Perkins assumes command at NAFEC

Capt. Derrick Kingsley (left) and Capt. William Perkins shake hands following a Change of Command ceremony held Friday at at Naval Air Facility El Centro. Perkins relieved Kingsley, who had been serving as temporary commander at the base since January. COURTESY PHOTO KRISTOPHER HAUGH, NAFEC

EL CENTRO — Capt. William Perkins is the new commanding officer of the Naval Air Facility here.

He relieved Capt. Derrick Kingsley, who held temporary command of the base after the retirement of Capt. Brent Alfonzo on Jan. 24.

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