Hammond takes the helm at Pax

The Enterprise - - Front Page -

Capt. Ja­son Hammond walks to the stage Thurs­day morn­ing at the be­gin­ning of the change of com­mand cer­e­mony at the U.S. Navy Test Pi­lot School hangar. Hammond, a na­tive of Danville, Ky., was Patux­ent River Naval Air Sta­tion’s ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer un­der Capt. Scott Starkey, who had served as the base’s com­mand­ing of­fi­cer since April 2016. Hammond is the 40th com­mand­ing of­fi­cer at Pax River since its open­ing in April 1943.

STAFF PHOTO BY DANDAN ZOU

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