NAF Worker's Compensation

Among the extensions to the Longshore and Harbor Worker's Compensation Act (LHWCA), is the Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act (NAFIA) found in 5 U.S.C. section 8171. Congress enacted the NAFIA in 1952 to define the status of employees working for NAF at U.S. military bases in the United States and overseas. Because NAF employees are not paid from funds appropriated by Congress, they are not entitled to coverage under the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA). NAF employees who are currently receiving benefits under the LHWCA, or who are injured at work, should contact their local NAF Human Resources Office.

Several NAF employers have central numbers which their NAF employees may call to ask questions about a job-related injury.

DOD ComponentContact Number
Department of the Air Force 1-800-828-3065
Department of the Army703-681-7314
Army and Air Force Exchange Service1-800-508-8466
Department of the Navy, CNIC 1-877-414-5358
Department of the Navy, NEXCOM757-440-4579
Department of the Navy, Marine Corps 1-877-211-1518

For information about the Longshore and Harbour Worker's Compensation visit:

Department of Labor LHWC forms can be found at:

Department of Defense
Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service
HR OPS, NAF Personnel Policy Division
4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 06G21
Alexandria, VA 22350-1100
Commercial Phone (571) 372-1560

DSN (372)
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