NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:00:07 GMT NAVAIR, NAVSUP teams win Navy hiring challenge NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. — Two teams from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) won a Navy-wide hiring challenge at a summit here Nov. 7 for their innovative ideas to reduce the hiring cycle time... Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:44:00 GMT Business financial managers recognized for professionalism and expertise PATUXENT RIVER, Md.—The business financial manager (BFM) workforce was critical to the command’s receipt of an outstanding report card from Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller) (ASN(FM&C)), Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) BFMs learned Oct. 11. “The command... Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:08:00 GMT Students, college graduates job shadow at annual Disability Mentoring Day NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Fourteen college students and recent graduates from Southern Maryland discovered future career opportunities and expanded their networks at a Disability Mentoring Day here Oct. 24. This event helped the students learn... Wed, 31 Oct 2018 12:09:00 GMT National Disability Employment Awareness Month feature: Joshua Gonzalez NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — J. Joshua Gonzalez may be a wounded warrior, but he doesn’t want you to think of him that way. While on active duty as a U.S. Marine Corps logistics officer in Thailand in... Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:18:00 GMT NAVAIR engineers win awards at Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Conference NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Two NAVAIR engineers were recognized for their leadership and technical achievements at the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers National Conference in Chicago Oct. 4. Mini Anirudhan won an Employee Resource Group Leadership... Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:09:00 GMT Patuxent River LGBTQ+A Advisory Team celebrates National Coming Out Day NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Patuxent River chapter of the LGBTQ+A Advisory Team commemorated the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day this year with a “Speak Out” event Oct. 10. To kick off the event, the... Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:28:00 GMT Former astronaut teaches the importance of working hard, diversity of thought HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — From the roof of his childhood home in El Paso, Texas, gazing up at a blanket of stars from a telescope, John “Danny” Olivas could see what felt like forever. Years later,... Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:01:00 GMT Take a walk on the mentoring side NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Exercise isn’t just good for your body; it’s good for your career, too. At a “Walking with Leaders” informal mentoring session here Sept. 20, some 35 employees walked around the drill hall track... Mon, 01 Oct 2018 10:13:00 GMT Journey Leadership Development Program to undergo changes; new applicants encouraged HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Journey Leadership Development Program is making some changes as the program enters its seventh year. The changes will align with NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program and were introduced at a JLDP application... Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:03:00 GMT Employees walk and run for suicide awareness NAVAL AIR STATION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Spreading awareness about suicide was the goal of the ninth annual “Laps for Life” walk/run/team relay event held here Sept. 18. Military members, civilians, contractors and their family members walked or ran 12 laps... Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:31:00 GMT Women’s Advisory Group event seeks to break down language barriers between genders HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Imagine how difficult work would be if you spoke a different language than your co-workers. Yet this happens every day – because men and women use different communication styles. To help employees... Tue, 28 Aug 2018 14:26:00 GMT Annual Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month event sheds light on how to think positively HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — On an unseasonably cool morning, approximately 50 NAVAIR and Naval Air Station Patuxent River active duty and civilian employees gathered to watch the sun rise at the edge of the Patuxent... Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:24:00 GMT NLDP participant benefits from job rotation HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Job rotations can increase retention, bolster employee motivation and satisfaction, and enhance skills and experience in an increasingly competitive workplace. Participants in NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program are required to go on six-month... Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:13:00 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 10:28:00 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 14:08:00 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 17:01:00 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 07:52:00 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 12:49:00 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 12:57:00 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 14:44:00 GMT