Naval Air Facility Atsugi is co-located with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force. It is located in Kanagawa Prefecture, in Ayase City, which is About 16 km west of Yokohama and about 36 km southwest of Tokyo.
NAF Atsugi has been home to Sailors and their families for 50 years and the only permanently forward deployed, co-located Air Wing, Carrier Air Wing Five for nearly 30 years. It is the only Naval installation supporting an entire Air Wing and more than 40 award-winning tenant commands. Additionally, the base provides facilities, services, material and logistics in support of U.S. Navy aviation operations for Carrier Air Wing FIVE, deployed aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).
Our current community includes 10,000 personnel, including U.S. military, JMSDF, civilians, family members and Japanese National employees Taking our role as ambassadors to the Asian Pacific to heart, we strive daily to improve the strength and quality of our ties to our host nation. NAF Atsugi's strategic importance continues to grow, providing the finest facilities, maintenance and logistic services to support to make up the "Tip of the Sword" ensuring stability in the Western Pacific.
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