Lt. j.g. Zachary Berman Earns ‘Wings of Gold’ Flight Officer Insignia

Special to The Bedford Citizen

Naval aviator Lt. j.g. Zachary Berman, (left), received his “Wings of Gold” serving with Helicopter Training (HT) Squadron 18, the “Vigilant Eagles” – Courtesy image (c) 2018 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

Lt. j.g. Zachary Berman, a Bedford High School graduate and Bedford native, recently completed naval flight school to receive the flight officer insignia known as “Wings of Gold” during a Winging Ceremony held at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field in Milton, Florida.

As a naval aviator, Lt. Berman serves with Helicopter Training (HT) Squadron 18, the “Vigilant Eagles,” a command with Training Air Wing Five (TW-5). This insignia is awarded to aviators who have qualified as flight officers based on successful Navflight training.

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