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Mid-South Naval Support Activity

Millington, Tennessee

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Millington, Tennessee is a "military town" and is considered low cost. Although there is no state personal income tax the state sales tax rate in Tennessee is 7.000%. With local taxes, the total sales tax rate is between 8.500% and 9.750%. Food in Tennessee is taxed at 5.000% (plus any local taxes). Millington lies 21 miles north of downtown Memphis. If you require transportation from the airport to NSA-MidSouth please call 901-874-7474 or 901-874-5750 for airport shuttle availability.

History

Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South was first commissioned as a Naval Reserve Air Base (NRAB) on September 15, 1942, and was used to train pilots and ground crews for World War I. There have been many name changes since that time. In October 1998, the base became the home to NSA Mid-South to more closely identify the base's mission requirements and to reflect the Navy's approach to regionalization. It is host to many tenant activities and covers 1,600 acres.

Mission

Our mission is to support the global warfighter presence and our vision is effective support at efficient cost. We believe in integrity, respect, honesty, trust, teamwork, diversity and involvement. We are committed to quality, innovation, communication, responsiveness, timeliness, fiscal responsibility and accountability. We will achieve these values by taking care of each other, taking care of the customer and doing the right thing. One of our major commands is Navy Personnel Command.

Population Served

NSA Mid-South has 7,400 enlisted and officer personnel, civilians, and full-time contract personnel who provide all essential logistic and operational support services to the commands and activities on board. Considered by resident activities as the landlord of Navy Mid-South, the Naval Support Activity Mid-South performs the many tasks necessary for the proper functioning of a self-contained city.

Base Transportation

Airport Transportation - Please call 901-874-5750 to check on the availability of the airport shuttle.

Directions

Airports

There is only one airport - Memphis International Airport that services this installation. There is no mass transit from the airport to the installation. Please contact 901-874-7474 for the airport shuttle availability.

Directions from Memphis International Airport to NSA Mid-South

Start Head West on Winchester Rd., from Memphis International Airport, 901-922-8000:

Turn 1 
Go 0.4 miles and then 
Follow Winchester Rd. as it bears left 
Turn 2 
Go 0.3 miles and then 
Turn Right onto Airways Blvd
Turn 3 
Go 0.5 miles and then 
Turn Left onto E Brooks Rd
Turn 4 
Go 1.5 miles and then 
Bear Right onto I-55 (North
Turn 5 
Go 1.0 miles and then 
Bear Right onto I-240 (North
Turn 6 
Go 5.4 miles and then 
Follow as road goes into I-240 (North) + I-40 (East
Turn 7 
Go 2.7 miles and then 
Continue onto Ramp to Hwy 300 (West
Turn 8 
Go 0.2 miles and then 
Follow as road goes into Hwy 300 (West
Turn 9 
Go 1.0 miles and then 
Continue onto Ramp to US 51 (North
Turn 10 
Go 0.3 miles and then 
Follow as road goes into US 51 (North-East
Turn 11 
Go 12.0 miles and then 
Bear Right onto Navy Rd. [HWY 205] 
Turn 12 
Go 1.9 miles and then 
Turn Left onto 1st. Ave.
Turn 13 
Go 0.1 miles and then 
Turn Right onto Bougainville St.
End

Go 0.1 miles to Memphis Naval Support Activity, 901-874-5105, 7800 3rd Ave, Millington, TN.

Upon arriving on base, personnel will be required to present ID card before reporting to command.