TCVA bids "Fair Winds & Following Seas" to Nora Tyson on her retirement from the NAVY
Pacific Fleet commander Adm. Scott H. Swift stated, Tyson’s retirement is “going to leave a large hole in the Navy” but it’s going “to fill rapidly behind her because of her mentoring” across the Navy.
Nora Tyson reported to Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 4, where she ultimately served three tours at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland. She was the first woman to ever command an American carrier strike group. The first woman to command the forward deployed Singapore-based Task Force 73. The first woman to command a battle fleet. The first woman to navigate the flattop Enterprise.
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