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NAS Whiting Field Receives Award

 Congratulations to our very own Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field as the Fiscal Year 2015 winner of the USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) award for overall excellence in community service.  This award recognizes a Navy command that engaged in exemplary voluntary community service activities working with local communities. Sailors at NAS Whiting Field greatly improved […]

9/11: National Day of Service and Remembrence

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Today we observe Patriot Day, also known as the National Day of Service and Remembrance in honor of the 14th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

Happy Memorial Day! Thank a Vet!

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To say that we are fortunate to live in America is an understatement. We are the richest nation in the world with the highest overall quality of life. However, as we all know, these things have not always come easy. Only through the dedication, sweat, blood, and tears of our service men and women have […]

Whiting Field Names Sailors of the Quarter

Naval Air Station Whiting Field recently announced its Sailors of the Quarter for the second quarter for fiscal year 2013. The program is designed to recognize the top performing Sailors from various levels of enlisted service. The Sailor of the Quarter is the top first class petty officer. The Junior Sailor of the Quarter is […]

Seth Raught graduates

PV2 Seth Raught recently graduated from One Station Unit Training at Ft. Benning, Georgia. PV2 Raught graduated as a Calvary Scout after five months of basic and advanced training. PV2 Seth Raught returned home to Jay, Florida where he will serve as a member of the Florida National Guard in a Calvary Scout Unit in […]

Service Members to Receive Trees for the Holidays

Service Members to Receive Trees for the Holidays The Trees for Troops program is once again providing live Christmas trees to help make the spirit of the holiday season a little brighter for Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen at Naval Air Station Whiting Field. As in the previous two years of the program, about 100 trees will be delivered to […]

NASWF to be Named Tree City USA for 21st Year

NASWF to be Named Tree City USA for 21st Year Ceremony will be immediately followed by base tree lighting For the 21st consecutive year, Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field has achieved designation from the National Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA for its dedication to conservation and urban renewal.  The base will plant a tree to recognize its completion […]

Schaefer to assume command of Training Squadron THREE

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Training Squadron THREE executive officer, Lt. Col. Brian Schaefer will assume the mantle of leadership and take command of the unit during a ceremony Nov. 30 at Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Atrium building.  He will relieve Cmdr. Philip Brock who served as the squadron’s commanding officer for the past year.  The change of command […]

Whiting Field Public Works Earns FDEP Award

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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection recognized Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s water supply facilities with an award for their “outstanding” water systems and programs, Oct. 16. NAS Whiting Field was named the best “Small Community Water System” for FDEP’s Northwest District.  The award is a tribute to the Public Works Department which oversees the […]

Three Generations of Aviators Merge at Winging Ceremony

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Three Generations of Aviators Merge at Winging Ceremony A tradition of U.S. military aviator service continued Oct. 26 when Ensign Gerald Batchelder received his Wings of Gold during Training Air Wing FIVE’s winging ceremony at Naval Air Station Whiting Field. One of 25 flight students to be designated Naval, Marine, or Coast Guard aviators during […]