NAS OCEANA

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Welcome Letters

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Welcome aboard! For more than 70 years, the men and women of Naval Air Station Oceana, the Dam Neck Annex and Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Fentress have provided world-class service to the fleet, our fighters and their families. My staff will honor our heritage by always striving to provide excepti...

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...

NAS Oceana History

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Through the post-World War II years, the little station that started in an inaccessible area of Oceana grew with naval aviation. Initially commissioned as Naval Auxiliary Air Station Oceana on Aug. 17, 1943, the need for more runways and training grew so quickly that by 1952, Oceana had become too l...

Newcomer's Information

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Preplanning 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 in finding a home in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. The center is located in Building 280 on Tomcat Boulevard. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 4:30...

Fleet and Family Support

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TWO FFSC CENTER
LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU

FLEET AND FAMILY SUPPORT
CENTER — OCEANA

1896 Laser Road, Building 531, Suite 120

Virginia Beach, VA 23460

Phone757-433-2912

(DSN) 433-2912

Fax757-433-2017 ...

Health Care

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Branch health clinics and dental services are available at both NAS Oceana and Dam Neck Annex. The Oceana Clinic provides primary health care to active-duty and retired military, their spouses and civil service employees requiring care associated with occupational health issues. The Dam Neck Clinic ...

Education

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

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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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 services are provided to membe...

Aircraft

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F/A-18A/C HORNET ...

Deployable Fleet Units

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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. ...

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 that are fully trained, properly manned, well-maintained and supported. It is commanded by a Navy captain, who is also kno...

Fleet Support

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AIR OPERATIONS ...

Dam Neck Annex

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The NAS Oceana Dam Neck Annex is located along the Atlantic coast, 5 miles south of the Virginia Beach resort area. Dam Neck rests on more than 1,700 acres of highlands, marshes, coastal beaches and sand dunes with 3.2 miles of the some of the most beautiful beachfront in Virginia. ...

Dam Neck Tenant Commands

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CENTER FOR
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT (CPPD)

The Center for Personal and Professional Development was established May 30, 2008, at Dam Neck Annex. This command serves as the central authority for U.S. Navy training for leadership, and professional and personal development t...

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 6 miles of sandy bea...