Statement by Director of Defense Intelligence Garry Reid on Terrorist Attack

January 17, 2020 – Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for joining us. On January 13th of 2020, the attorney general announced the results of the Department of Justice investigation of the December 6th, 2019, attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola that resulted in the death of three U.S. service members and the wounding of eight other Americans. The…

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Statement from Acting Secretary of the Navy on Recent Attacks on Naval Installations

December 6, 2019 – Our entire Navy and Marine Corps team is struck and deeply saddened by the attacks within our own naval family over the past several days, at Little Creek, Virginia, last week, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Wednesday, and today in Pensacola, Florida. These acts are crimes against all of us. Our prayers are with the families of…

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Navy Identifies Three Sailors Killed in NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack

File photo of Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, 23, from Coffee, Alabama. Ens. Watson was killed during a terrorist attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Dec. 6. (U.S. Navy Photo) December 7, 2019 – Three Sailors died during a terrorist attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Dec. 6. The identities of the sailors are: -Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, Student, Naval Aviation…

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UPDATED 11:00 EST: Active Shooter at NAS Pensacola

December 6, 2019 – Officials at Naval Air Station Pensacola report that an active shooter incident occurred this morning on the base. Four people are confirmed dead, including the shooter, and there are multiple injuries. The base is still in lockdown as first responders secure the scene. Base security and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service are currently investigating. The names…

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Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) Welcomes First Commanding Officer

September 30, 2019 – Cmdr. Daniel Hancock assumed command of the Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU), or future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) during a ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, Sept. 27. “Command of a warship carries incredible authority and responsibility for the commanding officer, so much so that the chief of…

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Dauntless Returns to Pensacola With 2,000 LBS of Cocaine

October 26, 2018 – Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless is scheduled to return home to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, Saturday following a 54-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The 76-person crew interdicted two vessels with an estimated combined total of over 2,000 pounds of cocaine, which is worth more than approximately $27.2 million dollars. The crew departed Pensacola in…

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National Naval Aviation Museum Foundation to Host Naval Aviation Symposium

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3f5B0es9hc[/embedyt] Glimpse into the history and the future of naval aviation at the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation’s Annual Symposium, May 9-11. This three-day event, on board Pensacola Naval Air Station, will feature a golf tournament on Wednesday, followed by distinguished panelists and speakers on Thursday and Friday inside the National Naval Aviation Museum. The theme for the Symposium 2018…

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