NAS JRB FORT WORTH: IN-DEPTH WELCOME CENTER
IntroductionWelcome to Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth! NAS JRB Fort Worth is the successor to Naval Air Station Dallas and incorporates other Reserve commands and activities, primarily those of the Air Force Reserve, that was present on site when the installation was known as Carswell Air Force Base. The facility was formerly under the Strategic Air Command (SAC) and was later transferred to the Air Combat Command (ACC). NAS JRB Fort Worth is the headquarters of the Air Force Reserve Command’s Tenth Air Force and is home to the 301st Fighter Wing and the 136th Air Wing of the Texas Air National Guard. As a joint reserve base, NAS JRB Fort Worth is home to a variety of Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Army and Texas Air National Guard units. Established on October 1, 1994, as the first joint reserve base in the country, NAS JRB Fort Worth’s mission is to provide unsurpassed support and quality training to reserve and guard "warfighters" in all branches of the Armed Services. The base’s 10,000 active duty military, reserve and guard personnel, and civilian team members work hard to accomplish that mission, and NAS JRB Fort Worth takes great pride in its contributions to national defense and to the community. For more information about the base, including a full list of units at NAS JRB Fort Worth, visit the base’s website. Continue reading for our in-depth guide on NAS JRB Fort Worth so you can get to know your new base and its surrounding community. 1. Where Is NAS JRB Fort Worth? 2. Google Map View 3. Getting There – Directions to NAS JRB Fort Worth 4. Entering NAS JRB Fort Worth and Base Amenities
- Check-in Procedures for Incoming Personnel
- NAS JRB Fort Worth Visitor Center
- NAS JRB Fort Worth Gate Hours
- NAS JRB Fort Worth DEERS Office
- NAS JRB Fort Worth Commissary
- NAS JRB Fort Worth BX
- NAS JRB Fort Worth Barber Shop
- NAS JRB Fort Worth Post Office
- NAS JRB Fort Worth Finance Office
- Grand Forks Legal Office
- NAS JRB Fort Worth Library
- NAS JRB Fort Worth Hotels
Where is NAS JRB Fort Worth?
Visitor Control Center1510 Chennault Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76113
Phone: 1 (817) 386-5207
NAS JRB Fort Worth Map
NAS JRB Fort Worth DirectionsNAS Fort Worth is located in the city of Fort Worth, Texas, the population of 750,000. Fort Worth encompasses 4 counties: Tarrant, Denton, Parker, and Wise.
Wichita Falls Municipal AirportThe nearest major airport to NAS JRB Fort Worth is the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, located about 20 miles from the base. Taxi services are available from the airport to the base.
From Dallas Fort Worth International AirportAll highways leading to the base are well marked.
- If arriving by car, leave the airport by the south exit.
- Follow Hwy 183 and then continue west to Hwy 820 West.
- Continue on Highway 820 West to Jacksboro Highway.
- Continue East on until Hwy 183 West.
- Travel 3 more miles to the entrance to Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Transportation OfficeGetting ready for a PCS move and in need of some help? Contact the NAS JRB Fort Worth Household Goods/Transportation Office to get started.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Household Goods/Transportation Office1330 Military Parkway NAS JRB Fort Worth, TX 76127
Phone: 1 (817) 782-7291
NAS JRB Fort Worth Household Goods/Transportation Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 0800-1600
Entering NAS JRB Fort Worth and Base AmenitiesPersons are required to have a DoD or Federal-issued identification card or a NAS JRB Fort Worth issued pass. Click here for more information on base entry requirements at NAS JRB Fort Worth.
Check-in Procedures for Incoming PersonnelWhen reporting for in-processing, military personnel should check-in at the Quarterdeck located in Building 1510 on Chennault Avenue. Military personnel on Official PCS Orders to NAS JRB Fort Worth will receive priority for temporary housing accommodations. If checking in after hours, contact the Command Duty Office at 817-825-4079. If checking in during normal working hours, report to the Command Administration Office or call 817-825-4079 for specific instructions. In-processing can last several days, and military personnel should bring all medical and dental records as well as financial paperwork, and expect to be in uniform for the entire period.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Visitor Control CenterThe Visitor Control Center issues temporary vehicle passes and can provide directions and information on the base. For more information on base access and the visitor control center, call (817) 782-3058.
