Naval Air Technical Training Center
Captain Maxine Goodridge
Commanding Officer
NATTC Pensacola, FL

Commanding Officer

Capt. Goodridge, a native of Barbados, West Indies, enlisted in the Navy in December 1982 in New York City, NY. Her first assignment was with Attack Squadron One Two Eight (VA-128), NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. As an undesignated Airman, she qualified as an A-6 Plane Captain and soon thereafter was assigned to Maintenance Control as an Aviation Maintenance Administrationman (AZ) striker.

In May 1985 she reported to Patrol Squadron Three Zero (VP-30) as the Central Technical Publications Librarian and Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) instructor. Her follow-on assignment was onboard Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) Bermuda as Production Control Clerk and Central Technical Publications Librarian, where she earned her Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist designation.

She then transferred to AIMD Jacksonville, Florida, as Support Equipment Division Production Control and Maintenance Administration Division Leading Petty Officer, where she was selected as NAS Jacksonville Sailor of the Year and earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University. In November 1992 she reported to Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron Two (VQ-2), Rota, Spain, as Maintenance Training and First Lieutenant Division Chief Petty Officer.

In 1995 she earned her Master of Science Degree in Business Management from Central Michigan University and was commissioned through the Limited Duty Officer Program.

After attending Mustang University in Pensacola, Florida, Capt. Goodridge reported to AIMD, Naval Station (NS) Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, as Quality Assurance and Support Equipment Division Officer. In September 1997 she reported to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Fifteen (HS-15) onboard NAS Jacksonville, Florida, where she served as Material Control Officer, Avionics/Armament Division Officer, and Maintenance/Material Control Officer, completing work-ups and deployments aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and USS George Washington (CVN 73) to the Mediterranean and Arabian Gulf.

In September 2000 she reported to Commander, Helicopter Anti-Submarine Light Wing onboard NS Mayport, Florida, as the Readiness Officer, maintaining the long range scheduling viability of the Integrated Maintenance Program. She then reported to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two Five (VAW-125) onboard NS Norfolk, Virginia, as Assistant Maintenance Officer, deploying aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) to the Persian Gulf in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Southern Watch.

In September 2006 she reported to FRC Mid-Atlantic Site Oceana, Virginia, where she served as Avionics Division Officer and Assistant Officer in Charge. Then in June 2008 she reported aboard USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), NS Norfolk, Virginia, as the AIMD Officer.

In June 2010 she reported to Commander, Fleet Air Forward (CFAF), Atsugi, Japan, where she served as the AIMD and Forward Repairable Inspection Activity Officer in Charge. In June 2012 she reported to Commanding Officer, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Norfolk as the Executive Officer, and assumed command in December 2013. She reported to Naval Personnel Command, Aviation Officer Assignments, NSA Mid-South, Millington, Tennessee, as Head Aviation Limited Duty Officer/Chief Warrant Officer Assignments, in June 2015.

Capt. Goodridge took command of Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) in Pensacola, Florida, in April 2017.

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Scott C. Sherman
Executive Officer
NATTC Pensacola, FL

Executive Officer

Commander Scott C. Sherman was raised on Shelter Island, N.Y., attended Binghamton University and received his commission in 1991 through Aviation Officer Candidate School.

Following flight school, he was assigned to Patrol Squadron 46 in Moffett Field, Calif. During this assignment he conducted deployments to the Western Pacific area of operation as well as the Middle East. LT Sherman was then assigned to Training Squadron 4 (VT-4) in Pensacola, Fl., as a flight instructor in the T-1 Jayhawk. During this tour he received his Masters Degree from the University of West Florida and was selected as the VT-4 Instructor of the Year, 1998.

In 1999 LT Sherman volunteered to serve as an Individual Augmentee (IA) with the United Nations Military Observer Group (USMOG) conducting operations in the Western Sahara Desert, Africa. His next assignment was to the USS George Washington (CVN73) where he served as a Catapult and Arresting Gear Officer. During this tour he conducted operations in the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf regions.

LCDR Sherman's next assignment was to Patrol Squadron 45 where he served as the squadron's Maintenance Officer, conducting operations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South America. Following this tour LCDR Sherman reported for his second IA to the Office of the Administrative review of Detained Enemy Combatants.

In 2005 LCDR Sherman reported to Pensacola, Fl., as an instructor and director of the Aviation Command Officer Training course (AVCOT). CDR Sherman next assignment was as an IA to NAVCENT/COMMANDER 5th Fleet as the Anti-terrorism/Force Protection Officer.

In 2008 CDR Sherman reported to Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), where he served as the Director of the Aviation Training School. During this tour CDR Sherman volunteered for his fourth IA assignment to Afghanistan, were he served as the USFORAFG SOUTH, Inspector General, Kandahar, Afghanistan.

In December 2011 CDR Sherman reported to Riverine Group One as the Chief Staff Officer. When that command was disestablished in June 2012 CDR Sherman reported to the United States Fleet Forces, Anti-terrorism directorate.

In May 2015 CDR Sherman reported to the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Pensacola, FL as the Executive Officer.

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CMDCM Israel Pedregon
Command Master Chief
NATTC Pensacola, FL

Command Master Chief

Master Chief Pedregon, a native of Zaragoza, Mexico, enlisted in the Navy in October 1993. Following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois he reported to Naval Technical Training Command, Millington, Tennessee where he completed Aviation Machinist’s Mate (AD) “A” School.

Upon Graduation, he reported for duty to Strike Fighter Squadron 94 (VFA-94), Lemoore, California. His other fleet assignments include Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 2 (VQ-2), Rota, Spain, Patrol Squadron 47 (VP-47), Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Strike Fighter Squadron 195 (VFA-195), Atsugi, Japan and Command Master Chief of USS Mustin (DDG 89), Yokosuka, Japan. In addition he has completed shore assignments at Test and Evaluation Squadron 30 (VX-30), AIMD Pt. Mugu, California, Recruit Division Commander, Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois and Senior Enlisted Leader, AIMD Atsugi, Japan.

Master Chief Pedregon is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy Class 149 (Brown) and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Capstone Course. He currently holds an Associate Degree from Coastline Community College in Aviation Technology.

His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (7 awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, as well as various unit and campaign awards. Additionally, he has qualified Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist and Master Training Specialist.

Master Chief Pedregon reported for his current assignment as Command Master Chief of Naval Air Technical Training Center, Pensacola in October of 2016.

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