Congratulations on your assignment to Norfolk Naval Ship Yard (NNSY) Portsmouth, VA! NNSY'S primary mission is to provide logistic support for assigned ships and service craft; perform authorized work in connection with construction, conversion, overhaul, repair, alteration, dry docking, and outfitting of ships and craft, as assigned; perform manufacturing, research, development and test work as assigned; and provide services and material to other activities and units, as directed by competent authority. Our staff includes approximately 12,000 military and civilian personnel. Although your job will have its share of challenges, I am certain that you will have an opportunity to balance your time between work, professional development and personal time. You will find working at NNSY a very satisfying and enjoyable experience.