comptroller assists in planning, organizing, directing,
and executing financial matters that affect the station.
In this capacity, the comptroller provides technical
guidance, coordination, and advice in budget control.
He/she recommends allocations of civilian personnel to
departments and programs. The comptroller develops
and monitors data collection systems for program
performance analysis and progress reporting. He/she
also provides accounting and disbursing services.
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE (HRO)
The human resources office is headed by a naval
officer or a civilian personnel officer. He/she is assisted
by civilian experts on employment, wage, and
classification. Employee relations and services are also
handled in this office.
The security department consists of the police
guard or marine guard, shore patrol, fire, brig, and
administrative divisions. The department is responsible
for maintaining the security of the station to prevent
sabotage, espionage, theft, fire, or other hostile acts.
The functions of the department include internal
security, investigation, training, and coordination for
off-station shore patrol activity.
AIR OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT
The air operations department is responsible for
providing and operating the airfield. This department
provides services to support aircraft operations, which
include station, squadron, and transient aircraft (both
military and civilian) support. The air operations
department is also responsible for providing air traffic
control in the air facility assigned to them. They collect,
analyze, and report weather data, schedule flights, and
update other important information. The department
performs organizational maintenance for assigned
aircraft, performs flight line services for transient
aircraft, and operates firing ranges. Other services
provided by the air operations department include
ground electronics maintenance, photographic, and
administrative functions within the department.
NAVAL AIR STATION
SERVICE INFORMATION OFFICER
AVIATION SAFETY OFFICER
GENERAL SAFETY OFFICER
(SUPPLY & FISCAL)
Figure 2-2.Organizational chart of a naval air station.