NAS Fallon - Naval Air Station Fallon Van Voorhis Field, Nevada
Naval Air Station Fallon, better known as NAS Fallon (the airfield officially is named Van Voorhis Field, in honor of Lieutenant Bruce Van Voorhis (1908-1943), who was awarded a posthumous Medal of Honor) is the United States Navy's premier air-to-air and air-to-ground training facility. It is located southeast of the city of Fallon in western Nevada. Since 1996, it has been home to the Naval Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN), and the surrounding area contains 240,000 acres (97,000 ha) of bombing and electronic warfare ranges. It is also home to the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC/NAWDC), which includes TOPGUN, the Carrier Airborne Early Warning Weapons School (CAEWWS) and the Navy Rotary Wing Weapons School. There are training facilities for the Navy SEAL Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), as well.