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MSPB Chairman to Navy Audience: Engage for Success in Federal Government
April 13, 2016
U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) Chairman Susan Tsui Grundmann - keynote speaker for the National Women's History Month Observance held at Naval Support Facility Dahlgren in March - talks about the power of engagement and its importance to achieving greater opportunities and success in federal government. Grundmann also discussed an MSPB report related to the 2016 theme for National Women's History Month: "Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government." The report cited changes within the federal government, reflecting diminishing differences between women and men in important characteristics such as education and experience. It recommended actions that agencies and managers can take to further progress in the representation and advancement of women and increase fairness for all employees.

MAKE Lab opens bringing new AM opportunities to NSWC Carderock Division
April 5, 2016
Jonathan Hopkins, a mechanical engineer and Additive Manufacturing (AM) Tiger Team member, shows fellow employees at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division objects created through AM during a tour of the new Manufacturing, Knowledge and Education (MAKE) Lab, which officially opened in Building 60 in West Bethesda, Md., March 24, 2016. The MAKE Lab will open training and production in AM, also known as 3-D printing, to all of Carderock’s employees
who desire to participate and exchange ideas. (U.S. Navy photo by Dustin Q. Diaz/Released)

Carderock capabilities showcased at Washington Navy Yard
April 5, 2016
Ben Bouffard, an engineer representing additive manufacturing (AM) technology at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, talks to Vice Adm. William Hilarides, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, during Carderock Day at the Washington Navy Yard, March 23,
2016. In the foreground a 3-D printer creates a model ship. (U.S. Navy photo by Monica McCoy/Released)

Navy Funds Two Fiscal Year 2016 Arleigh Burke Class Destroyers
March 30, 2016

Navy Engineer Wins 2016 Modern Day Technology Leader Award
March 29, 2016
DAHLGREN, Va. (March 23, 2016) - Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) systems engineer Deztany Jackson and NSWCDD scientist Timothy Leancu, a former Marine captain, use the fielded  Common Laser Range Finder (CLRF) and the Defense Advanced GPS Receiver to take targeting measurements. The CLRF is a lightweight, eye-safe laser rangefinder capable of being carried and employed by a single Marine.  It's primary functions are to assist the operator in target acquisition by measuring distance, direction, azimuth and vertical angle from the operator to an object.  The CLRF interfaces with the Defense Advanced GPS Receiver, which is a handheld GPS receiver providing an operator with real-time position measurements. Jackson was honored as a 2016 Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) Modern-Day Technology Leader during BEYA's 30th annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference Awards Gala held in Philadelphia, Feb. 18-20.

USNS Yuma (EPF 8) Keel Authenticated
March 29, 2016
160329-N-YE579-001 (March 29, 2016) MOBILE, Alabama –The Honorable Douglas Nicholls (left), mayor of Yuma, Arizona, etches his initials into the keel plate of the future USNS Yuma (EPF 8) with the help of Austal USA Class A Welder Ms. Courtney Cagle, as part of the Keel Authentication ceremony March 29. Expeditionary Fast Transport Ships, EPFs, are non-combatant vessels designed to operate in shallow-draft ports and waterways, increasing operational flexibility for a wide range of activities.

Congressional and Navy Leaders Break Ground for Vital 'Next Era' SLBM Facility
March 23, 2016
DAHLGREN, Va. - Navy leadership is joined by members of Congress at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Missile Support Facility, March 18. The facility will feature state-of-the-art labs, offices, and equipment for more than 300 NSWCDD Strategic and Computing Systems Department scientists, engineers, and technical experts who develop, test, and maintain the Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) fire control and mission planning software. From left to right: Brad Hunley, construction executive for Mortenson Construction; Capt. Mary Feinberg, commanding officer for Naval Support Activity South Potomac; Dennis McLaughlin, NSWCDD technical director; Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Va.; Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.; Vice Adm. Terry Benedict, director of Navy Strategic Systems Programs; Capt. Brian Durant, NSWCDD commanding officer; John Fincannon, Senior Executive Service, Strategic Systems Programs; Cmdr. William Windus, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Public Works Officer.

Carderock reaches out to local students through annual math contest
March 22, 2016
Seventh annual Carderock Math Contest at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division in West Bethesda, Md., March 18, 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by James Contreras/Released)

USS Lake Champlain conducts light-off test of Periscope Detection and Discrimination Capability
March 17, 2016
140725-N-FC670-226 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 25, 2014) The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) underway in close formation as one of forty-two ships and submarines representing 15 international partner nations during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014. Champlain is currently conducting live-fire testing off the coast of California with its 5-inch guns to verify the new mode on the SPQ-9B while the crew undergoes operator training to ensure proficiency with the new capability. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Shannon Renfroe/Released)

SUPSALV Validates LCS APU Removal/Installation Procedures
March 17, 2016