The Naval Education and Training Command is under new management. A change of command ceremony was held Friday at the Museum of Naval Aviation aboard NAS Pensacola.
After two years on the job, Rear Adm. Donald Quinn stepped down at NET-C commander in a traditional Navy ceremony. He was succeeded by Rear Adm. Michael White. Quinn is also retiring after a 35-year naval career.
If you thought the ceremony would be one of solemn talk and sad faces, then you would have had another think coming. And it was led by Quinn, whose nickname is “DQ.”
Officials from Santa Rosa County are presented with their official "Safe Communities America" designation. From left to right, Santa Rosa County Sheriff Wendell Hall; Jim Melvin, Board of Commissioners Chairman; Chip Fox, Chairman of Safer Santa Rosa; Donna Stein-Harris, National Safety Council;Sandra Park-O'Hara, Administrator Florida Department of Health Santa Rosa County and Tim Wrosdick, School Superintendent
Santa Rosa county joined an exclusive fraternity this week with a ceremony at Thursday morning's county commission meeting. Donna Stein-Harris, the National Safety Council's Senior Director for Safe Communities America addressed the Commission officially designating Santa Rosa County the 24th "safe Community" in the US and the first in Florida. Stein-Harris called it "a really big deal" and congratulated the people in the county who worked to earn the designation.
The Pensacola City Council Thursday evening deadlocked in voting on a food and drink concessions deal for Pensacola International Airport. The 4-4 outcome means the proposal fails.
Council members PC Wu, Megan Pratt, Charles Bare and Sherri Myers voted against the connection plan. Those voting in favor were Jewell Cannada-Wynn, Larry B. Johnson, Andy Terhaar and Gerald Wingate. Councilman Brian Spencer abstained.