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Naval Air Station Jacksonville

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Welcome to Naval Air Station Jacksonville

Mission Statement: Provide the premier platform for generating and projecting naval power from the shore.

Located in northeast Florida, Naval Air Station Jacksonville is the largest installation in Navy Region Southeast, and occupies more than 3,800 acres along the west bank of the St. Johns River. The installation’s area of responsibility includes three bombing ranges (including the only Navy live-fire range on the East Coast) - Pinecastle, Rodman, and Lake George as well as Outlying Field Whitehouse. The station is home to seven active duty VP squadrons (flying P-8A Poseidon aircraft), three Reserve squadrons, five helicopter squadrons, and one MQ-4C UAS Triton squadron. There  are  more than 100 aircraft operating full time out of NAS Jax, to include:  P-8A Poseidon, P-3C Orion, MH-60R Romeo, C-40 Clipper, C-130T Hercules, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and Flying Club aircraft.

Installation Information:

NAS Jax Quarterdeck - (904) 542-2338/9
NAS Jax Ombudsman - (904) 614-7030
DoD Safe Helpline: 1-877-995-5247
Duty Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Victim Advocate - (904) 910-9075
NAS Jax Sexual Assault Response Coordinator - (904) 548-7789
NS Mayport Sexual Assault Response Coordinator - (904) 548-8392

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Pinecastle Range Complex Training Schedule

Navy training schedules indicate that bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex, located in the Ocala National Forest, on the following dates:
June 7                                      11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Inert)
June 10                                    1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Inert)
                                                5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Inert)
June 11                                    10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (Live/Inert)
                                                4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Inert)
                                                8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Inert)
June 12                                    10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (Live/Inert)
                                                1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Inert)
                                                3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (Live/Inert)
                                                5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Inert)
June 13                                    10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (Inert)
                                                12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Blow-in-place)

During bombing periods, wildlife may be temporarily displaced. Use extra caution when driving through the Ocala National Forest and surrounding areas. Secure any items around your residence that could attract wildlife. Always be mindful of larger animals including black bears and practice bearwise <> measures.
For Noise Complaints, please email: For more information regarding the Ocala National Forest, go to


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