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Navy Experimental Diving Unit

321 Bullfinch Road

Panama City, FL 32407

NEDU Quarterdeck: (850) 230-3100

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Enjoying some YDT dives this week!
Less than 48 hours after running the Boston Marathon in terrible conditions, LCDR Waite was back at it this morning representing NEDU with LCDR Reini at the SAPR/MWR 3 mile run!
Update: All three are now Boston Marathon finishers! HOOYAH!
The Ocean Simulation Facility is back in business! Fired it all the way up to max depth last week - 2250 feet of sea water! Hooyah Deep Sea!
As you go about your Monday morning, send some well-wishes to the NEDU family running the Boston Marathon. CDR Young, LCDR Waite, and LT Syski all made the trip and will be braving the elements for 26.2 miles. Hooyah and best of luck gentlemen!
Check out this great story about some of the new technology we're using for our biomedical research. You can also catch it in today's local newspaper!
Thanks to the Bay County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Bay Class of 2018 for visiting NEDU this week! We had a great time showing you around!
The Sexual Assault Awareness and Response Month Command Challenge was today and Team NEDU killed it! Thanks to Catherine Montfort, NSA PC SARC, for planning such a fun event. Hooyah Team NEDU!
Congressman Neal Dunn visited NEDU last week for a tour of the NEDU Saturation Detachment. Thanks for coming, Congressman!
NEDU Commanding Officer CAPT (Sel.) Jay Young accepted this Resolution today from the Bay County School Board. The Resolution recognizes the strength and sacrifices of NEDU’s Military Children and proclaims April 2018 as the Month of the Military Child. NEDU would like to extend our thanks as well to all of our Military Children and Military Families for their outstanding service to our country. Please join us in wearing purple this Friday, 13 April, as part of Purple Up! For Military Kids Day!
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US Navy Divers Keep Students Safe at Carderock During International Human-Powered Submarine Races
Sailors assigned to Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) stand by to assist in the David Taylor Model Basin during the 14th International Human-Powered Submarine Races (ISR) at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division in West Bethesda, Md., June 28, 2017. NEDU and supporting dive-qualified Sailors in the National Capital Region are helping ensure a safe competition between the students at Carderock racing human-powered submersibles they designed and built for the biennial event, which is sponsored by the Foundation for Underwater Research and Education and is considered the capstone event for science, technology, engineering and mathematics outreach at Carderock.
June 29, 2017 - WEST BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Every other year, hundreds of college and high school students come from around the world to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD), to race human-powered submarines they designed and built themselves in the command's David Taylor Model Basin (DTMB).

NEDU Wins Blue H Bronze Anchor Award, Promotes Culture of Health and Safety
June 8, 2017 - WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Navy Surgeon General awarded the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) its first Navy Surgeon General's 2016 Blue H (Bronze Anchor level), Naval Sea Systems Command announced June 8.

Navy Experimental Diving Unit Sailors Test New Equipment at 500 Feet
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY PANAMA CITY Fla. (February 2, 2017) - Sailors at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) stand next to Cmdr. Jay Young, commanding officer of NEDU (right), after emerging from the Ocean Simulation Facility (OSF).  The Sailors coming out of the OSF had just finished the first 500 ft. saturation dive in over 10 years.
Feb. 9, 2017 - PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- Six Sailors assigned to the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) at Naval Support Activity Panama City (NSAPC) "re-surfaced" Feb. 2 after completing an 11-day simulated dive in the Ocean Simulation Facility (OSF) by being compressed to the equivalent of a depth of 500 feet.