05B4 Naval Support Activity Bethesda

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Welcome to Naval Support Activity Bethesda

Supporting the Warfighter

Welcome to Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB), located just north of the Nation's Capital in Bethesda, Md. NSAB is responsible for base operational support for its major tenants, including Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Armed Forces Blood Bank, Naval Dosimetry Center, Warrior Transition Brigade, and many more. In all, we support more than 40 tenant commands.

A player passes the ball during one of the kayak football games in the tournament held at Naval Support Activity Bethesda’s Fitness Center pool March 12. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Hank Gettys) More than 200 people participated in Naval Support Activity Bethesda's (NSAB) Leprechaun Chase 5K held on the installation March 17. NSAB's Morale Welfare and Recreation hosted the event that included a 5K run, 1.5 mile walk, and celebratory meal. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Matthew Hobson) Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB) recognizes Earth Week by holding a base-wide cleanup Apr. 20. NSAB held multiple events recognizing Earth Week throughout the we of April 18-22. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Matthew Hobson/Released) The Washington Nationals visit the USO for a meet and greet with service members aboard Naval Support Activity Bethesda April 27. The Nationals Visited in conjunction with Military Appreciation Day at Nationals Park. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Matthew Hobson/Released) Sailors and civilians aboard Naval Support Activity Bethesda wear denim in observance of Denim Day April 27. The Denim Day campaign, which occurs on a Wednesday in April, was originally triggered by a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court and is in support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Phillips/Released) Children join their parents aboard Naval Support Activity Support Activity Bethesda during Take Our Child To Work Day April 28. Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work helps girls and boys across the nation discover the power and possibilities associated with a balanced work and family life. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Phillips/Released Children at the Child Development Center (CDC) participate in the CDC Olympics April 29. The CDC uses “The Creative Curriculum” to guide staff in assessing and meeting each child’s intellectual, physical, social, creative and emotional needs. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Matthew Hobson/Released) George Odom, a FEMA representative, shares his experience transitioning out of the military at a Navy Wounded Warrior Safe Harbor workshop July 22. (Photo By Andrew Damstedt)

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