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Eye on Innovation: New Submerged Arc Welder Machine Boosts Efficiency at Norfolk Naval Shipyard
October 25, 2021
The newly acquired Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Submerged Arc Welder (SAW) arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard thanks to support from individuals from Code 926, Code 930, Code 981, and Code 138.

The Shadow Knows: NNSY’s Radiological Controls Mentoring Program
October 21, 2021
Radiological Engineering Division Head Scott Cooney with Health Physicist Jeanette Walden during a shadow session.

Teamwork and innovation save $3 million, more than 60 days for USS New Hampshire
October 19, 2021
210507-N-ON977-1001 (May 7, 2021) The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) returns to port at Naval Station Norfolk, May 7,2021. New Hampshire returns following a deployment that supported national security interests and maritime security operations at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Alfred A. Coffield)

Divinity among Heroes: A Surge Maintenance Sailor’s 9/11 Memorial Tribute
September 11, 2021
In the Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire and Emergency Services firehouse aboard Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) the “Divinity Among Heroes” memorial artwork stands in an ambulance bay. The tribute piece is made up of 30,000+ drywall and trim screws, 2,978 one-inch wooden blocks, the base, a simulated fire truck, is constructed of authentic gauges, cranks, handles, hoses, chevrons, and plates from a decommissioned fire truck and it stands 12 foot tall by four foot wide.

NNSY’s Patriot Day Ceremony: Remembering September 11th – 20 Years Later
September 11, 2021
Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) held its Patriot Day ceremony on Friday, Sept. 10, to commemorate the lives of those lost and the courage and bravery of all the first responders who helped save lives during the historic September 11, 2001 attacks. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, which were the worst attacks on American soil since the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in 1941.

NNSY Senior Leaders Meet to Discuss DEOCS Findings and Plan Next Steps
September 2, 2021
Following the completion of a recent Defense Equal Management Institute (DEOMI) Organization Climate Survey (DEOCS), Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) leaders shared their department’s their code’s findings, solutions to address those findings, previous or future challenges, and wins.

Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s Harbor Patrol Units Keep the Waterways Safe
August 30, 2021
Master-at-Arms Seaman Lauren McCarty scans the area looking for potential threats. Above: NNSY security boats patrol their area of operation.

Norfolk Naval Shipyard sends future moored training ship USS San Francisco to Charleston
August 19, 2021
Following completion of its conversion work at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), the future moored training ship USS San Francisco (SSN 711) was towed down to Charleston, South Carolina Aug. 16.  
San Francisco will serve as a modern training platform for Sailors at the Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU)—Charleston.

USS Toledo’s Engineered Overhaul at NNSY implements NSS-SY improvements
August 18, 2021
USS Toledo (SSN 769) is now the next submarine overhaul at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) to implement NSS-SY improvements.  Toledo has been undergoing an extensive Engineered Overhaul since arriving at NNSY in Jan. 2021.

NNSY Collaborator Program Offers Insight and Experience for Shipyard Employees
August 18, 2021
Nuclear Quality Division (Code 2350) Division Head Tina Hazard discusses assessments with Code 2350 Administrative Assistant Kim Zaner.