New Arrivals

Congratulations on your orders to the finest P-8 squadron in the Navy, and to the beautiful state of Washington!

We are currently on deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Operations in Okinawa, Japan. If you are joining us during our time left here, it is critically important that you talk with your sponsor and our Squadron Move Team early and often as you plan and execute your own upcoming move.

All of the information below has been provided by the VP-47 Sponsorship Team. If you have any questions, please contact the Sponsor Program Coordinators by email at or call 011-81-6117-34-6573/6003 for commercial phones of 315-634-6573/6003 for DSN. They can also be found at the Contact Us tab. If needed, the squadron's current mailing address is:


UNIT 209111 BOX 1

FPO AP 96601-1100.

The Sponsor Program Coordinators will provide an information sheet for the upcoming move. From there, the team will advise you about how best to conduct your own move in conjunction with the squadron's return from deployment back to Whidbey Island. Our Sponsorship Team will assign all new personnel a sponsor who will be in touch with you prior to your arrival at VP-47. Your sponsor's sole goal is to aid in your smooth transition to Washington. The primary guide available online at a website located here.


Military Pay/Allowances

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Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)

Temporary Lodging Allowance

For BAH use ZIP Code 98278

Local Information

State of Washington




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