NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:13:17 GMT Vice CNO calls for holodeck-like training tech at I/ITSEC http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6702 ORLANDO, Fla.–Walking the show floor of the 2017 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran saw a lot of fast-developing technology that impressed him. But he didn’t see the one thing he wants, even... Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:22:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6702 NAVAIR Commander Touts Capabilities-Based Acquisition at I/ITSEC http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6701 ORLANDO, Fla—Naval Air Systems Command is developing an approach that will ensure delivery of fully integrated products to the warfighter. Capabilities-based acquisition is designed to ensure the warfighter has everything they need to fully train on new systems the day they... Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:56:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6701 Program preps NAVAIR employees for future leadership roles http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6697 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – To be an effective leader at NAVAIR, you must first understand the role you play and how that role contributes to the overall mission. That’s according to Gregory Yellman, NAVAIR’s deputy assistant... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:50:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6697 NAWCAD hosts Disability Mentoring Day for local students, job seekers http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6680 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Ten high school, college students and job seekers from Southern Maryland had the chance to discover future career opportunities and expand their network during Disability Mentoring Day Oct. 25. This event... Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:34:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6680 NAVAIR prepares future leaders with lessons in leadership http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6674 NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER TRAINING SYSTEMS DIVISION, ORLANDO, Fla.—Building leaders, not managers, was the goal of a recent leadership orientation and foundational training (LOFT) course, held here in August and October. “Thank you for being proactive in your career,” NAVAIR Deputy... Thu, 02 Nov 2017 10:58:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6674 Financial managers contribute to program success http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6671 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Enabling customer success was a major attribute of 19 business financial managers (BFMs) nominated for the seventh annual AIR-7.8 Headquarters Award for Excellence in Financial Management Service. Established in 2011 and celebrated... Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:23:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6671 ‘Recalibrated warrior’ shares inspiring story at National Disability Employment Awareness Month event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6667 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.—A quadruple amputee from the Afghanistan War shared his life story and motto, “Never give up. Never quit,” at NAVAIR’s observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month Oct. 19. On April 10, 2012, now... Thu, 26 Oct 2017 09:26:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6667 NAVAIR employees win achievement awards from Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6665 CHICAGO—Seven NAVAIR employees won organization achievement awards from the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) at the annual conference Oct. 13. Rujie Cao, Norman Chan, Christina Fontanos and Dr. Hong Jiang won Promising Professional Awards, while Gurpreet Aulakh, Yicheng “Jason”... Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6665 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 13:58:00 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 12:30:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6654 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 physiological... Thu, 28 Sep 2017 08:43:00 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 08:55:00 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 09:13:00 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 11:17:00 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 10:08:00 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 10:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6636 ‘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 13:08:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6625 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 12:43:00 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 12:29:00 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 12:12:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6567