Visitor Control Center1510 Chennault Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76113 Phone: 1 (817) 386-5207
Visitor Control Center Hours
Monday through Thursday:0630 to 1600.
Friday: 0700 to 1800.
Saturday: 0600 to 1600.
NAS JRB Fort Worth DEERS OfficeFor information on making an appointment, call 1 (817) 782-5244.
NAS JRB Fort Worth DEERS and ID Card Office1304 Military Pkwy Bldg 1304 Westworth Village, TX 76127
Phone: 1 (817) 782-5244
NAS JRB Fort Worth DEERS Office and ID Card Office Hours
Monday through Saturday:0730 to 1540.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Gate Hours
Main Gate: Pumphrey Dr., open 24/7
East Gate: Mon-Sun: 0600-0900 & 1500-1800. Closed holidays.
Commercial Vehicle Inspection Gate:Commercial traffic only. Mon-Sun: 0600-1400.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Commissary1765 Military Parkway Fort Worth, TX 76127
Phone: 1 (817) 782-3660
NAS JRB Fort Worth Commissary Hours
Sunday: 11000 - 1700.
Wednesday-Thursday: 0900 - 1800.
Friday: 0800 - 1800.
Saturday: 0900 - 1800.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Exchange
NAS JRB Fort Worth Base Exchange1880 Military Parkway Ft Worth, TX 76127
Phone: 1 (817) 738-1943
NAS JRB Fort Worth BX Hours
Monday through Friday: 0900 - 1800
Saturday: 0900 - 1800
Sunday: 0930 - 1800
NAS JRB Fort Worth Barber Shops
Main Exchange Barber Shop1880 Military Parkway Ft Worth, TX 76127
Phone: 1 (682) 239-1406
Main Exchange Barber Shop Hours
Monday through Saturday:0800 to 1800.
Sunday: 1000 to 1600.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Post Office1510 Chennault Ave Fort Worth, TX 76113
Phone: 1 (817) 782-7815
NAS JRB Fort Worth Post Office Hours
Monday through Friday:0900 to 1200, 1300 to 1530
Saturday through Sunday:Closed.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Finance Office3175 Vandenberg Avenue Fort Worth, TX, United States 76127
Phone: 1 (817) 782-5287
NAS JRB Fort Worth Financial Office Hours
Monday through Thursday:0730 -1630
Friday through Saturday:0730-1600
NAS JRB Fort Worth Legal OfficeNaval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth Building 1515 1515 Chennault Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76127
Phone: 1 (817) 782-6007
NAS JRB Fort Worth Legal Office Hours
Monday through Thursday:0800 - 1130, 1300 - 1600
Friday: 0800 - 1130, 1300 - 1500
NAS JRB Fort Worth Library1802 Doolittle Ave Fort Worth, TX 76127
Phone: 1 (817) 782-7735
NAS JRB Fort Worth Library Hours
Monday through Wednesday:0900 to 1800.
Thursday: 0900 to 1830.
Friday: 0900 to 1630.
Saturday: 1100 to 1700.
Hotels Near NAS JRB Fort Worth, TXThere are several hotels near NAS JRB Fort Worth, so you’re sure to find one to fit your budget. For a full list of military lodges and affiliated resorts in the area, visit the Department of Defense Lodging website.
Phone: 1 (817) 569-1700
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Where Should I Live Near NAS JRB Fort Worth?
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Major Cities Near NAS JRB Fort WorthWhile many military family members call base housing their home, others choose to live in nearby communities. The neighboring communities of Fort Worth, Arlington, Irving, North Richland Hills, Burleson, and Weatherford, Texas are the closest to NAS JRB Fort Worth. The cost of living near NAS JRB Fort Worth is lower than the national average, so area rental housing and real estate prices are reasonable.
