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Installation Overview-Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia

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Installation Overview-Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia

Gate 1 Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek

Photo courtesy U.S. Navy

On October 1, 2009, NAB Little Creek and the Army's base Fort Story finished a 2 year merge into one joint base officially named Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story.

Naval Amphibious Base little Creek formed in W.W.II to train sailors in the art of amphibious assault. Army Garrison Fort Story was founded during W.W.I to provide harbor defense for the Chesapeake Bay, and later became the first Army installation to train soldiers in amphibious maneuvers. Together they comprise the crown jewel of America’s military bases. Both installations moved forward under one motto, "Simult Militamus," which translates, "together we serve."

The former Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek, the largest base of its kind in the world, is the major operating station for the amphibious forces of the United States Atlantic Fleet. The base's location totals 2,120 acres of land and is sited at the extreme northwest corner of Virginia Beach. Little Creek's mission is to provide continuously improving support and services to operating forces and shore commands.

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