INFORMATION

Arriving

Nestled amid the low rolling hills of east central Mississippi lies Naval Air Station Meridian. It is approximately 15 miles northeast of the city of

Naval Air Station Meridian

Naval Air Station Meridian supports dozens of tenant commands providing aviation and technical training. It accomplishes its mission of “Training the Warfighter” by providing

Tenants

TRAINING AIR WING ONE Training Air Wing One (TW-1) was commissioned Aug. 2, 1971, as the first Training Air Wing to incorporate the single-site training

Housing

FAMILY HOUSING Managed by Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC), NAS Meridian Homes affords a wealth of benefits that are hard to match beyond the gates.

Base Services

The Navy Exchange is centrally located near both accompanied and unaccompanied personnel quarters. The main exchange store offers a wide array of merchandise to

Morale, Welfare and Recreation

The Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department at NAS Meridian takes advantage of the area’s beautiful weather to offer a wide variety of outdoor and

History

On July 16, 1957, the first shovel of earth was thrown, marking the beginning of Naval Auxiliary Air Station Meridian, which was commissioned July

Meridian and the Surrounding Area

Meridian, which lies 15 miles southwest of the naval air station, is a progressive and rapidly growing city. When pressed for a one-word descriptio

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