NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:31:40 GMT OJT: Op teaches use of new kit while accomplishing needed repair on V-22 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — A V-22 in-process at Fleet Readiness Center East needing work performed under its wing gave several FRC mechanics from the East Coast a special on-the-job training opportunity Aug. 7-11. The need to replace... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:51:00 GMT STEMersion: Educators team with industry to prep students for future prospects MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Craven County Schools Career and Technical Education Division is concerned about how local industry will suffer if there becomes a lack of skilled candidates to sustain it. So in worrying about achieving the... Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:56:00 GMT FRC East inducts first F-35 A FLEET READINESS CENTER EAST, Cherry Point, NC -- Fleet Readiness Center East received the first F-35A Lightning II for upgrade here Aug. 9, 2017. The aircraft variant, primarily operated by the Air Force, was flown from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, to FRC East... Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:09:00 GMT Concealed in details: NDI efforts find hidden flaws and defects, ensure safety and quality MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Producing quality aircraft, engines and components is always a top priority at Fleet Readiness Center East, but sometimes tiny cracks and defects can hide in parts where they can’t be seen with... Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:39:00 GMT Logistician garners NAVAIR employee of year honors MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — The work of managing, prioritizing and coordinating action requests for all Marine Corps units for the Logistics Management Integration Department has garnered one Fleet Readiness Center East employee top honors among Naval... Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:26:00 GMT Ready, Set, Innovate: NAVAIR leaders launch Industrial Innovation Challenge MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Innovators at Fleet Readiness Center East are off to the races now that the 2017 FRC East Industrial Innovation Challenge is underway to harvest ideas, strategies and products to improve Navy Enterprise... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:50:00 GMT Innovation Challenge to kick off at FRC East MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — An Innovation Challenge event will kick off at Fleet Readiness Center East June 14. FRC East has been selected to participate in this first industrial Innovation Challenge in Commander Fleet Readiness Centers. FRC... Wed, 24 May 2017 12:37:00 GMT Capped: Head injuries to zero since implementing PPE wear policy MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East has noticed a significant drop in head injuries since directing artisans to wear caps when performing work in its aircraft production spaces. Safety officials are crediting the wearing of... Wed, 24 May 2017 12:36:00 GMT Cherry Point-based FRC East receives honor in supporting STEM education [VIDEO LINK:] RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East has received the 2017 Outstanding Business and Industry Award from the N.C. Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMT) Center. FRC East was recognized at the annual SMT celebration on April... Wed, 03 May 2017 13:35:00 GMT Simple controls save thousands MARINE CORPS AIR BASE CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA — The practice of “turning off the tap” for Blade and Vane Repair Mechan­ics Jim Small and Robby Gray on their Naval Engine Airfoil Facility cleaning line for the past six months... Wed, 03 May 2017 10:01:00 GMT Engineers roll out to reach future STEMists MARINE CORPS AIR BASE CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA — Fleet Readiness Center East is ac­tively sending its engineers out to local campuses in hopes of stok­ing the fires of future engineers. And as FRC East’s drive is about preserv­ing a hefty... Wed, 03 May 2017 09:53:00 GMT FRC East lead engineer shapes NAVAIR professionals MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — For more than 22 years, Mark Meno has been affecting lives through his contributions as a chemical engineer. However, recently it’s the work of shaping professionals that is making an impact on... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:29:00 GMT Harper assumes command at FRC East MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — As the guidon passed from the hands of Col. Vincent E. Clark to those of Col. Clarence Harper III, so too did command authority and accountability of Fleet Readiness Center East during... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:40:00 GMT MEDIA ADVISORY; FRC EAST CHANGE OF COMMAND MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, CHERRY POINT, N.C. – Col. Clarence T. Harper III will assume command of Fleet Readiness Center East from Col. Vincent E. Clark in a change of command ceremony here, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. Media interested in... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:55:00 GMT FRC East Team DINO wins NAVAIR Challenge MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. (Sept. 29, 2016) — Six members of Fleet Readiness Center East’s Propeller Integrated Product Team of In-Service Support Center won the first Naval Air Systems Command Data Challenge that culminated in a two-day... Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:01:00 GMT Honoring more than six decades of service MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Freddie Dawkins only planned to be a civil service employee two additional years after relocating from Alameda Naval Air Station, California to Fleet Readiness Center East in 1995. And now 21 years later... Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:48:00 GMT RDTE Net success integral to 3-D future MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC — Fleet Readiness Center East has “Authority to Operate” its manufacturing Research, De­velopment, Test and Evaluation Network, and the new capabil­ity and infrastructure enables the depot to provide optimal fleet support in the... Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:48:00 GMT FRC East participates in eastern N.C. joint STEM initiative MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC – June 20, 2016: Fleet Readiness Center East will host four teachers from Carteret and Craven County Schools as part of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education’s Teachers@Work program during July. Teachers@Work is... Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:15:00 GMT Taking different measures for Marine readiness MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — East metrologists are going outside their stan­dard measures to affect current and future Ma­rine readiness. Marines from Ma­rine Aviation Logistics Squadrons 14 and 29 have been taking turns completing temporary duty in the... Thu, 12 May 2016 15:20:00 GMT Sustaining readiness: Artisan-Marine union returns aircraft faster to fleet MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Collocating artisans with Marines at Marine Corps Air Station New River is not just working out, but perhaps yielding bigger and faster returns than what was expected. Fleet Readiness Center East artisans and... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:57:00 GMT