Naval Support Activity Washington Notification
NSAW will conduct a Radon Assessment beginning in April 2017 and continue through 2018 at selected NSAW locations.
For more information: Radon Assessment Page

Naval Support Activity Washington encompasses the Washington Navy Yard, the oldest Navy installation in the U.S.; Naval Support Facility Naval Research Laboratory; Naval Support Facility Suitland; Naval Support Facility Naval Observatory; Naval Support Facility Arlington; and Naval Support Facility Carderock. 

As the “Quarterdeck of the Navy” and the host of many of our Navy’s central efforts in support of warfighters around the world, Naval Support Activity Washington provides safety, security, and the best possible working environment to our supported commanders and customers. We accomplish our mission and support the missions of our tenants with professionalism, courtesy, and respect for all whom we serve.

Please explore the history of the Washington Navy Yard and browse information concerning the tenant commands of NSA Washington.

For a map of the Washington Navy Yard click here.

160701-N-ZJ590-175 - An aerial photograph of Naval Support Facility Carderock. Located in West Bethesda, NSF Carderock houses multiple tenants to include Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division. 030826-N-9593R-043 - The United States Naval Observatory provides a wide range of astronomical data and products, and serves as the official source of time for the U.S. Department of Defense and a standard of time for the entire United States. (U.S. Navy by Chief Warrant Officer 4 Seth Rossman) NSF Suitland is the headquarters of the Office of Navy Intelligence, which is the leading provider of maritime intelligence to the U.S. Navy and joint warfighting forces, as well as national decision makers and other consumers in the Intelligence Community. (U.S. Navy photo) NSF NRL is home to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, which is the Navy's single, integrated Corporate Laboratory, providing the Navy with a broad foundation of in-house expertise of advanced scientific capabilities. (U.S .Navy photo) 160507-N-217SW-130 - An aerial photograph of the Washington Navy Yard as the Display Ship Barry is towed down the Potomac River, May 7, 2016.
Apr 9 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – “More will be expected of you; more will be demanded of you,” states the U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Creed. The rank of Chief Petty Officer (CPO) carries with it unique responsibilities and the fellowship of CPOs is an integral part of Navy success.   

Mar 8 2018

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW) will conduct its first Final Evaluation Problem (FEP) March 12-14, 2018. FEP is a Commander, Naval Installations Command tri-annual certification event assessing the Command, Control, Communications and Navy Security Force on all U.S. Navy installations. 

Jan 24 2018

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW) will conduct Exercise Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain 2018 (CS/SC 18) Jan. 29 - Feb. 9. 

May 5 2017

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW) partnered up with Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to conduct a joint active shooter exercise at the Washington Navy Yard, April 19.  

Oct 7 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Walking onto the grounds of the oldest U.S. Navy shore installation almost daily, one can’t help but be reminded of the long and storied history. The Washington Navy Yard has been in operation since the first decade of the 19th Century, initially as a shipbuilding center, then as an ordnance plant, and now as the ceremonial and administrative center for the Navy. 

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