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Lt. Cmdr. William Hooper, left, UK Wildcat pilot, and Capt. Arnaud Tournier, French flight test engineer from École du personnel navigant d’essais et de reception (EPNER), fly the UH-60L for their school’s capstone project. Hooper and Tournier will spend two weeks and seven hours conducting …

Capt. John Red relieved Capt. Mark Johnson as commanding officer of the Tomahawk Weapons System Program Office (PMA-280) June 13 during a ceremony at Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

The Aviation Training Systems and Ranges program office (PMA-205) welcomed a new program manager during a ceremony held June 5 at NAS Patuxent River.

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, 149 employees took their first one at the Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) orientation at NAS Patuxent River June 11.


We all know what’s contained within the pages of a book can transport us to faraway lands or take us on frightening adventures – but, occasionally, there’s more found there than even the author intended.

From left, Senior Chief Aviation Structural Mechanic Matthew Lebeda , Senior Chief Aviation Machinist’s Mate Emil Orencia, Senior Chief Naval Aircrewman (Operator) Ashley George, and Senior Chief Aviation Electrician Brian Hegrat stand in formation after being pinned to the rank of senior ch…

NAS Patuxent River and the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum held a commemoration in honor of the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway and the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy at the Pax River Naval Air Museum June 6.

Congratulations to Senior Chief Air Traffic Controller Nelson Hercules on his promotion to senior chief June 7.

Capt. Christopher Cox, NAS Patuxent River commanding officer, presented frocking letters to Pax River’s newly promoted petty officers during a ceremony aboard the installation June 3.

The summer season is a very busy time for permanent change of station (PCS) moves for Sailors and their families. While uprooting and moving somewhere different can be challenging, the Navy is overhauling the PCS experience to reduce the stress for Sailors and their families. One of these im…

Section of Bronson Road Closed for Repairs

Bronson Road in the vicinity of Fishing Point will be closed from Cedar Point Road to Presidential Helo from June 24 to July 16 for required repairs. Drivers should use the alternate route of Cedar Point to Bronson Road at the Cedar Point Golf Course. Pedestrian and bicycle traffic is also p…

Section of Bronson Road Closed for Repairs