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As the type commander for naval aviation, Commander, Naval Air Forces (COMNAVAIRFOR)’s mission is to “Man, Train and Equip deployable, combat-ready Naval Aviation forces that win in combat.”

COMNAVAIRFOR is also dual-hatted as Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.

Centennial of U.S Navy Aircraft Carrier

Vice Admiral Scott D. Conn, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfighting Requirements and Capabilities, announced on Oct 21, 2021 that the Department of the Navy will recognize the Centennial of United States Navy Aircraft Carriers in calendar year 2022.

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  • Vice Admiral Kenneth Whitesell

    Commander, Naval Air Forces/Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet

  • Mr. Bryan Scurry

    Executive Director, Naval Air Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet

  • Captain Todd "Chimi" Cimicata

    Chief of Staff, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet

  • Force Master Chief Jason M. Haka

    Force Master Chief, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet

F/A-18E Super Hornets from the "Vigilantes" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 151 taxi after returning to Naval Air Station Lemoore.
Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), tow aircraft onto an elevator in the hangar bay. Nimitz is underway in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations.
Sailors, assigned to the “Chargers” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14, conduct aircraft maintenance on an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).
An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 (Reinforced) lands on the flight deck aboard amphibious assault carrier USS Tripoli (LHA 7), Aug. 3, 2022.
Ships from the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (NIMCSG) transit the Pacific Ocean. NIMCSG is underway completing Group Sail as part of the routine training cycle.
Capt. Patrick Hourigan, commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1, salutes while walking through rainbow sideboys as he departs the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in the Ionian Sea

Naval Aviation Enterprise

The Naval Aviation Enterprise benefits national security by improving the operational readiness of naval aviation.

It provides a collaborative forum for leaders to deliberate and resolve interdependent issues affecting multiple stakeholders across the whole of naval aviation.

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