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Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads 

Echelon 4 regional support commander
Ingram St, Norfolk, VA 23551

The Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads is located off Terminal Blvd. in Norfolk, Virginia. It has the largest concentration of fleet headquarters an communication facilities. Tenant commands such as, US Fleet Forces Command, Joint Staff Hampton Roads, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, Naval Submarine Forces and Naval Reserve Forces Command and nearly 6000 personnel are there at the installation. Their mission is to coordinate and give multi-service shore activity support to those tenants.


NSA Hampton Roads traces its lineage back to the Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet (now Fleet Forces Command) . On 1 February 1941, when the Atlantic Fleet was resurrected, the LANTFLEET staff was headquartered in an odd assortment of ships; the USS Augusta (CA-31), then the old wooden ship USS Constellation, USS Vixen (PG-53), and then USS Pocono (AGC-16). In 1948, the LANTFLEET staff moved into the former naval hospital at Norfolk, Virginia, which is where it currently remains. It was at that time, that the Atlantic Fleet Commander would create the CINCLANTFLEET Flag Administrative Unit to provide limited logistic services and support to CINCLANTFLT staff’s.


In May 1977, after a four-month study, the Chief of Naval Operations established the Atlantic Fleet Headquarters Support Activity (HSA) to provide administrative, personnel, logistics, maintenance, transportation, special services, supply, and fiscal services to tenant activities and commands so they could operate with maximum emphasis on their primary missions. In 1987, the chain of command was restructured once again, making the HSA an echelon four command under Commander, Naval Base, Norfolk (the predecessor for Navy Region Mid-Atlantic).


In 1999, HSA was redesignated a major command and dual-hatted with the responsibilities as the Installation Commander for three base installations and as the Program Director for Regional Support Services. The following year, Headquarters Support Activity was disestablished and renamed Naval Support Activity, Norfolk. In October 2011, NSA received approval to change its name to Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, as it now included two additional bases that were not located in Norfolk.

Arriving at Hampton Roads 
If your sponsor does not meet you personally upon arrival to the area, military personnel should report to commands as follows:
USCG COMMCOM personnel please call 757-421-6240.
Marine Corps Security Force Training Company personnel please call 757-421-8555 during working hours or 757-421-8100 after hours to report.
Training Support Hampton Roads Northwest Service Center personnel please call CDO at 757-359-0616 during working hours. Personnel reporting to Dam Neck call the Quarterdeck at 757-492-6234.
If your new command is not listed above, please refer to your orders for further instructions on proper reporting procedures.

Base Population

The installation accommodates to 825 active duty military, 438 family members, and 554 civilian employees.