As Commander, I can assure you that your talents are welcomed on our team. You will be joining a highly motivated and skilled group of professionals who take great pride in their accomplishments and our overall mission.
CARRIER AIR WING SEVEN deploys aboard the USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER (CVN 69). Our Air Wing is comprised of two F/A-18 Super Hornet squadrons, two F/A-18 Hornet squadrons, a EA-6B Prowler squadron, a E-2C Hawkeye squadron, a SH-60F/HH-60H Helicopter squadron, and a C-2 Greyhound squadron.
Upon your arrival to NAS Oceana, report in appropriate dress uniform for the season to the CVW-7 Admin Office (room B-6) which is located to the left as you enter the main entrance to building 240. Here you will have your orders endorsed and you will be provided check-in procedures by our Admin personnel.
Congratulations on your orders to
CARRIER AIR WING SEVEN.
Admin Office...............(757) 433-3758
Air Wing Duty Officer....(757) 708-8897
Note: Bring all records, orders, endorsements, travel-related receipts, new address, etc. After hours, please make sure you leave a good contact number (i.e. cell phone/relative/friend); in case we need to reach you prior to the next work day.
[Rank] [Your Name]
Carrier Air Wing SEVEN
1640 Tomcat blvd STE 300
Virginia Beach, VA 23460-2229
Arriving by Car:
The best way to ensure you have the best driving directions is to consult with MapQuest or another mapping web site for specific directions to our Building, at 240 Tomcat BLVD, NAS Oceana, Virginia Beach 23460. Another commonly-used method is to enter the above address into your GPS device and follow the directions to CARRIER AIR WING SEVEN. Tomcat Blvd is the main road leading to the front gate of Strike Fighter Country. We are the fourth BLDG on the right hand side, BLDG 240.
Arriving by Plane:
Norfolk International Airport has numerous methods of transportation. You will find a Navy representative on duty in the central lobby area of the airport at the Visitor/Military Information Desk. The booth is manned from 0730 to 2200 hours, seven days a week. The uniformed military personnel have information about all bases in the Hampton Roads area, along with transportation, duty office telephone numbers, and emergency assistance numbers. The telephone number for the Navy representative on duty at the Military Information Desk is (757) 444-3040. We recommend you contact your sponsor at least 24hrs in advance prior to arrival to help coordinate lodging and transportation arrangements.
Useful Transition Websites:
Fleet and Family Readiness for Hampton Roads Area Https://www.cnic.navy.mil/NorfolkSTA/FleetFamilyReadiness/AboutFleetFamilyReadiness/index.htm
www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil - for a Military Installation Overview
www.militarychild.org - for information Childcare
www.housing.navy.mil - for information on Military Housing
www.militaryonesource.com - for information on various subjects dealing with Relocation
www.navy-nex.com - for information about utilities and services
Temporary lodging on arrival:
Bachelor Officer & Enlisted Quarters........... (757) 433-2574
Navy Lodge............................................ (800) NAVY-INN