NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:28:56 GMT From mentee to mentor: computer scientist reflects on lifetime of learning http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6588 NAVAIR Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) Spotlight NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER TRAINING SYSTEMS DIVISION (NAWCTSD), ORLANDO, Fla. — From learning to cook to discovering how to develop computer applications, Jesús Ortiz has always turned to mentors to guide the way. It’s no... Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:43:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6588 Diversity, inclusion ‘hidden opportunities’ for building NAVAIR http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6578 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —Taking the time to infuse diversity and inclusion into a workplace culture can reveal some hidden opportunities, senior leaders told employees at a diversity panel discussion here June 20. The discussion, entitled “Hidden... Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:29:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6578 NAVAIR Accepts Russell Naval Aviation Flight Safety Award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6567 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR Assistant Commander for Corporate Operations and Total Force Stephen Cricchi accepted the 2016 Adm. James S. Russell Naval Aviation Flight Safety Award June 15 during a modest conference room ceremony. The award,... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:12:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6567 Murder victim’s parents urge employees to ‘Erase Hate’ at LGBT Pride Month event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6564 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Tied to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, in October 1998, 21-year-old Matthew Shepard, beaten and bloodied, was left to die alone in the desolate prairie night. His crime? Being gay. Judy and... Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:23:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6564 Navy Summit Connects Vets, Wounded Warriors with Employers http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6556 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — As part of an ongoing commitment to wounded, ill or injured service members, the Navy hosted its 7th Annual Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit in Seattle, Washington, May 23-24. The... Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:12:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6556 NAVAIR testers receive annual DON awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6548 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Department of the Navy (DON) presented two of Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) four 2016 DON Test and Evaluation (T&E) Awards May 24 at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland. For overcoming several... Thu, 25 May 2017 11:14:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6548 Workshop for future NAVAIR leaders held http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6540 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Approximately 300 NAVAIR employees from across all sites attended a Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) executive core qualifications (ECQs) workshop held here May 11 to learn how to apply to the... Tue, 16 May 2017 13:14:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6540 NAVAIR wins award for recruiting, hiring individuals with disabilities http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6535 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND — CAREERS & the disABLED magazine named NAVAIR as the 2017 Public-Sector Employer of the Year for its commitment to recruiting, hiring and promoting people with disabilities at a ceremony in Boston April 20. Steve Nickle,... Tue, 09 May 2017 14:24:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6535 NAVAIR celebrates its newest leaders at graduation ceremony http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6515 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6515 Women’s History Month: First female FRC-WP aircraft planner and estimator reflects on her career http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6513 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6513 Trailblazing brigadier general helps NAVAIR celebrate Women’s History Month http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6512 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6512 NAVAIR Commander’s Awards celebrate innovation, readiness and speed http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6509 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6509 MEDIA ADVISORY: NAVAIR showcases systems, services and platforms at Sea-Air-Space Expo http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6508 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6508 Two NAVAIR employees win Black Engineer of the Year Awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6495 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6495 Morgan State University president discusses ‘the crisis in black education’ http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6493 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6493 Mentoring event teaches employees how to engage millennials at work and form winning teams http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6474 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6474 NAVAIR names 2016 Sailor of the Year http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6458 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6458 Lifting every voice: Patuxent River celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6457 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6457 NAVAIR financial manager recognized for creating planning tool http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6443 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6443 NAVAIR earns pair of aviation safety awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6414 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR has won two top naval aviation safety awards for its outstanding 2016 safety record and ongoing contributions to readiness and efficient operations, the Naval Safety Center announced Oct. 16. The Naval Aviation... Tue, 01 Nov 2016 09:08:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6414