Naval Air Station Pensacola Story Archive

NAS Pensacola Personnel Training for Oil Cleanup  (3 May 2010)
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.
Coast Guard Cutter Stops in NAS Pensacola Prior to Assisting in Oil Spill Operations  (4 May 2010)
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.
NAS Pensacola Prepares for Oil's Wildlife Impact  (12 May 2010)
Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola workers put out booms around Sherman Cove on NAS Pensacola Beach May 4 in preparation for potential oil from the April 20 drilling rig incident in the Gulf of Mexico.
President Obama Speaks to Troops at NAS Pensacola  (16 June 2010)
More than 3,000 Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Soldiers attended a speech given by President Barack Obama at Naval Air Station Pensacola June 15.
Determined Flight Student Continues Training After Loss of Leg  (12 August 2010)
A Navy officer resumed naval flight officer training on board Naval Air Station Pensacola July 21 making him the first to do so as a leg amputee in the Navy.
Energy Modernization Project Estimated to Save NAS Pensacola $132,000 Annually  (29 October 2010)
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.
All-Electric Sports Car Brings Glimpse of Future Alternative Energy Vehicles  (29 October 2010)
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.
Cradle of Naval Aviation Kicks Off Centennial Celebration  (25 January 2011)
The Centennial of Naval Aviation (CoNA) kicked off Jan. 20, aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Fla., with the fly-by of a vintage-painted T-39 Saberliner.
NAS Pensacola Moves Closer to Energy Compliance with Electric Cars  (21 July 2011)
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.
Sailor's Quick Action Saves A Life  (21 July 2011)
Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Tyson Bankston was on leave with his family at a restaurant in Pensacola, Fla., July 9 when he was approached by a petite elderly woman.
NASC Donates 'Cool Cops' Systems to Local Sheriffs  (21 July 2011)
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.
Lifesaving Emergency during NAS Pensacola's Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield Exercise  (16 April 2012)
A medical emergency occurred onboard Naval Air Statioin Pensacola at the same time the base was conducting the force protection drill Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield March 20.
Foreign Military Attaches Visit NAS Pensacola  (20 September 2012)
A group of military attaches from around the world visited Naval Air Station (NAS), Pensacola on a familiarization tour of the air station, Sept. 16-18.
NASP Partners With Local Community in Sexual Assault Awareness  (13 April 2015)
In a significant show of unity, Naval Air Station Pensacola has partnered with local officials in recognizing sexual assault awareness.
Pensacola-Area CPO Selectees Present NWUs to WWII-Era Retired CPO  (27 August 2015)
More than 100 Pensacola-area chief petty officers and Class 122 chief petty officer selects attended an Aug. 25 ceremony dedicated to an 89-year-old World War II-era retired chief petty officer.

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