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  Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana
Airspace and facility restrictions preclude NAS Norfolk from serving as the home station for tactical air units, and in the 1950s NAS Oceana was expanded to Master Jet Base status to serve that purpose.
NAS Oceana's primary mission is to train and deploy the Navy's fighter/attack squadron—the F-14 Tomcats and the F/A-18 Hornets.
It is the sense of the Commission that the Secretary of Defense deviated from the BRAC criteria by failing to consider NAS Oceana for closure or realignment.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/oceana.htm   (2124 words)

 List of A-6 Intruder squadrons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NAS Whidbey Island, WA, then forward-deployed at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan from 1973 until redesignation.
NAS Oceana, VA. The only A-6 Squadron in history to win 3 consecutive Battle "E" awards.
Naval Air Station Norfolk, VA and NAS Oceana, VA, in 1980 to Naval Air Station Key West, Florida until disestablishement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_A-6_Intruder_squadrons   (538 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
NAS Oceana is the Navy’s primary home for its attack and fighter squadrons.
NAS Oceana is currently in a period of rapid growth and force expansion.
NAS Oceana is an interesting and exciting place to work, and with its mission supporting Naval Aviation’s high performance attack and fighter aircraft, it is the Navy’s most advanced Naval Air Station.
chppm-www.apgea.army.mil /doem/vision/Navy/NACLINIC/Oceana.htm   (801 words)

 Naval Air Station Oceana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Naval Air Station Oceana is a United States Navy master jet base, located in the city of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
During the 2005 round of BRAC base closures, it was decided that NAS Oceana could remain open only if certain conditions are met.
The BRAC commission proposes moving the fighters to Cecil Field, a deactivated base which is located near Jacksonville, Florida if NAS Oceana does not meet that and several other conditions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Naval_Air_Station_Oceana   (266 words)

 CHECKSIX - Report / NAS Oceana 2004
There are a few highlights during each Airshow season, and one of these is the NAS Oceana Airshow.
The NAS Oceana Airshow is primarily a competitive exhibition of the U.S.Navy.
At this years NAS Oceana Airshow the Navy SEALs made their impressive debut while Kent and Les Shockley’s famous truck......
www.checksix-online.com /html/nas_oceana_2004.html   (367 words)

 Military Installation Guides 2.0
Oceana's primary mission is to maintain and operate facilities and provide services and material to support operations of aviation activities.
The Naval Air Station Oceana is a modern Atlantic Fleet Naval Air Force fighter and attack complex with over seven miles of runways and the latest equipment to serve military air traffic on the East Coast.
NAS Oceana became the home of the world's most advanced naval aircraft.
benefits.military.com /misc/installations/Base_Content.jsp?id=4945   (339 words)

 Bluesky 49 North - NAS Oceana '04 Air Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
NAS Oceana is the latest naval air station in the U.S. to accommdate the legend F-14 Tomcats.
The 2004 Oceana Air Show thus becomes one of the most exciting Air Shows in North America.
The theme of 2004 Oceana Air Show is "In Pursuit of Liberty".
www.bluesky49n.com /Oceana04/index.htm   (396 words)

 NAS Oceana Base Visit July 2, 2004
In late June 2004 I was invited to NAS Oceana to photograph the fl F-14D Tomcat "Vandy-1" prior to her being repainted and put on display at the front gate.
My visit to NAS Oceana took place on Friday July 2, 2004 and to my surprise I was able to spend nearly two hours on the ramp and in the control tower.
The majority of Oceana's Hornet squadrons were away on regular deployments or participating in the Navy's Summer Pulse '04 exercises.
www.flybyaviation.com /oceanabv2004.htm   (434 words)

