NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Sat, 23 May 2015 02:41:35 GMT NAVAIR commemorates Asian-American heritage with story of Heart Mountain 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 ‘Six-month window’ critical for transitioning veterans 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 USS Bush welcomes NAVAIR developmental program participants 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 New leaders learn the value of mentoring 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 NAVAIR showcases systems, services and platforms at Sea-Air-Space Expo MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACT: Marcia Hart, Public Affairs Officer 301-757-7178; email: 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 To thrive, leaders need to move and change 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 NAVAIR honors Black History Month with poet, author 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 Three NAVAIR employees win Modern Day Technology Leaders awards 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 NAVAIR leaders, employees share mentoring stories 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 NAVAIR announces 2014 Sailor of the Year 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 Wounded warrior advocates recognized 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 NAVAIR wins workforce and leadership development awards 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 NAVAIR’s future leaders start their career development journey 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 NAVAIR women celebrated for their ‘character, courage and commitment’ 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 NAVAIR’s developing leaders learn how NAVAIR fits into the bigger Navy picture 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 NAVAIR employees attend Warrior Games, share command mission NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — For the fourth consecutive year, representatives from NAVAIR’s Wounded Warrior Program participated in the annual Warrior Games to inspire recovery and physical fitness among injured service members and share career opportunities. The Warrior... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:58:00 GMT Hispanic heritage event helps employees sharpen their communication skills NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Because so much of language is nonverbal, employees need to develop intercultural communication skills to succeed in a diverse workplace, said the keynote speaker at a Hispanic Heritage Month event here Oct.... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:08:00 GMT NAVAIR Leadership Development Program seminar offers global perspective NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — For 28 up-and-coming NAVAIR leaders, the world just got a little bit smaller. As part of the fall 2014 global perspectives seminar, held Sept. 22-26 in Newport, Rhode Island, participants in NAVAIR’s Leadership... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:57:00 GMT Communication, fleet focus, keys to financial management excellence More than 200 people recognized NAVAIR’s top business financial managers (BFMs) for their customer service and process improvement efforts during the fourth annual AIR-7.8 Headquarters Award for Excellence in Financial Management Service presentation Sept. 17. Sharon Gellerson, director, Program and Business... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:50:00 GMT 150 new potential leaders graduate from NAVAIR leadership development programs NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A command-wide graduation ceremony held here Sept. 10 recognized 92 employees from the Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) and 58 from NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP). NLDP and JLDP help prepare employees to... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:32:00 GMT