NAS OCEANA

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Welcome Letters

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Welcome to Naval Air Station Oceana and Dam Neck Annex. Our mission as the finest Master Jet Base in the Navy is to serve the needs of our warfighters and their families and ensure their success as they prepare to defend freedom around the world. ...

Welcome Aboard

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Welcome to Naval Air Station Oceana and Dam Neck Annex. We take pride in providing outstanding service to all newcomers. Whatever your status — military, family member, DOD employee, student or retiree — we are committed to providing you the highest quality programs, facilities and servi...

Newcomer's Information

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Pre-planning is essential for newcomers moving to NAS Oceana or Dam Neck Annex, whether for a permanent change of station, a temporary duty assignment, or a school tour. ...

Housing

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Housing services are available at the Navy Housing Service Center (NHSC) to assist military and Department of Defense personnel and their families find a home in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. The center is located in Building 536 E Avenue. Hours of operation are: Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m...

Fleet and Family Support

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Two FFSC center locations toserve you

FLEET AND FAMILY
SUPPORT CENTER – OCEANA
1896 Laser Road, Building 531
Suite 120
Virginia Beach, VA 23460
Phone: (757) 433-2912
Phone: (DSN) 433-2912
Fax: (757) 433-2017
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
Fri...

Health Care

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Branch Health Care Clinics and Dental Services are available at both NAS Oceana and Dam Neck Annex. The Oceana Clinic provides primary health care to active duty, retired military, their spouses and Civil Service employees requiring care associated with occupational health issues. The Dam Neck Clini...

Education

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AREA SCHOOLS
Virginia Beach has 56 elementary schools, 14 middle schools and 11 high schools, and a number of secondary/post-secondary specialty centers, including the Renaissance Academy, Advanced Technology Center, Technical and Career Education Center, and Adult Learning Center. Auxiliaries i...

Morale, Welfare & Recreation

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The Navy’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation program administers a variety of recreation, social and community support activities on U.S. Navy facilities worldwide. Our mission is to provide quality of life through entertainment, recreation, dining facilities and fitness. We offer a number of rec...

Other Services at NAS Oceana

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AMERICAN RED CROSS
Although not located on base, the American Red Cross is available just a phone call away to help military members handle emergencies. Its Armed Forces Emergency Services is the worldwide program through which emergency communications, financial assistance and case work service...

Aircraft

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AIRCRAFT
F/A-18 A/C “HORNET”
The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a high performance tactical airplane that can be operated from either aircraft carriers or land bases. It is a single-seat, twin-engine aircraft that can undertake fighter, attack and reconnaissance missions. Two...

Deployable Fleet Units

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CARRIER AIR WINGS
There are currently 10 U.S. Navy Carrier Air Wings: five based on the east coast at NAS Oceana; four based on the west coast at NAS Lemoore, Calif. and one forward deployed to NAF Atsugi, Japan.

Each Carrier Air Wing is organized, equipped and trained to conduct carrier air...

Shore Units

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STRIKE FIGHTER WING ATLANTIC
Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic’s mission is to provide U.S. Atlantic Fleet commanders with combat-ready F/A-18 Strike Fighter Squadrons which are fully trained, properly manned, well maintained and supported. It is commanded by a Navy Captain, who is also known a...

Fleet Support

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AIR OPERATIONS
This is the heartbeat of a vital and dynamic Master Jet Base. The Air Operations Department of NAS Oceana is comprised of Air Traffic Control, Airfield Facilities and Ground Electronics Personnel. With over six miles of runway, its operational tempo can sustain a take-off or landi...

Dam Neck Annex

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The NAS Oceana Dam Neck Annex is located along the Atlantic coast, five miles south of the Virginia Beach resort area. Dam Neck rests on over 1,700 acres of highlands, marshes, coastal beaches and sand dunes with 3.2 miles of the some of the most beautiful beach front in Virginia. ...

Community

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Naval Air Station Oceana and Dam Neck Annex are located within the city limits of the world’s largest resort city; Virginia Beach, Va., giving station and squadron personnel the opportunities afforded by a resort area. The leading summer attraction at Virginia Beach is the six miles of sandy b...