 2005 NAS Oceana Airshow - September 16-18, 2005
NAS Oceana manages to have one of the better fireworks displays for an airshow and this year's display was kept up to par.
NAS Oceana played host to the debut airshow performance of the Duel Sabres flown by those two pilots and in my opinion, that is one of the best F-86 Sabre performances I have ever seen in my entire life.
NAS Oceana put on the best airshow out of all my airshows that I attended in 2005, and at the same time, was also the saddest, considering it would be the last time I would see a Tomcat in the air at an airshow.
www.stevesairshow.com /2005shows/oceana05.html   (8446 words)

 Bearing Drift -- Conservative Blog for Hampton Roads, Virginia
The population growth in and around the NAS Oceana complex has grown and will continue to grow and will severely limit the functionality of the master jet base.
The City Council seems unlikely or unwilling to put the brakes on the urban sprawl that is encroaching on NAS Oceana.
Now that you are looking into the future of NAS Oceana the city of Virginia Beach is crying foul.
bearingdrift.com /2005/07/naval-air-station-oceana-added-to-brac.html   (996 words)

 Naval Station (NS) Norfolk Chambers Field / Naval Air Station Norfolk
NAS Norfolk has been considered for conducting FCLP, but encroachment and the variety of transient traffic using the field limit that option.
NAS Norfolk current tenants include E-2C Hawkeye air surveillance and MH-53 Sea Dragon heavy minesweeping helicopter squadrons, and the administrative and logistics missions associated with the headquarters of the US Joint Forces Command and NATO Atlantic Command, and the US Atlantic Fleet.
It served as operational headquarters for the Fleet Air Command, and with the emergence of NAS Oceania as a "master jet airfield" in the late 1950's, the tandem formed the nucleus of the biggest air base on the East Coast.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/chambers-field.htm   (1315 words)

 2004 NAS Oceana Regional Airshow - September 24-26, 2004
NAS Oceana is one of the finest military bases in the country, which also hosts one of the best airshows in the country.
Oceana was the last airshow for the CF-18 Demo Team and the demonstration pilot, Captain "Super Dave" Pletz, and Super Dave had a little challenge for his performance.
In 2003, NAS Oceana's airshow fell on the first weekend of September, making the conclusion of the Neptune Festival unnecessary by starting early, so Oceana decided to steer away from using the Neptune Festival as part of the airshow - today, it is simply the NAS Oceana Airshow.
www.stevesairshow.com /2004shows/oceana04.html   (8355 words)

 Bearing Drift -- Conservative Blog for Hampton Roads, Virginia
Despite the heat on Anthony Principi and the BRAC commission, it appears from reports in the Florida Times-Union that NAS Oceana is Virginia's to lose.
Only a major mistake will cause Oceana to leave Virginia; but it appears the city of Virginia Beach and the state are not about to let that happen.
Oceana may have survived this round, but it has already lost the fight.
www.bearingdrift.com /2005/10/nas-oceana-virginias-to-lose.html   (437 words)

 CNO Tells BRAC Commissioners Navy Needs NAS Oceana
WASHINGTON - Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen told members of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission Aug. 4 that Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana is central to the Navy's current readiness and that he fully supports the Department of Defense's original recommendations for an East Coast master jet base.
In his first testimony since assuming duties as the Chief of Naval Operations July 22, Mullen said NAS Oceana continues to play a significant role in ensuring the effective training and readiness of naval air crews for present and future threats.
The CNO stressed that both the Navy and the local community of Virginia Beach share dual responsibility for the difficulties caused by encroachment but told the panel that he was "increasingly troubled over a trend in recent years of local government in turning a blind eye to Navy concerns in favor of housing developers."
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,usn2_080505.00.html   (671 words)

Oceana is located in Virginia Beach VA and is home to all F-14s in the US Navy inventory as well all of the east coast F-16 squadrons.
With all these aircraft, as well as, the nearby location of NAS Norfolk and Langley AFB, this area is truly a military aviation buffs heaven.
Thanks to the Public Affairs Office at NAS Oceana for the press passes and the introduction to a number of the performers, including Patty Wagstaff, the RCAF Snowbirds, the US Army Golden Knights and the US Navy Blue Angels.
www.avsim.com /pages/0999/airshow/airshow.html   (262 words)

