NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:15:59 GMT NAWCTSD Celebrates Diversity Day ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Naval Air Warfare Center Training System Division (NAWCTSD) joined forces with U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), and U.S. Marine Corps Program Manager for Training Systems (PM TRASYS) in celebrating... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 13:38:00 GMT NAVAIR celebrates its newest leaders at graduation ceremony HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A command-wide graduation ceremony held here March 29 recognized 225 future leaders from NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) and Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP). The two programs, part of an ongoing command... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:36:00 GMT Women’s History Month: First female FRC-WP aircraft planner and estimator reflects on her career FLEET READINESS CENTER WESTERN PACIFIC, ATSUGI, JAPAN — Diane Sullivan has always kept her eye on the sky. Inspired by the aircraft on television shows such as “Airwolf,” “The A-Team” and “Magnum, P.I.,” and by her love of numbers and building... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:32:00 GMT Trailblazing brigadier general helps NAVAIR celebrate Women’s History Month HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Even for an award-winning brigadier general, life doesn’t always go as planned. “Don’t let the things that have happened in the past define the person you’re going to be,” said Brig. Gen.... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:32:00 GMT NAVAIR Commander’s Awards celebrate innovation, readiness and speed HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The 17th annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards, held here March 22, recognized the role teams and teamwork play within NAVAIR in support of business innovation, technical innovation, improving fleet readiness and increasing... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:55:00 GMT MEDIA ADVISORY: NAVAIR showcases systems, services and platforms at Sea-Air-Space Expo NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — U.S. Navy representatives from several NAVAIR program offices will conduct briefings at Navy League's annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition April 3-5. The exposition takes place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:52:00 GMT DOD names Navy robotics engineer ‘Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter’ JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – A Naval Air Systems Command engineer has been named the Department of Defense Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter for his research in using robotics to optimize workload and increase safety for Sailors on the flight... Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:52:00 GMT PHOTO RELEASE: Coast Guard honors Aircraft Division teammate NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland – In a surprise dockside ceremony, Coast Guard leaders honored Ron Demes, the Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations (ATMO) Lead at Key West, Florida, with the Meritorious Public Service Award February... Mon, 06 Mar 2017 16:38:00 GMT Two NAVAIR employees win Black Engineer of the Year Awards NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Two NAVAIR employees won awards at the 2017 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Conference Feb. 9-11 in Washington, D.C. Kwamé Marshall, an electrical engineer, won... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:47:00 GMT Morgan State University president discusses ‘the crisis in black education’ NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Reading magazine pages plastered to the walls of a shanty in rural Alabama by the light of a kerosene lamp, Dr. David Wilson became transfixed by the power of the written word. So... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:50:00 GMT Inspiring educational success at Black History Month celebration JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – More than 100 personnel from across Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst came together to discuss inspiring educational success in the local community in honor of Black History Month Feb. 16. The 2017 Black History... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:35:00 GMT NAWCAD Lakehurst Mentor of the Year helps develop next generation of engineers JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The Naval Air Systems Command recognized mentors from across the command for their dedication to helping shape and develop the workforce during the National Mentoring Month Celebration and Mentor of the Year Award Recognition Event... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:05:00 GMT Mentoring event teaches employees how to engage millennials at work and form winning teams NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Baby boomers and millennials may seem worlds apart, but all they both really want is respect. “Respect is the key. Both generations really care about respect — we just define it differently,” explained... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:57:00 GMT Aircraft Division team earns DOD acquisition workforce development award NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER, AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, MARYLAND – An Aircraft Division team was recognized for developing unique ways to recruit, train and retain a new generation of engineers and scientists. The Airborne Anti-Submarine Warfare Systems Engineering Division team was... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:57:00 GMT NAVAIR names 2016 Sailor of the Year NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Petty Officer First Class Ronell Day of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) won the 2016 NAVAIR Sailor of the Year at a ceremony here Jan. 12 for his leadership, integrity and... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:43:00 GMT Lifting every voice: Patuxent River celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — You may have heard the term “American melting pot,” but what about “gumbo societies?” Gumbo, a thick stew that originated in southern Louisiana, has a distinct flavor and is often used... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:06:00 GMT Navy shares holiday cheer with local Head Start students JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – For the 41st year, Navy civilians and Sailors from the Lakehurst side of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst came together to donate toys for local disadvantaged youth as part of the Navy Lakehurst Giving Tree Program. More than... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:18:00 GMT NAVAIR financial manager recognized for creating planning tool NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR’s lead business financial manager (BFM) of the year, Denise Mallett, was also recognized with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Individual Achievement Award for Financial Management by acquisition chief Frank Kendall at the... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:56:00 GMT NAVAIR School of Modeling and Simulation Master's Degree Graduates Celebrate Momentous Achievements NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. - The NAVAIR University College of Test and Evaluation, School of Modeling and Simulation, in partnership with Old Dominion University, celebrated the first students to receive their Master of Engineering (ME) degree in... Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:36:00 GMT VCNO sees latest in Aircraft Launch and Recovery at Lakehurst JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran saw the latest in Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE) during a visit to the Naval Air Systems Command on Nov. 7. Moran toured the land-based facilities, where... Tue, 08 Nov 2016 12:00:00 GMT