USS BULKELEY


Welcome

REPORTING ABOARD

Report in the uniform of the day to USS BULKELEY. Keep your assigned sponsor informed of your travel arrangements. We want your transition to be as smooth as possible. If you have not been contacted or made contact with a sponsor at all prior to your planned date of reporting aboard, email pao@ddg.navy.mil.

FLYING/DRIVING INTO NORFOLK, VIRGINIA

Norfolk has numerous methods of transportation from the airport. The most convenient is the airport limo service. For $8.50 they will bring you to the Naval Base. You will find a Navy representative on duty in the Airport Information Booth to assist you. The booth is manned from 7:30 a.m. to midnight seven days a week. Uniformed military personnel have the information about all bases in the Hampton Roads area, transportation, duty office telephone numbers and emergency assistance numbers. If you drive, regardless of direction, you will approach Norfolk on Interstate 64. Follow the signs to Norfolk Naval Base on Interstate 564. Interstate 564 will turn into Taussig Blvd as you approach the base. Turn left at the third light, Hampton Blvd, and then turn right at the first light, Gate 5 (Surface Ships and Submarine Force). Ask at the gate which pier the ship is at and directions from there. Naval Station Norfolk recognizes all DOD decals. You are not required to obtain a Norfolk decal while assigned to the USS BULKELEY, provided you have a valid decal from another base. To obtain a vehicle sticker/pass you can call Naval Station Norfolk at (757) 322-29760 or 2974 or 2978.

NAVY FAMILY SERVICE CENTER

Well-trained active duty staff members provide accurate and timely information about services and resources for Navy families in the Hampton Roads area. Telephone (757) 444-NAVY(6289), or from the Penninsula, 244-NAVY(6289). Below are some of the services provided by the Family Services Center:

  • Ombudsman Assistance
  • Child Care Information
  • Financial Education
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Crisis Intervention Counseling
  • Chaplain Assistance Pamphlets & Periodicals
  • Information and Referral 24-Hour Hotline

You may also call the Navy Housing Welcome Center at the Personnel Support Mall at (757) 445-2832. The Personal Property Shipping Office can be reached by calling (877) 619-8596 or (757) 443-3700

HOW TO REACH A SAILOR ON USS BULKELEY

 
YOUR RATE/YOUR NAME
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION
USS BULKELEY DDG-84
FPO AE 09565-1301