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Mission and Vision

Our Mission: Our purpose and reason for being -- We Keep Them Fit to Fight!

Our Vision: What we strive to be -- "No Ka Oi"

We defend our nation.

We are a Shipyard Team committed to and accountable for Performance Excellence.

We provide high-quality products and efficient services, on time and within budget, while ensuring a safe and secure work environment, and investing in infrastructure and process improvements.

We are a Learning Shipyard, focused on improving our capabilities and capacity to produce, by embracing systems thinking, teamwork, personal development, diversity of thought and a shared vision of innovative solutions for our Customer.

Our Values: Drives our behaviors and actions.

Honor -- We are accountable for our professional behavior and are mindful of the privilege we have to serve our Nation.

Courage -- We have the moral and mental strength to do what is right, with confidence and resolution, even in the face of temptation or adversity.

Commitment -- The day-to-day duty of everyone in the Shipyard is to join together as a team to improve the quality of our work and to mutually support each other.

Aloha -- Aloha begins with me. Aloha includes love and respect - love and respect for our country, for our Shipyard and for one another. Through aloha we trust and respect one another, we allow each person to express themselves and be appreciated for the value they add to the team, and we grow together in service to our Shipyard as an empowered ohana.

Our Guiding Principles:
-- We are committed to the Learning Organization disciplines:

  • Systems Thinking
  • Shared Vision
  • Personal Mastery
  • Mental Models
  • Team Learning

-- We are rewarded and guided in our daily activities by applying the following principles:

  • Safety: We promote the safety, health, and welfare of all teammates.
  • Security: We safeguard the information and property entrusted to us.
  • Leadership: Each of us serves the Shipyard in its commitment to "nonstop execution of the critical chain in support of the mechanic on the job site." We go to the source to find the facts to make correct decisions, build consensus, and achieve our goals. Our actions and words inspire excellence.
  • Accountability: We are committed to doing our personal and professional best every day, dedicated to self-discipline vice imposed discipline, infused with a spirit of commitment. We answer for our actions and results.
  • Integrity and Honesty: We act in line with our beliefs and are sincere and truthful. Loyalty to the truth.
  • Teamwork: We work as One Team towards common goals and objectives. We stimulate personal and professional growth and diversity, share the opportunities of development, and maximize individual and team performance.
  • Respect and Trust: We respect others, making every effort to understand each other, taking responsibility, and doing our best to build mutual trust with diversity of thought at all levels.
  • Excellence: We exemplify trade, technical, and leadership excellence, and quality of work in all we do. We improve our business operations continuously, always driving for innovation and evolution.

These values and guiding principles are evident in our day-to-day operations and behaviors in support of O.U.R. (Ownership, Urgency, Results) attainment of Quality and Technical Excellence.