NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:18:21 GMT 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 16:26:00 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 16:00:00 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 09:44:00 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 11:48:00 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 14:56:00 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 13:33:00 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 10:57:00 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 10:05:00 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 09:19:00 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 12:57:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6219 Three NAVAIR employees win Black Engineer of the Year Awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6199 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Three NAVAIR employees were recognized as Modern Day Technology Leaders and Trailblazers at the 30th annual National Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Global Competitiveness... Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:40:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6199 Airline pilot encourages employees to lift off and soar http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6182 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Dream big, be prepared and you’ll fly to new heights. That was the message airline pilot Stephanie Grant imparted to 375 employees at a Black History Month event held here Feb. 4. Referencing... Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:39:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6182 Close to 200 future leaders graduate from NAVAIR’s leadership development programs http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6170 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A command-wide graduation ceremony held here Jan. 13 recognized 198 future leaders from NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) and Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP). The two programs, part of an ongoing command commitment... Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:19:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6170 NAVAIR names Sailor of the Year http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6169 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The 2015 finalists for NAVAIR Sailor of the Year assembled for a ceremony recognizing their accomplishments in the atrium of the Rear Adm. William A. Moffett building Jan. 14. “These First Class Petty... Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:57:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6169 Martin Luther King Jr. event emphasizes community involvement http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6167 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The long, hot “Freedom Summer” of 1964 in McComb, Mississippi, was anything but slow. It was a summer simmering with racial tensions, exploding into heated hate. For Jan Nave Barnes and her family,... Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6167 Wounded warrior finds new hope at NAVAIR http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6138 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — As Cpl. Jessie Blanton fought his way through the flames of a raging fire in Afghanistan, a tank explosion sent him flying backward with a concussion and burns. Soon he was back to... Tue, 01 Dec 2015 15:14:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6138 PHOTO RELEASE: AIR-7.3 employee recognized as Junior Sailor of the Quarter http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6123 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Petty Officer Libby D. Nguyen (left), an administrative clerk with Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR) Total Force Strategy and Management Department (AIR 7.3), received the NAVAIR Headquarters Junior Sailor of the Quarter Award... Tue, 17 Nov 2015 09:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6123 For capstone class, NAVAIR’s future leaders focus on decision-making http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6112 FLEET READINESS CENTER SOUTHEAST (FRC-SE), JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — NAVAIR’s newest leaders culminated their learning at the NAVAIR Leadership Development Program (NLDP) capstone seminar here Oct. 19-23. The class is the final course requirement for NLDP participants and focuses on developments in... Thu, 05 Nov 2015 18:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6112 Developmental assignment creates learning experience for engineer http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6085 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Going back to school doesn’t have to mean pencils, books and an apple for the teacher. Dr. Theresa Shafer, an aerospace engineer by trade, recently went “back to school” when she took on... Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:37:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6085 Calling all future NAVAIR leaders http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6082 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Aspiring leaders learned how to apply to the NAVAIR Journey Leadership Development Program (JLDP) at a workshop held here Oct. 8. The workshop, which was also broadcast nationally to the other NAVAIR sites,... Mon, 19 Oct 2015 12:02:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6082