Welcome to Naval Station Mayport, Florida, one of three major Navy installations in the Jacksonville area. Mayport is unique in that it is home to a busy seaport as well as an air facility. At Mayport, we sustain and enhance warfighter readiness by providing support to the fleet and to Sailors. We are the “Finest Service to the Finest Fleet.”
PRIVATIZED FAMILY HOUSING (BALFOUR BEATTYCOMMUNITIES) UNACCOMPANIED HOUSING (UH)
All personnel transferring to Naval Station Mayport are required to contact the Housing Service Center (HSC), located in Building 289, prior to making any off-base commitments. Upon entering through the main gate, turn right onto Moale Avenue. The HSC is the first building on the left. All shipboard and permanent party personnel will check in at Building 2105.
American Red Cross provides services to military personnel and their families. Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Services personnel work in more than 700 chapters in the United States, on 61 military installations around the world, and with our troops in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq. Red Cross services include: emergency communications between active-duty members and their families, access to emergency financial assistance, confidential referrals to social service agencies, CPR classes, blood services, disaster assistance and volunteer opportunities.
Afloat Training Group Mayport (ATGM) provides fleet training, assessments, and certification assistance to surface force Immediate Superiors in Command (ISICs), Type Commander (TYCOM), U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard unit commanding officers, and foreign military, when directed; assists in determining the critical tasks and standards for all classes of ships related to mission area training; supports the Surface Warfare Enterprise (SWE) and other Navy enterprises with personnel and data; and conducts waterfront training seminars. ATGM educates and trains ships’ crews in establishing and maintaining required operational capabilities and continuous training requirements to increase warfighting competence and effectively accomplish missions. They work the basic phase of training to educate, train and assess Sailors in engineering, damage control, combat systems, anti-terrorism and force protection, visit board search and seizure, navigation, seamanship, aviation, medical, supply, 3M, search and rescue swimmer training and evaluations, and monthly in-port training exercises.
MWR Mayport is home to “the finest resort on the First Coast” ... and you’re already a member. With top-notch facilities, outstanding customer service and high-quality programs, you might expect to pay a lot for this resort-like atmosphere. The fact is Sailors, family members, retirees, reservists and civilian employees are already members of this club. The Naval Station Mayport Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department (MWR) provides a wide variety of high-quality services, facilities, recreation programs and activities. Outstanding customer service is the No. 1 goal in pursuit of the Mayport mission: “Finest Service to the Finest Fleet.” MWR’s main offices are located in Building 414 on Massey Avenue (second stop light after entering the main gate). To contact MWR customer service, call 904-270-5228.
Sailors have been flocking to the area surrounding the present site of Naval Station Mayport for more than 400 years. With its ease of access to inland waterways and the open ocean, early Sailors’ interest in the region has resulted in an important military base with strong ties to the community.
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