Sailors and Marines -- both officers and enlisted -- from Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) have come together to prepare to cleanup the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico April 20.
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Oak (WLB-211) tested its oil spill recovery system May 3 before leaving Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Fla., May 4 to assist in oil spill operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
A $1.3 million Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC) awarded Sept. 30 to local power utility Gulf Power will save Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola's Corry Station an estimated $132,000 per year in annual utility costs.
In recognition of October as Navy Energy Awareness Month, Naval Air Station (NSA) Pensacola's Public Works Department reached an agreement with electric utility Gulf Power, a Southern Company, to display an all-electric sports car aboard NAS Pensacola and Corry Station Oct. 26-27.
Seven new electric vehicles were delivered to Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) July 11, bolstering the NASP Public Works Department (PWD) Transportation Center motor pool's electric fleet and helping bring the installation closer to meeting the Secretary of the Navy's (SECNAV) energy mandates.
Inspired by a Pensacola, Fla.-area newscast, the Naval Aviation School's Command (NASC) Chiefs' Mess on board NAS Pensacola donated 10 "Cool Cops" cooling systems to the Escambia County Sheriff's Department July 19.