Naval Air Station Jacksonville Story Archive

Historic Hangar Demolished at NAS Jacksonville  (3 September 2015)
An original NAS Jacksonville aircraft hangar met its demise Aug. 24 following a brief ceremony. Hangar 113, which was constructed in 1941, was torn down due to its age, obstructing views of the airfield and outdated energy use.
Women Celebrate 95 Years of Equality  (3 September 2015)
Thanks to the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Women have been allowed to vote for 95 years. NAS Jacksonville celebrated these rights with a special meal at the Flight Line Cafe and a presentation by the Multicultural Awareness Committee.
New NAS Jax Commissary opens for business  (9 February 2017)
A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax) Commissary was held, Feb. 2, as hundreds of patrons came out to shop at the new facility.
Race car driver tours NAS Jax  (9 February 2017)
Race car fans were offered the opportunity to meet and greet a lively driver aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax), Jan. 31. Clint Bowyer, who drives the #14 car with Stewart-Haas racing, posed for photos and signed autographs for fans of all ages.
HSM-72 Hosts Commander, Carrier Strike Group 8  (8 March 2017)
Commander, Carrier Strike Group 8 Rear Adm. Dale Horan visited Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 72 onboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville to meet with leadership and conduct an all-hands call, March 7.
Sailors Offer Help and Hope Through Volunteerism  (23 May 2017)
Seabees from Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit (CBMU) 202 Detachment Jacksonville have spent nearly two months bettering a place that is dedicated to helping others.
Vice Chief of Naval Operations Visits NAS Jacksonville  (31 May 2017)
Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Bill Moran visited Naval Air Station Jacksonville May 30 to get a firsthand look at the new MQ-4C Triton Mission Control Center and meet Sailors and civilians during several all-hands calls.
New SECNAV visits NAS Jacksonville  (28 August 2017)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Robert V. Spencer and his wife, Polly visited Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax), August 25, to gain insight into naval aviation operations and new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capabilities.
NAVFAC Southeast Announces Engineers of the Year  (4 December 2017)
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast is proud to announce its 2018 Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year.
Patrol Squadron 10 Conducts Search and Rescue for Argentinian Submarine  (6 December 2017)
Having recently supported detachments in support of Hurricane Irma humanitarian operations and Joint Warrior/Formidable Shield international exercises, the Patrol Squadron (VP) 10 "Red Lancers" once again packed their bags to answer the call to serve.
From football fields to flight lines, Sailor achieves goals  (16 April 2019)
By setting goals early in his life, Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) Airman Marcus McClinton of Patrol Squadron 5 has worked hard to see his dreams come true.
NAS Jax Flyers Soar To Win National Basketball Tournament  (29 April 2019)
The NAS Jax Flyers Basketball Team defeated Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, 76-75 in the 2019 Military Basketball Association championship game at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 15.
Vice President Pence Thanks First Responders, Rallies Troops at NAS Jacksonville  (22 May 2019)
Vice President Mike Pence praised first responders and service members during a visit to Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax), May 20.
ASTC JAX Delivers New Mask-Off Hypoxia Training  (2 August 2019)
Aviation Survival Training Center Jacksonville commenced training with a new, mask-off hypoxia trainer in July that will be used for all Navy and Marine Corps designated aviation personnel flying in multi-place non-ejection aircraft.

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