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Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) Profile

Corpus Christi Army DepotCorpus Christi Army Depot
308 Crecy Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78419
(361) 961-3627



The Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD), a major tenant at Naval Air Station – Corpus Christi (NAS-CC), was established at NAS-CC in 1961. One of the largest employers in the Coastal Bend, with over 3,600 civilian employees, CCAD is the largest industrial employer in South Texas.

CCAD's mission is to:

  • Overhaul, repair, modify, retrofit, modernize, recapitalize and test helicopters, engines and components for all U. S. armed forces and foreign military customers.
  • Serve as the depot training base for active duty Army, National Guard, Reserve and foreign military personnel.
  • Provide worldwide, on-site maintenance services, aircraft crash analysis, lubricating oil analysis and chemical, metallurgical and training support.

CCAD’s helicopter repair mission involves the following helicopters: AH-1W Super Cobra (components), CH-47D Chinook, MH-60 Pavehawk, OH-58D Kiowa (components), AH-64A Apache, SH-60 Seahawk, UH-1N Huey and UH-60 Blackhawk. To facilitate its repair mission, CCAD receives on-site guidance and technical support from the following partners: Boeing, Derco Aerospace, GE, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky.

CCAD has received the following awards: CCREDC Compass Award (2001, 2003, and 2005); Corpus Christi Human Resources Association 2006 Top Three Best Places to Work; 2006 Top Blood Donor Award; ISO 9001:2000 certification; and Aerospace Standard 9100 certification.

CCAD employees support, and are actively involved in, the following community projects: Operation Paintbrush; Operation Christmas Spirit (raise funds year-round to buy and deliver Christmas gifts to residents of seven area nursing homes); Relay for Life; KIII-TV's Annual Share Your Christmas Food Drive; Combined Federal Campaign of the Coastal Bend (largest contributor); March of Dimes TeamWalk America; Beach-to-Bay Marathon; HEB Christmas Dinner for the Needy; Corpus Christi Women's Shelter; Nueces County Foster Children (CASA); Buccaneer Day Parade; Independence Day Parade; POW/MIA Ceremony; Harbor Lights; CCISD Annual Drop Everything and Read Program; Conquer the Coast Annual Bike Race; Blood Center of the Coastal Bend (Bloodmobiles visit CCAD Headquarters on a regular basis).

Corpus Christi Army Depot Excels With AS9100 and AS9110 Registration

CCAD Capabilities Brochure

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