phone numbers and email addresses up to date. Maintaining current contact information is critical throughout the entiremove.

The status of a shipment also can be checked via JPPSO-NE’s Interactive Voice Response telephone system 24/7 at 800-235-7776. Additionally, other valuable information such as tracking a POV shipment or locating a scale for a personally procured move (PPM) can be found on the DOD Household Goods Portal at www.move.mil. Personnel occupying government quarters are advised to review floor plans in advance and ship only those household goods that can be accommodated in the units. It is recommended that those items that cannot be placed within the unit be stored at the point of origin. Entitlements are outlined in Joint Federal Travel Regulations paragraphs U5222 and U5232D. Arrangements must be made at the time of outbound counseling. Permanent long-term storage is only authorized at Newport as an overflow to government quarters. Those living off base will be responsible for their own storage units and storage charges.


Be sure to submit the completed DD Form 1840 (AT/AFTER DELIVERY FORM) to the carrier within 75 days from the date of delivery. Those moving within the DP3 program must submit their form to their carrier online at www.move.mil within 75 days from the date of delivery.

Personnel Support Detachment - Newport

Building 690
690 Peary St.

Administration: 401-841-2202
Staff Personnel: 401-841-2276
Student Personnel: 401-841-4372
Navy Passenger Transportation/Passport & Visas: 860-694-2746
Travel: 401-841-3062
SATO Commercial Travel: 401-832-7286

Email: netcnewportcto@cwtsatotravel.com

Fiscal Department: 401-841-3032
ID Cards: 401-841-3021

To schedule an ID card appointment in advance go to: https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil.

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (All business must be completed prior to 4 p.m.)

Personnel Support Detachment (PSD) Newport is responsible for providing military pay and personnel and passenger transportation services for active-duty and Reserve members throughout New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont. DEERS enrollment and ID card services are available to all Navy personnel: active duty, Reservists, retirees, dependents, disabled veterans and government service and contractor personnel.

Scheduled Airlines Ticket Office (SATO), the official travel services contractor, offers airline reservations and ticketing services for military personnel, their family members and DOD civilian personnel. Other SATO services include transportation information to all airport, hotel and car rental services. SATOs are located on most military installations throughout the U.S.

Post Office: U.S. Postal Service

Building 1900
1900 Peary St.

Phone: 401-851-6972

Hours: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday

Postal boxes are available to military personnel, their family members and civilian personnel who work on base. These boxes are accessible 24/7.

Consolidated Mail Center

Building 47

Phone: 401-841-3247

Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, official mail only

Public Affairs Office (PAO), Naval Station Newport

Building 690

Phone: 401-841-3538

Website: www.cnic.navy.mil/newport
Facebook: www.facebook.com/NAVSTANewport
Twitter: @NAVSTANEWPORTRI, for emergency info only

Weekly Newsletter: www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrma/installations/ns_newport/news/navalog.html

The Public Affairs Office is the official contact for members of the public, media and state and local agencies interested in obtaining information about the installation. The office oversees publication of the official Naval Station Newport weekly newsletter and administers the installation Facebook page, Twitter account and website. The PAO actively coordinates programs aimed at fostering Navy-civic relations and improving the understanding of the community with respect to the Department of Defense, and the Navy in particular. The Newport NAVALOG, the Navy’s oldest continuous publication, serves all area commands and activities. It is published every Friday and posted both online and on the official Facebook page under the guidance of the Public Affairs officer. The Public Affairs Office also oversees the Naval Station operational messages posted on line during any sort of foul weather or incident that would have an impact on operations.

Religious Opportunities

NS Newport Services and Facilities Religious Opportunities

Building 1172
The Chapel of Hope
1172 Vaughan St.
Newport, RI 02841

Phone: 401-841-2234
Duty Chaplain: 401-862-8457
Fax: 401-841-4288

Website: www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrma/installations/ns_newport.html

The Chapel of Hope at Naval Station Newport is a beautiful house of worship nestled in a scenic corner of the base in the midst of “Training Country,” adjacent to the Naval Academy Prep School (NAPS) and Officer Training Command Newport (OTCN) facilities. It has been a spiritual sanctuary for thousands of Sailors, officer candidates, students, DOD civilians, families and trainees for many years. Ongoing programs include worship, Bible studies, music ministry and spiritual growth classes. Achaplain is available for counseling in a confidential setting. The office can be contacted during normal working hours at 401-841-2234. After 4 p.m., on weekends and holidays, the duty chaplain can be contacted at 401-862-8457.

