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 

  • 181210-N-CH038-007 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (Dec. 10, 2018) – Meridian Community College Campus Life Coordinator LeAnne Motes, left, gathers new and unwrapped toys as Sgt. Demarckus Adams collects them Dec. 10 as a part of the Marines Toys for Tots campaign. The MCC campus community contributed the toys that will be distributed to less fortunate children at Christmas.
  • 181207-N-CH038-012 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (Dec. 7, 2018) – Meridian Community College students, Jerome Miller of Brownsville, Tenn., left, and Brelan Gardner of Philadelphia are all smiles as they prepare to receive their diplomas from MCC during the college's commencement Dec. 7. They are wearing red, white and blue cords denoting their veterans/military status at MCC. Miller is active duty Navy stationed at NAS Meridian and Gardner is a member of the Air National Guard. The two were also named as members of the College's newest Circle of Excellence class. Circle of Excellence salutes students for their scholarship, leadership, spirit and service. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Liaghat/Released)
  • 181207-N-CH038-272 - KILMICHAEL, Miss. (Dec. 7, 2018) Air Traffic Controller 1st Class Jonathan Epperson renders a salute as Naval Air Station Meridian Honor Guard Sailors fold the flag above the casket of Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Durell Wade at the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael,
Miss, Dec. 7. Wade, a Mississippi native, died at the attack on Pearl Harbor on the USS Oklahoma. His remains were recently identified through the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency that exhumed remains from the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Liaghat/Released)
  • NAS MERIDIAN, Miss. (File photo) Aviators in training fly the T-45C Goshawk while stationed at Naval Air Station Meridian.
  • 181211-N-FN555-031 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (Dec. 11, 2018) Sgt. Demarckus Adams, Toys for Tots coordinator for Lauderdale and Clarke counties, looks over boxes of donated items for the Toys for Tots program as volunteers unload them at the Wesley House Community Center. More than 1,800 new toys were collected during the
campaign and will be distributed to needy children in the area. The Toys for Tots program returned to Naval Air Station Meridian after a 9-year lapse. Today, there are nearly 40,000 Marines, Marine Corps League members, and volunteers involved in annual campaigns across the county. (Photo by Penny Randall/Released)
  • 181213-N-CH038-080 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (Dec. 13, 2018) – Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian Sailors pose for a group photo in the lobby of the Air Operation building onboard NAS Meridian, Dec. 13, after going 1,000 days without anyone onboard getting cited for driving under the influence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Chris Liaghat/Released)
  • 190103-N-CH038-047 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (Jan. 3, 2019) – Comedian Steve Verret performs for Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian military and civilian employees in the Navy Operational Support Center auditorium onboard NAS Meridian, Jan. 3. During the performance, Verret gave traffic safety training as part of the annual NAS Meridian Safety Stand Down. Audience members were broken into two teams and given points for knowledge and enthusiasm. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Chris Liaghat/Released)
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