NSA Mechanicsburg Community

NSA Mechanicsburg
Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg

Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg


Mechanicsburg_2018 Mechanicsburg Base Services and MWR


Appy’s Cafe

Building 214, O Street
6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday

Auto Skills Center

Building 214, O Street
ext. 4338

Noon to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Monday by appointment only

The Auto Skills Center provides a full range of automotive services to include inspections. The eight bays and 16 long-term bays can be rented monthly. Two full-time licensed and certified technicians work at the facility.


Building 214, O Street
ext. 4344

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

The full-service barbershop is adjacent to NEX.

Bowling Alley

Building 214, O Street
ext. 2297

Lane 8 Bowling Center has eight lanes and provides bowling balls and shoes. Lanes are equipped with AMF automatic pin spotting machines and an automatic scoring system. There are periodic bowling events, but the facility is primarily for private rental only.



Chaplain support is provided by Naval Weapons Station Earle by:

Lt. Michael Sparrow – Chaplain



• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
• Navy Suicide and Domestic Violence Prevention (FFSC): 757-444-2102
• Victim Advocate: 717-363-0060
• National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233 or www.thehotline.org

Child Development Center

Building 19, C Street
ext. 5683

6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

The Child Development Center offers enrichment and development programs for children of active-duty, civilian and contract employees. The CDC is an accredited program with age-appropriate activities for infant, pre-toddlers, toddlers and preschool year-round.

Community Recreation

Building 214, O Street
Office recording: ext. 2297
Direct line: ext. 2266


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8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Community Recreation offers discount ticket sales for a number of local, regional and national attractions. Group and individual travel services are also available.

Disc Golf Course

On the former golf course along the eastern side of the installation, this nine-hole disc course is free. Equipment can be picked up at the Fitness Center by calling ext. 8147.


Emergency Management

Building 306C and 306A
Emergency: 911
Nonemergency number for Emergency Management officer: 484-547-9898
Emergency Operations Center: 717-605-1664/1589/1621/1696/1722
(DSN prefix is 430)

Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg Emergency Management prepares for, responds to, recovers from and mitigates disasters. It maintains an “all hazards” emergency management plan and guides tenant activities and on-base residents in their emergency preparedness efforts. It operates an on-base Emergency Operations Center and uses the National Incident Management System and Incident Command System to coordinate multiagency responses to emergencies.

Fire and Emergency Services

Building 306A
Emergency: 911
Nonemergency: 717-605-3467
Fire prevention staff: 717-605-1757/1758

Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg emergency services provide military, civilians, contractors and guests of the Naval Support Activity first response to fire, medical, rescue or hazardous material response. Personnel are well trained to support the needs of the installation with 24-hour service. They also provide fire prevention inspections and services that ensure a safe work environment. The fire department has mutual aid service agreements with the surrounding communities.

Fitness Center

Building 214, O Street
ext. 8147


5 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Sunday

This recently modernized facility hosts a complete line of free weights, plate-loaded machines, cardio machines, treadmills, bicycles, a racquetball court and a structured activities room. The locker rooms are equipped with a sauna and showers. Lockers can be rented on a yearly basis. Gear issue times are available for checkout.

Fleet and Family Services


NWS Earle provides these services for NSA Mechanicsburg.


• Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Victim Advocate: 717-363-0060
• Sexual Assault Response Coordinator: 732-239-3730 (NWS Earle)

Health Clinic

Building 23A, Zero Avenue
ext. 2636


7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

A variety of occupational health services are available for federal employees and active-duty personnel who need medical surveillance examinations.

If you are sick, call your physician. For emergencies, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Branch Health Clinic Mechanicsburg does not offer any pharmacy services due to its limited scope of practice as an occupational health facility.