Safety Office Naval Station Newport

NS Newport Services and Facilities Safety Office NS Newport

Building 1
1 Simonpietri Drive

Phone: 401-841-2478
Fax: 401-841-1853

The NS Newport Safety Office provides a full-service, comprehensive safety agenda consisting of 38 major occupational safety and health programs. The range of responsibility and support required is vast and covers diverse disciplines such as afloat, waterfront, shore, industrial, recreational, housing and retail.

Unlike any other Naval Station Newport department, the Safety Office is responsible for providing services to outlying naval activities in New York, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts.

The Safety Professionals utilize an effective, proactive hands-on approach that emphasizes finding solutions that help supervisors take immediate and lasting action to eliminate hazards and potential health and safety problems. This, coupled with a command structure that considers safety synonymous with mission, has resulted in an ongoing superlative safety record, and has fostered an environment for safe work, play and living for Sailors and civilian employees alike.

School Liaison Officer (SLO)

President John F. Kennedy
Child Development Center
1376 Bushnell St. (near NUWC)

Phone: 401-841-7126

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Do you have school-aged children? Then the School Liaison Officer (SLO) is looking for you!

The Naval Station Newport installation School Liaison Officer (SLO) serves as the installation subject matter expert for youth education, transition, kindergarten through Grade 12 school years, and deployment issues. The SLO’s role includes seven core duties which include:

  • Communication (Installation/Community/School)
  • School Transition Services
  • Special Education System Navigation
  • Deployment Support
  • Partnerships in Education
  • Home School Linkage and Support
  • Post-Secondary Presentation

If you are a military family with school-age children, moving can be complicated by the unknown factors related to the schools in the area of your new duty station. In order to prepare for a smooth transition, it is essential that you plan ahead and gather the necessary information about the schools your children will be attending during the next academic year before you arrive at your new home.

Here at Naval Station Newport, Pamela Martin, NS Newport School Liaison Officer (SLO), is available to help navigate the local educational system while undergoing a PCS move, as well as helping prepare for your next move by putting you in contact with the SLO at your new duty station. Martin can be reached at 841-7126 or by email at pamela.martin@navy.mil. Her office is located at the John F. Kennedy Child Development Center in Building 1376 (1376 Bushnell St.) right outside gate 17. Registration information for Newport County schools (all area codes are 401 unless noted):

For Newport Public Schools –

Elementary School: kindergarten to grade 4, call 847-2100, ext. 279.

Middle School: grades five to eight, call Thompson Middle School Guidance Dept. at 847-1493.

High School Registration: grades nine to 12, call Rogers H.S. Guidance Dept. at 847-6235.

Go to www.npsri.net/domain/64 to book an appointment and access the registration forms.

For Middletown Public Schools – By appointment only: (kindergarten to grade 12), call 849-2122, 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday

Go to www.npsri.net/domain/64 to access the registration forms and procedures.

For Portsmouth Public Schools – Go online at: www.portsmouthschoolsri.org or call 683-1039.

For Jamestown Public Schools – Two-step process. Step 1 may be done in advance online. Go to www.jamestownri.com/school/front/New%20Students.html for instructions.

For Tiverton Public Schools – By appointment only: call 624-8475, option 5 to schedule.

For Little Compton Public Schools – Call 635-2351 or stop by Monday through Friday at 28 Commons, Little Compton, RI02837 or registration packets are available online at www.lcsd.k12.ri.us/pages/Wilbur_McMahon_School.


NS Newport Services and Facilities Security
Armory & Range

Building 440, Peary Street

Armory: 401-841-4144

Pass & ID Office

Building 1377, Cloyne Court

Pass & ID Office: 401-841-3126/3388

Email: W_NWPT_GPASS_ID_GS01@navy.mil

Use this email to contact the entire Pass & ID staff – please remember that if you transmit sensitive information (Social Security numbers/full names/birthdays/addresses) you should encrypt the email to prevent identity theft.

