2014-10-30 / Naval Community

Middletowner on ‘Scorpions’ Squad

Airman Ian Serrano-Garcia, a 2013 Middletown High School graduate, is serving as an aviation structural mechanic with the U.S. Navy’s aviation Electronic Attack Squadron 132 (VAQ-132), also known as the “Scorpions”. The squadron operates the Navy’s newest electronic warfare aircraft, the EA-18G Growler, which is capable of traveling over 1,100 miles per hour, around 1.5 times the speed of sound. Serrano-Garcia contributes to the squadron’s mission as part of the line shack crew that conducts launch and landing operations for the jets.

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