Lower than the U.S. National Average. Dallas-Fort Worth ranks among one of the most affordable large metropolitan cities to live, work, play, and do business within. There is no state income tax.
In case of an emergency while in route to this installation, contact the nearest active duty base of ANY service. If delayed in reporting, contact the Quarter Deck at 817-782-7152 or DSN 312-739-7152, or Command Duty Officer (CDO) at 817-825-6403, or the American Red Cross toll-free number, 1-877-272-7337. If you are delayed, you must report your status as soon as possible.
Commissary and Base Exchange
NAS JRB Fort Worth is very special in that we are part of the 4th largest Metropolitan areas in the US and 12th largest in the world.
If you are a First Termer and are flying into Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, you should make arrangements for your sponsor to meet you at the airport or provide you with information on alternative modes of travel to the base. The base is located 7 miles North/Northwest of downtown Fort Worth, along HWY 183. Occasionally, The Base is still referred to by its former name Carswell Air Force Base, by many local residents.
For information on sponsorship, contact the unit to which you will be assigned or the FFSC at 817-782-5287 or DSN 312-739-5287.
To forward your mail to NAS JRB Fort Worth, you must go online and purchase a mailbox. There is a U.S. Post Office located on the Base. The address for the base Post Office is 1501 ARNOLD AVE, NAVAL AIR STATION JRB, Fort Worth TX 76127.
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The DSN Number for NAS Fort Worth Quarter Deck is 312-739-7152.
The Navy Fort Worth "team" ensures that reservists receive quality training in preparation for mobilization readiness. The Joint Base serves the reservists, active duty tenants, and surrounding communities while accomplishing its primary purpose of defense readiness for America. Our primary responsibility is to train and equip air crews and aviation ground support personnel in preparation for Deployment.
As part of the Base Realignment and Closure of 1993, Naval Air Station Dallas was relocated to the previous site of Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas. The new base is named Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth.
The base originated in 1941, as Tarrant Field Airdrome. The airdrome became Fort Worth Army Air Field on January 2, 1942, following the attack on Pearl Harbor. The airfield was renamed Carswell Air Force Base in 1948, to honor Fort Worth native Major Horace S. Carswell, Jr.Carswell was one of the first Strategic Air Command bases and was also the site for filming the James Stewart classic "Strategic Air Command."
Under BRAC '93, a new concept of joint operations began. Naval Air Station, Dallas and its tenants along with units from Naval Air Station Glenview and Memphis were relocated to the previous site of Carswell Air Force Base. On October 1, 1994, the Navy became the host command of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth . For more information, please visit our homepage.
Military personnel assigned:
Located in North Central Texas, Fort Worth is the 5th largest city in Texas, 351 sq. mi. , and the 17th largest in the U.S. with a population of 909,535. The Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex encompasses 13 counties and has a combined population of 7,475,000. The 'DFW' metroplex is the economic hub of the North Texas region.
City of Fort Worth population: 909,535.
City of Dallas population: 1,343,573
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NASJRB) Fort Worth, under the operational command of the Commander, Naval Installations, is a joint defense facility which plays a pivotal role in the training and equipping of air crews and aviation ground support personnel.
The installation is located within the city limits of Fort Worth, Texas. Fort Worth is part of Dallas/Fort Worth. According to the North Central Texas Congress of Governments, The Dallas-Fort Worth area is the 4th largest urbanized area in the United States and the 12th largest economy in the world. There are over 3.4 million jobs within this 12 county area. NAS Fort Worth JRB employs over 11,000 active, reserve, and civilian personnel and generates a $1.3 billion annual impact to the local economy and the North Central Texas region. Naval Air Station Fort Worth JRB is located seven miles North/Northwest of downtown Fort Worth.
Dallas is the third-largest city in the state of Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States. Dallas is one of 11 U.S. global cities as it is ranked a "Gamma World City" by the Globalization and World Cities Study Group & Network. The base operator's phone number is 817-782-5000 or DSN 312-739-5000 or 817-782-7152, DSN 312-739-7152. The Command Duty Officer (CDO) Ph. Number is 817-825-4079.
From Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport:
NAS JRB Fort Worth is located 7 miles West of the City of Fort Worth proper near the intersection of State Highway 183 and Interstate 30. For Internet or GPS directions, map the address to Visitor Control Center at MAIN GATE: 200 Pumphrey Drive, Westworth Village, TX 7611.
Currently, there is NO public transportation allowed onto this installation. Taxi's and public conveyance cannot proceed beyond the Main Gate. You must arrange for continued transport onto the facility via the office you are reporting to in advance of your arrival.
Phone Information Assistance:
817-782-7152 or DSN 312-739-7152 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M - F (Live)
817 -782-5000 (Recording) 24/7