‘First Blue’ Returns Home – JaxAir News

Posted on Nov 4, 2004

Legendary Navy pilot and father of the Navy’e Flight Demonstration Squadron- Blue Angels retired Capt. Roy “Butch” Voris, returned to NAS Jacksonville lastl week for the 2004 Air Show. “It’s great to be back here,” said a jubilant Voris with a broad smile on his face. “No matter where I go in the world, NAS Jacksonville is home. This is where it all startedalmost 60 years ago. This place will always be known as the birthplace fo the ‘First Blue.’” Read more.