NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:27:53 GMT Former naval aviator tells of how she served with ‘pride and resilience’ at national LGBT Pride Month event HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Brynn Tannehill sat silently in the backseat of a rental car and listened to her supervisor call a transgender co-worker ugly, gross and an “it.” Unbeknownst to her co-workers, “I was debating,... Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:28:00 GMT NAVSEA’s senior civilian official describes breaking through the ‘bamboo ceiling’ HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — If there’s a “bamboo ceiling” impeding career progress for Asian-Americans at the Department of the Navy, Giao Phan has pushed through it. Along the way, she’s learned to balance her Asian cultural... Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:08:00 GMT NAVAIR change of command: Grosklags retires, Peters at helm NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md.—Improving readiness and increasing speed to the fleet will remain priorities at the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) under its new commander, Vice Adm. Dean Peters, who relieved Vice Adm. Paul Grosklags during a... Thu, 31 May 2018 18:01:00 GMT NAVAIR employees recognized at national wounded warrior summit WASHINGTON NAVY YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C. — Five NAVAIR employees were recognized for their work recruiting, hiring and retaining wounded warriors at the Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit here May 9. Tania Dawson, Sonny Fann, Joy Hill, Suzanne Perry and Janna... Wed, 23 May 2018 08:52:00 GMT Commander advises future NAVAIR leaders to become ‘change agents’ at leadership development class NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND WASHINGTON LIASION OFFICE, ARLINGTON, VA. — Increasing speed to the fleet is more important now than ever in a time of great global competition, NAVAIR Commander Vice Adm. Paul Grosklags told participants of a leadership development... Mon, 21 May 2018 13:49:00 GMT Employees take the first step in their leadership development journey HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — So you want to be NAVAIR’s next leader? Where do you start? Potential applicants to NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program learned the answers to these questions and more at a national application seminar... Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:57:00 GMT Business executive makes case for caring about Hispanics/Latinos HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — As the Hispanic population continues to grow in the U.S., it’s important to learn how to recruit and retain them, said a Proctor & Gamble Corp. executive at NAVAIR’s national Hispanic... Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:44:00 GMT 280 F-35s delivered, thousands more in the works; ‘We own the fight,’ says admiral With U.S. F-35 squadrons getting underway and international partners receiving and flying their own versions of the cutting-edge platform, the F-35 program is operating at a full sprint. That’s according to Vice Adm. Mat Winter, Program Executive Officer for the F-35... Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:47:00 GMT Individuals with disabilities reflect on their experiences at work NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — For Angela Gaillot, life looks like a foggy morning filled with shadows. Gaillot, an office automation clerk who has worked at NAVAIR since 2009, is almost completely blind. She and three other individuals... Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:44:00 GMT MEDIA ADVISORY: NAVAIR showcases systems, services and platforms at Sea-Air-Space Expo HEADQUARTERS NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — U.S. Navy representatives from several NAVAIR commands and program offices will conduct briefings at Navy League's annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition April 9-11. The exposition takes place at the Gaylord National Resort and... Tue, 03 Apr 2018 08:51:00 GMT NAVAIR celebrates leadership development program graduates HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A command-wide graduation ceremony held here March 22 recognized 131 NAVAIR civilian and military participants of two leadership development programs. NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) and Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) are... Wed, 28 Mar 2018 15:50:00 GMT Annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards celebrate speed, readiness and innovation HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The 18th annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards, held here March 14, celebrated teams that helped further the command’s strategic priorities: increasing readiness and speed of capability to the fleet. “The depth and breadth... Mon, 26 Mar 2018 11:36:00 GMT NAVAIR recognizes 2017 Mentor of the Year winners NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Be a commander, not a demander. That was the advice that author and former fighter pilot Rob “Waldo” Waldman gave Jan. 30 at River's Edge Catering and Conference Center during the 2018 National Mentoring... Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:30:00 GMT NAVAIR names 2017 Sailor of the Year NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Petty Officer 1st Class Michael A. Giraud with the Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 31 (VX-31) was named 2017 NAVAIR Sailor of the Year at a ceremony here Jan. 25. In his endorsement, Capt.... Mon, 29 Jan 2018 13:11:00 GMT At Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, advocates call for workplace diversity NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The U.S. has made tremendous progress since the days of the Civil Rights Movement, but Martin Luther King Jr.’s message remains just as relevant today as it was 50 years ago. That was... Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:55:00 GMT Vice CNO calls for holodeck-like training tech at I/ITSEC 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 16:22:00 GMT NAVAIR Commander Touts Capabilities-Based Acquisition at I/ITSEC 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 15:56:00 GMT Program preps NAVAIR employees for future leadership roles 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 12:50:00 GMT NAWCAD hosts Disability Mentoring Day for local students, job seekers 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 17:34:00 GMT NAVAIR prepares future leaders with lessons in leadership 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 11:58:00 GMT