Tagged: Commanding Officer

Saying Goodbye….

Men become attached, even grow to love certain non-human things, like a Cowboy to his horse, it was the same with the U.S. Marines and their Boeing Vertol CH-46 (Sea Knight) helicopters . First...

NAS Oceana Air Show 2014

With no military air shows last year, fans were anxiously awaiting 2014. Absence seems to make the heart grow fonder. NAS Oceana, VA is not just a weekend air show but rather a week-long...

Teaching and Keeping the Edge

While nothing can match actual aerial combat, or even just normal flight time for a Marine fighter pilot, modern technology can lend a helping hand in keeping these Marines trained and ready for any...

Meet the C.O.

This is the first in a series, where we informally sit down and speak with the Commanding Officer of various military units. Simply called the C.O. he/she is responsible for everything, and I do...

Dawn Blitz 2013 – Air Assault

It’s was a bright typical summer day at Camp Pendleton in sunny Southern California. The Dawn Blitz 2013 Exercise has been taking place since early June. Dawn Blitz 2013 is a multinational exercise that...

Pease Greeters Welcome Their 600th Flight

The Portsmouth International Airport at Pease has earned its’ International”  moniker hundreds of times over during the past eight years.  The location of the airport in New Hampshire’s Seacoast region  (and near the Maine...

USS Nimitz Deploys to the Western Pacific

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked   Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 departed Naval   Air Station North Island, April 19 and will join up...

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