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Norfolk Naval Shipyard PCS Information
Norfolk Naval is the oldest, largest, and most multifaceted industrial facility that belongs to the United States. Located in Portsmouth, Virginia, Norfolk Naval Shipyard can dry-dock and mend any ship in the United States fleet and specializes in overhauling, repairing, and modernizing ships and submarines. The shipyard is on the west bank of the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, 8 miles south of the aircraft carrier base. It’s origin dates back to 1767 and was originally called the Gosport Shipyard, in 1862 it was renamed after the largest city in the area at the time, Norfolk. Read More...
About Portsmouth, VA
Portsmouth, Virginia is very well known for its extensive maritime history. As one of the most notable seaports with history dating back to the 1600s, a big focal point of Portsmouth was its prime location on the Elizabeth River. To this day, residents and visitors alike enjoy the benefits of being on the river, they can take in gorgeous views by the water or enjoy a nice ride to Norfolk on the ferry. Portsmouth offers a unique small-town atmosphere combined with a booming cultural center. You can easily enjoy the activities of a major city without all of the inconvenience. Old Towne has so much to do and explore, from the unique homegrown shops that line High Street to the museums and art that lead you to dive deeper into Portsmouth’s heritage. It is also home to the oldest operating Naval Hospital - The Naval Medical Center.
Base PCS Resources
We understand that changes in duty stations come with their own unique challenges and rewards. Portsmouth has long held a relationship with the armed forces and because of this, you will easily connect with people and services that understand military life.
Our local military relocation specialists have access to virtually all the resources you need. Our agents can provide you with everything from important local contact information to drive times between your prospective neighborhood and your duty station. They also know BAH rates and where to find the best options for Off-Base Housing. We’re only an email, text, or phone call away. It would be our pleasure to serve you, contact us today!