Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group Two, Naval Beach Group Two, Naval Construction Force, Naval Special Warfare Group 4, Tactical Air Control Group Two, Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two, Underwater Construction Team One, AAFES, 11th Transportation Battalion, Army Reserve Center, U.S. Army School of Music, Directorate of Training and Doctrine, FORSCOM Logistics, U.S. Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group, NATO Communication Logistical Activity
2600 Tarawa Court, Ste 100, Virginia Beach, VA 23459-3297
Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story</is comprised of the former Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek and the Army Post of Fort Story. Fort Story witnessed the humble beginnings of our country at the 1607 first landing site. Little Creek began as a dynamic training ground for World War II amphibious forces. Together they comprise the crown jewel of America’s military bases. Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek–Fort Story is the country’s premier installation for housing and training the nation’s Expeditionary Forces.
Inprocessing Procedures For Navy personnel assigned to Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek
All personnel reporting to JEB Little Creek or one of the Tenant Commands, report to Personnel Support Detachment (PSD), located directly inside gate 4 or that Tenant Command. All personnel reporting to the ships, report directly to the ship. If you do not know where to find the ship, call the ship information line at 757-444-0000 and request the pier number and directions. If the ship is on deployment, report to the Naval Station Norfolk, Transient Personnel Unit (TPU).
The Fleet and Family Support Center, Relocation Department, is available to assist you with all your relocation needs.
Inprocessing Procedures For Army Personnel assigned to Fort Story
Fort Story is a sub-installation of Fort Eustis, Virginia. Fort Eustis is located 50 miles away. Personnel assigned to Fort Story must first process in at Fort Eustis. When processing in at Fort Eustis, be aware, your assignment could change. The Military Personnel Offfice base assignments on the present needs of the Command. Therefore, your assignment may be at either of the installations. Military Personnel Office: Fort Eustis – Bldg 650, 757-878-4431.
TRICARE Information and News
For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/.
Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/.
FOR THE CHILDREN
Virginia’s compulsory attendance law states that all children who are 5 years old on or before September 30 of the school year must attend school. This could include public school, private school, a public or private preschool program, a private tutor, or home instruction.
CPLAMS is an online toolbox of information, vetted resources, and interactive tools that helps educators effectively implement teaching standards.
If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful.
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program.
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
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When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.
There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.
Virginia Department of Human Resources 757-664-6000
Helps families live safe, healthy and successful lives. It fulfills this mission by providing children, youth, families and adults care, services and treatment to thrive in their homes and communities.
Norfolk Children Services 757-664-7749
Strives to create communities where children grow up safe from abuse, neglect and dependency, where adults are protected from domestic violence and where parents can be strengthened in their capacity to keep their family safe.
Norfolk Animal Services 757-622-3319
Handles pet adoptions, pet licensing, lost and found animals, and more.
Norfolk Dept of Public Health 757-683-2800
Highway Patrol 757-455-3980
Base Operator (315) 772-6556
Chaplain (757) 462-1616
Civilian Personnel Office (315) 772-1049
Dental Headquarters (315) 772-4440
EFMP Family Support (315) 772-5476
Family Advocacy Program (315) 772-6929
Family Child Care (315) 772-2250
Housing Services Office (315) 772-9397
ID/CAC Card Processing (315) 772-5149
Information and Referral (315) 772-6799
In-Processing (315) 772-0423
Legal Services and JAG (315) 772-5261
Medical Appointments (315) 772-4655
NAF Human Resources Officer (315) 772-5393
Suicide Prevention Hotline (315) 772-9018
The Hampton Roads region has several housing areas. There are 18 enlisted housing areas with a total 3902 units, 6 officer housing areas with a total of 226 units and 37 flag officer units. The housing assignment is predicated upon your needs and availability. Wait time can be as little as 0-3 months, or as long as 18-24 months. For a current list of wait times go to the CNIC Housing website. On board Fort Story there are 200 new and 50 renovated housing units. Housing is privatized and managed by Balfour Beatty Communities. Phone: 757-962-3511.
Lake Smith Terrace
1.2 miles from base
Warm family friendly neighborhood. Close to the bay and shopping, restaurants. Great elementary school. Little Creek very close by.
2.1 miles from base
A great neighborhood centrally located. Close to the beach without beach prices. The school system is really good. Close to Little Creek Base, Norfolk Base, not too far from Oceana. Also close to town center for restaurants and shops.
In Norfolk, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are very cold and windy, and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 34°F to 88°F and is rarely below 22°F or above 95°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Norfolk for warm-weather activities are from mid to late May and from late August to mid October.
Residents in Norfolk, VA enjoy a cost of living index of 108. This index is equal to the Virginia average, and 8% higher than the national average.
The general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Norfolk, VA, the average cost of goods and services is 11% higher than it is in Virginia, and it is 10% higher than the national average.
Norfolk is a waterfront city in southeastern Virginia. It’s home to Naval Station Norfolk, a massive naval base on Chesapeake Bay. Nauticus is a maritime museum that features the Battleship Wisconsin, a huge WWII warship. The Chrysler Museum of Art showcases a vast collection of glass art, plus European and American paintings and sculpture. The riverside Virginia Zoo is home to bears, birds, lions and farm animals.