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Mission, Vision and Goals

We optimize America’s sea power by applying relevant oceanographic knowledge in support of U.S. national security.

We will assure the Navy’s oceanographic knowledge superiority and reduce risk by providing the forecast battlespace through smart collection, focused analysis, and responsive delivery.


  • Impact

    • Foster a culture that maximizes efficiency and effectiveness through collaboration, communication, teamwork, and continuous process improvement.

    • Unity of Effort

    • Seek and exploit opportunities to maximize the impact of oceanographic knowledge on national security objectives.

  • Professional Excellence

    • Achieve a culture of professional excellence by developing an agile workforce that is encouraged to pursue opportunities that directly impact our support to national security.

  • Partnering

    • Identify and collaborate with key national and international partners to more effectively meet our customers’ requirements.



Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command | 1100 Balch Blvd. | Stennis Space Center, Mississippi 39529

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