 Naval Air Station Oceana, Flight Operations Information
NAS Oceana and NALF Fentress are 24-Hour airfields, operating seven days a week.
The airspace that Oceana operates in covers a 4.3 mile radius and like civilian aircraft, military planes are not limited to where they can fly.
Routine Flight Operations (RFO) are conducted into and out of NAS Oceana as part of the typical training syllabus for flight crews and include departures, arrivals, touch and go landings, practice radar approaches, flights to and from NALF Fentress, and flights to and from offshore training areas.
www.nasoceana.navy.mil /Airops/fltops.htm   (609 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Naval Air Station Oceana Teams With TV Worldwide to Salute Troops, With Live Webcast of Oceana Air Show ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The webcast is being produced in cooperation with NAS Oceana and sponsored by Intel, (www.Intel.com), Alvarion, (www.alvarion.com) the WiMAX Forum, (www.wimaxforum.org) Operation Interdependence (www.oidelivers.com), Salute America's Heroes, (www.saluteheroes.org) and TV Worldwide.
"We are thankful for the cooperation and assistance of NAS Oceana and we are grateful that Intel, Alvarion and the WiMAX Forum are supporting the event financially in addition to also providing the innovative technology solution that will allow us to webcast live from the flight line.
For complete information on NAS Oceana's mission, vital statistics, departments, services, tenant commands, etc., as well as information on the Virginia Beach/Hampton Roads area, maps, and new arrivals information, please visit the NAS Oceana homepage at http://www.nasoceana.navy.mil/
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=95483   (1156 words)

 NAS Oceana's Neptune Festival Airshow 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
NAS Oceana's 1999 airshow was the best show I have attended that almost didn't happen.
On Thursday afternoon, before the show, the eye of Hurricane Floyd passed over Eastern Virginia and the Carolinas causing severe flooding and widespread damage.
That the show went on is a tribute to all the people of NAS Oceana and Virginia Beach.
www.topedge.com /panels/aircraft/sites/kopack/ocean99.html   (82 words)

 Blogcritics.org: NAS Oceana and BRAC
NAS Oceana has been here quite a while.
Oceana was out here in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by farm land and woods, it didn't bother anyone and nobody bothered it either.
There are a number of homes, actually a fairly large number I believe, that were there at Oceana long before the NAS Oceana jet base got there.
blogcritics.org /archives/2006/01/04/155659.php   (1417 words)

 NAS Oceana Airshow 2004 - VA - USA
I carry about the same equipment as you and consider my camera bag to be medium sized (it's measures 12x10x9 inches) and have never had problems at Oceana or other show with it.
I have a contact at Oceana and he says it's no big deal to park at one of the observation parks for a little while and shoot video or take pictures.
Thursday, 23 September NAS Oceana is proud to present country music star Jo Dee Messina in a concert that is FREE to the public.
www.fencecheck.com /forums/index.php?topic=1202.0   (3963 words)

 NAS Oceana Airshow 2005 in aviation photos on webshots
A collection of photos from the 2005 NAS Oceana airshow, the last airshow to feature the F-14 tactical demonstration, ever.
I was stationed at NAS Oceana in the fall of '52 with VF 921 which was redesignated VF 84 in January '53.
Oceana will never see such a beautiful Bird again...Tomcats by choice, Hornets by mandate.
community.webshots.com /album/468873552PGUABm   (899 words)

 NAS Oceana Airshow featuring the Blue Angels - Virginia Beach, VA September 16, 2005
NAS Oceana Airshow featuring the Blue Angels - Virginia Beach, VA September 16, 2005
Naval Air Station Oceana, the East Coast's only Master Jet Base, hosted the 2005 NAS Oceana Air Show on September 16th, 17th and 18th.
Josh and I drove down on the 15th and were able to attend the practice sessions on Friday - pretty much a complete air show.
molaver.org /nas_oceana_airshow_1.htm   (336 words)

