Indian Head Division Naval Surface Warfare Center




Military bases in Washington DC Metro Area, Indian Head Base Guide

INDIAN HEAD, Md. (Jan. 23, 2013) Chief Explosive Ordnance Disposal Ryan Swanson, assigned to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Technical Support Detachment (NAVEODTECHDIV TSD) Platoon 4, uses a mine probe to ensure that disturbed dirt around a blast crater is safe during a post-blast investigation exercise at the Stump Neck Annex at Naval Support Facility Indian Head.  Photo: US Navy

Installation Information

ADDRESS: 101 Strauss Avenue, Indian Head, MD 20640.

MAIN BASE INFORMATION LINE: C-301-744-6725, DSN-312-249-1839.

MAIN BASE POLICE: C-301-744-4381/4438.

MAIN INSTALLATION WEBSITE: http://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/ndw/installations/nsa_south_potomac/installations/nsf_indian_head.html

MAIN BASE LOCATION: Naval Support Facility Indian Head in Charles County, MD.

DIRECTIONS TO  MAIN GATE: From Maryland; Points north, Rockville/Gaithersburg/College Park, 495 south to Exit 3/ Rt. 210 Indian Head Hwy/Indian Head. Continue South on Indian Head Hwy approximately 20 miles to front gate. From Southern Maryland: Take Route 5 north to Waldorf. At intersection of Rt. 301 and Rt. 5, cross over Rt. 301 onto Rt. 228 westbound. Follow Rt. 228 approximately 6.9 miles before bearing left onto Rt. 210 South. Follow Indian Head Hwy approximately 10 miles to the main gate.




NEAREST MAJOR CITY: Washington D.C., 25 miles north.

NEAREST MAJOR INSTALLATION: Andrews AFB, 30 miles northeast.

AREA COST OF LIVING: Higher than the U.S. National Average.

MAIN BASE POPULATION: 670 DoD active duty military personnel, 325 military family members, 2,106 DoD civilian employees, 500 contractors.

MAIN BASE AREA POPULATION: 150,560 in Charles County.

BASE SOCIAL MEDIA/FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/nswc.iheodtd

Recreation

AUTO HOBBY SHOP PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-6314.

BOWLING: Stars & Strikes Bowling Center, C-301-744-4761.

FITNESS CENTER PHONE NUMBERS: Weight House Fitness Center, C-301-744-4661.

ITT/ITR: C-301-744-4850.

LIBRARY: C-301-744-4747/4850.

MARINA: The Dashiell Marina, C-301-744-4850.

MWR PHONE NUMBER: C-301-744-6587.

MWR WEBSITE: http://www.navymwrindianhead.com/

MWR FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/IndianHeadFFR

OUTDOOR RECREATION UNIQUE: Outdoor Recreation, C-301-744-6314.

OUTDOOR RECREATION TEXT: Offers offers a large variety of sporting, camping and party equipment. Available items include bicycles, camping tents and supplies, canoes and kayaks, grills, picnic tents, tables and chairs, and tarps. Two 15' RVs are also available for daily and weekly rentals.

RACQUETBALL PHONE NUMBER: Weight House Fitness Center, C-301-744-4661.

SWIMMING POOLS NAME, PHONE AND TEXT: Seasonal Outdoor Pool, C-301-744-4616 offers lap swim, open swim and swim lessons.

THEATER ON BASE NAME AND PHONE NUMBER: Community Recreation Center, C-301-744-4850. 

THINGS TO DO: Visit Washington D.C. and check out the famous monuments and museums or take a trip to one of many outdoor recreational sites nearby. 

Dining

CATERING AND RENTAL PHONE NUMBERS: Mix House Conference & Catering Center, C-301-744-6487.

CLUBS NAMES AND PHONE NUMBERS: Globe & Anchor/Tiki Bar, C-301-744-6487.

PLACES TO EAT: Galley, C-301-744-4371/4288 and Market Fresh Bistro are on base. Limited restaurants are within a short drive.

Retail

BEAUTY/BARBER SHOP: NEX, C-301-743-7532.

EXCHANGE MAIN PHONE NUMBER: C-301-743-5415.

MILITARY CLOTHING: C-301-743-5415.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: Navy Federal Credit Union, C-1-866-755-4680.

Medical Support

DENTAL CLINIC: C-301-744-4601.

MEDICAL PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-744-4601/4686.

Personnel Support

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER: C-301-744-4458.

COMMUNITY CENTER: C-301-744-4850.

EMERGENCY RELIEF SERVICES PHONE NUMBERS: FFSC, C-301-744-6725. NMCRS, C-301-744-2088.

FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-6725.

FAMILY CHILD CARE/CHILD DEVELOPMENT HOMES PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-4458.

EFMP ENROLLMENT PHONE NUMBERS: Health Clinic, C-301-744-4601/4686.

EFMP FAMILY SUPPORT PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-6725.

FAMILY CENTER/INFORMATION: C-301-744-6725.

NEW PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-6725.

SPOUSE EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CAREERS PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-6725.

WIC PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-609-6900, C-301-609-6857.

YOUTH PROGRAMS/CENTERS PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-743-5456.

BARRACKS/SINGLE SERVICE MEMBER HOUSING PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-4317.

BENEFICIARY COUNSELING ASSISTANCE COORDINATORS PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-4601.

BOSS/LIBERTY PROGRAM PHONE NUMBER: C-301-744-4524.

CHAPEL PHONE NUMBERS: Chaplain, C-540-653-8297. C-301-744-1282.

CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES PHONE NUMBERS: C-202-685-5525. C-301-744-1085.

CIVILIAN PERSONNEL OFFICE PHONE NUMBERS: C-540-653-8943.

DEPLOYMENT/MOBILIZATION PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-6725.

ID/CAC CARD PROCESSING PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-4379.

LEGAL SERVICES JAG PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: Pax River, C-301-342-7510.

CHILD AND YOUTH REGISTRATION AND REFERRAL PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-4458.

LOAN CLOSET PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-6725.

NON-APPROPRIATED FUNDS (NAF) HUMAN RESOURCES: Pax River, C-301 342-0943.

PERSONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-744-6725, DSN-312-354-6725.

PAO PHONE NUMBER: C-540-653-8153.

RETIREMENT SERVICES (RSO) CIV/FAX/EMAIL: C-301-744-6725.

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-744-6725, DSN-312-354-6725.

TRANSPORTATION CIV/DSN/FAX: As NSF Indian Head is located in a remote rural area, public transportation is extremely limited.

VA FACILITIES PHONE NUMBERS: C-202-726-5212.

VICTIM ADVOCATE SERVICES PHONE NUMBERS: 24-Hour SAPR, C-540-424-0660. SARC, C-301-580-8212.

Relocation Support

HOUSEHOLD GOODS/TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (INBOUND) PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: Ft Belvoir, C-703-806-4900, C-1-800-762-7186, DSN-312-656-4900.

HOUSEHOLD GOODS/TRANSPORTATION (OUTBOUND) PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: Quantico, C-703-614-7190/7191.

HOUSING REFERRAL OFFICE/HOUSING PRIVATIZATION PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: Housing Service Center, C-301-744-4317/4835.

Education

ADULT EDUCATION CENTERS PHONE NUMBERS: C-540-653-8216.

CHILD AND YOUTH REGISTRATION AND REFERRAL PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-4458.

SCHOOL AGE CARE RELOCATION PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-744-5456.

SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICE/COMMUNITY SCHOOLS PHONE NUMBERS: C-540-653-2070.

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