Naval Air Station Jacksonville is one of the Navy’s finest and fastest growing installations and is the recipient of the 2012 Presidential Excellence Award and 2013 Commander, Navy Installations Command Excellence Award. We are the largest Navy base in the Southeast Region and third in the nation. As a master air and industrial base, Naval Air Station Jacksonville supports U.S. and allied forces specializing in anti-submarine warfare and training of the best aviators in the world.
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NAS Jacksonville to host the Blue Angels in 2014
NAS Jacksonville is proud to be hosting the Blue Angels Oct. 25-26, 2014. Upon receiving the 2014 Blue Angels Air Show schedule, NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Roy Undersander stated that he was delighted the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron – Blue Angels - is returning to its birthplace - NAS Jacksonville. Undersander also praised City of Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown and Beaches’ mayors for agreeing to switch the 2014 air show venue as a result of the 2013 cancellation.
The day after Thanksgiving saw the VP-16 “War Eagles” become the Navy’s first operational P-8A Poseidon squadron to deploy overseas – when the first two of its six aircraft took off from NAS Jacksonville for Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.
The road to war between Japan and the United States began in the 1930s when differences over China drove the two nations apart. In 1931 Japan conquered Manchuria, which until then had been part of China. In 1937 Japan began a long and ultimately unsuccessful campaign to conquer the rest of China.
The NAS Jax Chapel and Greater Jacksonville Area USO are again sponsoring the Shipmates to Shipmates Program which provides food items for military families who may need a little assistance during the holidays.
Upgrades are underway at the Paul L. Nelson Helicopter Training Facility aboard NAS Jacksonville to support the new MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) – an extended-endurance variant of the original MQ-8B Fire Scout. It was introduced to the media Oct. 31 at Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mugu, Calif.
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) is a non-profit, charitable organization that was created in 1904 by the Department of the Navy to help military members and their families facing financial hardships by providing interest-free loans and grants.