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NAS Jacksonville 2013 Air Show cancelled
NAS Jacksonville has canceled the 2013 Air Show scheduled for Oct. 26-27. Recognizing budget realities, current Department of Defense policy states that outreach events can only be supported with local assets at no cost to the government. This is one of many steps the Navy is taking to ensure resources are in place to support forces operating forward now and those training to relieve them.
NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Bob Sanders said, “This is a very tough decision because the people of Jacksonville love their Navy and we sincerely appreciate their support. Our air shows are a way to say thank you. But our decision came down to priorities which are operational readiness and supporting the warfighter.”
NAS Jacksonville and the Northeast Florida Navy League Council hosted their 11th bi-annual Individual Augmentee Appreciation luncheon May 16 at the NAS Jax River Cove Catering and Conference Center.
Service members from NAS Jax, Blount Island Command and the Florida National Guard were honored during the annual Clay County Military Appreciation Luncheon presented by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and VyStar Credit Union May 17 at the Thrasher-Horne Conference Center.
'Nomads' home from EUCOM detachment 0918
The VR-62 "Nomads" returned last week from European Command after a very successful detachment. Flying a C-130T logistics aircraft with 21 maintainers and aircrew, the VR-62 detachment flew 31 missions from 19 unique airfields during 11 weeks of detached operations.