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 (May 8, 2019) --Mark McDonald, center, Southern Region President of the Mississippi Council of the Navy League, recognized Personnel Specialist Seaman Giulia Amorim, left, and Ship’s Serviceman Seaman Penpet Wongkaw with the Stennis Center of Excellence Award, May 8.  Amorim graduated the Personnel Specialist “A” School with a 97.5 GPA making her the number 1 of 144 Personnel Specialist students within the last calendar year. Wongkaw graduated the Ship’s Serviceman “A” School with a 99.29 GPA making him the number 1 of 131 Ship’s Serviceman students within the last calendar year.  (U.S. Navy phot by Tom Childress/Released)
  • MERIDIAN, Miss (May 10, 2019) -- Cmdr. JP Falardeau, NAS Meridian Executive Officer, presents ACC James McClellan Jr. wth his end of tour award. McClellan retired after 22 years of service during a ceremony May 10. (U.S. Navy photo by Adam Prince/Released)
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