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PSNS & IMF to conduct oil spill training exercise
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | July 10, 2018
BREMERTON, Wash. -- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility will practice its ability to protect the Sinclair Inlet environment during an oil spill response training exercise on Thursday, July 12.

Shipyard honors employees for long years of service
By | June 26, 2018
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility formally recognized 13 employees for their years working for the government, including one with more than 50 years of combined military and civilian federal service.

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered research submersible NR-1 as it approaches port in this undated photo. The Sailors atop the mini nuclear submarine illustrate just how small the vessel was. (U.S. Navy photo by JOC Peter D. Sundberg)
Shipyard, Naval Undersea Museum partner to preserve piece of historic submarine
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 9, 2018
Capt. Howard Markle, commander of PSNS & IMF, and Museum Director Lindy Dosher officially transferred ownership of the control room from the experimental nuclear research submarine NR-1 from the shipyard to the museum during a ceremony in the museum’s private storage area May 8, 2018, in Keyport, Washington.

Capt. Howard Markle, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility commander, presents ND1 (DWS/EXW) Eric Lehman, a diver with PSNS & IMF Everett Detachment, with the PSNS & IMF Everett Detachment's Junior Sailor of the Year Award during the Employee of the Year Ceremony, March 29, 2018, at the Admiral Theatre in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Carie Hagins, PSNS & IMF photographer)
Everett Detachment Sailor honored as Navy Diver of the Year
By Silvia Klatman, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 19, 2018
Shortly after being recognized as Everett Detachment’s 2017 Junior Sailor of the Year at PSNS & IMF’s Employee of the Year ceremony, ND1 (DWS/EXW) Eric Lehman received more good news.

A Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility worker demonstrates to managers, process improvement specialists and trades people how the Ekso zeroG Arm can be used to reduce injuries and increase productivity during a technology trial Feb. 26-28 at the shipyard in Bremerton, Washington. For the demonstration, the grinder was supported by the arm, which was attached to the simulated bulkhead with switchable magnetic bases. The arm can support up to 42-pound tools and absorbs up to 25 percent of the tool’s vibration. (U.S. Navy photo by Carie Hagins, PSNS & IMF photographer)
PSNS & IMF hosts technology trial for human assistive technologies
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 5, 2018
Managers, process improvement specialists and tradespeople got an up-close look at devices intended to ease their burdens, reduce injuries and increase productivity during an assistive technology trial Feb. 26-28 in Building 460.

Harbor tug Defiant (YT 804) and crew wait to assist while USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is being positioned for docking at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington March 1, 2018.
Tugs, broncs and brawn needed to move mighty warships
By Michele Fletcher, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | March 23, 2018
When USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was moved into Dry dock 6 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenace Facility, it took a coordinated effort by harbor pilots, tugboat crews, Sailors aboard the ship, line handlers on shore, and bronc crews who operate the smallest boats used at the shipyard.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits Puget Sound Aug. 11, 2017. John C. Stennis is underway for sea trials three days ahead of schedule during a planned incremental availability (PIA) at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility. During PIA, the ship and shipyard team accomplished the largest work package ever for an aircraft carrier in a six-month availability.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dakota Rayburn)
Done! PSNS & IMF completes Stennis work 5 days early
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Aug. 14, 2017
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility certified the completion of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) planned incremental availability five days early. ...

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Harris and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Villafuerte, divers deployed on the Coast Guard Cutter Healy, conduct remote operated vehicle operations in search of the wreckage from the fishing vessel Destination, in the Bering Sea, near St. George, Alaska, July 24, 2017. The Destination and its six crew members were lost February 11, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Meredith Manning
PSNS & IMF Sailors support Coast Guard in the Arctic
By | Aug. 10, 2017
Six Sailors from PSNS & IMF are deployed aboard a Coast Guard cutter to support first Artic dive operations since two of its divers perished in almost 11 years. ...

Jeff Iller, a Code 722 crane inspector, shows off a wood crane he made of walnut and maple that resembles a GMK mobile hydraulic extendable boom crane. The two-foot long crane has a boom which extends to 52 inches.
Whether testing cranes or carving them in wood, quality matters
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | July 17, 2017
After spending all day testing cranes to ensure they work perfectly, Jeff Iller, a heavy equipment specialist with Code 722 Crane Test, goes home and continues to seek perfection in the shaping of wood. ...

Dwight K. Otis, PSNS & IMF product line production manager
PSNS & IMF manager honored by NAACP
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | June 30, 2017
A senior manager at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility is among the Department of Defense personnel selected for 2017 honors by the NAACP. ...

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PSNS & IMF employees earn NAVSEA awards for innovation, excellence
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | June 21, 2017
One PSNS & IMF employee was honored for individual excellence and eight others were commended by NAVSEA for their participation in successful teams. ...

Brett Gillard poses with his mother, Peggy Gillard, and grandfather, Ernie Schramm, following graduation from the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Apprentice Program. Brett and his mother are current employees and Schramm retired from the command in 1981. (Personal photo provided by Peggy Gillard)
Surviving a sinking ship—WWII vet, daughter share personal story
By Kristina Miller, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | June 15, 2017
Ernie Schramm is a former World War II Sailor and a PSNS & IMF retiree. He is also a survivor of the Battle of Leyte Gulf and, more uniquely, of a ship that sank during the battle. ...

A Sailor with IMF Bangor’s Shop 51A (Inside Electrical Repair), is setting air gaps for pole pieces. (Photo by MMA1 (SS) Daniel Pitts, PSNS & IMF)
PSNS & IMF Sailors graduate from Navy Afloat Maintenance Training Strategy program
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | June 14, 2017
A program that improves Sailors’ ability to conduct repairs on their ships while deployed recently certified the newly enhanced skills of 20 Sailors from PSNS & IMF. ...

Terry Slye, an 82-year-old rigger with Code 740, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, in Bremerton, Washington, is getting ready to retire after almost 65 years of combined service as a U.S. Navy Sailor and U.S. civilian employee.
Navy veteran, Code 740 rigger retires with pride
By Michele Fletcher, PSNS & IMF on the Waterfront Public Affairs | May 24, 2017
Terry Slye has been a part of the Navy world for nearly 65 years. He is currently the oldest employee working for PSNS & IMF. The 82-year-old veteran is getting ready to retire, finally. ...

More than 200 Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility nominees for Employee of the Year honors pose for a photo before the March 30 PSNS & IMF Employee of thpsnse Year ceremony at the Admiral Theater in Bremerton, Washington. PSNS & IMF on the Waterfront selected 34 of the nominees as winners in 28 categories. (PSNS & IMF photo by Thiep Van Nguyen II)
PSNS & IMF honors 34 employees, Sailors at ceremony
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 10, 2017
The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility honored 34 employees and Sailors as the best in their respective categories at the annual Employee of the Year Ceremony ...

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