CNATT Unit North Island
Staff Check-in Procedures

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Center for Naval Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) North Island. As you may know, we provide the Fleet initial and career maintenance technical training for the H-60 F/H/R/S Helicopters, Consolidated Automated Support System (CASS), Support Equipment, and many other courses. The command is comprised of 240 Navy and Marine Corps instructors and staff members. CNATTU North Island's annual student throughput is over 3,500 students, with most of them transferring to one of the 23 squadrons that are home based at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island. I am confident that you will find your tour of duty with us both challenging and rewarding.

Mailing Address:

Your Name
CNATT Unit North Island (MTU xxxx)
P.O. Box 357059
San Diego, CA 92135-7059

The following may be useful for you and your family members. Government transportation is no longer offered to and from San Diego International. The use of a commercial cab company is authorized on your PCS orders to/from CNATTU Lemoore and to/from the San Diego International. You may consider calling the Yellow Cab Company at (619) 444-4444 from the San Diego International. Once you arrive at the base during working hours (7:00am - 4:00pm) have the driver bring you to Building 698. After working hours please have them bring you to Gateway Inn or The Navy Lodge if you need berthing quarters until your housing is ready. You will get reimbursed for your travel when you process your travel claim with Admin as long as you keep your receipt. The air station is located approximately 15 minutes from the airport. If you are driving, the following routes are suggested. Via Northern California, Interstate 5 South to CA-75 once off the bridge stay on 3rd Ave until the gate. Via East of San Diego, take Interstate 8 west to, Interstate 5 South to CA-75 once off the bridge stay on 3rd Ave until the gate. Building 698 is on the corner of Stockdale and Rogers next to the McDonalds.

For more Command information or to submit Sponsor Request: Send Rate, Name, Current Command, E-mail Address, Phone Number and request to: CNATTU North Island ADMIN

Student Check-in Procedures

WELCOME: Welcome to the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit, North Island, Student Section. While onboard you will receive the best instruction available from our professional Marine and Navy instructors. We expect you to be as diligent in your studies as the instructors are in providing you the material pertinent to your specialty. What you learn here will enhance your ability to perform your assigned duties in the expected proficient manner upon reporting to your follow-on duty station. Welcome aboard!

TRANSPORTATION: Government transportation is available from San Diego International. Students coming from Pensacola or other Command are encouraged to call TSC Duty Office before departure (619) 206-2348. Once you arrive at San Diego International, contact the Duty Driver at (619) 307-3919. The use of a commercial cab company is authorized on your PCS orders to/from CNATTU North Island and to/from the San Diego International. You may consider calling the Yellow Cab Company at (619) 444-4444 from the San Diego International. Once you arrive at the base, have your driver bring you to building 861. After entering the base, turn left on R Street and the building is at the end of the street. If you are driving, the following routes are suggested. Via Northern California, Interstate 5 South to CA-75 once off the bridge stay on 3rd Ave until the gate then after entering the base, turn left on R Street and the building is at the end of the street. Via East of San Diego, take Interstate 8 west to Interstate 5 South to CA-75 once off the bridge stay on 3rd Ave until the gate, then after entering the base, turn left on R street and the building is at the end of the street.

REPORTING ONBOARD: Marines will report in their service “A” uniform, and Sailors will report in the uniform of the day or Navy Service Uniform. Marines and Sailors will have a fresh haircut, be clean shaven, and wearing pressed uniforms. Report directly to TSC, building 861, 24 hours a day. You will attend INDOC at TSC on your reporting day at 6:30am, and if your class starts that day, then you will proceed to your MTU for instruction by 12:00pm.

REQUIRED ITEMS FOR CHECK IN: When reporting in you will have your medical records, dental records, service record, and original orders with you.

UNIFORMS: Marines and Sailors are required to report with a complete sea bag. Unless otherwise directed, Marines and Sailors will wear service uniforms or NWUs while attending classroom instruction.

CNATT Unit North Island Links

Welcome to CNATT Unit North Island Links page. We have included some links you may find helpful upon your arrival at CNATT Unit North Island.

  • Personnel Check-In
  • Family Rediness & Support
  • Housing and Lodging
  • Medical and Dental
  • Personnel Support Detachment (PSD)
  • Vistor Information
  • ID Cards
  • Vehicle Pass and Decal
  • San Diego Area Information


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