NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:53:01 GMT NAVAIR earns pair of aviation safety awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6414 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR has won two top naval aviation safety awards for its outstanding 2016 safety record and ongoing contributions to readiness and efficient operations, the Naval Safety Center announced Oct. 16. The Naval Aviation... Tue, 01 Nov 2016 08:08:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6414 Medal-winning Paralympic athlete urges NAVAIR employees to ‘know no limits’ http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6408 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — From the streets of Los Angeles to a three-time Paralympic athlete, Oscar “Oz” Sanchez is no stranger to pushing the limit. His motto, “Know No Limits,” characterizes his ability to overcome challenges, including... Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:42:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6408 Women of Color Award winners show ‘STEM is a girl thing’ http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6407 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Seven NAVAIR women were recognized for their leadership, technical skills and abilities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at the 2016 Women of Color STEM Conference Oct. 13-15 in Detroit. Sharon Keith,... Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:25:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6407 Superlatives define NAVAIR’s business financial managers http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6401 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Impressive, vital, indispensable, key, phenomenal, flawless, outstanding, role models and consummate professionals are just a few of the ways program customers described their business financial managers when nominating them for the sixth... Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:33:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6401 NAVAIR leaders learn about their role in the larger defense world http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6397 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Twenty-three up-and-coming leaders learned how NAVAIR fits into the larger defense picture at a seminar at NAVAIR’s Washington Liaison Office in Arlington, Virginia, Sept. 26-30. The Washington arena seminar is the second in... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:41:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6397 Trailblazing employees take first step on path to leadership http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6389 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — 250 aspiring leaders started their leadership journey at a NAVAIR Leadership Development Program (NLDP) executive core qualifications workshop held here Oct. 12. “By being here, you are demonstrating your desire to do some... Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:58:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6389 NAVAIR leaders build their global perspective and learn why it matters http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6368 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR’s future leaders learned about their place and influence in the world at a global perspectives seminar in Newport, Rhode Island, Aug. 22-26. The class, part of the NAVAIR Leadership Development Program (NLDP),... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:59:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6368 NAVAIR holds 2016 Fellows, Patent and Section 219 award ceremony http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6352 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Fellows organization promoted 14 members to the rank of full fellow and one member to esteemed fellow status during a ceremony here last week. “These engineers and... Thu, 01 Sep 2016 11:59:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6352 FRC-SW division director recognized for mentoring http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6329 FLEET READINESS CENTER SOUTHWEST, NORTH ISLAND, Calif. — A teenager taking a shortcut through a backyard didn’t know it at the time, but bumping into NAVAIR’s JB Thurmond Jr. changed his life. Thurmond’s backyard was a faster route to get to... Mon, 08 Aug 2016 08:16:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6329 NAVAIR marks first flight with 3-D printed, safety-critical parts http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6323 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland – Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) marked its first successful flight demonstration of a flight critical aircraft component built using additive manufacturing (AM) techniques here July 29. An MV-22B Osprey completed a test flight outfitted... Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6323 Roberts wins T. Michael Fish Quality of Worklife Award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6285 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Helping veterans and wounded warriors isn’t just a job for NAVAIR’s Janna Roberts — it’s a passion. Roberts, a recruitment program analyst for NAVAIR’s Veteran and Wounded Warrior Program, won the T. Michael... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:26:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6285 Celebrating teamwork at annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6286 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The 16th annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony, held here June 8, celebrated technical, business and leadership excellence in support of increasing speed to the fleet, delivering integrated and interoperable warfighting capabilities,... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:00:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6286 Transgender veteran speaks at NAVAIR’s annual LGBT event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6284 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — When retired U.S. Army Col. Sheri Swokowski transitioned from male to female in 2006, she chose a name to reflect her new identity: Sheri. She. Her. I. Swokowski, the highest ranking openly... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:44:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6284 Employees learn how to make big decisions http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6272 HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Making hard choices can help you form your identity and discover who you truly are, Rutgers University philosophy professor Dr. Ruth Chang said at an Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month... Tue, 24 May 2016 10:48:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6272 Former Marine encourages veterans to attend DoN’s 2016 Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring Summit http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6260 PATUXENT RIVER, MD.—It can be hard enough for veterans who voluntarily leave the military—and with it the sense of identity and purpose that came from serving their country—to transition to civilian life. For wounded warriors, who are often forced into... Thu, 12 May 2016 13:56:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6260 NAVAIR showcases systems, services and platforms at Sea-Air-Space Expo http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6254 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — U.S. Navy program managers from several Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) program offices will conduct briefings at Navy League's annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition May 16-18. The exposition takes place at the Gaylord National... Tue, 10 May 2016 12:33:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6254 Building leadership skills from the foundation up http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6253 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND HEADQUARTERS, PATUXENT RIVER, MD. — Eighty emerging leaders learned the building blocks of leadership at a leadership orientation and foundational training (LOFT) class held at Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) in Orlando, Florida,... Mon, 09 May 2016 09:57:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6253 New leaders set off on a career development journey http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6243 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — More than 100 developing leaders kicked off the NAVAIR Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) orientation April 14. JLDP is part of NAVAIR’s ongoing commitment to leadership development and is intended to complement the... Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:05:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6243 Senior executives talk mentoring, career development http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6222 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — NAVAIR senior executives Toni Meier and Leslie Taylor enjoy having multiple employees to mentor and learn from. “Helping people further their careers or discussing areas such as work-life balance is my favorite part... Wed, 06 Apr 2016 08:19:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6222 Women’s History Month event recognizes women in combat http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6219 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Tammy Duckworth was piloting a Black Hawk helicopter in Iraq in 2004 when she was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade. She lost both legs and partial use of her right arm, becoming... Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:57:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6219