Capt. Colin "Farva" Price
Native of Brandon, Florida, Capt. Colin Price received his commission from the United States Naval Academy in 2001. Price was designated a Naval Aviator in January 2004 and was selected for follow-on training in the FA-18 Super Hornet. Price holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering, a Master of Arts from Norwich University, and is a graduate of the Navy’s Nuclear Power Program.
Price’s operational tours as a junior officer include Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137 the “Kestrels” based in Lemoore, California with deployments embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72); a global war on terror support assignment as an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operator in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan; as a department head of VFA-102 the “Diamondbacks” based in Atsugi, Japan with deployments aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). Additionally, he served as executive officer and commanding officer of VFA-154 the “Black Knights” in Lemoore, California embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).
Price’s shore tours include two stints in Fallon, Nevada with the STRIKE department at Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC) and later, Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center (NAWDC).
Price reported aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) as executive officer in September 2022.