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Sailors Wear New Ranks


Sailors Wear New Ranks  Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field recognized the accomplishments of soon-to-be-advanced Sailors during a frocking ceremony Thursday, May 31.  Seventeen Sailors were all smiles as they were able to wear the new collar devices for the first time. The frocking ceremony is a Navy tradition that provides the selected Sailors an […]

McGee Graduates from Advanced IT


Army PV2 Brian McGee graduated from advanced individual training in Arizona recently and is now at Ft. Benning in Columbus, Georgia for the next few weeks for training. Thank you Brian for your service.

NAS Whiting Field to save over $300,000 in utility costs annually

NAS Whiting Field to save over $300,000 in utility costs annually Milton, Fla. –Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Public Works Department (PWD) Pensacola awarded a $3.6 million Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC) April 25 to Gulf Power (a Southern Company) for an energy conservation project at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field, Milton, Fla. […]

NAS Whiting Field to Participate in Security Exercises

Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field, FL – NAS Whiting Field will participate in Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield ’12; anti-terrorism/force protection exercises that will be conducted on all continental United States naval installations March 19 – 25. These annual exercises, coordinated by Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces, and Commander, Navy Installations Command, are designed to enhance the […]

Vigilant Eagles Celebrate 40 Years

HT-18 to Celebrate 40Years of “Vigilant Eagles”  Helicopter Training Squadron EIGHTEEN will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Thursday, March 1.  The “Vigilant Eagles” – students, instructors, civilians, and alumni of HT-18 – will gather at squadron spaces to mark the occasion, enjoy refreshments, and share their memories of four decades of training military helicopter pilots. […]

Whiting to share Air Space

Norfolk Area Aircraft to Use NOLF Choctaw  FA-18 aircraft which normally use Navy Auxiliary Landing Field (NALF) Fentress in Virginia will be using Navy Outlying Landing Field (NOLF) Choctaw to meet their training requirements while NALF Fentress is temporarily closed.  The detachments will periodically train from Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola through late 2012. NOLF […]

Sailors of the Quarter

Whiting Field Names Sailors of the Quarter  Naval Air Station Whiting Field recently selected its Sailors of the Quarter for the First Quarter for fiscal year 2012. Master-at-Arms 1st Class Scott Grettum, Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Darrell Zofcin, and Air Traffic Controller Airman Keesha Hunt were respectively named the Sailor, Junior Sailor and Blue […]

NAS Whiting Field -Retention Excellence

NAS Whiting Field Receives Retention Excellence Recognition Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s command retention team was named a recipient of the 2011 Retention Excellence Award via a Navy administrative message last week.  The base was one of only 39 Navy shore commands to achieve this designation. The award recognizes commands that achieve established retention goals […]

McGee Graduates Boot Camp


2010 Jay High School graduate Brian McGee completed Army Boot Camp last Thursday, Dec. 1, in Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. His parents Mark and Susan McGee of Jay, along with his parents Christy and David Hobbs, of Denham Springs, LA all made the trip to participate in the 2 day event wrapping up the boot […]

Sholley to Turn Over Command of HT-8

Sholley to Turn Over Command of HT-8 Cmdr. Hans Sholley will turn over command of Helicopter Training Squadron EIGHT to Cmdr. Paul Bowdich Friday, Dec. 2, at 10 a.m. in the Naval Air Station Whiting Field Atrium.  Col. James Grace, Training Air Wing FIVE commodore, will serve as the guest speaker for the event. During […]