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NAS Pensacola


A.C. Read course featured

November 21, 2016

Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced the A.C. Read Golf Club, located at the Naval Air Station Pensacola as this month’s featured course on the Florida Historic Golf Trail. “In commemoration of Veterans Day this November,…


Gulf Power partners with military on solar power

January 22, 2015

Gulf Power is partnering with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force to build solar energy farms at three different facilities across Northwest Florida. Today, the utility submitted the renewable projects to the Florida Public Service…

BP Disaster

BP’s love for numbers

July 3, 2010

I reviewed my posts on the BP oil disaster. BP has had a love for statistics from the very beginning. Sadly many of them are meaningless. My first encounter with BP was May 1 when Gov.…


CMP 101

June 22, 2010

The blog has grown beyond Northwest Florida. We are approaching a million page views a month. Some of the new readers have been drawn here because of The Daily Beast and my coverage of the BP…

BP Disaster

BP contractor caught using illegals

May 20, 2010

News Herald reports: “Bay County sheriff’s deputies arrested as many as 11 people Wednesday — all but one of them thought to be illegal aliens — in a sweep at Panama City Marina, a staging area…


Sink’s day in Pensacola

May 6, 2010

By Sean Boone Federal and state officials were in Pensacola today to address emergency efforts for the Deep Horizon oil spill bearing down on Florida’s coastline. Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink met with Escambia County officials…


Notes on May 3 EOC meeting

May 3, 2010

First has anyone seen Escambia County Commissioners Marie Young and Wilson Robertson. Neither has shown for the briefings for this unprecedented environmental disaster. Maybe BP is holding them hostage. —- That being said the Escambia County…


IN kicked out of DEP/BP meeting

May 1, 2010

Gov. Charlie Crist is in Pensacola to see firsthand the preparations for the impending oil slick that is approaching Florida. Before Gov. Crist arrived – which was about noon. Members of the Area Unified Command met…


Navy News: NAS Pensacola CO fired

March 1, 2010

The News Journal and other local media reported that NAS skipper, Capt. William P. Reavey, was removing pending conduct investigation. Base officials called it temporary. The Navy News says Reavey was fired and points out that…


Navy says they are saving economy

January 26, 2009

The daily newspaper reports that NAS Pensacola has issued a report that says the base employed more than 21,000 military, civilian and contract employees in 2008, with a total economic impact of more than $1.15 billion.…


NAS does what ECUA should have done

July 30, 2007

The Monday edition of the News Journal has an article on how NAS Pensacola decided to forego building a new wastewater treatment plant on the base after Hurricane Ivan. They realized how vulnerable the plant would…