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VAQ-138 Holds Change of Command

03/06/17

170302-N-WX604-031 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (March 2, 2017) Cmdr. Charles E. Dale, commanding officer of the Yellow Jackets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ 138), salutes as he is rung aboard during a change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Former Executive Officer Cmdr. Todd I. Ladwig fleeted up to relieve Dale of his duties and take command of the squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Montemarano/Released)

170302-N-WX604-056 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (March 2, 2017) The Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Color Guard parades the colors during a change of command ceremony for the Yellow Jackets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ 138), on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Former Executive Officer Cmdr. Todd I. Ladwig fleeted up to relieve Cmdr. Charles E. Dale of his duties and take command of the squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Montemarano/Released)

170302-N-WX604-117 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (March 2, 2017) Capt. Tabb Stringer, deputy commodore Electronic Attack Wing U.S. Pacific Fleet, delivers opening remarks during a change of command ceremony for the Yellow Jackets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ 138), on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Former Executive Officer Cmdr. Todd I. Ladwig fleeted up to relieve Cmdr. Charles E. Dale of his duties and take command of the squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Montemarano/Released)

170302-N-WX604-118 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (March 2, 2017) Officers assigned to the Yellow Jackets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ 138), attend a change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Former Executive Officer Cmdr. Todd I. Ladwig fleeted up to relieve Cmdr. Charles E. Dale of his duties and take command of the squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Montemarano/Released)

170302-N-WX604-131 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (March 2, 2017) Sailors assigned to the Yellow Jackets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ 138), attend a change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Former Executive Officer Cmdr. Todd I. Ladwig fleeted up to relieve Cmdr. Charles E. Dale of his duties and take command of the squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Montemarano/Released)

170302-N-WX604-139 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (March 2, 2017) Capt. Tabb Stringer, deputy commodore Electronic Attack Wing U.S. Pacific Fleet, presents Cmdr. Charles E. Dale, commanding officer of the Yellow Jackets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ 138), with a Meritorious Service Medal during a change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Former Executive Officer Cmdr. Todd I. Ladwig fleeted up to relieve Dale of his duties and take command of the squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Montemarano/Released)

170302-N-WX604-218 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (March 2, 2017) Capt. Tabb Stringer, deputy commodore Electronic Attack Wing U.S. Pacific Fleet, salutes Cmdr. Todd I. Ladwig, commanding officer of the Yellow Jackets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ 138), after reading his orders and assuming his command during a change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Former Executive Officer Ladwig fleeted up to relieve Cmdr. Charles E. Dale of his duties and take command of the squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Montemarano/Released)

170302-N-WX604-229 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (March 2, 2017) Cmdr. Todd I. Ladwig's son, Holden Ladwig, redesignates an EA-18G Growler, airborne electronic attack aircraft, during a change of command ceremony for the Yellow Jackets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ 138), on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Former Executive Officer Ladwig fleeted up to relieve Cmdr. Charles E. Dale of his duties and take command of the squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Montemarano/Released)

 

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