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Navy Bands

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

Fleet Bands

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