Carrier Air Wing 3 Returns from Eisenhower Strike Group Deployment

The nine aircraft squadrons of Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) returned to Naval Air Station Oceana, Naval Station Norfolk, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, and Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Jul. 13 after their six-month deployment aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE). The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) departed Norfolk for deployment on…

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Norfolk-based E-2 Hawkeye Crashes, Crew Recovered

August 31, 2020 – An E-2C Hawkeye, assigned to Airborne Command & Control Squadron (VAW) 120 Fleet Replacement Squadron onboard Naval Station Norfolk, crashed in the vicinity of Wallops Island, Aug. 31. The E-2 crashed at approximately 4:05 p.m. The two pilots and two crew members bailed out of the aircraft safely. At the time of the crash, the E-2…

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