Collected here are scenes from a U.S. Navy “change of command” ceremony held Thursday, July 11 at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Officers involved in the command change were Cdr. Hunter Bankart, outgoing squadron commanding officer, and Cdr. Matthew Mulcahey, his successor (VAQ 138). Photos include guest speaker W.D. Bankart, the outgoing commanding officer’s father; bouquet presentation to Taryn Mulcahey, the new commanding officer’s wife; remarks by Capt. Darryl Walker, Pentagon; Bankart paying tribute to enlisted personnel; “Growler” aircraft “redesignated” to reflect change in command. Both Bankart and Mulcahey are Anacortes residents.
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