NS Newport Community
Naval Station Newport
690 Peary St.
Newport, RI 02841
(automated info — otherwise see department listing in phone book section)
Naval Station Newport’s mission is to fulfill the diverse requirements of its tenant commands by providing the facilities and infrastructure essential to their optimum performance. NS Newport will ensure that the highest standards of the Navy are incorporated into its efforts; that all tenant commands benefit from its continuous improvement; and that all hands will work together to earn and maintain its reputation as the Navy’s world-class Center of Learning Excellence.
NS Newport is on 1,399 acres along the western shore of Rhode Island’s Aquidneck Island. Approximately 12,000 employees work at the 50 Navy, Marine Corps, Army Reserve, Coast Guard, and NOAA commands and activities, with more than 17,000 students passing through annually for training and education programs at commands on board NS Newport.