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.
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.
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