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2023
Board of Directors Election

Nominees in Alphabetical Order

CAPT J.J "Yank" Cummings, USN (Ret)

Key positions

  • CO/XO VFA-11

  • CNAF N7 

  • XO USS NIMITZ (CVN 68)

  • CO USS ANCHORAGE (LPD 23)

  • First Technical Advisor for TOPGUN Maverick

  • CO USS GERALD R FORD (CVN 78)

  • Chief of Staff U.S. SECOND FLEET

 

Aircraft

  • F-14A/B

  • FA-18 E/F

 

Designator

  • 1310 

 

Hours

  • 3900 hours

 

Traps

  • 740 traps

 

Current Position

  • Business Development and Field Marketing Boeing Defense

  • Tailhook Ready Room 6 VP

  • Va Beach City Council Military Economic Development Advisory Committee Member

CAPT J.J. "Yank" Cummings, USN (Ret)

VADM DeWolfe "Bullet" Miller, USN (Ret)

Key positions held / previous commands:

Commander, Naval Air Forces
Commander, Carrier Strike Group 2
CO, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)
CO, USS Nashville (LPD-13)

CO, VFA-34

 

Aircraft type: 

A-7, F/A-18

 

Designator:

1310

 

Total hours:

Over 4,000

 

Total carrier landings: 

900

 

Current position: 

Corporate Vice President, Customer Affairs · Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.

VADM DeWolfe "Bullet" Miller, USN (Ret)

CAPT Brad "Plug" Russell, USN (Ret)

Key positions held / previous commands: 

Captain Russell is a career Electronic Attack Aviator, flying both the EA-6B “Prowler” and the EA-18G “Growler” from the ship during his tours at Whidbey Island.  He commanded the “Patriots” of VAQ-140 and was the Commodore of the Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet.  He was also an executive at the National Counterterrorism Center, the Chief of Staff / Maritime Operations Center Director at 5th Fleet / NAVCENT, and a Military Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations.  Other Electronic Attack commands included the “Zapper’s” of VAQ-130, the “Black Raven’s” of VAQ-135, and the “Viking’s” of VAQ-29.

 

Aircraft type: 

EA-6B, EA-18G, F/A-18C, F/A-18E/F

 

Designator: 

1310

 

Total hours: 

4000+ hours

 

Total carrier landings: 

925 Carrier Landings

 

Current position: 

Currently a Senior Manager at Northrop Grumman Defense Systems

CAPT Brad “Plug" Russell, USN (Ret)

CAPT Ed "E-Dub" Weiler, USN

Key Positions Held/Previous Commands:

-          Senior Emergency Actions Officer for Operations (J-36), NMCC

-          Deputy Director, FMBE

-          National President, Naval Helicopter Association

 

Command Tours:

-          HSC-14 (CVW-9)

-          HSC-25 (EXPED, Guam)

-          HSC-3 (Bonus Command, FRS)

-          Commodore, Helicopter Sea Combat Wing Pacific (HSCWP)

 

Aircraft Flown/Qualified:

-          H-46

-          SH-60F/HH-60H

-          MH-60S

-          MQ-8C (Unmanned)

 

Designator:  1310

Total Carrier Landings:  850

Current Position:  Commodore, HSCWP

CAPT Ed "E-Dub" Weiler, USN
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