Naval Support Facility - Dahlgren

What began as a gun test facility has evolved and expanded to include numerous scientific and response-force missions serving all branches of the United States armed forces. In addition to its military value, today Naval Support Facility (NSF) Dahlgren makes a significant economic contribution to the local community and serves as one of the largest employers in King George County, Virginia, and the surrounding area. The total federal civilian and military payroll alone now exceeds $503 million annually, and contract dollars flowing to area companies in fiscal year 2011 amounted to more than $628 million.

Total Base Workforce

  • 7,798 (4,691 civilians, 370 military, 2,537 contractors)