NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:53:41 GMT Fleet Readiness Center East hosts national mentoring event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5977 FLEET READINESS CENTER EAST, CHERRY POINT, N.C. -- Fleet Readiness Center East Aircraft Planner and Examiner Lennox Jemison shares his career experiences during "This Is My Story -- Meeting Life's Challenges with the Aid of a Mentor," June 18. This national event... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:17:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5977 Commander’s Awards recognize vital role of teams and teamwork within NAVAIR http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5967 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The 15th annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony, held here June 17, celebrated technical, business and leadership excellence in support of NAVAIR’s focus areas: increase speed to the fleet, consistently deliver integrated and... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:50:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5967 Fann wins T. Michael Fish Quality of Worklife Award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5969 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Newly home from Saigon and the horrors of the Vietnam War, Sonny Fann, an UH-1 “Huey” helicopter mechanic, door gunner and crew chief, endured the taunts of “baby killer” and the indignity... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:34:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5969 First openly gay U.S. general hosts NAVAIR’s inaugural LGBT Pride Month event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5948 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Hers was a love story she longed to tell, but Brig. Gen. Tammy Smith was shunned into silence. Living for decades in secret, Smith said she learned to divide her life and hide... Thu, 04 Jun 2015 15:27:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5948 Employees take first step toward becoming leaders http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5940 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR began its search for the next generation of leaders at the NAVAIR Leadership Development Program (NLDP) executive core qualifications workshop held here May 19. The workshop gave potential NLDP applicants the chance... Fri, 29 May 2015 11:27:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5940 NAVAIR commemorates Asian-American heritage with story of Heart Mountain http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5921 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — In times of great crisis, do we still fall into the trap of judging people by the way they look or where they are from? That’s one of the questions the Emmy Award-winning... Wed, 20 May 2015 11:57:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5921 ‘Six-month window’ critical for transitioning veterans http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5903 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.  – Six months. That’s the timeframe retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Ken Cadena says injured veterans have to find meaningful employment following their discharge. The alternative, becoming dependent on government assistance, is a... Thu, 07 May 2015 11:15:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5903 USS Bush welcomes NAVAIR developmental program participants http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5879 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR developmental program participants, based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, embarked aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to experience four “days in the life” of a Sailor, March 26. Twelve interns... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:21:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5879 New leaders learn the value of mentoring http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5876 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Mentors can lend a hand up along the way as you climb the career ladder. That’s what 24 developing NAVAIR leaders learned from a panel of NAVAIR senior leaders March 23-27 as part... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:06:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5876 NAVAIR showcases systems, services and platforms at Sea-Air-Space Expo http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5872 MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACT: Marcia Hart, Public Affairs Officer 301-757-7178; email: marcia.hart-wise@navy.mil FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2015 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — U.S. Navy program managers from several Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) program offices will conduct media briefings at Navy... Tue, 07 Apr 2015 14:18:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5872 To thrive, leaders need to move and change http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5858 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — How do you leak energy? And how do you stop the energy leaks that lead to burnout so you can thrive as an employee and a leader? A seminar in commemoration of Women’s... Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5858 NAVAIR honors Black History Month with poet, author http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5857 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The America of today is more welcome of diversity than it was at the dawn of the previous century, said a poet who spoke as part of NAVAIR’s Black History Month event... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5857 Three NAVAIR employees win Modern Day Technology Leaders awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5856 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Three NAVAIR employees were recognized as Modern Day Technology Leaders at the 29th annual National Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference Feb.... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:48:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5856 NAVAIR leaders, employees share mentoring stories http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5835 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Mentoring is a journey that spans a lifetime, guest speakers told approximately 440 employees at an event Jan. 28 to commemorate National Mentoring Awareness Month. “Each of us has a compelling story that... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 17:41:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5835 NAVAIR announces 2014 Sailor of the Year http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5826 NAVAL AIR SYTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The finalists for the 2014 NAVAIR Sailor of the Year embodied competence, courage and compassion. NAVAIR recognized them Jan. 29 during a ceremony here in the atrium of the Rear Adm. William A.... Mon, 02 Feb 2015 13:17:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5826 Wounded warrior advocates recognized http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5820 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Two NAVAIR employees received Patriotic Civilian Service Awards at a ceremony here Jan. 13 to honor their commitment to hiring and retaining wounded warriors. Members from the Army Wounded Warrior Program recognized Sonny... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5820 NAVAIR wins workforce and leadership development awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5795 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR’s mentoring and leadership development programs won third place at the Human Capital Management Government Awards ceremony Dec. 3 in Arlington, Virginia. Specifically, in the “best workforce development program” category, the mentoring program... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:26:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5795 NAVAIR’s future leaders start their career development journey http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5781 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Eighty-seven of NAVAIR’s future leaders gathered for a national kickoff of the Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) Nov. 6. The purpose of JLDP is to enhance employees’ leadership, managerial and productivity skills and... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:39:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5781 NAVAIR women celebrated for their ‘character, courage and commitment’ http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5770 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Several NAVAIR women were recognized for their leadership, technical skills and abilities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at the 2014 Women of Color STEM Conference Oct. 23-25 in Detroit. NAVAIR had... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:06:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5770 NAVAIR’s developing leaders learn how NAVAIR fits into the bigger Navy picture http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5764 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Twenty-nine developing leaders traveled to the Washington Liaison Office in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 20-24, as part of their participation in NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program. The Washington arena seminar provided a practical introduction to... Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5764