PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – This week’s Military Minute is a big congratulations to a local sailor who is joining the ranks of the Navy’s Blue Angels Flight team. 35-year old Lieutenant James Cox is a Chesapeake native and James Madison University graduate. He’s an F/A18 pilot, currently assigned to the Strike Fighter Weapons School Atlantic. He was chosen among a very long list of applicants.
The Blue Angels is the Navy’s flight demonstration squadron. The planes tour the country showing off their incredible moves. The pilots are the best of the Navy’s best. They’re scheduled to be at the NAS Oceana airshow in Virginia Beach in September. Congratulations to Lt. Cox on his new assignment.
This segment of The Hampton Roads Show is sponsored by Value City Furniture.