Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base

naval air station fort worthNaval Air Station Fort Worth, Joint Reserve Base, part of Navy Installation Command’s Navy Region Southeast, is a joint defense facility for training and equipping air crews and ground support. The base was established on October 1, 1994 as the first Joint Reserve Base in the U.S. and is home to 10,000 active duty military, Reserve and Guard personnel, and civilian team members

The Mission of  the base is as follows:

The Navy Fort Worth “team” ensures that reservists receive quality training in preparation for mobilization readiness. The Joint Base serves the reservists, active duty tenants, and surrounding communities while accomplishing its primary purpose of defense readiness for America. Our primary responsibility is to train and equip air crews and aviation ground support personnel in preparation for Deployment.

From their website.

The base, now part of Navy Installations Command, is home to many fighter/attack and airlift units from the reserve components from the Navy Air Force and Marine Corps. The base’s runway is also used by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, because their Fort Worth assembly facility is located near the base.

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