NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:14:59 GMT Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailors mark end of era with last P-3 engine test run http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6925 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Though it may lack the pizzazz of the GTO’s 389 from The Beach Boys’ famous song, the T-56 turbo-prop engine that powered the venerable P-3 Orion for decades was a stalwart of the U.S. Navy for more... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:59:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6925 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast marks one year, 100th repair for F-35 targeting system program http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6922 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Artisans at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast were a little late celebrating their 100th repair of an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s Electro-Optical Targeting System on Sept. 5 – they’re actually on 118. After extensive training, the Navy command’s EOTS... Mon, 10 Sep 2018 11:44:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6922 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast materials lab bringing repairs straight to flight line http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6913 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Fleet Readiness Center Southeast engineers and chemists are bringing repairs that, in the past, would’ve forced planes off their operational schedule, right to the flight line. The Navy’s P-8A Poseidon, like any aircraft, experiences periodic lightning strikes that... Thu, 30 Aug 2018 13:07:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6913 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast mechanical engineer helps rewrite book on blasting http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6901 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A mechanical engineer at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast is helping to rewrite the book on industrial processes concerning component blasting. Not only will his findings change the rulebook on industrial ventilation, it will also mean big savings and... Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:35:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6901 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Command Master Chief Donald Henderson retires after 30-year career http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6880 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – “Have a fine Navy day,” was the parting salutation Sailors and civilians of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast heard from Command Master Chief Donald Henderson. His retirement ceremony at Jacksonville’s Friendship Fountain on Friday marked the end of his... Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:43:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6880 Command Master Chief Donald Henderson honored by former Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro for "All-Pro Service" http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6845 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jacksonville Jaguars great Donovin Darius honored Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Command Master Chief Donald Henderson on Saturday with his All-Pro Service Award. The Donovin Darius Foundation’s 2018 Father’s Day Celebration Event was held at Daily’s Place, and... Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:02:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6845 A father remembers lost brother, son in effort to reach Sailors http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6843 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On the Thursday before Memorial Day, Cmdr. Mike Polito sat in the front pew of All Saints Chapel at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Sunlight shone down from the windows along the eastern wall, illuminating 400 Sailors of Fleet... Wed, 06 Jun 2018 06:31:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6843 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailor receives Clay chamber’s Vystar Award for Military Excellence http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6841 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailor got an unexpected surprise when he was recognized May 24th by the very community he’s come to love and appreciate while stationed aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville. The Clay County Chamber of... Mon, 04 Jun 2018 06:42:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6841 Defense Logistics Agency, Fleet Readiness Center Southeast team up to tackle logistics http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6819 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6819 New officer in charge finding his sea legs at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Detachment Jacksonville http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6810 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6810 Cmdr. Scott Carter retires, leaves Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Det. Jacksonville with sterling record http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6802 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6802 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast detachments pass aviation maintenance inspections with flying colors http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6785 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6785 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast hosts NAVAIR Black History Month event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6756 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6756 New machine at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast cuts metal with laser focus http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6752 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6752 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast doubles down on 3D printing http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6746 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6746 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Detachment Mayport Sailors celebrate Black History Month http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6743 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6743 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Sailor of the Year success in helping others http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6732 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6732 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast now primary source for Navy T-6 repair http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6723 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6723 2 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast civilians honored for contributions to warfighter http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6604 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6604 Capt. Trent DeMoss Takes Command at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6595 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 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6595