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Naval Base San Diego Command has the following departments:


  • Command Judge Advocate
  • Inspector General
  • Public Affairs
  • Administrative Offices

These departments report directly to the Commanding Officer, Naval Base San Diego and are available to help guide personnel with any questions or points of contact they might need.

The Command Judge Advocate (CJA) is the legal advisor to the Commanding Officer, Naval Base San Diego, in the following areas: military justice matters (Non-Judicial Punishments, Courts-martial, and all related discipline matters), legal administrative issues (separations, JAGMAN investigations, line of duty determinations), civil law (service of process, delivery of personnel, base privilege suspension/barring orders), Freedom of Information Act, congressional inquiries, and ethics.


The CJA also provides legal advice to base tenant commands and sea-going commands home ported at Naval Base San Diego.

Contact Information:
Command Judge Advocate  (619) 556-5533

*If you are an active duty sailor or dependent seeking legal assistance, please refer to Naval Legal Service Office (NLSO) Southwest at (619) 556-2211.

The Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) Inspector General (IG) is a staff billet with reporting responsibility directly to the NBSD Commanding Officer.  The IG receives, assesses and investigates a variety of complaints and Congressional inquiries involving several major Department of the Navy programs, which include acquisition, financial management, engineering, program management, logistics, automated information systems, military and civilian personnel management, safety, environmental concerns and ethics.  The Inspector General also screens incoming Hotline complaints for elements of fraud, waste and mismanagement, and ensures such complaints are clearly and concisely stated, as well as handled discretely.  The IG’s guiding principle is to support Naval Base San Diego in maintaining the highest level of integrity and public confidence.

For more information about IG program check the Naval Inspector General website at

Naval Base San Diego Office of the Inspector General
3455 Senn Road, Bldg. 72, Rm. 103
San Diego, CA  92136-5084


Contact Information Phone
Inspector General Office  619-556-0010
Inspector General Office DSN        526-0010
Inspector General Office Fax  619-556-3544
Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline  619-556-3526

The Public Affairs Officer (PAO) provides public affairs advice to the Commanding Officer, Executive Officer and base staff as it relates to daily events, community issues and media coverage.  The PAO is the point of contact for all media queries, community relations and other public affairs functions that are the responsibility of the base.

Public Affairs Office: or call (619) 556-7359; DSN 588-7359

If you need immediate assistance in reaching a public affairs officer in Navy Region Southwest, call (619) 532-1430.

For operator assistance with phone numbers on Naval Base San Diego, please call (619) 556-1011.

Some common numbers requested:

Navy Exchange (619) 544-2100
Commissary (619) 556-8657
Bowling Center (619) 556-7486
Navy Lodge (619) 234-6142

The Administrative Department is located on board Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) in building 72 and is responsible for all NBSD correspondence, directives, awards, evaluations, fitness reports and request chits.  The department is comprised of:

Administrative Office
Chief Master-at-Arms (CMAA)
Command Career Counselor
LIMDU/Family Care Planning
Sponsor Coordinator

Admin Contact Information:
619-556-2406, DSN 524-2406

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