July 20, 2024

CH-53K Moving Toward Entry Into Service

CH-53K

The US Marine Corps’ CH-53K King Stallion program is preparing for its first deployment in 2025. The heavy lift helicopter recently also recently went through its second set of sea trials. The Corps continues to execute the transition from the CH-53E to the CH-53K and is on schedule to declare full operational capability in FY2029.

Pax River’s Somerville Makes History Again

Somerville

CAPT Elizabeth Somerville became the US Navy’s first woman to command Naval Test Wing Atlantic at a change of command ceremony last week at NAS Pax River. Somerville relieved COL Richard Marigliano.