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First Navy Accession Osprey Pilot Earns Wings of Gold at NAS Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex
xas (Dec. 6, 2019) Training Squadron (VT) 35 Commanding Officer Marine Lt. Col. Brian Dennis, right, presents Navy Lt. j.g. Caleb Nicholson his Wings of Gold during a ceremony at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Dec. 6. Nicholson graduated as a naval aviator after completing undergraduate flight training with VT-35 and will become the Navy's first accession CMV-22B Osprey pilot to enter follow-on training with Marine Medium Lift Tiltrotor Squadron (VMMT) 204 at Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina. VT-35 is one of two advanced flight training squadrons for multi-engine aircraft and is the only squadron to train future Osprey pilots at the undergraduate level. (U.S. Navy photo by Anne Owens/Released) 191206-N-OT909-1180

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