Prospective Chief of Staff for Naval District Washington Capt. Grahame A. Dicks visited NAS Patuxent River and NAWCAD during an installation tour Jan. 20. Installation leadership provided Dicks with an overview of installation operations and NAWCAD aviation fabrication and maintenance capabilities at Webster Outlying Field. NAS Patuxent River holds a unique position in Naval District Washington as the only naval air station in the region, and one of the only aviation Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation stations in the DoD.