NAS Whiting Field’s 35,000th Helicopter Pilot Graduates

November 25, 2019 – Training Air Wing (TRAWING) 5 celebrated a milestone in Naval Aviation when the 35,000th rotary wing student naval aviator walked across the stage at Naval Air Station Whiting Field to receive his coveted “Wings of Gold” Nov. 22. Lt. j.g. Robert Woods, a native of Northlake, Illinois, walked off the stage at Lassen Auditorium as the…

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Navy’s Newest Outlying Landing Field Open for Training Operations

January 31, 2019 – Following a historic land exchange agreement between the U.S. Navy and Escambia County, the Navy’s newest outlying landing field opened for helicopter training operations today, after years of collaboration and hard work. To commemorate the completion of the field and the exchange of property, NAS Whiting Field held a ribbon cutting with representatives from the Navy,…

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