Who We Are & What We Do
Welcome to Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport—home to 50 Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and US Army Reserve commands and activities. From its infancy during the Revolutionary War to its present day sophistication, the United States Navy has been an integral part of Narragansett Bay. Newport is the Navy’s premier site for training officers, officer candidates, senior enlisted personnel and midshipman candidates, as well as testing and evaluating advanced undersea warfare and development systems.
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Approximately 10,000 employees work at the 50 various commands on Naval Station Newport with an additional 17,000 students annually passing through one of the many schools on base. Naval Station Newport has undergone significant growth as a result of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure recommendations. NAVSTA is home to the Navy Supply Corps School, the Center for Service Support and the U.S. Marine Corps Aviation Logistics School. NAVSTA Web Site
Naval Station Newport’s mission is to fulfill the diverse requirements of its tenant commands by providing the facilities and infrastructure essential to their optimum performance.More On Our Mission
Academics & Programs
U.S. Naval War College educates and develops today’s military leaders and civilian officials through rigorous academics, strategic simulations, and practical learning experiences.
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Officer Training Command Newport (OTCN) is the largest officer accessions point in the Navy, with a mission to prepare Sailors and Marines through enduring professional and personal development to lead as officers in the fleet. OTCN currently delivers five separate Officer Accession/Indoctrination programs and provides oversight to three of the Navy’s technical training facilities.
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Another important educational institution is the Surface Warfare Officers School Command (SWOSCOLCOM), which trains surface warfare officers from the time they are commissioned until they have command at sea.
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Other commands and activities in Newport include the Naval Leadership and Ethics Center; the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies; Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 12 Detachment, Newport; Naval Academy Preparatory School; the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Norfolk — Newport Detachment; Navy Band Northeast; the Senior Enlisted Academy; the CNO Strategic Studies Group; Coastal Riverine Squadron 8; and more.
Naval Health Clinic New England, Newport, provides general clinical outpatient services for authorized family members and cooperates with military and civilian authorities in matters of health, sanitation, disaster and other emergencies. For more information please visit our health services page.