Located in the nation’s capital, Naval District Washington (NDW) encompasses more than 4,000 square miles, including the District of Columbia; the Maryland counties of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George’s, and St. Mary’s, and northern Virginia counties of Loudoun, Fauquier, Fairfax, Prince William, Stafford King George, Westmoreland, Arlington and the cities within their outer boundaries.
NDW is the regional provider of common operating support to naval installations within a 100-mile radius of the Pentagon. Services provided include public affairs, public works, public safety, community support, human resources, information technology, morale, welfare and recreation, supply, air and port operations, ceremonial support and environmental safety.
NDW is responsible for efficiently delivering these support services to more than 120 mission commands located within its geographical borders.
Strengthen the operational readiness of our shore installations
Provide ceremonial support for the Navy and National leadership
Support Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region
To be a valued provider for service excellence to our supported Commanders and Customers.
Understanding we are a Nation at war, we are guided by the following principles:
o Commit to excellence
o Listen, Learn, Lead
o Articulate Expectations
o Foster lateral and vertical communications
o Know our personnel and those we support; understand their needs
o Value our Sailors and their families
o Develop future leaders and skilled workforce
o Recognize and reward superior performance
o Be a good steward of resources and the environment.
NDW includes the following commands:
Naval Support Activity Annapolis
-Naval Support Facility Annapolis
-Naval Support Facility
Naval Air Station Patuxent River
-Navy Recreations Center Solomons
-Outlying Field Webster Field
Naval Support Activity South Potomac
-Naval Support Activity Dahlgren
-Naval Support Facility Indian Head
-Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility
Naval Support Activity Washington
-Washington Navy Yard
-Naval Research Laboratory
-National Maritime Intelligence Center
-Naval Support Naval Observatory
-Naval Support Facility Carderock
-Naval Support Facility Arlington
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
Naval Support Activity Bethesda
-National Naval Medical Center
Commandant, Naval District Washington represents the Secretary of the Navy and the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) in a variety of matters, including public and diplomatic functions and the presentation of awards and decorations. The commandant also coordinates Navy participation in official ceremonies and serves as deputy commander for the Joint Forces Headquarters—National Capital Region (JFHQ-NCR).