May 19, 2024

Burfield New CO at NAS Pax River


CAPT Douglas Burfield assumed command of Naval Air Station Patuxent River in a ceremony Jan. 10. CAPT Burfield relieves outgoing commanding officer CAPT Derrick Kingsley, who is retiring after 27 years of naval service.

NAS Pax, Mission Partners, Honor Command Ombudsmen


Naval Air Station Patuxent River, along with mission partners from around the fence line, gathered at the Lincoln Military Housing Center on base to recognize the commands’ ombudsmen.

Pax Readies for Hurricane Preparedness Exercise

Pax River to Participate in Hurricane Exercise

Naval installations in the region, including NAS Patuxent River, are preparing for the US Navy’s annual Hurricane Exercise/Citadel Gale 2023 set to take place April 24 through May 5.

Pax River’s Sailors of the Year for 2022


Naval Air Station Patuxent River named its Sailors of the Year for 2022.

Civilians of Year for 2022 Named at Pax


Naval Air Station Patuxent River recently announced its Civilians of the Year for 2022.

Pax in Navywide Competition for Excellence Award


Naval Air Station Patuxent River was named the Naval District Washington regional winner of the Installation Excellence Award — Large Shore category, which recognizes quality in installation management, program excellence, and community outreach.

Newly Elected Officials to Be Sworn in Dec. 5


Citizens of St. Mary’s County are invited to attend the Oath of Office Ceremony for St. Mary’s County elected officials at 6pm Monday, December 5, 2022. The event will take place in the Leonardtown High School auditorium.

Pax CO Briefing: Thurs. Nov. 17

The Patuxent Partnership presents a briefing with NAS Patuxent River Commanding Officer CAPT Derrick Kingsley, on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, 8 – 9am, at the University System of MD at Southern MD  – Building 1, Multi-purpose Room.

NAS Pax Transitions to HPCON Bravo


As a result of rising COVID cases throughout Calvert and St. Mary’s counties, NAS Patuxent River has transitioned to HPCON Bravo this week.