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Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth

Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth
Entrance sign to NAS Fort Worth JRB
Airport information
Airport typeMilitary: Naval Air Station
OperatorUnited States Navy
LocationFort Worth
Westworth Village
White Settlement, Texas
In useActive
CommanderCaptain Bennett
OccupantsU.S. Navy Reserve
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
U.S. Air Force Reserve
U.S. Air National Guard
Elevation198 m (650 ft)

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Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base or NAS Fort Worth JRB includes Carswell Field, a military airfield located 5 NM west of the central business district of Fort Worth, in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. This military airfield is operated by United States Navy. It is located in the cities of Fort Worth, Westworth Village, and White Settlement in the western part of the Fort Worth urban area."Texas." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 24, 2010.

Several Navy headquarters and operational units are based at NAS Fort Worth JRB, including aviation squadrons, intelligence commands and Seabees. The Air Force Reserve Command's Tenth Air Force headquarters and 301st Fighter Wing continue to be based at the installation, as well as the 136th Airlift Wing of the Texas Air National Guard. A number of Marine Corps aviation and ground units are also co-located at NAS Fort Worth JRB.

Aircraft types initially based at NAS Fort Worth JRB were the F-14 Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet and McDonnell Douglas C-9B Skytrain II. Current based Navy aircraft are the C-40 Clipper and McDonnell Douglas C-9B Skytrain II. The only Air Force aircraft is the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The Texas Air National Guard flies the C-130 Hercules. Currently based Marine Corps aircraft are the F/A-18 Hornet and KC-130 Hercules. Recently, the Army based a squadron of RC-12 aircraft at NAS Fort Worth JRB.

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