Naval Support Activity Annapolis 

Military Installation

58 Bennion Rd, District 3, MD 21402

ABOUT

Naval Support Activity Annapolis is a military installation operated by the United States Navy in Maryland, on the Severn River. It is located in the central part of the state. It spreads over around 1,500 acres and consists of about 400 buildings. It is one of the largest military bases owned by the United States Navy. It is better known among the natives for the airshows provided by Blue Angels. Blue Angels represent a group of expert and professional pilots performing amazing stunts in various parts of the United States of America. They manage to gather together impressive crowds and both official representatives and civilian fans.

NSA Annapolis aims to gather together a tight team of experts in the military and civilian fields. They work together in a strict collaboration to provide some of the best services and operations. Their dedication and hard work are the two major factors that took the base where it is today. The base inhabitants represent one of the priorities. The high quality facilities have always been updated and upgraded for the military troops and civilians to feel like home. Whether you count the recreational spots, the dining facilities or the internal health care system, all these facilities definitely raise to the expectations. All people are treated equally, whether they are military troops, civilian contractors, employees and families or retired individuals. The activities on site keep the people entertained.

The experts on site embrace the operations and missions conducted by both the United States Navy and the Department of Defense. The tenants on site represent the primary mission of the base and their missions have always been given full support through a moral conduct.

NSA Annapolis became the main installation of the United States Navy in 1911. It is responsible for hosting the first naval air station in the US Navy history. At the same time, the base also holds the record for the first flight from a naval air station. Therefore, its history began with two major achievements that opened a lot of doors for the upcoming decades. Back then, the installation was not a very modern one. It started gaining popularity prior to World War II.

There are 4,400 midshipmen on base.

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ARRIVAL

All Navy personnel, officer and enlisted, should report to the respective offices listed below to have their orders endorsed. All officer and enlisted must be in dress uniform or uniform of the day.

Personnel checking in should bring their original orders, medical and dental records.

All officers stationed at the U.S. Naval Academy/Annapolis Area Complex should report to the Officer Personnel Office, located in the Administration Building at 121 Blake Road, Annapolis, MD 21402, 410-293-1558.

All enlisted personnel assigned to the U.S. Naval Academy should report to the Enlisted Personnel Office, located at Naval Support Activity Annapolis, 15 Bennion Road, Annapolis, MD 21402. If you arrive during non-duty hours, report the following morning between 0730-0900 to the Enlisted Personnel Office to commence check-in.

All enlisted personnel assigned to the Naval Support Activity (NSA) Annapolis should report to the Administration office in Building 58, 410-293-9332.

All officer and enlisted personnel assigned to the Naval Health Clinic should report to the Administration office at the Naval Health Clinic, 410-293-1336.

All officer and enlisted personnel assigned to the Naval Academy Band should report to the Administration office/Band Room at 101 Buchanan Road, 410-293-3282.

To request a sponsor please email- Enlisted personnel: enlisted_sponsor-group@usna.edu , Midshipmen: miliitary_sponsor@usna.edu.

Resources

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

Every child between the ages of 5 and 17 must attend school. All children who will be 5 years old by September 1 of any given year must attend school in either a licensed private or public school Kindergarten that year.

In 2010, Maryland along with the majority of other states, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity adopted Common Core State Standards that provide a consistent set of educational expectations for students, regardless of ZIP code. When a family moves, a student’s education is often disrupted because the student may be forced to repeat material or learn at a different level at the new school. With common standards across states, this disruption will be reduced — of particular interest to military families. For more information, visit www.corestandards.org

Anne Arundel School District

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.

Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere. Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing. Enroll today!

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.

Child Care Aware:

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.

Maryland Department of Human Resources 240-777-5000
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.

Anne Arundel Children Services 410-269-4500
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.

Anne Arundel Animal Services 410-222-8900
Handles pet adoptions, pet licensing, lost and found animals, and more.

Anne Arundel Dept of Public Health 410-222-7095

Highway Patrol 410-267-5800

Base Operator 410-293-1000

 

Housing

There are 364 units of military family housing at Annapolis. Waiting times vary depending on the time of year and number of personnel on the wait list. The average wait time may range from immediate occupancy up to twelve months. Call the Navy Family Housing Office, at 410-293-9731/9739, for availability.

Canterbury Village

4.5 miles from Base

Beautiful and well-maintained neighborhood with single family homes and townhomes. Very strong community and friendly neighbors. There are lots of kids of all ages. Sponsored community events a few times a year. Military friendly area.

Broadview Estates

5.7 miles from Base

This is a fabulous water privileged community within easy commuting access to major routes such as routes 97 and 50 for commuting into Washington, D.C., Baltimore and surrounding areas. It is close to shopping and many restaurants in an area where water oriented activities, arts, festivals and wonderful parks abound.

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Community

In Annapolis, the summers are warm and muggy; the winters are very cold, wet, and windy; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 29°F to 85°F and is rarely below 17°F or above 91°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Annapolis for warm-weather activities are for the entire month of June and from mid August to early October.

Residents in Annapolis, MD enjoy a cost of living index of 130. This index is 8% higher than the Maryland average, and 30% 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 Annapolis, MD, the average cost of goods and services is 3% lower than it is in Maryland, and it is 6% higher than the national average.

Annapolis, Maryland’s capital city, is on Chesapeake Bay. Its historic district includes 18th-century brick houses and the domed 1700s Maryland State House. On Church Circle, the Romanesque-style St. Anne’s Episcopal Church has Tiffany glass windows and a historic cemetery. The sprawling waterfront grounds of the United States Naval Academy feature beaux arts architecture, monuments and a naval history museum.

Celebrate Maryland’s birthday this year with a weekend long celebration of its art, heritage and culture at 30 locations in Annapolis Maryland and Anne Arundel County. This is the perfect weekend to crawl out of winter hibernation and explore Maryland. For more information and a full list of events by date, visit Maryland Day online. The First Sunday Arts Festival has become a much-anticipated seasonal tradition in Annapolis. Started in 2002, the charming street festival held in Annapolis’ Arts District is an event where the community and arts “fuse.” Held on the first Sunday of each month from May to November, this festival is a free entertainment showcase slash arts and crafts show featuring some hundred artists selling creative, unique wares. The most longstanding and active provider of Annapolis sightseeing tours is Watermark Tours, a professional tourism firm offering all things Annapolis, from boat tours to water taxis to Colonial guides. Watermark’s experienced guides provide walking tours through historic downtown Annapolis, the Maryland State House, and the United States Naval Academy.

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