Washington Navy Yard - On and Off Base Information

Washington Navy Yard Housing Information

Washington Navy Yard Housing and Information:

Location: The Washington Navy Yard is located adjacent to the Anacostia River in Washington D.C. The Navy Yard lies very near to the Army's Fort McNair and the Marine Barracks at 8th and I. The Washington Navy Yard encompasses 170 square miles of watershed in Maryland and Washington D.C

The Washington Navy Yard (WNY) is the former shipyard and ordnance plant of the United States Navy in Southeast Washington, D.C. It is the oldest shore establishment of the U.S. Navy.

Family Housing Service Center
Building 21 MacDill Blvd
Joint Base Anacostia Bolling
Washington DC 20032
(202) 404-1840/6282
Open Monday-Friday 7:30am to 5pm

JBAB Family Housing Email Address: JBABhousing@navy.mil

The Yard currently serves as a ceremonial and administrative center for the U.S. Navy, home to the Chief of Naval Operations, and is headquarters for the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Reactors, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Naval History and Heritage Command, the National Museum of the United States Navy, the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps, Marine Corps Institute, the United States Navy Band, and other more classified facilities.

In 1998, the yard was listed as a Superfund site due to environmental contamination.

Housing: Naval Support Activity Washington emcompasses the Washington Navy Yard.  Family Housing Information can be found by calling the Joint Base Annacostia Bolling Family Housing Service Center- (202) 404-1840/6282.

Base Location

2767 Watson Rd, SW, Suite 101
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20373

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