Welcome to Naval Air Station Meridian

Naval Air Station Meridian trains Sailors and Marines in aviation and technical related fields. It is home to Training Air Wing One, Training Squadron 9, Training Squadron 7, Naval Technical Training Center, Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron One and the Regional Counterdrug Training Academy.

Installation Information

NAS Meridian is located in East Central Mississippi.


The operation of a Unmanned Aeriall System or Drone (UAS) of any size is strictly prohibited on board NAS Meridian and Joe Williams Field at any altitude, whether the operator is located inside or outside of the installation. This prohibition includes the housing area. Anyone found onboard NAS Meridian operating a UAS or in possession of a UAS that has not been properly registered in accordance with the FAA guidelines may face disciplinary or administrative action, including but not limited to base debarment. It remains unlawful to make any photograph, sketch, picture, drawing, map, or graphical representation of naval installations or equipment without first obtaining permission of the commanding officer. Doing so may result in a fine and/or imprisonment. #NoDroneZone #KnowYourDroneZone #DronePilot #B4UFLY #HaveFunKnowtheRules 

  • NAS MERIDIAN, Miss. (File photo) Aviators in training fly the T-45C Goshawk while stationed at Naval Air Station Meridian.
  • (MERIDIAN, Miss) Sept. 20, 2019 -- Maj. Marcus Lloyd, Security training officer, sprays IT1 Derrick Ryan with OC spray during Naval Security Forces Sentry - Basic (NSFS-B) training onboard NAS Meridian, Sept. 20. Sailors completing NSFS-B will augment NAS Meridian Security as part of Auxillary Security Forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Adam Prince/Released)
  • (MERIDIAN, Miss) Sept. 18, 2019 – Retired U.S. Air Force Capt. William A. “Bill” Robinson speaks with members of the 186th Air Refueling Wing before a POW/MIA ceremony at Meridian City Hall, Sept. 18. Robinson, ceremony guest speaker, spent 7 1/2 years as a POW in Vietnam and is one of the longest serving enlisted POW’s in American history. (U.S. Navy photo by Adam Prince/Released)
  • (MERIDIAN, Miss) Oct. 1, 2019 – 1st Sgt. Antonio Marquez, left, reads the citation as Maj. Nathan Harmon, commanding officer of Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron One, prepares to promote Staff Sgt. Bryan Jones to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant, Oct. 1 on board NAS Meridian. (U.S. Navy photo by Penny Randall/Released)
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