Naval Air Station Patuxent River Story Archive

Pax Sailors volunteer with D.C. Special Olympics Bowling Championship   (3 March 2017)
Sixteen Sailors from across NAS Patuxent River volunteered their services at the 2017 District of Columbia Special Olympics Bowling Championship, which took place Feb. 22 and 23, in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Women's History Month - Making WAVES in the U.S. Navy  (3 March 2017)
Following the last of the Yeomen (F) leaving active duty at the end of World War I, only a small number of Navy nurses represented their gender in naval service, but World War II would change all of that.
Patuxent River Health Clinic Corpsman to Compete in DoD Warrior Games   (13 March 2017)
Representing Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Angelo Anderson took first place in the 100-meter dash at the Warrior Games Team Trials at Naval Base Ventura County, California, in February.
From 500-feet Below the Surface to 10,000-feet Above - Pax River SAR Pilot Recounts Submarine Service  (17 April 2017)
Lt. Adam Patterson's Navy career hasn't followed what most people might call the "usual" path. Having experienced his own evolution of sorts, he emerged from the sea and eventually took to the air by first starting as a submariner and later transitioning to an aviator.
Pax Sailors Join 'Friends' to Clean Up State Park  (27 April 2017)
A group of Sailors from NAS Patuxent River joined high school and community volunteers for a Friends of St. Clements Bay cleanup effort at Newtowne Neck State Park in Leonardtown April 8.
HURREX 2017 Underway at NAS Patuxent River  (9 May 2017)
The 2016 North Atlantic hurricane season spawned 15 named storms - those that reached tropical storm strength or greater - and of those storms, seven were hurricanes and three were major hurricanes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Environmental Management System Identifies, Manages Liabilities  (15 May 2017)
By definition, the Environmental Management System (EMS) provides the Navy's framework for day-to-day decision making and long term planning processes to support mission readiness and regulatory compliance.
Safe HelpRoom Provides Support for Men Who Have Experienced Unwanted Sexual Contact  (23 May 2017)
Safe HelpRoom is an online community of sexual assault survivors in the military that meets to support each other in taking the next steps after a sexual assault.
Navy Personnel Command's Fleet Engagement Team Visits Pax River  (1 June 2017)
A crowd of Sailors at NAS Patuxent River gathered at Center Stage Theater May 23 to hear the latest information that will help them enhance their personal and professional development.
Hammond Assumes Command of NAS Patuxent River  (2 September 2017)
Capt. Jason Hammond assumed command of Naval Air Station Patuxent River in a change of command ceremony Aug. 31 at the installation's Hangar 110. Hammond's role as NAS Patuxent River commanding officer follows his previous position as the base executive officer (XO).
Pax Earns Three First Place Regional Awards for Community Service   (28 September 2017)
NAS Patuxent River took three top honors in the Naval District Washington (NDW) Community Service Program of the Year awards in the categories of Personal Excellence Partnership; Health, Safety and Fitness; and Environmental Stewardship.
Pax River SAR Dogs Take to the Water   (11 October 2017)
Five NAS Patuxent River Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmers, also known as the SAR Dogs, hit the water Sept. 29 for their annual 1.7 mile swim across the Patuxent River.
Pax Building Energy Monitors Promote Positive Energy Usage, Reduce Waste   (24 October 2017)
Building Energy Monitors (BEM) from tenants across NAS Patuxent River will soon be gathering for bi-annual training that will cover an array of topics selected to help them fully understand their position and better promote positive energy usage in their respective workplaces.
NAS Pax River Names Senior Sailor of the Year  (30 November 2017)
Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 1st Class John Kurack was named the Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River 2017 Senior Sailor of the Year due to his deckplate leadership and commitment to excellence for both Pax River and the Search and Rescue (SAR) division.

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