At BNAS, a Prideful Farewell; Nostalgic Ceremony Ends Mission for Longtime Sub-Hunting Unit
The pennant for Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing Five won't be lowered for months, but Thursday was the time to bid farewell to the unit of submarine-hunting P-3 Orion squadrons that has been flying out of the Brunswick Naval Air Station for decades.
Only one patrol squadron - VP-26 - remains at the base, which is due to shut down in 2011. The squadron, nicknamed the Tridents, will deploy to the Middle East in December. After that, it will be based in Jacksonville, Fla., along with two other...
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