NAVAIR News Releases NAVAIR News Release Data Sun, 20 May 2018 16:04:07 GMT Defense Logistics Agency, Fleet Readiness Center Southeast team up to tackle logistics JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In a first of its kind, the Defense Logistics Agency and Fleet Readiness Center Southeast formed a Joint Logistics Team to win the fight against supply chain delays in 2013. The team proved so successful in getting the... Thu, 17 May 2018 08:36:00 GMT New officer in charge finding his sea legs at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Detachment Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Cmdr. Mike Polito, a native New Yorker, is returning to the East Coast after spending the majority of his 32-year Navy career in the Pacific Northwest. Polito took charge of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Detachment Jacksonville on April... Wed, 09 May 2018 12:45:00 GMT Cmdr. Scott Carter retires, leaves Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Det. Jacksonville with sterling record JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Cmdr. Scott Carter, who led Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Detachment Jacksonville to sterling success as officer in charge, called it a career April 19. Carter, who took charge in Oct. 2014 amid complex changes occurring with its platforms,... Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:04:00 GMT Fleet Readiness Center Southeast detachments pass aviation maintenance inspections with flying colors JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – With respective grades of 98.9 and 95.6, Sailors at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast’s detachments at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and Naval Station Mayport should be beaming after their units aced major inspections recently. FRCSE, as the Navy aviation... Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:07:00 GMT Fleet Readiness Center Southeast hosts NAVAIR Black History Month event JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Fleet Readiness Center Southeast was the site of Naval Air Systems Command’s Black History Month Event on February 20. Retired Rear Adm. Annie Andrews spoke at the event titled, “African Americans in Times of War,” at the officer’s... Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:07:00 GMT New machine at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast cuts metal with laser focus JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It’s not quite a lightsaber, but the sheet metal mechanics who operate Fleet Readiness Center Southeast’s new fiber laser cutting machine are well on their way to becoming the Jedi of their trade. The laser cutter gives the... Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:01:00 GMT Fleet Readiness Center Southeast doubles down on 3D printing JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The nozzle danced nimbly about as it dispensed a molten composite mixture behind a clear glass door. Lights flickered in the back of the machine’s spacious inner chamber. The sleek, newly installed 3D printers at Fleet Readiness Center... Wed, 28 Feb 2018 11:04:00 GMT Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Detachment Mayport Sailors celebrate Black History Month JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A veritable banquet with a side of motivation was served up at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Detachment Mayport on Friday to celebrate Black History Month. Command Master Chief Robert Florentino of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 40 spoke to... Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:48:00 GMT Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailor of the Year success in helping others JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Some people go through life never knowing what career field is right for them; Navy Counselor 1st Class Danielle Weisner is not one of those people. Now, her drive and focus aimed at helping her fellow Sailors make... Fri, 02 Feb 2018 13:11:00 GMT Fleet Readiness Center Southeast now primary source for Navy T-6 repair JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In a few years, every Navy and Marine Corps pilot to earn their wings will have flown an aircraft touched by the capable hands of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast artisans. The Chief of Naval Air Training, known as... Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:57:00 GMT 2 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast civilians honored for contributions to warfighter JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As one of his last official acts as commanding officer of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, Capt. Chuck Stuart singled out two of his federal civilian employees for recognition. F/A-18 Integrated Product Team Lead Monty Pearce, and Human Resources... Thu, 03 Aug 2017 06:10:00 GMT Capt. Trent DeMoss Takes Command at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Capt. Trent DeMoss took the reins of command at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast at the facility’s change of command ceremony July 20. The Morehead, Kentucky native has spent his entire Navy career in the maintenance community, and the... Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:07:00 GMT Commanding Officer Capt. Chuck Stuart prepares for Fleet Readiness Center change of command with final flight JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Capt. Chuck Stuart, commanding officer of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, will mark the end of a 26-year Navy career at the aviation repair, maintenance and overhaul facility’s change of command ceremony at 9 a.m., July 20 at... Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:27:00 GMT Navy to Recognize FRCSE Scientists, Engineers with Award at Pentagon JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A trio of triumphs by a team of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast scientists and engineers has earned them a trip to the Pentagon, where they will be presented with the Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and... Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:21:00 GMT 87 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailors Frocked at Friday Ceremony JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Eighty-seven Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailors marked for promotions Friday, in a frocking ceremony at the plant’s Jacksonville detachment. “Frocking,” is a Navy tradition in which Sailors assume the uniform and duties of the next higher rank prior... Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:26:00 GMT FRCSE Takes Home CNO Shore Safety Award for Large Industrial JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Fleet Readiness Center Southeast has earned the prestigious Chief of Naval Operations Activity Excellence in Shore Safety Award for 2016 in the large industrial category. The award recognizes efficiency of operations through safety, using an aggressive safety management... Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:48:00 GMT COMFRC Pays Visit to Jacksonville to Thank FRCSE Team for Speed, Quality JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Rear Adm. Mike Zarkowski, Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers, visited Fleet Readiness Center Southeast on May 24, to thank employees for their high performance in providing the U.S. Navy with the aircraft and components it needs. The aviation maintenance,... Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:03:00 GMT FRCSE Artisan Finds Family Link to Fallen Soldier in Dusty Shoebox JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As dawn stretched its fingers across the frozen banks of the Sûre River near the town of Gilsdorf, Luxembourg, the idyllic landscape was exploded by the crash of German 88mm artillery rounds. It was Jan. 18, 1945, and... Tue, 23 May 2017 10:52:00 GMT FRCSE Takes Air Force Pave Hawk Repair to Next Level JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Artisans at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast are taking their work on the Air Force’s HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter to new heights. What began as an inter-service agreement for the Navy command to perform basic 600 flight-hour inspections on... Mon, 08 May 2017 08:37:00 GMT New Plating Process at FRCSE Selfless in Protecting Components JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An aircraft lifting pin will be the first piece of equipment deployed by the Navy with a new zinc-nickel plating process designed by chemists and engineers at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast. The coating will act as a living... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:55:00 GMT