Naval Airstation (Nas) Patuxent River

Commander, Navy Installation Command (Cnic), Maryland.

Located at the mouth of the Patuxent River and the majestic Chesapeake Bay, the naval air station sits on approximately 6,400 historic acres. It is one of the most beautiful and vital shore installations in existence today. Our Fleet & Family Readiness Programs strives to deliver customer-driven, quality of life programs and services for the NAS Patuxent River community. Our programs include Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR), Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC), Child & Youth Programs (CYP), Housing, MWR Recreational Lodging and much more!

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From Washington DC: From 495 take exit 7A (MD 5 south/Branch Ave) Take Rt 5 to Mattawoman Beantown Road, from Mattawoman Beantown Road turn left on to Rt MD Rt- 5, follow straight on MD Rt5/235 South, NAS Patuxent River entry will be on your left hand side, via Buse Road approximate time is 1.5 hours

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