Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)

Rear Adm. Dean VanderLey, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, and Chief of Civil Engineers[1]

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) constructs and maintains facilities; delivers utilities and services; and provides Navy expeditionary combat force capabilities. NAVFAC consists of civil engineer corps officers, civilians and contractors who work as engineers, architects, contract specialists and professionals to delivery cost effective facilities engineering and acquisition for the Navy and Marine Corps, unified Commanders, and DOD agencies through their five business lines:

  • Planning, Design & Construction (PDC)
  • Expeditionary (EX)
  • Public Works (PW)[2]

NAVFAC is headquartered in Washington Navy Yard and has 13 component commands nationally. Nine of the component commands are Facilities Engineering Commands, which report to two NAVFAC Commands: NAVFAC Atlantic based in Norfolk, VA and NAVFAC Pacific, located in Pearl Harbor, HI.[2]

Updated by Kristin Stiner, May 2024