Welcome to Naval Air Station Pensacola

Welcome to Naval Air Station Pensacola located on the Gulf Coast in Pensacola, Florida. We are committed to fully support the operational and training missions of tenants assigned; enhancing the readiness of the U.S. Navy, its sister armed services and other customers.

Installation Information

Pensacola, situated in Escambia County, employs more than 16,000 military and 7,400 civilian personnel. This includes major tenant commands Naval Air Schools Command, Naval Air Technical Training, Marine Aviation Training Support Group 21, the Blue Angels Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, and the headquarters site for NETC, a command which combines direction and control of all Navy education and training.

 

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PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2014). At a ceremony marking the highlight of a year of centennial celebrations for the 1914 establishment of NAS Pensacola, a statue of Adm. John Henry Towers is unveiled Nov. 21 by NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins and sculptor retired Navy Capt. Robert L. “Bob” Rasmussen. The statue, created as a tribute to Naval Aviator No. 3 Towers, is one of several by Rasmussen that are on display at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Vice Adm. Scott Swift, director, Navy Staff, was guest speaker at the event. Photo by Mike O’Connor/released

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PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2014). At a ceremony marking the highlight of a year of centennial celebrations for the 1914 establishment of NAS Pensacola, a statue of Adm. John Henry Towers is unveiled Nov. 21 by sculptor retired Navy Capt. Robert L. “Bob” Rasmussen. The statue, created as a tribute to Naval Aviator No. 3 Towers, is one of several by Rasmussen that are on display at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Vice Adm. Scott Swift, director, Navy Staff, was guest speaker at the event. Photo by Mike O’Connor/released

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News Talk 1370 WCOA broadcaster Don Parker (back seat, right) took a ride in the Blue Angels No. 7 jet with Lt. Ryan Chamberlain Nov. 4. “I’m looking forward to it,” Parker said. “I’m hoping for a nice, smooth flight and I’m hoping for my number of takeoffs to equal my number of landings,” he said. (Above) With final preparations for the flight complete, AE2 Cyrille Sandusky shakes hands with Chamberlain. Photo by Mike O’Connor

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