50th Anniversary celebrations aboard Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy.
SIGONELLA, Sicily (Jun. 12, 2009) Rear Adm. David J. Mercer, center, commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia, commander, Maritime Air Naples, and Capt. Thomas J. Quinn, left, commanding officer Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella, assisted by Italian Air Force Col. Luca Tonello, right, commanding officer 41st Stormo, unveil a plaque to commemorate the partnership between the U.S. and Italy at a ceremony for the 50th Anniversary. NAS Sigonella provides logistical support for Commander, 6th Fleet and NATO forces in the Mediterranean area. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan P. Idle) File# 090612-N-9552I-120