November 24, 2017

Hammond New Commander of NAS Pax River

Commander

A change of command ceremony was held Aug. 31, 2017, to welcome Capt. Jason Hammond as the new commander of Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

F-35A Altitude Restrictions Lifted

F-35A Altitude Restrictions

The Air Force is lifting its altitude flight restriction for F-35A Joint Strike Fighters at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona.

AFSec: F-35 Is ‘Ready to Go to Combat’

F-35 Ready to Go to Combat

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson says the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter is ready to go to the Pacific — or any theater — should tensions escalate with North Korea.

Marine Corps Wants More Cyber Teams

cybersecurity

USMC Cyberspace Command wants to have 13 fully operational cyber teams. Right now, it has nine teams defending networks and conducting operations in cyberspace.

Pax Keeps Tree City Title for 28th Year

Tree City

Naval Air Station Patuxent River is celebrating the 28th consecutive year of being named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of the Navy installation’s commitment to effective forest management.