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Welcome Aboard
Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81
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Welcome Aboard

The Sunliners want to extend a warm welcome aboard to you and your family! We hope you are as excited as we are for you to check-in to the squadron. 

You will be assigned a sponsor who will help you make a smooth transition to the command and the local area.  Your sponsor's name and contact information will be provided to you in your welcome aboard letter and message from the Commanding Officer. Additionally, if you have further questions, please contact the command at (757) 433-9803 and we will work to assist you in any way possible.

Upon arrival to Virginia Beach, Virginia, report in the appropriate uniform for the season, dress blues or dress whites, and a regulation haircut to:

Naval Air Station Oceana
VFA-81 Hangar 111
733 Operations Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23460
SDO (24/7): 757-433-9803


  • Take Northampton Blvd. and use the right lane to take the ramp to I-64 E.

  • In 4 miles, use the right two lanes to take exit 284A to merge onto 1-264 E toward VA Beach.

  • Take exit 20 (VA Beach Blvd) from I-264 E.

  • Turn right onto First Colonial Rd and continue onto Oceana Blvd.

  • Turn right onto Tomcat Blvd.

  • At the traffic circle, take a right onto Hornet Dr.

  • Turn left at the top sign and an immediate right.

  • You will be facing hangar 11 and see the squadron logo

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