Household Goods

Carlisle Barracks Transportation Office
Inbound: 717-245-4382, DSN 242-4382
Outbound: 717-245-4968, DSN 242-4968

Inspector General

Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
Building 310A
Toll-free hotline: 855-266-1145
Hotline email: crnma.ighotline@navy.mil
Local office: 717-605-3948
DSN: 430-3948

7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

Navy Exchange

Building 214, Second Avenue/O Street
ext. 2608


7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

A Bingham award-winning Navy Exchange, the NSA Mechanicsburg NEX offers a wide variety of merchandise and services. The facility has a full line of military clothing and accessories. The facility also has a package store that includes a walk-in cooler. Civilian employees are allowed to purchase select food and nonalcoholic beverages for on-base consumption.

Pass and Id

North Gate
ext. 2276

7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Set up an appointment online at https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil

Safety Office

Building 306C

The NSA Mechanicsburg Safety Office provides myriad safety services to NSA employees and tenant organizations. Its mission is to prevent mishaps to save lives and preserve resources by promoting its vision to empower all sailors, Marines, civilians and their families to collectively embrace a proactive command culture of risk identification and management to achieve zero preventable mishaps. The office encourages everyone to think safety first and to contact the office with any concern you may have. NSA Safety is here for you.


• Accident investigating and reporting.
• Workplace Inspection Program.
• System safety review.
• Technical assistance.
• Recreational safety.
• OSH standards interpretation.
• Employee report of unsafe or unhealthful working conditions.
• Hazard abatement.
• Hazardous material storage.
• Hazardous material use.
• Occupational health information.
• Radiation safety.
• Respiratory protection.
• Confined space entry.
• Ergonomics.
• Indoor air quality.
• Hearing conservation and noise issues.
• Explosives safety.
• Traffic safety.
• Fall protection.
• Weight handling.
• Material handling.
• Lock-out and tag-out.
• Safety and health awareness.
• Personnel protective equipment.
• Safety equipment and supplies.
• Sight conservation.
• Blood-borne pathogens.
• Training program.


CELLPHONES, TEXTING AND DRIVER DISTRACTIONS: All motor vehicle operators on Navy installations and operators of government-owned and leased vehicles (including rental cars while on temporary additional duty) on and off Navy installations shall not use cellphones or other handheld electronic devices unless the vehicle is safely parked. Additionally, the wearing of any portable headphones, earphones or other listening devices while operating a motor vehicle is prohibited. Military and civilian personnel who operate PMVs off base shall comply with host nation, state and local laws. All personnel are encouraged to refrain from any activity that may be a distraction while driving and lead to traffic mishaps (e.g., eating, text messaging, adjusting the radio or compact disc player, shaving, applying makeup or reading maps, newspapers, magazines, books, etc.)

CROSSWALKS: The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection.

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY: Wearing portable headphones, earphones, cellular hands-free devices, radios, recording devices or other portable listening devices while running, jogging, walking, bicycling, skating or skateboarding in roadways and streets impairs recognition of emergency signals, alarms, announcements and the approach of emergency vehicles. Use of these devices while performing the noted activities on Navy installations is prohibited.

School Liaison Officer


NWS Earle & NSA Mechanicsburg/ Philadelphia
Phone: 732-866-2472
Cell: 732-207-2779
DSN: 449-2472
Fax: 732-866-1042
Email: Lindsay.fontana@navy.mil



Navy Housing Service Center

Building 900, adjacent to the East Gate

7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

Housing services are available at the Navy Housing Service Center to assist military and Department of Defense personnel and their families in finding a home in the Mechanicsburg area.

NSA Mechanicsburg on-base housing is a privatized housing site owned and operated by Mid-Atlantic Military Family Communities LLC, a private entity managed by Lincoln Military Housing. Both Lincoln Military Housing and Navy Housing staff are at the Navy Housing Service Center.

There are 31 homes on base, which consist of 20 officer three- and four-bedroom singles, one flag officer home and 10 enlisted three- and four-bedroom singles. There are no bachelor officers or enlisted quarters at NSA Mechanicsburg. To learn more about Lincoln Military Housing, contact 717-620-8525. To see photos of the newly built homes at Mechanicsburg, check out Lincoln Military Housing’s website at http://lincolnmilitary.com/installations/mechanicsburg-nsa.

