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United States Navy
Relocation Assistance Specialist
Fleet and Family Support Center
7511 USS Enterprise Street
Milton, FL 32570-6013
Moving is a way of life for service members and their families. Resources like MilitaryINSTALLATIONS, Plan My Move and Military OneSource provide important information to help make moving easier. For many newcomers, a sponsor can help add that personal touch.
A sponsor is assigned by a newcomer's gaining unit and helps the newcomer before, during and after a move. If you haven't been assigned a sponsor, you can request one through your new unit. Units try to match sponsors and service members by rank and family status.
Sponsorship is also available for youth. Installation youth sponsorship programs help military-connected youth make a successful transition to a new community. Primarily directed to preteen and teenaged youth, installation youth programs/centers provide information and materials on programs and services available at their new location. Where available, youth can exchange emails, talk on the phone or chat online with other youth. The youth program staff at your new installation can offer more information on installation youth sponsorship programs.
You can also contact your installation School Liaison Program office for information about school-based youth sponsorship programs such as Anchored4Life and Student2Student. These peer-to-peer programs help your student adjust to and navigate their new school.
If your child would like to become a youth sponsor, contact your installation School Liaison Program or youth program/center.
Families with children may also want to visit Military Kids Connect, an online community for military children and youth. The site offers games, videos and links to teen-led installation tours.
To help prepare sponsors for success, the Sponsorship Program provides training and access to important information and resources that can help newcomers master their move. The Sponsorship Program helps sponsors fulfill their responsibilities, which may include:
Note: Responsibilities may vary based on service-specific policies and guidance. Make sure to check with your service branch for sponsor training requirements.
Overall, the Sponsorship Program aims to:
For more information on the Sponsorship Program, contact your installation Military and Family Support Center.
Personnel reporting to Naval Air Station Whiting Field may contact the Command Sponsor Coordinator at 850-623-7761 or DSN 312-868-7761 for sponsorship information, including obtaining a Welcome Aboard Packet. Personnel reporting to Training Air Wing 5 as a Flight Student may contact TRW-5 Student Control at 850-623-7148 or DSN 312-868-7148. Flight Instructors and TRW-5 staff personnel may contact TRW-5 administrative department at 850-623-7704 or DSN 312-868-7704.
If checking in during normal working hours Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. report to the Administrative Department in Building 1401 2nd floor room 207. If checking in any other time report to the Bachelor Quarters in Building 2957.
If you have any questions or require assistance, you are encouraged to contact our FFSC at DSN 312-868-7177 or 850-623-7177. After hours inquiries may be made to the NAS Whiting Field's "After Hours Automated Answering System" at DSN 312-868-7762/7770 or 850-623-7762/7770.
NAS Whiting Field does not have a U.S. Post Office but there is a mail Room that handles all incoming and outgoing mail. The Mail Room will not hold or store mail for a Servicemember that has not checked in. Servicemembers should not forward mail to the Command until they have checked in.