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Barracks and Dorms

Most personnel, E1-E3 and E4 < 4, are required to live in unaccompanied housing (UH); E4s may be required to live on-base, space permitting.  More senior personnel may be eligible to live in UH.  Additional on-base UH eligibility information can be found here.

There are many advantages to living on-base for single Sailors: 

  • Secure
  • Safe
  • Close to work
  • Utility bills included
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Vending and recreational area


UH is conveniently located on Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, housing approximately 240 personnel in 1 building.  

Building 2818 consists of 73 Market Style Units with a full kitchen and living area.  There are 4 ADA rooms, 3 multipurpose rooms with large screen televisions, games, and places to gather.  Two designated reading rooms allowing residents to escape their rooms and study or browse the internet.  There are bike lockers, a grilling area, and a NCAA regulation sized basketball court as well. Liberty Zone is centrally located for easier access by Sailors. Each unit has wall-to-wall vinyl hardwood flooring and consists of two rooms, living room and kitchen. Each room consists of full bathroom with vanity sink, two captain’s beds with headboard, nightstand, desk with desk chair, dresser chest, and two closets. Living room consists a 50” smart TV, two full size sofas, end table and lamp. Kitchen includes full-size refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board, washer/dryer, full size stove with oven and a disposal.  All rooms are equipped with cable, internet and phone outlets, but are the responsibility of the resident to attain these services within their room.  Linen is provided by the staff but must be maintained by the resident. 

All rooms are subject to weekly inspections and residents are required to maintain daily living standards and comply with UH rules and regulations.

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