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Location: NSA Mid-South is located in Millington, TN which lies 21 miles north of downtown Memphis. Our mission is to support the global warfighter presence and our vision is effective support at efficient cost. NSA Mid-South homepage. Please visit our Facebook page.

BRAC Status: Increase of nearly 1,100 military and civilian personnel.

Cost of Living: Lower than the U.S. National Average

Base Operator: 901-874-5111, or DSN 312-882-5111

Population: NSA Mid-South has about 8,000 enlisted and officer personnel, civilians, and full-time contract personnel. 

Area Population:  10,176 in Millington, TN; 1.33 million in the Memphis Metro Area.

Child Care:  Child and Youth Programs provide Child Development and recreational services for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. The Child Development Center provides full and part day care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age.  The School Age Center provides before and after school care and Day Camp experiences for children Kindergarten thru Fifth grade. Call the Child Care Resources Office at 901-874-5745.

Schools: There are eight public school systems that serve the Memphis area. A number of private schools are also available.

Youth Services: The Youth Center provides a year-round program for youth from kindergarten to 6th grade with desirable activites to occupy their leisure time. Call 901-874-5155.

Fleet and Family Support Center: FFSC 901-874-5075, DSN 312-882-5075

Housing: There is only privatized housing aboard NSA Mid-South. There are 280 units available. There is a 2 pet limit to reside in Navy housing. Dogs not allowed are Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Wolf Hybrids, Chow Chows, Doberman Pinschers, and Perro de Presa Canarios. Call Mid-South Family Housing at 901-872-8905, for availability.

Employment:The unemployment rate for the state of Tennessee as of April 2018 is 3.4%. Shelby Co. is 3.5% while Tipton Co. is 3.6%. The median income in Memphis is $36,900.

Medical Services:  Branch Health Clinic, 901 874- 6100 Dental Clinic 901-874-5361 ext 188. The clinic provides primary care to all active duty personnel and also provides care to active duty family members who have chosen BMC to be their primary care manager under TRICARE Prime.

Special Installation Messages:

Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions

The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial (719) 567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.

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