U.S. Naval Air Station North Island will host an event Friday to celebrate 100 years of excellence in aviation maintenance at the base.
The event will celebrate aviation maintenance done at the air station’s Fleet Readiness Center Southwest. The event is expected to feature 100th anniversary commemorative items, a car show and proclamations from Congressional districts 49, 50, 52 and 53, the county Board of Supervisors, the Port of San Diego’s Board of Port Commissioners and the cities of San Diego, Coronado and Chula Vista
Elected officials from the county as well as the cities of Coronado and Chula Vista are expected to attend and speak during the event. Fleet Readiness Center Southwest Commanding Officer Capt. Tony Jaramillo and Fleet Reading Centers Commander Rear Adm. Mike Zarkowski are also expected to speak.
The celebration is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. between Buildings 333 and 472 at the air station. The event is open to all military personnel who have access to the air station.
–City News Service
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