Walter Reed Medical Center - On and Off Base Information

Walter Reed Medical Center Housing Information

Walter Reed Medical Center Housing and Information:

Location: Naval Support Activity Bethesda is located in Montgomery County Maryland North West of Washington D.C., situated inside the inner loop of the beltway. Bethesda is one of the most renowned communities in the Greater Washington D.C. area - home to numerous retailers, arts organizations, a thriving restaurant community and extensive downtown workforce.

Cost of Living: 42.70%, higher than the national average.

Base Operator: 301-295-4000

Naval Support Activity Bethesda Command Duty Officer: 301-538-2843

WRNNMC Command Duty Office: 301-295-4611

Area Population: Montgomery County:963,447 and Bethesda:57,830

Schools: Naval Support Activity Bethesda is zoned for Montgomery Public Schools. Families with school age children should contact the School Liaison Officer for more specific information on area schools at 301-319-4087. More information can be found at the following websites:

Family Centers: NSAB Fleet & Family Support Center can be reached at 301-319-4087.

Housing: NSAB is located Northwest of D.C. within the inner loop of the beltway. Local areas considered within a 60-minute commute of base during rush hour traffic include the entire area of D.C., nearly all of Montgomery County, small portions of Frederick County, and Prince Georges County in Maryland, as well as the city of Alexandria, some of Fairfax County, Louden County, and Arlington County in Virginia. Finding a home off base is fairly easy; however, the associated costs may be higher than what you are currently paying. Pets routinely require a substantial deposit in many local area rentals.

Off-base government housing units are available in Bellevue Housing in Washington, DC. Glen Haven in Wheaton, Maryland. Contact the Housing office at 301-295-6564 for assistance. 

Base Location

8901 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20889

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