 TCC @ Naval Air Station Oceana
You are now on Tomcat Blvd. Tomcat Blvd. is the main road leading into NAS Oceana.
To verify that you are registered for an on-base class at Oceana, the TCC Base Representative sends a class roster to the Oceana Base Pass Office the morning of the term start date.
The NAS Oceana Base Pass Office is located just off the main entrance to the base on Oceana Blvd. Call 433-2816 to verify customer service hours.
www.tcc.edu /students/military/oceana.htm   (518 words)

 MILAVIA Air Show Report - NAS Oceana Air Show 2005
Virtually all the Squadrons based at NAS Oceana are now either Legacy Hornet or Super Hornet equipped.
The two present at Oceana are VF-101 “Grim Reapers” and VF-32 “Swordsman”.
Other preserved jet aircraft to perform at this years Oceana Naval Airshow were a pair of F-86 Sabres.
www.milavia.net /airshows/oceana05-1   (828 words)

 NAS Oceana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Outdoor Fields - Multipurpose fields are located within the block bordered by London Bridge Road, D Avenue and 5th and 6th Streets and at the corner of D Avenue and 5th Street next to handball courts.
Picnic and Recreation Area - Northwest of the junction of Oceana Boulevard and Princess Anne Road at Naval Air Station Oceana.
Stables - Buildings 70, 71, 72, 75 and LS-8, approximately three-fourths of a mile north of the entrance of the Main Gate of NAS Oceana on Oceana Boulevard, 433-3266.
www.nsa-norva.navy.mil /mwr/mwr-nas_oceana.htm   (738 words)

 DoD Inspector General Reports on NAS Oceana Closure
The 2005 BRAC law specified six actions required by the commonwealth of Virginia and municipal governments.
Among them was the enactment of “state and local Legislation and ordinances to establish a program to condemn and purchase all the incompatible use property located within the Accident Potential Zone 1 for NAS Oceana,” known as BRAC criterion 2.
The DoD OIG certification on whether or not those actions have been completed would be due to the President and oversight committees of Congress by June 1, 2007.
www.military.com /features/0,15240,98539,00.html   (263 words)

 Oceana Youth Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Our program mission is to promote safety, learning and fun in a non-competitive program designed to have all children succeed and give them the opportunity to have their parents cheer them on.
The Oceana Youth Sports website is protected under all applicable copyright laws.
Usage of content or images is strictly prohibited, without expressed written permission from Oceana MWR.
www.oceanayouthsports.com   (156 words)

 NAS Oceana Touch-N-Go   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Home > Federal Supply Stores > NAS Oceana Touch-N-Go
N.A.S. Oceana Touch-N-Go Virginia Industries for the Blind (VIB) reopened the Oceana Touch-N-Go Supply Store in April 2003.
Our priority is to provide the ultimate in customer service and office supplies, and to create "One Stop Shopping" using the government IMPAC card.
www.vdbvi.org /vib/nasoceana.htm   (147 words)

 NAS Oceana  Neptune Festival Air Show 2002 Photo Gallery - 86 images
NAS Oceana Neptune Festival Air Show 2002 Photo Gallery - 86 images
Virginia Beach's Neptune Festival Air Show at Naval Air Station Oceana was like a big party with some of our favorite performers including
NAS Oceana is celebrating 50th anniversary and this year open house
fotodj.com /oceana.htm   (77 words)

 MilAviationPics.com - NAS Oceana Airshow, Virginia
The annual Oceana Airshow suffered greatly from the extraordinary Hurricane Season that 2005 had in store.
More than one static star failed to arrive at Oceana due to Hurricane Ophelia, and the Thursday evening concert was cancelled at the last minute with poring rain.
However by Friday morning the rain had left, and by Saturday the sun took over.
www.milaviationpics.com /photogallery/2005/13.oceana/index.html   (96 words)

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