Indian Head Naval Base - On and Off Base Information

Indian Head Naval Base Housing Information

Indian Head Naval Base Housing and Information:

Location: Naval Support Facility Indian Head is located less than 30 miles from Washington, DC. Naval Support Facility Indian Head is home to more than six major commands. The military community on board the installation represents a diverse and strategically important mix of research and development activities, alongside operational support programs that are protecting the U.S. homeland from terrorist threats as well as serving U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Army forces deployed worldwide on a daily basis. 

Cost of Living: Higher than the U.S. National Average

Base Operator: 301-744-6725, or DSN 312-249-1839

Area Population:  3,844 in Indian Head, MD; 5,582,170 in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area.

Schools: Indian Head is served by the Charles County Public Schools. There are 21 elementary schools, 8 middle schools and by school year 2014-15 7 hight schools. A number of private schools are also available. The School Liaison Officer can be reached at (540) 653-2070 or DSN (312) 249-2070.

Fleet and Family Support Center: FFSC 1-800-500-4947

Housing: There are 136 enlisted single family quarters, and 15 officer housing quarters.  Five of the base homes are designed for disability accessibility.  There is usually a waiting list for government quarters. Waiting lists are based on family size and rank. Waiting times may fluctuate depending on the number of homes becoming available and the rotation dates of current residents. The housing office can also assist with off-base housing needs. Contact the Indian Head housing office for more information at 301-744-4317.

Base Location

3767 Strauss Ave., Bldg. 20
Indian Head, MD 20640

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