Base CO takes his final flight

Base CO takes his final flightNaval Air Weapons Station China Lake Commanding Officer CAPT Dennis Lazar waves goodbye as he prepares to launch on his last flight in the Navy on Tuesday, Dec. 17. His upcoming Change of Command and Retirement on Feb. 21 will culminate a 32-year Navy flying career. Lazar has been in command of the base since January of 2012. He will be replaced by Captain Rich Wiley, who will be reporting from Tactical Flag Command Center, Commander Strike Force Training Pacific.

Story First Published: 2013-12-25