Washington Navy Yard
The Washington Navy Yard is the oldest shore facility in the U.S. Navy.
Throughout our nation’s history it has played an important part in the defense of our country and, in recognition of that fact, the National Park Service has designated it as a National Historical Landmark. Currently it is home to a variety of activities including the Regional Headquarters Naval District Washington, which functions as the coordinator for most of the Navy units in the Washington, Northern Virginia and Maryland areas.
Tenants on the Washington Navy Yard include:
- Office of the Naval Inspector General
Office of the Judge Advocate General
- Military Sealift Command
- Naval Criminal Investigation Service
- Naval Facilities Engineering
- NAVFAC Headquarters and
- NAVFAC Specialty Centers
- Naval Historical Center
- Naval Sea Systems Command
- Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command-National Capital Region
Naval Support Facility Suitland
NSF Suitland is home to the National Maritime Intelligence Center (NMIC) and the Office of Naval Intelligence and functions as a “one-stop shopping” site for national-level maritime intelligence.
Located at the Suitland Federal Center in Suitland, Md., NMIC supports joint operational commanders with a worldwide organization and an integrated workforce of active duty, reserve and civilian personnel. NMIC supports the Navy’s acquisition activities by providing scientific and technical analysis of naval weapons systems.
Naval Support Facility Carderock
Tenants at NSF Carderock include:
Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division is the Navy’s center of excellence for ships and ship systems. For more than 100 years, NSWC Carderock has helped preserve and enhance the nation’s presence on and under the seas. NSWC Carderock is the full-spectrum research and development, test and evaluation, engineering, and Fleet support organization for the Navy’s ships,
submarine, military watercraft, and unmanned vehicles with insight into new concepts and technologies for the Navy Fleet of the 21st Century.
Naval Support Facility ArlingtonTenants at NSF Arlington include:
Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
DISA is located on 701 South Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. The 30-acre complex has 13 buildings that host both DISA and Navy housing. The complex is located on the southwest side of Arlington National Cemetery and is adjacent to Henderson Hall (U.S. Marine Corps) and Fort Meyer (U.S. Army). It is also in the immediate vicinity of the Navy Arlington Annex (ARLEX) and the
NSF Naval Observatory
The United States Naval Observatory (USNO) lies on a 72-acre tract of land on Massachusetts Avenue in the scenic northwest area of the Washington DC. It is located in the midst of several international embassies that line Massachusetts Avenue and is adjacent to the British and New Zealand Embassies.
Tenants on the installations include:
• Naval Support Activity North
• The Oceanographer/Navigator of the
Navy, (OPNAV N84)
• United States Naval Observatory
• United States Secret Service
• Naval Surface Warfare Center
Dahlgren Detachment Re-entry
The temporary official home of the Vice-President of the United States is also located on the USNO’s grounds.