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NSWC PCD’s INSPIRE 2.0 rekindles leadership, workforce commitment to the warfighter
November 21, 2023
The four guest speakers for INSPIRE 2.0 -- (clockwise from top left) Scott Moore, rear admiral, USN (ret.), SEAL Team operational leader, leadership and teambuilding expert; Alonzie Scott III, SES, Office of Naval Research Mission Support director; Steve Gutzler, executive leadership coach and keynote speaker; and Dakota Meyer, sergeant, USMC veteran, Medal of Honor recipient, best-selling author, and philanthropist. These leaders challenged attendees and provided practical application steps to help leaders explore, empower and expand their impact to the fleet. (U.S. Navy photos by Eddie Green)

JABS program personnel complete final test milestone, leave 21-year MCM program lasting impact
October 30, 2023
The Joint Direct Attack Munition Assault Breaching System (JABS) Test and Evaluation Team is made up of personnel from Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, NSWC Indian Head, Innovative Professional Solutions, Inc., support contractors and Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. NSWC PCD also developed and fielded JABS mission planning software for MEDAL and MINEnet Tactical and developed tactics and doctrine for employing the system. (U.S. Navy photo by Eddie Green)

NSWC PCD chief engineer shines as STAR Award recipient
October 30, 2023
Ivan Pereira, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division chief engineer, was selected as a Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Technical Achievement and Recognition (STAR) Award recipient for 2023. The STAR Award honors outstanding professionals, students and organizations for their dedication, commitment and selfless efforts to advance Hispanics in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

NSWC PCD National Disability Employment Awareness Month Spotlight: Andrew Hawley
October 25, 2023
Andrew Hawley, a NSWC PCD Threat Analysis Branch mechanical engineer, is deaf and primarily communicates using American Sign Language. With a focus in automation and robotics, he uses his comprehensive understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering disciplines to support the warfighter and has made an immediate impact on this Navy Lab in only 11 months. (courtesy photo)

NSWC PCD Property Management Division implements key program to deliver critical support
October 16, 2023
Members from Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division’s Property Management Division visit Joint Expeditionary Command and Control personnel during their Code 107 Familiarization (FAM) Tour, Aug. 25. The FAM Tour provides their team with an on-site overview of their customer’s operations and the opportunity for project personnel to engage in face-to-face discussions to exchange ideas and share difficulties. (U.S. Navy photo by Andy Fite)

NSWC Panama City computer scientist wins Women of Color Award
September 27, 2023
Larriel Hester, computer scientist and test director at Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, was recently chosen as the Women of Color Technology Rising Star Award recipient. She is a level II test director for the Joint Expeditionary Command and Control (JEXC2) system, which provides a standardized, deployable Command and Control capability to the fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Ronnie Newsome)

NSWC PCD Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Lt. Rich Morales
September 20, 2023
Lt. Rich Morales serves the fleet as the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) acting executive officer and fleet liaison officer. He has been assigned to NSWC PCD for nearly two and half years and is responsible for leading a diverse team of service members to use their unique skillsets to enhance the NSWC PCD mission—to dominate the littorals.

Panama City scientist awarded Top Navy Scientist Award
August 21, 2023
Dr. Richard Tatum, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division scientist, was recently recognized with the Individual Scientist Award from the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition) 2023 Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers Awards. He developed and extended a mathematical framework to identify cost-effective, hypothetical autonomous systems to accomplish fleet mission goals. (U.S. Navy photo by Eddie Green)

NSWC PCD design thinking aims to deliver tangible solutions
August 16, 2023
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division Center for Innovation, NavalX and NSWC Carderock Division guide small teams of warfighters to identify high-priority problems at the annual 2023 Warrior East Conference. Design thinking sprints make innovation processes, as a whole, more available across the command and Naval Sea Systems Command. (U.S. Navy photo by Lauren Hanyok)

NSWC PCD’s collaboration with Sagetech elevates Navy to new unmanned aircraft systems heights
August 7, 2023
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division and Sagetech Avionics, Inc., enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement during a signing ceremony, July 27. (left to right) Lt. Rich Morales, NSWC PCD acting executive officer, Wes Shover, Sagetech Sales and Channel director, Paige George, NSWC PCD Technology Transfer manager, Tom Furey, Sagetech CEO, Capt. David Back, NSWC PCD commanding officer, Ryan Kendall, NSWC PCD Test and Evaluation and Prototype Fabrication Division mechanical engineer, Gavin Taylor NSWC PCD electrical engineer, and Dr. Kerry Commander, NSWC PCD chief technology officer. (U.S. Navy photo by Ronnie Newsome)