Best Places to Live Near NAS JRB Fort Worth
Fort WorthThe current population of Fort Worth is 727,000 people, and the city is growing rapidly. Census experts predict that the population will be well over a million people by the year 2030. Located just 7 miles from the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, the town offers a multitude of dining, shopping, and entertainment venues for residents and visitors alike. Local attractions include the Forest Park Miniature Train which offers a five-mile journey through the woods and over the old trestles.
ArlingtonArlington is a city in Tarrant County, Texas which has a current population of 380,000. Arlington is located about 1 mile from Fort Worth and about 22 miles from the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth. Arlington is home to the University of Texas, the Texas Rangers' Ballpark and the Cowboys Stadium. Local attractions include Six Flags over Texas which offers numerous thrill rides for kids of all ages.
IrvingIrving’s current population is 201,000 and the area was one of the first master-planned developments in the United States. Part of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is located inside the city limits of Irving. The city was established in 1903 and was named after author Washington Irving. Local attractions include the Frontiers of Flight Museum that feature aircraft from World War II and many warplanes from that time in history.
North Richland HillsNorth Richland Hills is a suburb of Fort Worth with a current population of 65,000 people. The town was selected as one of the "Top 100 Best Places to live in America" according to Money magazine. The community began in 1848 and was a rural farming and ranching town for over 100 years. North Richland Hills is located just 16 miles from the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth and is an ideal location for military personnel and their families who are looking to relocate to the area. Local attractions include NRH20 Waterpark with thrill rides for all members of the families.
BurlesonBurleson is a town that is a suburb of Fort Worth and is a rapidly growing community with a population of 34,000. The town covers 19 square miles and is located 23 miles from the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth. Burleson offers new residents a thriving community in which to work and grow. The town is named after Rufus Columbus Burleson, who is a former President of Baylor University in Waco.
WeatherfordWeatherford is a city in Parker County and is a suburb of Fort Worth, Texas. The current population is 19,000 and the town is the county seat of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Weatherford is home to the annual Parker County Peach Festival which is one of the most well-attended festivals in Texas. Weatherford is located just 25 miles from the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth and offers an eclectic environment in which to settle down. Local attractions include the Clark Garden Botanical Park which offers 35 acres of flowering plants in extensive landscaping designs.
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NAS JRB Fort Worth SchoolsThere are many options for your child’s education near NAS JRB Fort Worth. Texas offers traditional public schools, as well as public charter schools and private schools. For younger children, there are a variety of local daycares and child care programs on and off base. There are no DoD schools on base. Children will attend one of the schools in the Fort Worth Independent School District, the Castleberry Independent School District, the Arlington Independent School District, the Crowley Independent School District, the Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD, the Burleson Independent School District, the Birdville Independent School District, the Texarkana Independent School District, or The University of Texas at Austin High School. For more information regarding specific school schedules, contact the NAS JRB Fort Worth School Liaison Office at 817-782-5287, DSN 312-739-5287. Find more local school information at The Best NAS JRB Fort Worth Schools: Daycare – High School.
NAS JRB Fort Worth WeatherNAS JRB Fort Worth enjoys all four seasons. In the winter, average highs are in the 50s and 60s and average lows are in the 30s and 40s. In the summer, temperatures can reach the high 80s and low 90s, with average lows in the 60s and 70s. NAS JRB Fort Worth gets about 30 inches of rain annually. April through October is tornado season, though tornadoes can occur at any time. For more information on tornado preparation and safety, visit the Ready.gov website.
NAS JRB Fort Worth Things To DoNAS JRB Fort Worth and the surrounding region are home to many historical sites, museums, theaters, great restaurants, and shopping districts. On base, there are a multitude of recreational opportunities, including bowling, golfing, hunting, shooting, swimming, and more. The base’s location provides easy access to several nearby cities and towns, so there’s no shortage of things to do off-base. Get out and explore!
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ConclusionMoving to a new base is always challenging, but NAS JRB Fort Worth’s location means you’ll always have things to do when you get there. Head to local hangouts, explore the nearby cities and towns and discover other area gems to experience everything this region and base have to offer during your time here.
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