|Part of Naval Support Activity Washington|
|Anacostia, Washington, D.C.|
Aerial view of NAS Anacostia in the mid-1940s
|In use||1918 - Present|
Naval Support Facility (NSF) Anacostia is a United States Naval Base in Anacostia, Washington, D.C. and is conjoined with Bolling Air Force Base. NSF Anacostia falls under the command of Naval Support Activity Washington.
The Navy began testing sea planes at this facility in 1918 and it eventually became a naval air station supporting conventional aircraft. Located immediately north of Bolling Air Force Base, NAS Anacostia remained in service as an active naval air station until 1962, when its runways were deactivated concurrent with Bolling's due to traffic pattern issues with nearby Washington National Airport. Redesignated as a naval support facility, NSF Anacostia serves as headquarters for Commander, Naval Installations, Navy Office of the Chief of Information and continues to maintain a large heliport facility, primarily used by Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) in support of "Marine One" presidential transport operations with VH-3D and VH-60N aircraft.
The Naval Media Center disappeared in 2012.
- Commander, Naval Installations
- Construction Battalion Unit 422
- District of Columbia Army National Guard
- Department of Defense Inspector General
- Marine Helicopter Squadron (HMX-1)
- NEXCOM BEM Gary Elliott
- Marine Forces Reserve Center
- Navy Operational Support Center
- Naval Research Laboratory (SIM)
- Office of Chief of Information
- White House Communications Agency
- United States Navy. "NSF Anacostia", Naval District Washington website. Retrieved on November 18, 2007.
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