Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Story Archive

Navy Investigates F/A-18D Crash, Provides Compensation to Those Affected  (6 April 2012)
Following the crash of a Navy fighter jet in Virginia Beach, Va. April 6, the Navy has begun a compensation process for residents affected, while it continues to investigate the crash.
#SAAM: COMNAVAIRLANT Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness  (16 April 2012)
Sailors at Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (COMNAVAIRLANT) received training April 16 on what they can do to help prevent sexual assault from happening
COMNAVAIRLANT Hosts Battle of Midway Commemorations  (5 June 2012)
Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (COMNAVAIRLANT) hosted commemoration events for the Battle of Midway at Aviation Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, and aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), June 4.
COMNAVAIRLANT Releases Investigation Results of F/A-18D Crash  (2 July 2012)
Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic released the results today of its Judge Advocate General Manual (JAGMAN) investigation in to the crash of an F/A-18D into an apartment complex in Virginia Beach April 6.
HSM-74 'Swamp Foxes' Complete Squadron's First MH-60R Deployed Detachment  (25 July 2012)
The "Swamp Foxes" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 Detachment 3 successfully completed the squadron's first MH-60R deployed detachment aboard USS Normandy (CG 60).
NASCAR Driver Visits Squadron, Experiences Flight Simulator  (23 August 2012)
A NASCAR driver and Nationwide Cup Series points leader experienced the Navy flight simulator during a visit with the "Sunliners" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81, Aug. 21.
HM-15 CO, CMC Relieved of Duties  (1 September 2012)
Capt. Paul Esposito, commander, Helicopter Sea Combat Wing Atlantic (HSCWINGLANT), relieved Cmdr. Sara Santoski, commanding officer of the Norfolk-based Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) Fifteen, today due to loss of confidence in Santoski's ability to command.
COMNAVAIRLANT Hosts Tuskegee Airmen and Montford Point Marines  (13 February 2013)
Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic celebrated African American/Black History Month Feb. 12, by honoring living members of the Tuskegee Airmen and the Montford Point Marines.
COMNAVAIRLANT Welcomes New Force Master Chief  (8 March 2013)
Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (COMNAVAIRLANT) welcomed a new force master chief, March 1.
COMNAVAIRLANT Selects Sailors of the Year  (11 March 2013)
Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (COMNAVAIRLANT) announced the selection of the Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year during a luncheon aboard Naval Station Norfolk, March 8.
Wreath-Laying Honors First Female Naval Aviator  (12 March 2013)
Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15 celebrated Women's History Month, March 3, with a wreath laying ceremony at the Naval Aviation Monument Park in Virginia Beach, Va.
HSC-2 Pilot Receives USO Woman of the Year Military Leadership Award  (9 May 2013)
Lt. Janis Harrington, a helicopter instructor pilot from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 2, was selected as the Navy's Woman of the Year honoree for the USO of Metropolitan New York, May 2.
COMNAVAIRLANT Changes Command  (24 June 2013)
Command of Naval Air Force Atlantic changed hands during a ceremony aboard aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) June 21.
Strike Fighter Squadron 106 Commanding Officer Relieved of Duties  (26 August 2013)
The commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron One Zero Six (VFA-106) based at Naval Air Station Oceana was relieved of his duties Aug. 26 by Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic.
HSC-26 Sailors Win Armed Services Mud Run  (6 September 2013)
Sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 were crowned the winners of the 13th Annual Armed Services YMCA ASYMCA Mud Run by taking home the fastest time in completing the annual race held at Joint Expeditionary Base-Little Creek.

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