Thursday, October 01, 2009

Captain Phillip Beachy. Command changes at Lakehurst Navy base

LAKEHURST — Eighty-eight years after a dozen Navy men arrived here to take charge of the world's biggest airship hangar, Capt. PHILLIP BEACHY was the last Navy commander to depart. In a traditional Navy change of command ceremony with a twist, BEACHY stood at attention in dress whites while that responsibility was handed off to Col. Gina Grosso, clad in Air Force blue. Click here to view video and to read the article BY KIRK MOORE • TOMS RIVER BUREAU • SEPTEMBER 30, 2009 Asbury Park Press