Celebrating Anzac Day at NAS Whidbey Island

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) officers assigned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., along with their American and Canadian counterparts, observed Anzac Day on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Naval Ocean Processing Facility amphitheater located on Ault Field. One RAAF crew is undergoing training on the EA-18G Growler at Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129). Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. Among those listening to RAAF Flt. Lt. Jamie Piszczuk deliver a presentation on the history of Anzac Day are Capt. Michael Nortier, NAS Whidbey Island Commanding Officer; Capt. Darryl Walker, Commander, Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet; Capt. Vincent Segars, Commander, Patrol & Reconnaissance Wing 10; Cmdr. Tabb Stringer, VAQ-129 Commanding Officer; Cmdr. Nicholas Underhill, Canadian Forces Detachment, Whidbey, and representatives from the U.S. Air Force 390th Electronic Combat Squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Tony Popp)


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