MEMORANDUM FOR ALL NEWLY-ASSIGNED PERSONNEL
SUBJECT: WELCOME ABOARD LETTER
Welcome aboard! Congratulations on your orders to U.S. Naval Support Activity (NAVSUPPACT), Naples, Italy. Located approximately 60 miles (96 kilometers) south from the city of Gaeta and 145 miles (235 kilometers) from Rome, NSA Naples is a vibrant community that offers a challenging and rewarding tour.
As the premiere Naval Support Activity in the Mediterranean theater, we host over 50 separate commands and about 9,500 personnel. The nexus of responsive air, port, and operational readiness support, it is home to US Naval Forces Europe and SIXTH Fleet units, including the forward-deployed flagship, the USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20). An integral part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Regional Headquarters, Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples, NSA Naples projects collaborative excellence exercising area coordination in Naples and Gaeta regions. Fortifying alliances, we facilitate precise aircraft movements, fleet logistics, and mission support to visiting, deploying, and redeploying US and Coalition Forces throughout various ports in Italy and across the span of the Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Central. Aligned with the Navy Family Framework, we provide deliberate and targeted services to innovative and agile shore-based personnel and their families sustaining joint forces resilience and readiness.
In Naples, you couldn’t ask for a more exciting or unique place to call home. Situated on the west coast of southern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea, Naples is a cosmopolitan city with a mixture of both old and new. Its temperate climate, rich historical roots, and friendly people enhance the adventures Naples has to offer.
To facilitate your relocation to Italy, communication between you and the command is first and foremost in identifying your specific needs to enable us to best assist you in this process. No matter which command you’re assigned to, your sponsor serves as the ambassador who can link you with information to aid in your move.
Additionally, the following NAVSUPPACT Naples’ important phone numbers, websites, and relevant resources are available to you:
NAVSUPPACT Naples Quarterdeck
Fleet and Family Support Center
I look forward to meeting you in the near future. Again, Welcome Aboard!
CAPT James Stewart
U.S. Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy