jects at Crissy Field, Mark Flegel,
the Navy League’s Central Pacific
Region representative to the Fleet
Week Committee, told the San
Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard
personnel visited the children’s ward
at San Francisco General Hospital,
as well as veterans’ hospitals in Palo
Alto and San Francisco. Sailors
aboard the aircraft carrier Carl
Vinson also collected 2 tons of
crushed aluminum cans worth
$2,000 for Episcopal Charities.
President Speaks at
Great Georgia Air Show
Atlanta Metropolitan Council
President Frank Campbell was the
featured speaker during the opening ceremonies of the Great
Georgia Air Show Oct. 7 at Atlanta
Regional Airport (Falcon Field)
Peachtree City, Ga. The event honored the Naval Aviation Centennial
and featured several historic Navy
aircraft and demonstrations by the
F/A- 18 Hornet.
A former naval aviator, Camp-
bell spoke of the place one Georgia
pilot holds in early naval aviation
Atlanta Metropolitan Council President Frank Campbell stands in front of a restored
Navy C-1A Carrier Onboard Delivery aircraft at the Great Georgia Air Show, where
he spoke during the opening ceremony Oct. 7. Campbell logged more than 100 landings on 11 different aircraft carriers during his career as a naval aviator.
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., talks
with Manatee Division Cadet Petty
Officer 1st Class Ariana Pusey and
Seaman Apprentice Kimberly Vickers
during an Academy Day at MacDill
Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., Oct.
15. Castor hosted the event to provide information for students who
are interested in attending one of the
U.S. service academies.
New Sea Cadet
Commissioned in Maine
The NSCC welcomed a new training facility in Madison, Maine,
with the commissioning Sept. 10 of
Camp Mountain View, home of
Navy Construction Battalion 39.
The commissioning ceremony
was well attended by local Sea
Cadet representatives, business
leaders and VIPs. William Waylett
Jr., senior director of Regional
Activities, represented Navy League
headquarters at the event.
Sea Cadet units throughout
New England have been invited to
use Camp Mountain View. There
are four units located in Maine:
Kittery, South Portland, Bath and
Madison. Some of the units are
having difficulty arranging affordable training facilities for their
cadets, who often have to travel up
to two hours from surrounding
communities to participate in Sea
The facility is partially complete, but is now open for training.
A bunkhouse with male and
female berthing, dining hall and a