"Welcome Aboard!" Congratulations on your orders to VFA-143.
Your sponsor is your first link to your new command. Your sponsor will send you a welcome aboard package and provide you with useful information to ensure your transition to life at VFA-143 is as smooth as possible.
For your sponsor to serve you effectively, you must provide him/her with accurate information on you and your family, so send your name, email address, rate and present duty section to your sponsor as soon as possible.
If you haven't heard back from your sponsor in a reasonable amount of time, please contact:
Command Sponsor Coordinator at 757-443-4846 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Command Master Chief at 757-443-9120 or DSN 646-9120
Remember your sponsor has been through all of this themselves. They are here to help you and make sure your "settling in" process goes as smoothly as possible. They will be sympathetic to your needs and enthusiastic to help you along the way.
Again, welcome aboard and do keep us abreast of your travel itinerary so we may be available to assist you upon your arrival if necessary. Have a safe and enjoyable trip.
UNIT 60129 VFA-143
NAVAL AIR STATION OCEANA
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23460
VFA-143 Quarterdeck which is manned on a 24-hour basis at 757-433-4655
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.