Fleet Band Activities
There are 11 official U.S. Navy bands to include nine active-duty fleet bands and two preferentially staffed bands, all featuring professional musicians from around the nation. Each band operates within its own geographic area of responsibility, representing America’s Navy around the world.
Preferentially Staffed Bands
United States Navy Band - Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Naval Academy Band - U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
Navy Band Northwest - Naval Base Kitsap, Silverdale, Washington
Navy Band Southwest - Naval Base San Diego, San Diego, California
Navy Band Great Lakes - Naval Station Great Lakes, Great Lakes, Illinois
Navy Band Northeast - Naval Station Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
U.S. Fleet Forces Band - Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia
Navy Band Southeast - Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida
U.S. Pacific Fleet Band - Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band - Naval Support Activity Naples, Naples, Italy
U.S. 7th Fleet Band - U.S. Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Yokosuka, Japan
Naval School of Music - Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek–Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Fleet Band Activities/Fleet Support Unit - Naval Support Activity Mid-South, Millington, Tennessee