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"The Quarterdeck of the Navy"

Welcome to Navy Region Naval District Washington. "The Quarterdeck of the Navy."  With the nation's capital at its heart, Naval District Washington encompasses more than 4,000 square miles, including the District of Columbia; the Maryland counties of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George's, and St. Mary's, and northern Virginia counties of Loudoun, Fauquier, Fairfax, Prince William, Stafford King George, Westmoreland, Arlington and the cities within their outer boundaries.

Mission Statement

Deliver effective and efficient shore readiness through our assigned installations to enable tenant mission execution around the globe.  Provide coordination of foreign diplomatic representation and world-class Navy ceremonial resources for high-level events and National-level events interests within the National Capital Region (NCR) and beyond.  Serve as a proactive and anticipatory component to Joint Task Force NCR and a willing partner to all local, state, and Federal agencies within the Region.

Commandant's Priorities

a. Security

b. Mission Assurance

c. Business Lines/Efficiency

d. Energy/Climate Resiliency

e. Culture of Excellence


Go to your installation for more information, including support services, base services, etc: (select on map)


News From Around Naval District Washington

NDW Showcase

Seaman Travis Nelson of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard fires a single round during a 21 gun salute ceremony held onboard the Washington Navy Yard.
Rear Adm. Nancy Lacore, commandant, Naval District Washington, delivers remarks to guests during a Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony at the United States Navy Memorial, November 11, 2022.
Members of the Naval District Washington Fire and Emergency Services extinguish a simulated aircraft fire onboard Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.
Chief Yeoman Julio Castro, attached to Naval District Washington, passes through side boys after being pinned to the rank of chief petty officer during a pinning ceremony aboard the U.S. Navy Memorial.
Members of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Color Guard parade the colors during the 247th Navy Birthday at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy onboard the Washington Navy Yard.
Mentors and protégés pose for a photo at The Facilitated Mentorship Program graduation celebration held at the Washington Navy Yard.
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