Naval Air Station Sigonella Story Archive

Simple Changes = Significant Results for NCTS Sicily  (29 September 2015)
After winning July's "Energy Biggest Loser" competition by reducing overall energy consumption 11.6 percent from previous July, commands at NAS Sigonella are determined to build on the success of their energy conservation efforts by making lasting environmental changes.
Base Tour Fosters Cultural Exchange, Understanding  (29 September 2015)
Students from the town of Scordia, Sicily, visit Naval Air Station Sigonella as part of a tourism educational course, fostering cultural exchange and strengthening ties with the local community.
From tragedy to unity: Nissoria remembers 9/11  (2 October 2015)
The terrorist attacks Sept. 11, 2001 were not only an attack on the U.S., but an attack on the world. On that infamous day, the townspeople of Nissoria, Sicily lost two of their own. Each year since, Nissoria has invited NAS Sigonella to participate in a local ceremony.
NAS Sigonella Celebrating 240 years of naval history  (13 October 2015)
On Oct. 2, NAS Sigonella hosted its annual celebration of the U.S. Navy's birthday, paying homage to 240 years of naval history and pride.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Visits NAS Sigonella  (13 October 2015)
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and his wife Stephanie visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella Oct. 6 as part of a five-day trip to Europe, during which time he toured the base and held a town hall with 250 service members.
Visit by Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Bill Moran to NAS Sigonella  (22 October 2015)
Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Bill Moran visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella, Oct. 15, as part of a scheduled trip to Europe, during which time he reenlisted 10 Sailors and hosted two All Hands Calls.
Sigonella holds reverse COMREL with local national dignitaries  (12 November 2015)
On Nov. 6 NAS Sigonella Commanding Officer, Capt. Chris Dennis, hosted nearly 75 local civic and elected leaders during a first-of-its kind "Reverse COMREL." The concept behind the day's event was simple: NASSIG wanted to say thank you to Sicilian leaders.
2015 USO Holiday Tour Kicks off in Sigonella  (8 December 2015)
On Dec. 5, active duty service members, civilians and their families were treated to a special performance by the 2015 USO Entertainment Troupe at the NAS 2 Hangar.
Marines Celebrate 100th Community Relations Project  (2 March 2016)
Marines with the Special Marine Ground-Air Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa (SPMAGTF-CR-AF) commemorated their 100th Community Relations (COMREL) project since arriving at NAS Sigonella in August 2015, with a cleanup and ceremony at Villa Romana Del Tellaro in Sicily, Feb. 26.
Realizing Energy Savings Through Smart Technology at NAS Sigonella  (5 April 2016)
Technological advancements have revolutionized the way we live, socialize, and work, spawning new products, concepts and applications for existing technologies.
Capt. Brent Trickel Assumes Command of NAS Sigonella  (10 May 2016)
Sailors, civilians, local nationals, family and friends gathered, May 10, for a change of command ceremony aboard Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily, during which Capt. Brent Trickel relieved Capt. Christopher Dennis as commanding officer.
NAS Sigonella Commemorates Battle of Midway  (9 June 2016)
Sailors, Airmen and Marines at Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella held a ceremony to commemorate the historic Battle of Midway, June 7.
NAS Sigonella Frocks 24 Sailors during Ceremony  (9 June 2016)
Under cloudless skies, 24 Sailors were frocked to the next rank of petty officer third class, second class or first class during a frocking ceremony at Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella, June 6.
NAS Sigonella Operations Department: Supporting the Hub of the Med   (1 August 2016)
The Naval Air Station Sigonella Air Operations Department is like a well-oiled machine, comprised of several, integral parts that keep it running well and efficiently.
FPCON EX 2016: Testing Interoperability & Response Capabilities   (16 November 2016)
On Nov. 8-10, departments from across Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella came together as an integrated force to respond to several simulated emergencies during an Integrated Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) exercise.

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