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Welcome to Naval Station Norfolk

Naval Station Norfolk supports the operational readiness of the US Atlantic Fleet, providing facilities and services to enable mission accomplishment. We are committed to safety, security, and continuous improvement in quality of life and quality of service for our Sailors and families.

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Naval Station Norfolk is geographically located in the Southeastern corner of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The area is collectively known as "Hampton Roads" and is commonly referred to as such by the residents of the area. Hampton Roads generally includes the Cities of Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Suffolk, and is populated by over 1 million people. Naval Station Norfolk is situated in the Sewells Point area of the City of Norfolk, near the site of the battle of the Monitor and Merrimac (CSS Virginia), and is the largest naval complex in the world.

  • 160420-N-BJ294-032 NORFOLK (Apr. 20, 2016) MH-53E Sea Dragons, assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 14, the Vanguard, conduct a formation flight over Naval Station Norfolk. HM-14, the “World Famous” Vanguard, maintain a worldwide 72-hour Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) rapid deployment posture, a two aircraft forward-deployed AMCM and vertical onboard delivery capability in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Wyatt Huggett/Released)
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NORFOLK (July 7, 2011) An aerial view of Norfolk Naval Station, the largest naval base in the world. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher B. Stoltz/Released)

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