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 Hangar 113, which was constructed in 1941, was torn down due to its age, obstructing views of the airfield and outdated energy use.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.