Welcome Aboard

Welcome Aboard the mighty warship USS JASON DUNHAM (DDG 109). Your assignment to JASON DUNHAM will challenge you to be the best. Hard work to support the Navy's finest warship is rewarded with success and excellence. While onboard you will have the opportunity to earn your Surface Warfare pin.

If you currently have orders to USS JASON DUNHAM, we look forward to having you as a member of our team. Your first step prior to reporting aboard is to have a sponsor assigned to assist you. Your sponsor can help answer any questions you have about the ship and the Hampton Roads area. If you do not have a sponsor yet, click this link:

Please keep in mind that the ship's schedule is flexible. If you arrive in Norfolk by air, you will most likely fly into Norfolk International Airport. There is a USO desk inside the main lobby of the airport. The USO desk is there to assist you in reporting to the ship. If the USO desk is closed please call the USS JASON DUNHAM's quarterdeck at 757-445-6115. If possible, we will send a duty driver to pick you up at the airport.

It is JASON DUNHAM'S goal to have your sponsor meet you at the airport when you arrive. Due to operational commitments, sometimes this may not be possible.

If the ship is not in port, you are directed to report to Transient Personnel Unit (TPU) Norfolk at the following address:

Building J-50
1683 Gilbert St.
Norfolk, VA 23453

Directions to Norfolk Naval Station

From the Airport:

  • Start out going WEST. 0.1 miles
  • Turn LEFT. 0.1 miles
  • Take the I-64 ramp toward AIRPORT EXIT. 0.1 miles
  • Turn LEFT onto NORVIEW AVE. 1.1 miles
  • Merge onto I-64 W / HAMPTON ROADS BELT toward HAMPTON / RICHMOND. 2.8 miles
  • Keep LEFT to take I-564 W via EXIT 276B toward VA-406 / NAVAL BASE / TERMINAL BLVD. 3.7 miles
  • Turn left onto Hampton Blvd. 0.8 miles
  • Turn right 0.1 miles
  • End at Gate 5 Naval Station Norfolk

From the Norfolk Greyhound Bus Station:

  • Start out going EAST on Brambleton Avenue. 1.8 miles
  • Take a slight right onto Hampton Blvd. 5.2 miles
  • Turn left at gate 5. 0.1 miles
  • End at Gate 5 Naval Station Norfolk

If you are arriving by Car:

Norfolk Naval Base is located at the end of Hwy 564 which branches off of Hwy 64. Before driving onto the base for the first time, you must register your vehicle at the Base Pass Office, located on Hampton Blvd. (Hwy 564 dead-ends into Hampton Blvd. Turn Left, the Base Pass Office is on the Left at the first traffic light).

When registering your vehicle you will need the following items:

  • Military I.D
  • State Driver's License
  • Vehicle registration
  • Proof of insurance
  • Virginia State Inspection receipt (only if vehicle is registered in the state of Virginia)