This year's 75th anniversary is a celebration of the men and women that have served on board NAS Oceana and a celebration of the partnership the Navy has built with the cities of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (PRWEB) May 09, 2018
Navy League of the United States, Hampton Roads will host two events at the Virginia Beach Convention Center on August 16, 2018. The first event of the day is a symposium that will highlight Naval Air and Navy Installations with a focus on NAS Oceana and the impact it brings to the region. This event is free and open to the public.
On the evening of August 16, 2018, Navy League will host a gala celebrating the past, present, and future of NAS Oceana. This event will include a dinner, documentary production, memorabilia and a tribute to those who have served over the years at this venerable installation. Reservations are required and the ticket price are $100 per person for civilians and $50 per person for active duty. Business attire/cocktail and military Summer White. For schedule of events or registration visit our website, navyleaguehamptonroads.org.
“From their inception in the 1940s, NAS Oceana, Dam Neck Annex, and Fentress have been training and supporting Naval Forces that have fought in every armed conflict from WWII to today's missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. This year's 75th anniversary is a celebration of the men and women that have served on board NAS Oceana and a celebration of the partnership the Navy has built with the cities of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake.” Captain Chad P. Vincelette, USN, Commanding Officer, NAS Oceana.
Almost without exception, the United States Navy’s East Coast Master Jet Base NAS Oceana is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Once a remote auxiliary air station that sprung from the Mud Flats of Old Princess Anne County near the whistle stop of Oceana from which it gets its name. Naval Air Station Oceana has advanced in the decades since World War II to become the Navy’s East Coast Master Jet Base and one of the largest and most advanced Air Stations in the world.
Faircount will assist Navy League of the United States, Hampton Roads in producing NAS Oceana 75th symposium and gala events, and securing sponsors and partners as well.
Navy League is a non-profit organization, incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia working to support the Sea Services.