Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth

Updated: September 11, 2023
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    Located in Fort Worth, Texas, the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth (NAS JRB Fort Worth) primarily ensures mobilization and defense readiness for the United States.

    Base Operator:

    Military Pkwy
    Westworth Village, TX 76114

    What Kind of Base is NAS JRB Fort Worth?

    Operated by the United States Navy Reserve, NAS JRB Fort Worth houses the Navy, Marine Corps Reserve, Air Force Reserve, and Texas Air National Guard units. Formerly known as Carswell Air Force Base, it served the Strategic Air Command during the Cold War and was a key location for B-36 Peacemaker bombers. Today, it’s a joint reserve base, hosting diverse fighter/attack and airlift units. Conveniently, Lockheed Martin’s assembly facility is nearby, producing the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-35 Lightning II.

    NAS JRB Fort Worth Housing

    NAS JRB Fort Worth offers some on-base housing. There are roughly 80 units currently, but there is a wait time to get in them, so incoming service members are encouraged to get on a waiting list as soon as they can.

    Off-base housing options remain available in the nearby Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

    To learn more about housing options, you are encouraged to reach out to the Family Housing Office at 817-782-5710.

    PCS and TDY Lodging

    At NAS JRB Fort Worth, temporary lodging is available for both Temporary Duty (TDY) and Permanent Change of Station (PCS) personnel at the Navy Gateway Inns & Suites. There is also the Combined Bachelor Quarters (CBQ) available for some incoming personnel.


    What is the BAH for NAS JRB Fort Worth?

    The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) at NAS JRB Fort Worth varies depending on rank, years of service and dependency status. Visit the Texas state BAH page or see the chart below for more information.



    Military Housing Area: TX356

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,920 $1,440
    E02 $1,920 $1,440
    E03 $1,920 $1,440
    E04 $1,920 $1,440
    E05 $2,124 $1,593
    E06 $2,364 $1,770
    E07 $2,382 $1,929
    E08 $2,391 $2,178
    E09 $2,442 $2,241
    W01 $2,379 $1,860
    W02 $2,388 $2,175
    W03 $2,400 $2,250
    W04 $2,469 $2,358
    W05 $2,574 $2,370
    O01E $2,385 $2,121
    O02E $2,394 $2,226
    O03E $2,481 $2,352
    O01 $2,160 $1,716
    O02 $2,361 $2,058
    O03 $2,397 $2,271
    O04 $2,607 $2,361
    O05 $2,769 $2,373
    O06 $2,790 $2,376
    O07 $2,811 $2,400

    For more information, look at BAH rates by state or calculate your exact BAH rate.


    NAS JRB Fort Worth Surrounding Area

    NAS JRB Fort Worth is located in Fort Worth, Texas. Nearby towns include Dallas, Texas. Outdoor and recreational attractions in the area include Lake Worth, Eagle Mountain Lake, and the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Historical and cultural sites in the region include the Fort Worth Stockyards, the Kimbell Art Museum, and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.


    The only on-base healthcare and dental care options at JAS JRB Fort Worth are for active-duty personnel only. Family members and dependents must find alternative options at nearby hospitals and clinics in the community.

    Note: On-base health facilities do not offer emergency care services.


    The NAS JRB Fort Worth offers one Child Development Center. It provides full day care for infants, toddlers and preschool aged children. There is a school-age care program during the school year for students.


    For education options, it’s suggested to reach out to the School Liaison at 817-782-1873, due to there being roughly 20 separate school districts serving the Fort Worth area.

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