Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field's largest venue nearly wasn't big enough as every seat was seemingly filled to observe Capt. Todd Bahlau relieve Capt. Matthew Coughlin as NAS commanding officer during a ceremony, Dec. 17.
Commander Naval Installations Command selected Naval Air Station Whiting Field as the top shore installation in the Navy in its respective category Monday, Jan. 5. The award lauds the top Navy commands at shore for their installation management, program excellence and community outreach.
Naval Air Station Whiting Field and NAS Pensacola, both recipients of the 2015 Installation Excellence award, hosted Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC), Vice Adm. Dixon Smith, during his tour across the Gulf Coast this week.
Naval Air Station Whiting Field will be one of Commander Navy Region Southeast's nominees for the prestigious USS Bainbridge Award following Wednesday's announcement of the Flagship Awards for Navy Community Service.
Rear Adm. Mary M. Jackson, Commander Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE), recognized Naval Air Station Whiting Field as the CNRSE nominee for the Installation Excellence Award Tuesday, Oct. 20, in the small base category.
With a quick snip of the oversized, ceremonial scissors and a fluttering of red, white, and blue ribbon, Naval Air Station Whiting Field's Navy Outlying Landing Field Summerdale was officially reopened for business March 14.
An unprecedented three-plane formation of the Navy's first, Training Air Wing 5's final T-6B Texan II aircraft arrived to Naval Air Station Whiting Field June 21. The landing marked the command's full complement of primary, fixed-wing aircraft.