NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:06:31 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 16:41:00 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 12:17:00 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 12:46:00 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 12:26:00 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 16:39:00 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 09:06:00 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 13:30:00 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 14:58:00 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 12:08:00 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 10:57:00 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 10:50:00 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 13:32:00 GMT NLDP capstone seminar highlights importance of leadership, decision making NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR’s newest leaders capped off their developmental journey at the third NAVAIR Leadership Development Program (NLDP) capstone seminar here July 14-18. The class is the final course requirement for NLDP participants and focuses... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:18:00 GMT Improving how we do business: NAVAIR college marks 5,000-student milestone NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- The team behind NAVAIR’s College of Business Financial Management and Comptroller will tell you their days are “all about the numbers.” In their classrooms, they teach that the key to running a... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:10:00 GMT Mentoring event brings wounded Marines ‘up to speed’ NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- Several wounded Marines honed their job interview skills at a speed mentoring event at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, June 17. Speed mentoring is a fast-paced, time-efficient method to... Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:36:00 GMT Candidates put best foot forward at hiring fair NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- Men and women vying for Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) logistician positions gathered at a one-day hiring event, the first of its kind, at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:54:00 GMT NAVAIR Commander’s Awards celebrate teamwork NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The 14th annual NAVAIR Commander’s National Awards ceremony, held here June 10, was a chance to recognize the importance of teamwork in advancing NAVAIR’s mission and goals. NAVAIR’s highest team awards celebrate technical,... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:11:00 GMT Employers interview, offer jobs to wounded warriors, veterans at DoN conference NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —  May 29 was a good day to be a wounded warrior or veteran looking for a job in Raleigh, North Carolina. About 500 wounded warriors and veterans connected with almost 80 employers and... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:26:00 GMT Mentoring helps raise emotional intelligence and employee engagement NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The secret to changing your life? Develop your emotional intelligence. That’s what Tom Reed, president of Reliant Learning LLC, told 360 employees at a NAVAIR mentoring event May 22. Emotional intelligence — the... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:39:00 GMT NAVAIR program seeks to develop new leaders from the inside out NAVAIR Leadership Development Program Spotlight NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR’s Don Balcom is off to a running start on his way to becoming a leader. Balcom, a mechanical engineer working for the Target Engineering Support Branch, Solomons Detachment,... Thu, 29 May 2014 12:40:00 GMT