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Installation Overview --Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia


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Installation Overview --Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia
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Home to seventeen strike fighter squadrons of F/A-18 Hornets and F/A-18 Super Hornets, the base is the sole East Coast Master Jet Base and home to all the east coast strike-fighter (VFA) units (excluding VFA-86 and Marine Corps VMFA squadrons). In addition to the squadrons listed, there are numerous other commands present as "tenant" commands at Oceana.

The Population of NAS Oceana includes aprox. 10,000 military, 11,000 family members and 1,700 civilian employees.

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