PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (March 16, 2010)—Capt. Stephen Schmeiser will relieve Capt. Andrew Macyko as Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station Patuxent River during a change of command ceremony on Friday, March 19. The change of command ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. in the VX-1 Hangar 305 onboard the naval air station.
Naval District Washington Commandant Rear Adm. Patrick Lorge will be the keynote speaker.
Capt. Schmeiser is currently the NAS Patuxent River executive officer, and has served in that position since July 2008.