About NAS Fallon, NV
Naval Air Station Fallon (also referred to as NAS Fallon) is an aviation facility located in the western Nevada city of Fallon. The station belongs to the United States Navy, and is utilized by the military branch for extensive air-to-air and air-to-ground combat training.
Originally created in 1942 as an airfield to deter a possible Japanese invasion, the site was later taken over by the U.S. Navy and has been used primarily as a training center since that time. Since 1996, the station has served as home to TOPGUN, the Navy Fighter Weapons School made famous by the 1986 film of the same name.
With approximately 200 civil service positions utilized by NAS Fallon, the station provides excellent job opportunities for individuals living in the Fallon, Nevada area. The station also provides extra work opportunities at the NAS Fallon Air Park Museum and the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Department.