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Navy Approves New Engineering Duty Officer Qualification Insignia
WASHINGTON (January 2, 2018) The Engineering Duty Officer (EDO) insignia is the latest qualification pin approved to be worn in uniform by active and reserve duty officers, according to the Chief of Naval Personnel, Uniform Policy and Initiative Updates NAVADMIN 310/17 announcement.
The pin features a propeller with oak leaves, two swords and a gold fouled anchor. The oak leaves represent naval constructors. The swords represent line officers. The fouled anchor represents a link to the enlisted community in the SurgeMain program, which is part of a NAVSEA Reserve component for qualified Sailors interested in expanding their trade skills or engineering discipline. (U.S. Navy Photo by J. Raynel Koch)
Feb. 15, 2018 - WASHINGTON - Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) officers are among the first to wear the Engineering Duty Officer (EDO) insignia, during a ceremony Jan. 8 at the Washington Navy Yard.

NAVSEA to offer Navy civilian job opportunities at BEYA STEM Conference
Feb. 8, 2018 - WASHINGTON – Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals will gather for the 32nd annual 2018 Black Engineer Stem Conference Feb. 8-10 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.

Navy Releases RFP for FY 2018-2022 DDG 51 Multiyear Shipbuilding Procurement
Feb. 8, 2018 - WASHINGTON (Feb. 8, 2018) - The Navy will release the final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the DDG 51 Fiscal Years (FY) 2018 - 2022 Multiyear Procurement (MYP) for Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyers on Feb. 8. This solicitation is a limited competition between the two current DDG 51 class shipbuilders, General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works (BIW) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII).