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. 18, 2019 – Retired U.S. Air Force Capt. William
  • (MERIDIAN, Miss) Sept. 11, 2019 -- Lt. Matthew Purmont, NAS Meridian chaplain; Cmdr J. P. Falardeau, NAS Meridian executive officer; and retired U.S. Navy Chief Bill Johnson, ceremony guest speaker, salute the flag during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the NOSC onboard NAS Meridian, Sept. 11. (U.S. Navy photo by Adam Prince/Released.)
  • (MERIDIAN, Miss) Sept. 13, 2019 – Congrats to the 2019 Chief Petty Officers who were honored during a Pinning Ceremony, Sept. 13. Chief Navy Career Counselor Jerry Jones, Chief Ship’s Serviceman Rory Godfrey, Chief Yeoman Michael Howard, Chief Personnel Specialist Shawn Fox, Chief Logistics Specialist Roberto Lopez, Chief Electronics Technician Navigation (Submarine) Chase Sims and Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Dominique Morris.(U.S. Navy photo by Penny Randall/Released.)
  • (MERIDIAN, Miss) Sept. 10, 2019 -- From left: Wayne Henson, retired Chief Executive Officer, EMEPA; John Kliem, Executive Director, Navy Facilities Energy Security Programs and Resilient Energy Program Office; Capt. Brian Horstman, Commanding Officer, NAS Meridian; Doug Perry, Vice President Commercial Energy Solutions, TVA; Brandon Presley, Chairman, Mississippi Public Service Commission; and Matt Kisber, Co-Founder and Board Chairman, Silicon Ranch take part in the “Flip the Switch” ceremony at the 6-megawatt Solar Farm onboard NAS Meridian, Sept. 10. The solar power plant will provide clean, renewable power to the electric grid and will be available to TVA and EMEPA customers, including NAS Meridian. (U.S. Navy photo by Adam Prince/Released.)
  • (MERIDIAN, Miss) Sept. 13, 2019 -- NAS Meridian Ombudsmans Cassie Ayala and Sarah Fil pose for a group photo with Cmdr. J.P. Falardeau, NAS Meridian executive officer, and Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) staff during an Ombudsman Appreciation Breakfast at the FFSC onboard NAS Meridian, Sept. 13. (U.S. Navy photo by Adam Prince/Released.)
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