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.

ready_navy2 extreme weather 180629-N-CH038-334 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (June 29, 2018) - Religious Program Specialist 2nd Class Orrin Bryant, left, and Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Michael Ginley congratulate each other after they were both meritoriously promoted to first and second class respectively at FreedomFest, the annual Fourth of July celebration, onboard Naval Air Station Meridian, June 29. The Meritorious Advancement Program authorizes commanding officers to advance eligible personnel in paygrades E5 and below to the next higher paygrade. 180629-N-CH038-417 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (June 29, 2018) - Staff Sgt. Stephanie Guebara throws a frisbee at FreedomFest onboard NAS Meridian, June 29. FreedomFest, hosted by MWR and sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union, was MWR’s largest event of the year. 180629-N-CH038-123 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (June 29, 2018) - Lt. j.g. Ethan Ray Williams, center, poses for a photo with his family during his winging ceremony in the chapel onboard Naval Air Station Meridian, June 29. 180713-N-CH038-007 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (July 13, 2018) - Retired Rear Adm. Hank Bond, right, and Lorraine Bond pin gold wings on their son, Lt. j.g. Thomas Henry Bond III, during  a winging ceremony at the chapel onboard Naval Air Station Meridian, July 13. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Chris Liaghat/Released) 180713-N-PA517-001 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (July 13, 2018) - Yeoman 1st Class Michael Howard, left, and Logistics Specialist 1st Class Stephanie Williams remove gold oak leaves from Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC) Executive Officer Lt. Cmdr. Mary Decker’s collar at a promotion ceremony in the NTTC Administration building onboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian, July 13. Decker was promoted to the rank of commander just as she prepares to transfer to become the executive officer of Navy Recruiting District Houston. (U.S. Navy photo by Tom Childress/Released) 180703-N-CH038-038 - MERIDIAN, Miss. (June 29, 2018) - Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron One (MATSS-1) Marines and Sailors train with pugil sticks during a motivational competition at the Sonny Montgomery Sports Complex onboard Naval Air Station Meridian, July 3. Prior to the pugil stick match participants completed a formation run, mud crawl and combat carry race. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Chris Liaghat/Released)



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 

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