Captain Pete Pagano, U.S. Navy (Retired), a retired surface warfare officer, commanded the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group as commodore of Amphibious Squadron 4. Prior to that, he commanded USS Carr (FFG-52). He served in five other ships at sea and ashore in a variety of joint and Navy operations and training assignments.


Articles by Pete Pagano

V-22 Osprey

The CVL’s Time Has Come

By Captain Pete Pagano, U.S. Navy (Retired)
September 2021
The Navy could quickly field a class of CVLs and an air wing at an acceptable cost to meet the challenge of a rising global maritime adversary.