CONGRATULATIONS on receiving orders to the Nations' Protector - the finest amphibious ship in the United States Navy. The Chain of Command stands by to assist and welcome you, and to make your transition as smooth as possible. If you are flying in, call the ship's quarterdeck at 757-494-2860. upon arrival and we'll have someone pick you up. If our ship is NOT in port, check in with the USO/Military Liaison Counter at the Norfolk International Airport and they can provide you with transportation information to Transient Personnel Unit (TPU). TPU is located at 1683 Gilbert Street, Bldg J-50 (Nimitz Hall), Naval Station Norfolk. TPU's telephone numbers are -445-9201 or 757-444-9290. Another number to keep in handy is COMPHIBRON EIGHT Admin at 757-443-7598.
USS OAK HILL is moored at the NASSCO Norfolk Shipyard and Drydock for the duration of its EDPMA cycle. To reach NASSCO Norfolk start out heading east on I-564 to I-64 east. Merge onto I-64 east / Hampton Roads Belt toward Virginia Beach/ Chesapeake. Merge onto I-264W Via Exit 284A toward Norfolk. Take I-464 South Exit -Exit 8- toward Chesapeake.Turn right onto West Berkley Ave. Turn right onto Ligon Street. Ending at 200 Ligon Street.
Other useful links are as follows:
- Fleet and Family Service Center at www.nsa-norva.navy.mil/ffsc/ "One stop shopping" center in Norfolk and Little Creek for all your transition/ relocation/ financial training and many other needs. Their 24 hour number is 444-NAVY or toll free at 1-800-FSC-LINE. The telephone number for the center located at NAB Little Creek is 462-7563.
- Relocation Assistance at www.navynorfolk.com
- SITES (Standard Installation Topic Exchange Service) https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/swg/owa/webguard.login?APPL=9004&RULE=01 provides official information on PCS moves to/from major installations.
- https://smartwebmove.navsup.navy.mil/swm The user-friendly program is accessible 24/7 and is designed to help active duty personnel and their families plan and arrange household goods moves online, anytime.
- https://militarymovingcenter.com/nexcom (NEX Military Moving Center) is the fast and free, easy on-line way for military members and their families to connect their essential services for their new home. This will allow one to do it all, even before arrival at PCS destination as soon as the new address is established.
- http://navyfitness.org/fitness/noffs The goal of the Navy Fitness Program is to create "Fitness for Life" for the entire Navy population.
- Virginia Beach -
OAK HILL is home ported at Naval Amphibious Base (NAB) Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia. For more information visit the Naval Amphibious Little Creek (NAB) homepage