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Oct 15, 2019

Banners project will honor veterans in 2020

MILTON — The last time Rita Takeuchi was driving through her hometown of Hillsboro, Ohio, she was amazed by the many banners honoring military members of the community hanging from lampposts througho…

Oct 4, 2019

Whiting Field among Gold Award finalists

MILTON — Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Morale Welfare and Recreation Department attended the National Recreation Park Association’s annual conference in September in Baltimore, Maryland, as Gold …

Sep 4, 2019

Veterans park to get Liberty Tree marker

MILTON — Milton's Veterans Memorial Park will soon have an addition of a Liberty Tree when a granite foot marker is installed at the park to honor American Patriots. The request to have a marker pl…

Aug 15, 2019

Drum Base members visit Memorial Park

MILTON — A group of submarine veterans recently toured the Veteran's Memorial Park in Downtown Milton. USSVI Drum Base, a chapter of the United States Submarine Veterans Inc, is a group of veterans…

Jun 29, 2019

Navy accepting input on helicopter training plan

NORFOLK, VIRGINIA —The Navy has completed a Draft Environmental Assessment for the replacement of the TH-57 Sea Ranger training helicopter system with the Advanced Helicopter Training System at Naval…

Jun 15, 2019

Whiting Field helicopter training squadron changes command

MILTON — A Navy Reserve officer who had served as executive officer of Helicopter Training Squadron 8 at Naval Air Station Whiting Field became the squadron's commanding officer in Friday ceremonies,…

Jun 14, 2019

Next step to preserve Fort Pickens tower identified

GULF BREEZE — The National Park Service has determined the next steps in the preservation of historic Tower 234 at the Fort Pickens Area. The tower, used to direct the firing of battery guns, and Bat…

May 15, 2019

Pace naval officer earns his wings

MILTON — Ens. Jordan Davis, a Pace High School graduate, earned his Wings of Gold May 10 at Naval Air Station Whiting Field. Growing up in a Navy family, Davis lived in Jacksonville, Pensacola, Sea…

May 11, 2019

Ramsey retires after 21-year Navy career

MILTON — After 21 years of faithful service in the United States Navy, Cmdr. Doug Ramsey, Naval Air Station Whiting Field Air Operations Officer, rendered his final salute in the base auditorium the …

Apr 22, 2019

Whiting Field participates in Navy-wide hurricane exercise

MILTON — U.S. Fleet Forces Command, headquartered in Norfolk, and Commander, Navy Installations Command based in Washington, D.C., are conducting Hurricane Exercise/Citadel Gale 2019 through April 26…


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