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Our Mission: The Naval Shore Facilities, Base Operating Support, and Expeditionary Engineering Systems Command that delivers life-cycle technical and acquisition solutions aligned to Fleet and Marine Corps priorities.

Our Vision: We are the Naval Forces’ trusted facilities and expeditionary experts enabling overwhelming Fleet and Marine Corps lethality.

Rear Admiral Dean VanderLey, Civil Engineer Corps, United States Navy, and Chief of Civil Engineers, leads NAVFAC's Civil Engineer Corps officers, civilians and contractors who serve as engineers, architects, contract specialists and professionals. NAVFAC delivers best value facilities engineering and acquisition for the Navy and Marine Corps, Unified Commanders, and Department of Defense agencies through our three directorates: 

Planning, Design and Construction (PDC)
Public Works (PW)
Expeditionary (EX)

Production Support Divisions ensure technical authorities, policies, processes, and resources are in place to support and complement the Directorates in execution of the mission now and in the future.

Business (BD)
Command Information Office (CIO)
Contracting (CON)
Office of Counsel (OOC)
Environmental (EV)
Financial Management (FM)
Inspector General (OIG)
Operations (OPS)
Public Affairs (PAO)
Public Private Ventures (PPV)
Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)
Real Estate (RE)
Safety (SF)
Small Business (OSBP)


NAVFAC Headquarters is located at 1322 Patterson Avenue, S.E., on the historic Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.


NAVFAC has 13 component commands, 9 of which are Facilities Engineering Commands that report to two NAVFAC Commands, NAVFAC Atlantic in Norfolk, Va., and NAVFAC Pacific in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

NAVFAC Atlantic

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic
NAVFAC Southeast
NAVFAC Washington

NAVFAC Pacific

NAVFAC Northwest
NAVFAC Southwest
NAVFAC Marianas
OICC Marine Corps Marianas
OICC China Lake


NAVFAC also has two centers that perform specialized missions. The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, in Port Hueneme, Calif., supports combatant capabilities and sustainable facilities through specialized engineering, technology development, and lifecycle logistics services. The Navy Crane Center, based at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., leads the Navy shore-based weight handling program by establishing policy and providing engineering, acquisition, technical support, training and evaluation services to all Navy shore activities worldwide.

In addition, NAVFAC provides program management for all aspects of the Naval Construction Force, the Seabees, and equipment/materiel management for the Naval Beach Group and other Naval Special Operating Units.

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