HomeNewsArticle Display

CNATTU celebrates Chief Petty Officer's 125th Birthday

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ken Carter (left) and Col. Debra Lovette (center) attend the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ken Carter (left) and Col. Debra Lovette (center) attend the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler personnel stand in formation as opening remarks were given during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler personnel stand in formation as opening remarks were given during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

U.S. Navy Cmdr. Timothy Knapp, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler commanding officer, presents the Chief’s Mess with a plaque during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

U.S. Navy Cmdr. Timothy Knapp, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler commanding officer, presents the Chief’s Mess with a plaque during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Joshua Anderson, 81st Training Support Squadron military training leader course instructor supervisor, serves food to U.S. Navy Aerographer’s Mate Third Class Jackie Ray, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler student, during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Joshua Anderson, 81st Training Support Squadron military training leader course instructor supervisor, serves food to U.S. Navy Aerographer’s Mate Third Class Jackie Ray, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler student, during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

U.S. Navy Cmdr. Timothy Knapp, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler commanding officer, delivers opening remarks during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of 
Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

U.S. Navy Cmdr. Timothy Knapp, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler commanding officer, delivers opening remarks during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

U.S. Navy Master Chief Petty Officer James Contreras, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler command master chief, delivers opening remarks during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

U.S. Navy Master Chief Petty Officer James Contreras, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler command master chief, delivers opening remarks during the CNATTU Keesler’s Chief Petty Officer Birthday Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 5, 2018. The U.S. Navy’s Chief Petty Officers are celebrating 125 years of heritage and the naval tradition of Unity, Service and Navigation, which is part of their rate emblem, is symbolized by a fouled anchor with the letters “USN” centered on the anchor. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. --