To be placed on the waiting list for housing, service members must forward a completed DD Form 1746 (Application for Military Family Housing), Sex Offender Policy Acknowledgement & Disclosure form, a copy of their PCS orders and Dependency Verification (Page 2 or DEERS form) via fax to the Housing Service Center at 717-605-5370, DSN 430-5370 or via mail to Navy Housing Service Center, Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg,
5450 Carlisle Pike, Code N93, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-0788. Names will be placed on the Navy housing waiting list as of the date of detachment from the member’s present permanent duty station as long as the member submits and confirms the application within
30 days after the report date to Mechanicsburg. Advanced applications are welcome. If you do not apply or confirm your housing application within 30 days, the control date is the date the Navy Housing Service Center receives the application.

The Housing Service Center also offers community rental and sales listings. Housing accepts listings for vacant rental homes in the surrounding Mechanicsburg area. This is free home advertising; just call 717-605-2900 for more information.



Members 1st Federal Credit Union

Building 310


Services: Lobby and ATM, drop box, coin counter (ATM only in Building 214)

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday

Members 1st Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, full-service financial institution based in Mechanicsburg. The credit union began in
April 1950 as NSD Mechanicsburg Federal Credit Union and has grown to serve more than 350,000 members worldwide. The credit union’s extensive branch network reaches across south-central Pennsylvania. Members 1st offers a wide range of products and services for personal and business accounts. It is federally insured by NCUA.



AFGE Local 1156

Building 311

MISSION: Promote unity of action in all matters affecting the interests of federal employees and improve the quality and conditions of government employment.

VISION: Promote and protect the best interests of workers in the federal government by ensuring equality, fairness and dignity so that the principles of freedom, democracy and justice flourish and endure in our nation’s federal workplaces.

AFGE Local 1156 is dedicated to protecting the workplace rights of civil servants employed at NSA Mechanicsburg and other locations worldwide. It is committed to helping provide good government services, while ensuring that all government workers are treated fairly and with dignity.

AFGE Local 1156 has over 50 officers and stewards, representing more than 20 bargaining units, totaling approximately 2,500 employees in Mechanicsburg and other locations.

Throughout its history, AFGE has relied on the strength of its members and union leaders to increase participation, fight for equality in the workplace and build its legislative relationships.

AFGE Local 1156 builds the effectiveness of the union by organizing, educating and mobilizing workers in the federal government to collectively advocate in the workplace, the community, the media and the political and legislative processes at all levels of government in order to improve working conditions.



Buildings 112 and 113

MISSION: Provide end-to-end lifecycle support to keep government agencies online both afloat and onshore.

VISION: Be the government’s “IT Solutions Partner of Choice,” helping to achieve business, mission and policy outcomes.

Perspecta, in support of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet, is responsible for the life cycle of all U.S. Navy information technology products. With 100 employees, it provides value-added services to the government. Services include procurement, imaging, delivery and disposition. Along with seven other warehouses, the NSA Mechanicsburg site is the central warehousing hub for the next-generation contract.

Contractors: 100



Building 112

7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

MISSION: Provide meaningful employment for the blind. Today, LC Industries is the largest employer of people who are blind in the United States.

One-stop shopping for office supplies is available at NSA Mechanicsburg. This program is for government purchase cardholders only. This center also has GSA Schedules available for purchases over the micro-purchase threshold. At NSA Mechanicsburg, thousands of in-store product lines and access to more than 1.5 million products through an extensive vendor network is available. In addition, LCI (formerly known as BSC) has direct vendor relationships with over 200 vendors including: Tag, Avery, 3M, Surefire, Belleville, GSA, Envision, DLA, Mercury Luggage, Leatherman, King Signs, Highpoint Furniture and more. Custom products such as coins, mats, rugs, patches and furniture are also available. There is a price match guarantee.


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