CVW5 Change of Command at NAF Atsugi
On 15 December, 2016, Captain Michael S. Wosje, USN, relieved Captain John L. Enfield, USN, as Commander, Carrier Air Wing FIVE (CVW 5). Carrier Air Wing FIVE - the nation's only "9-1-1" air wing - is a critical combat strike element of Battle Force Seventh Fleet, the only forward-deployed carrier strike group in the U.S. Navy. CVW-5 consists of VFA-102 flying the F/A-18F Super Hornet, VFA-27 flying the F/A-18E Super Hornet, VFA-115 flying the F/A-18E Super Hornet, VFA-195 flying the F/A-18E Super Hornets, VAQ-141 flying the EA-18G Growler, VAW-115 flying the Hawkeye 2000, VRC-30 Detachment 5 flying the C-2 Greyhound, HSC-12 flying the MH-60S Seahawk and HSM-77 flying the MH-60R Seahawk. We congratulate Captain Wosje on this superb accomplishment and wish Captain Enfield fair winds and following seas. Welcome aboard to Captain Forrest O. Young, USN, the incoming Carrier Air Wing FIVE, Deputy Commander.