Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Portsmouth, Virginia




Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s Engineering and Planning Department supports upcoming USS Essex availability
While capitalizing on teleworking and technology, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) is using a team of 52 engineers and technicians to support an integrated shipcheck on USS Essex (LHD-2) at Naval Base San Diego.  In response to concerns about COVID-19, NNSY’s Engineering and Planning Department has implemented a number of measures to save time and reduce the number of personnel on travel and required to undergo Restriction of Movement (ROM) to support shipchecks.
June 17, 2020 - From Mayport, Florida to San Diego, California, Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s (NNSY) Engineering and

NNSY VET-ERG Delivers U.S. Flag Collection Honoring Departed Veterans to Local Funeral Home
Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s Veteran Employee Readiness Group (VET-ERG) presented 113 U.S. Flags to Sturtevant Funeral Home June 12 in honor of Flag Day. The flags were donated from the workforce and from within the community to be part of Sturtevant’s Retire the Flag Program. From Left to Right: VET-ERG Member Ricky Burroughs, VET-ERG Founding Member Jonathan Echols, Sturtevant Funeral Home Representative Robie Gardner, Shipyard Commander Capt. Kai Torkelson, Command Master Chief Gene Garland, VET-ERG President Nicholas Boyle, and Retired/VET-ERG Founding Member Rick Nelson.
June 16, 2020 - A tradition four years in the making, the Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Veteran Employee Readiness

NNSY military, civilians and USS George H.W. Bush Sailors collaborate in the fight against COVID-19
John Frisch of Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s Engineering and Planning Department is one of the civilian volunteers who perform temperature checks for employees coming onboard the shipyard.  “I wear my hardhat so people know I am one of them,” said Frisch. “They respect the job I am doing, many of them say ‘thank you.’ Several have mentioned they feel Norfolk Naval Shipyard really cares about keeping everyone working here safe!”
June 16, 2020 - Discussions of “COVID-free bubbles” on Navy assets have been increasing in the past several weeks,




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