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Welcome to U.S. Naval Support Activity Souda Bay

Installation Information:  Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, on the island of Crete, Greece, is a U.S. Navy installation that is structured under Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa and Central Command. NSA Souda Bay is strategically located for power projection in the Eastern Mediterranean, supporting the Warfighter with access to an all-weather airfield, a deep-water pier facility and refueling and resupply services. 

Welcome to Souda Bay:  Duty in Greece offers plenty of career opportunities but also offers travel, recreation, professional development and education. The information contained in the NSA Souda Bay Welcome Aboard Guide provides information for moving to the island of Crete and will help smooth your transition into the Souda Bay community. It's also a great resource while serving here. Click the link below to download a PDF version of the guide. 

Welcome Aboard Guide

Base Access for Visitors:  Naval Support Activity Souda Bay is a controlled-access installation located within the gates of a Greek Air Force Base. As such, entry to the installation and its facilities is restricted to permanent party personnel; access is only granted to visitors by prior arrangement and for specific appointments. More information is available at this link:  Base Access


News From Around NSA Souda Bay


Master-at-Arms 1st Class Corey Gamble, Capt. Odin J. Klug, commanding officer, and Master-at-Arms 1st Class Alfonzo Washington, all assigned to Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, discuss proper horn alert procedures during a Harbor Patrol Unit Inspection on Nov. 22, 2023.
Capt. Odin J. Klug, commanding officer, Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, (left), and Master Chief Rafael Barney, command master chief, NSA Souda Bay, (second from left), served food with other members of the installation leadership during a Thanksgiving meal hosted by Souda Bay's Minoan Taverna Galley on Nov. 24.
Sailors assigned to Naval Support Activity Souda Bay receive frocking memorandums and awards from Capt. Odin J. Klug, commanding officer, NSA Souda Bay, during a frocking and awards ceremony on Nov. 22, 2023.
Yeoman 1st Class Erica Williams and Religious Programs Specialist 1st Class Christopher Corbin, assigned to Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, pick up trash during a base cleanup on Nov. 17, 2023.
Yeoman 2nd Class Michael Thompson, assigned to Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, is reenlisted by Ensign Jan Grudzien, admin officer, NSA Souda Bay, on Nov. 21, 2023.
Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Madai Lopez-Esqueda and Retail Services Specialist 2nd Class Miguel Alonso Rodriguez, both assigned to Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center (NAVSUP FLC) Sigonella, Site Souda Bay, sort mail and packages bound for Naval Support Activity Souda Bay and forward-deployed ships operating in the region on Nov. 15, 2023.
Personnel assigned to Naval Support Activity Souda Bay participate in a Winter Safety Stand-Down event hosted by the NSA Souda Bay Safety Office in the base fitness center on Nov. 17, 2023.
Paul Farley, a U.S. Navy veteran, delivers remarks during a Veterans Day Ceremony at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay on Nov. 9, 2023.
Sailors assigned to NSA Souda Bay, Greece, play football during a Sailor Appreciation Day party organized by Morale, Welfare and Recreation on Oct. 5, 2023.
U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Fleet Master Chief Johannes J. Gonzalez and Builder Constructionman Apprentice Tristan Plomb, assigned to Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, cut a ceremonial cake during a U.S. Navy 248th Birthday Celebration held onboard NSA Souda Bay on Oct. 13, 2023.
Competitors affiliated with Navy Support Activity Souda Bay, NATO and Hellenic armed forces take part in a 4-kilometer kayak as part of the 20th Eco-Challenge event hosted by NSA Souda Bay and organized and executed by the Morale, Welfare and Recreation team on Sept. 9, 2023.
U.S. Naval Support Activity Souda Bay is an operational ashore base in Crete, Greece, that enables U.S., allied and partner nation forces to be where they are needed when they are needed to ensure security and stability in the European, African and Central Command areas of responsibility.

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