NSAW Public Affairs Office
The Naval Support Activity Washington Public Affairs Officer advises the commanding officer and executes the command's media relations, community relations and command information missions. The Public Affairs Office is responsible for all media interactions, community relations events, moderating official NSAW social media platforms and public website. The main number for the Public Affairs office is 202-433-2669, the office is open weekdays, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
The media relations section of the public affairs office is the liaison between the news and entertainment media, and the installation and tenant partners assigned here. All media representatives with queries regarding incidents, accidents, events and activities aboard any NSAW fenceline should call 202-433-2669 during duty hours and 240-305-1152 after duty hours. The public affairs office can also provide media training to offices and individuals to prepare for media engagements.
Unescorted media is not permitted on the installation.
The community relations section facilitates outreach between NSAW and the surrounding communities. Naval Support Activity Washington frequently supports local events. Events cannot be fundraisers and must be nonpartisan. Support is based on the availability of assets and mission requirements.
The command information section maintains operational responsibility for communication across multiple platforms with tenant partners throughout the six NSAW fencelines.