NANP President Remembers USS Forrestal Fire 53 Years Ago Today

All, 53 years ago today I was aboard the USS FORRESTAL on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf.  At 1051 a horrific fire engulfed the flight deck killing 134 of my Shipmates and injuring many more.  Of course many years have passed and many more heroes of that fateful day have died.  I would ask that anyone reading this to please take a moment to remember the souls of our departed Shipmates. Sammy

New Director (Active Duty Liaison)

Please welcome our newest member of the NANP Board of Directors, LT Michelle Tucker, USN.   She was overwhelmingly approved by the BOD and comes to us with quite an impressive bio.  Her present position is PAO for Chief of Naval Air Training at NAS Corpus Christi. Speaking on behalf of the entire Board of Directors we would like to wish her a hearty “Welcome Aboard.”   

2020 Navy Photographer’s Reunion Postponed

Due to the current COVID-19 threat, the NANP Board of Directors has decided to postpone the 2020 Navy Photographer’s Reunion, previously scheduled for October 16 – 18, to the spring of 2021. The new dates for the Navy Photographer’s Reunion are April 23 – 25, 2021 and will be held in Pensacola, Florida as previously planned. The Board felt it prudent to make this move as the COVID-19 numbers are ever increasing and governments continue to restrict social gatherings. We are also very concerned about the health and well-being of our PH and MC community. Lastly, we received word that the Blue Angels have shut down their season for the year and the Homecoming Air Show is in question. We […]