Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Blue Angels name next leader

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The Navy announced Tuesday that the commander of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team for the 2013-2014 season will be Cmdr. Thomas Frosch, who succeeds Capt. Greg McWherter. Frosch, a native of Michigan, comes to the Blue Angels after serving as commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 146 at Naval Air Station Lemoore, Calif. The change of command will be Nov. 4, 2012. The Blue Angels flight demonstration team is based at Naval Air Station Pensacola. (Sources: multiple, including WALA-TV, WKRG-TV, WEAR-TV, 05/01/12)