Monday, May 24, 2021

Blue Angels executive officer named

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Chief of Naval Air Training Rear Adm. Robert Westendorff named Cmdr. Jonathan Fay as the incoming executive officer of the 2022 Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels. A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Fay attended the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., and received his commission May 2000. Fay was designated a naval flight officer in January 2002. Fay will join Blue Angels Commanding Officer Cmdr. Brian Kesselring to assume his role for the 2022 show season following the Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show at NAS Pensacola, scheduled Nov. 6. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform 54 flight demonstrations at 27 locations across the United States and Canada in 2021.(Source: DVIDS, 05/21/21)