NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:59:20 GMT 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 13:30:00 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... Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:43:00 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 09:55:00 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 10:13:00 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 12:17:00 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 11:08:00 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 11:46:00 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 14:08:00 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 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