To drive on the installation, personnel and their family members must present two forms of valid government-issuedidentification cards. For all other visitors, contractors or other access requests, please contact the Pass & ID Office for instructions about the admission process.

Police Headquarters

Building 1373, Simonpietri Drive

Emergency: 911
Police Dispatcher: 401-841-4041/3241/3242
Fax: 401-841-2648
Detectives: 401-841-4004
Fax: 401-841-3120
Security Director/Precinct Commander: 401-841-3025
Antiterrorism Officer: 401-841-4035
Police Operations Officer: 401-841-2646
Watch Commanders: 401-841-2260/2595
Patrol Supervisors: 401-841-2039/2926
Physical Security Officer: 401-841-7399
Administration: 401-841-2122
Supply/Logistics: 401-841-4084
Training: 401-841-6645

Assistance from the community plays a major role in helping the Naval Station’s Security Department. Suspicious activity should be reported to the police dispatcher immediately, and emergencies via 911. Individuals are encouraged to report anything out of the ordinary and may remain anonymous. The Naval Station’s police force is a full-service law enforcement agency that maintains close ties with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. Federal police officers attend the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and maintain 24-hour daily patrols of the installation, tenant commands and surrounding federal property. Police patrol officers enforce all laws and regulations, including United States Code, the UCMJ, assimilated Rhode Island law and applicable instructions. They ensure the integrity of installation access points, offer assistance to those in need, and proactively, serve to detect, deter and defend against terrorist activity. Detectives are on staff to investigate criminal activity and liaise with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). The coordinated efforts of all divisions and branches of the Security Department ensure protection and service to our community. The security director and operations officer are responsible for maintaining the quality, professionalism and training of personnel and provide a link from the public to the commanding officer, as well as gather data and identify trends of criminal and security concerns so station law enforcement and security resources are utilized to their maximum potential.

Staff Judge Advocate (SJA), Naval Station Newport Command Services

(Region Legal Service Office MIDLANT)
Building 690
690 Peary St.

Phone: 401-841-6195
Fax: 401-841-1086

Website: www.jag.navy.mil/legal_services/rlso/rlso_mid_atlantic.htm

The Staff Judge Advocate (SJA), Naval Station Newport, provides services to commands in the areas of military justice, command services and administrative law, ethics counseling and command administration. SJA does not provide legal advice or notary service to individuals. Military justice includes matters that are prosecutorial in nature (i.e., related to the court-martial prosecution of a member of individual commands). Command services advice encompasses any other legal issue confronting the command or unit that does not involve the prosecution of a member of the command or legal advice for the benefit of an individual. SJA Newport stood up on July 1, 2006, and has one officer and one enlisted staff member.

Veterinary Clinic - Public Health Command (PHCD) Newport

1255 Whipple St

Phone: 401-841-3994

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday (by appointment only)

Website: https://phc.amedd.army.mil/organization/Pages/VtfDetails.aspx?VtfID=111&loc=RI
Facebook: www.facebook.com/newportvetclinic

The U.S. Army Veterinary Clinic at Naval Station Newport is located in the rear of the Leisure Bay Coffee Shoppe. Newport Naval Station Veterinary Treatment Facility (VTF) is professionally staffed by Army Veterinary Corps personnel with the primary mission of providing complete veterinary care for all government owned animals. Our staff understands how important your pet is to you, and with that in mind, we also offer many types of routine care services for the pets of military families. For availability of services or to schedule an appointment please call us. All pets living on post must be registered with the VTF upon arrival. On-post housing may limit the number and breed of pets that can live in on-posthousing. Contact on-post housing for more information. Due to our limited manpower and resources, most veterinary emergency cases are best served through a full-service civilian veterinary hospital. Newport county code §6.04.070 states that “the owner of any dog over the age of six months shall have such dog vaccinated against rabies.” Please check with your local county for compliance with registering your pets and other regulations.

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