05B4 Naval Station Guantanamo Bay

Welcome to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay

In February 1903, the United States leased 45 square miles of land and water at Guantanamo Bay for use as a coaling (fueling) station.

Sunrise at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay's Cuzco Wells Cemetery. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Command Officer, Capt. David Culpepper, lays the memorial wreath during the Battle of Midway Memorial Ceremony held at Ferry Landing, June 7. Navy Diver 1st Class Joshua Crowder places a SeaBotix Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Little Benthic (vLBV) 300 into the water of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay's Windjammer Pool, April 19. The Divers conducted an all day training of familiarization and maitenance on the ROV to familiarize themselves with the ROV's capabilities. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay's tenant command, Marine Corps Security Force Company (MCSFCO) held a Change of Command ceremony at the Marine Parade Field, June 6. MCSFCO Company Commander, Maj. Daniel Macsay was relieved by Maj. Jordan Schultz. Sailors present a hisotry timeline during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month observance ceremony held in the Bulkeley Hall Auditorium, June 24.

Installation Information

Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is on the front lines for regional security in the Caribbean area. The base supports the ability of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships, along with allied nation ships to operate in the Caribbean area by providing contingency and quality logistical support with superior services and facilities. The base also supports the Department of Homeland Security in U.S. migrant operations to help care for displaced migrants from the surrounding area, effectively helping control the flow of illegal immigrants into the United States.


Congratulations on your orders to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay

Please enjoy our welcome aboard package (linked down below) for your convenience. If you need to request a sponsor please email our sponsorship coordinator at sponsor@gtmo.navy.mil.


Base Roller

The Base Roller contains information happening around base such as MWR events, FFSC classes, Chapel classes, worship services, and more.


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