Executive Officer, Naval Air Station Oceana
Captain Bob Holmes is a native of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He was commissioned in 1996 through Officer Candidate School and was designated a Naval Flight Officer in March 1998. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University, a Master of Arts in Management from Webster University, and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.
Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station Oceana
A native of Smithtown, New York, Hewitt enlisted in the United States Navy in 1987 and deployed aboard USS INDEPENDENCE (CV 62) and USS FORRESTAL (CV 59) as an Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Launch & Recovery). He received his commission in 1995 through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Program and was designated an E-2C Hawkeye Naval Flight Officer in 1997.