Seaman Chase Marr meets his newborn child for the first time after arriving at Naval Station Norfolk aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61). Monterey arrived at Naval Station Norfolk following a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th fleet areas of responsibility. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert)
Incoming personnel should email the command sponsor coordinator at email@example.com before arrival. Provide your leave address, travel itinerary and other pertinent information to aid your sponsor in welcoming you aboard.
If you are unsure of where you should check in for your new command, call the Transient Personnel Unit quarterdeck for directions and guidance as to proper check-in procedures. The Transient Personnel Unit is in Building J-50 at 1683 Gilbert St. It can be reached 24/7 at 757-444-1640.
Navy Gateway Inns & Suites at Naval Station Norfolk is located at 1353 Gilbert St. Standard and suite accommodations are available, as well as pet-friendly rooms. Amenities include flat-screen TVs with cable, free Wi-Fi, coffee makers, microwaves, hair dryers and wake-up service. The inn also features free laundry facilities and NMCI computer access. Check-in time is 3 p.m. Checkout time is 11 a.m. For more information on NGIS amenities, booking accommodations and current room rates, call 877-628-9233 or visit http://ngis.dodlodging.net.