Wednesday, May 19, 2021

VT-6 command changes

NAVAL AIR STATION WHITING FIELD, Fla. – Lt. Col. Jason N. Dale, U.S. Marine Corps, relieved Cmdr. R. David Mims, U.S. Navy, as the 57th commanding officer of the “Shooters,” Training Squadron Six (VT-6), in a ceremony at Naval Air Station Whiting Field in late April. The squadron is one of three fixed-wing aircraft training squadrons under Training Air Wing Five (TRAWING FIVE). Mims and Dale conducted their change of command in an airborne ceremony. Three T-6B aircraft participated in a formation flight with the first flown by Mims, the second by Dale, and the third with the commodore of Training Air Wing Five (TW-5), Col. Jeffrey Pavelko, serving as the ceremony’s officiating officer. (Source: NAS Whiting Field, 05/17/21)