NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:09:56 GMT LGBTQ+ employees share their stories for National Coming Out Day event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6662 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.— For many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning plus (LGBTQ+) people, coming out at work can be challenging and frightening. A panel of four LGBTQ+ NAVAIR employees spoke about their experiences coming out at... Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:58:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6662 NAVAIR wins Human Resources Community Award for Excellence http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6654 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR’s Total Force Strategy and Management Department recently won the 2016 Department of the Navy Civilian Human Resources (HR) Community Award for Excellence for making data analysis faster, more efficient and... Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6654 NAWCAD Lakehurst celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6652 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – More than 100 personnel from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst came together in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month on the Lakehurst side of base Sept. 27. This year’s theme “Shaping the Bright... Mon, 02 Oct 2017 10:17:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6652 NAWCAD honors innovative work for the warfighter http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6651 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – In their quest to solve current naval operational challenges and stave off future ones, scientists and engineers at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) develop new products and processes. Their... Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:12:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6651 At Tailhook, leaders describe efforts to resolve physiological episodes http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6649 RENO, Nev. – At the 61st annual Tailhook Convention, Navy leaders and experts outlined the Naval Aviation Enterprise’s ongoing efforts to address challenges to readiness. “Readiness is our No. 1 priority, and right behind that—our No. 1 safety priority—is solving the... Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:43:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6649 ‘Laps for Life’ event commemorates National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6647 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Every 12 minutes, a life is lost to suicide. At the eighth annual “Laps for Life” walk/run/relay event held here Sept. 21, military members, civilians, contractors and their family members walked or... Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6647 NAVAIR Fellows program inducts 2017 class http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6644 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Forty leading scientists and engineers were inducted into the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Fellows program as new associate fellows during Sept. 14 ceremonies here and in Point Mugu, California.. Established in 2000,... Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:13:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6644 NAVAIR wins Department of the Navy financial management awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6642 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Several NAVAIR employees were recognized for their financial management achievements at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy’s (Financial Management and Comptroller) annual awards ceremony Aug. 23 in Washington,... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:17:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6642 New chiefs receive anchors http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6650 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Thunderous applause, hoots and hollers rained down on 15 newly pinned chief petty officers during a Sept. 15 ceremony at the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) headquarters building. Donning their service khakis for... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:08:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6650 NAVAIR Leadership Development Program welcomes 80 future leaders http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6636 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The tradition of NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) is alive and well as the 2017 cohort begins their journey to expand their organizational knowledge and sharpen their business and leadership skills. The... Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6636 NAWCAD Lakehurst recognizes Program Management Team Leader of the Year http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6631 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – A U.S. Navy team leader was recognized during an award ceremony hosted by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst on the Lakehurst side of base Aug. 30 for his leadership and dedication... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:52:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6631 NAVAIR engineer named recipient of Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6626 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – A Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) engineer was recognized by the National Blacks in Government (BIG) organization as a recipient of the BIG Military Meritorious Service Award. Ben Yearwood, Aircraft Wiring Support Equipment Commodity/ Peculiar Support... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:24:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6626 ‘Light of Day’ event kicks off Suicide Prevention Awareness Month http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6625 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Staring down at her weapon while on her fourth deployment to Afghanistan, Tracy Hurtt was delirious. “Pick me up,” she heard the weapon say. Hurtt, a retired Army sergeant first class and... Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:08:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6625 HX-21 earns Secretary of the Navy 2016 Aviation Safety Award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6624 Recognition comes as squadron reaches 30 years without Class “A” mishap NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland  — Air Test and Evaluation Squadron TWO ONE (HX-21) was presented the 2016 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Safety Excellence Award... Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:45:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6624 NAVAIR recognizes logisticians’ innovative contributions at annual awards ceremony http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6622 JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, NJ – The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Logistics and Industrial Operations Department recognized members of its workforce during an awards ceremony on the Lakehurst side of base Aug. 23 for their innovative contributions to supporting the... Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:20:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6622 Huge work benefits small businesses, earns program team Department of Defense innovation award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6620 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland — For finding ways to increase the number of first time awardees, decrease contract time of award, and expand technology sustainment initiatives, the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Small Business Innovation... Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:57:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6620 Summer internship program immerses students in naval research, engineering, innovation http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6617 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland — “Young minds find innovation first,” said Dr. James Sheehy, Naval Aviation Enterprise chief technology officer, as he kicked off the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) Presentation Days here July... Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6617 NAWCTSD Leaders Experience Recruit Training http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6614 GREAT LAKES, Ill. – A group of leaders from the Orlando, Florida-based Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) observed Navy training in action at Recruit Training Command May 31 - June 2. Highlights of the visit included an orientation of... Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:30:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6614 Aircraft Division scientists, engineers win top Department of the Navy awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6607 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland – Three of Aircraft Division’s best scientists and engineers earned the Department of the Navy’s 2016 Assistant Secretary of Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists... Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:35:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6607 Two first-time events in one day make history onboard CVN 78 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6601 Salty Dogs complete first round of testing aboard the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland – A test pilot from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron TWO THREE flying Salty Dog 123, an F/A-18F Super... Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:27:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6601