22 - 23 March 2022
Town and Country Resort 
500 Hotel Circle North 
San Diego, CA 92108 
USA

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Sean Navin

Sean Navin

Program Director , Amentum Aviation

Sean Navin is the Program Director for Amentum Aviation working with Cal Fire at McClellan AB, Sacramento, California.  Amentum/Cal Fire is the gold standard in Aerial Firefighting and currently operates and maintains CALFIRE’s S-2T air tankers, OV-10 air tactical aircraft, UH-1H Super Hueys, S-70i Blackhawks, C-130H training aircraft and Beechcraft King Airs.  The majority of the maintenance is performed at McClellan Park, near Sacramento, California.  During fire season, Amentum maintenance personnel and pilots are stationed at various air attack and Helitack bases strategically located throughout California to provide a quick and effective response to wildfires.

Col Navin (retired) began his military career in 1990 at the 134th Fighter Winger, Vermont Air National Guard, as an F-16 pilot.  Following eight years of service, Col Navin transferred to the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National Guard.  Col Navin held multiple positions within the 144th Fighter Wing to include: 144th Vice Wing Commander, 194th Fighter Squadron Commander, and Operations Support Commander.  Col Navin completed the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI) senior leadership course at Harvard University, as well as completing the Joint and Combined Warfighting School-Hybrid (JCWS-H).  Col Navin closed his military career as Commander of the 163d Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, March Air Reserve Base, California.  The 163d Attack Wing is comprised of more than 900 personnel.  The wing is the California Air National Guard’s exclusive MQ-9A Reaper operations unit providing intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support, as well as tactical combat support, to commanders and war fighters around the world.  He is a command pilot with more than 2,300 flying hours in F-16s and F-15s; operations supported include: OPERATIONAL NOBLE EAGLE, OPERATION SOUTHERN WATCH, and OPERATION CORONET NIGHTHAWK.

 

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