Dam Neck Naval Station
NAS Oceana Dam Neck Annex Relocation Information
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Welcome to NAS Oceana Dam Neck Annex
The Dam Neck Annex is part of the Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana and is home to the Naval Surface Warfare Center's Fleet Combat Training Center, Atlantic. The training center strategically sits within a few short miles of 50 percent of the U.S. Fleet, enabling Dam Neck to be the only Naval Sea Systems Command that serves the U.S. Navy Fleet and coalition forces jointly with collaborative distributed technology.
Dam Neck Annex sits south of NAS Oceana on 3.5 miles of beautiful Atlantic beachline. Just five miles from downtown Virginia Beach, residents enjoy convenient access to restaurants, shopping, and attractions. Fun Fact; Dam Neck is where the first Jamestown settlers came ashore, and Blackbeard is rumored to have buried treasure here.
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Frequently Asked Questions About NAS Oceana Dam Neck Annex
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1. What city is Dam Neck Annex in?
Dam Neck Annex is located in Virginia Beach, VA.
2. How many people are stationed at Dam Neck Annex?
Dam Neck Annex employs approximately 5,600 instructors, students, and support personnel. About 17,000 students pass through and graduate from training programs at Dam Neck each year.
3. How many gates does Dam Neck Annex have?
Dam Neck Annex has one primary gate open 24/7.
4. What is the zip code for Dam Neck Annex?
The zip code for Dam Neck Naval Station is 23461. Other nearby zip codes include 23451, 23455, and 23456.
5. What is the BAH for Dam Neck Annex?
The 2023 BAH for Dam Neck Annex ranges from $1710 for E-1 to $2184 for E-9 with dependents, and $1797 for O-1 to $2742 for O-7 with dependents. See the housing section for more info.
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The Navy Lodge Oceana/Dam Neck offers arrival lodging for military members and their families with orders to Dam Neck Annex. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast, access to a playground, and convenience to base amenities.
Dam Neck Lodging Contact Information:
Navy Lodge Oceana/Dam Neck
1697 Regulus Avenue Bldg. 226
Virginia Beach, VA 23461
Dam Neck Annex On-Base Housing
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On-base housing for Dam Neck Annex is privatized and managed by Liberty Military Housing. They offer five neighborhoods. Three are off base, one resides on NAS Oceana, and one is on Dam Neck Annex. Residents have access to nature trails, splash pads, a community pool, and a community of fellow military members.
Dam Neck Housing Contact Information:
Liberty Military Housing Oceana
1200 S Birdneck Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Dam Neck Annex Off-Base Housing
Homes for sale and houses for rent near Dam Neck Annex—Dam Neck Annex Homes
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Dam Neck Naval Station BAH Information
The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a U.S. based allowance determined by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. It provides uniformed service members compensation based on housing costs in local civilian housing markets when government quarters are not provided. Learn more about your Basic Allowance for Housing.
Dam Neck Annex is near Virginia Beach and Norfolk with many options to buy or rent.
Sample Dam Neck Annex 2023 BAH rates for zip code 23461:
- E-1 with dependents: $1914
- E-1 without dependents: $1500
- E-9 with dependents: $2316
- E-9 without dependents: $2100
- O-1 with dependents: $2061
- O-1 without dependents: $1785
- O-7 with dependents: $2811
- O-7 without dependents: $2247
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Support for Military & Families
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Dam Neck Area School Districts:
If you’re looking for a private school education for your children, Private School Review is a great tool to help you find the right fit for you and your family. Families interested in homeschooling should follow the Virginia Department of Education homeschool regulations.
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Things to Do Near Dam Neck Naval Station
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Norfolk Zoo: The Norfolk zoo is the perfect family, outing featuring the kids' favorite animals, from lions, giraffes, and elephants to pet-friendly farm animals. Enjoy a kid-sized train that runs the course of the zoo, and be sure to get the yearly pass that makes frequent trips to see the animals more affordable.
Children’s Museum of Virginia Portsmouth: Another rite of passage of childhood is visiting your state’s children’s museum. Hands-on exhibits focus on topics kids adore. There is a room dedicated to trains, a grocery store, and a music store to play with instruments made from unusual household objects. Finally, there’s a bubble room where children create bubbles of all sizes, including their own!
Colonial Williamsburg: Decidedly the most touristy destination in Hampton Roads, Williamsburg may seem run of the mill at first glance, but each trip promises something different, if you know where to look. Enjoy reenactments and interactive activities as your family travels back in time through our nation's history.
Virginia Beach Boardwalk: The boardwalk cannot be missed. Iconic to the region, the boardwalk boasts traditional fun and fare, but has plenty of Virginia Beach specialties to make the location unique.
Sandbridge Beach: Sandbridge is a secluded beach hideaway of 5 miles of pristine sand dunes and dancing sea oats. It is a relaxing and peaceful community where you can truly slow down and unwind on your vacation.
False Cape State Park: False Cape State Park is one of the last remaining undeveloped areas along the Atlantic coast. The park is open from sunrise through sunset daily. Please note that guests must be out of the refuge within 30 minutes of sunset. Guests may access the park by foot, bike, or paddle craft.
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400-420 Dam Neck Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23461