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NSWC Dahlgren Division hosts Asian American and Pacific Islander Observance
May 30, 2023
IMAGE: Six Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division employees participated in the “Coming to America” panel during the Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month observance. (From left to right) Maria Hutt-Clark, Huong Pham, Sheba Godbey, Dhruva Mishra, Sabrina Lau and Tzawe Wang.

NSWCDD holds Women’s History Month Observance
March 27, 2023
IMAGE: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Strategic and Computing Systems Department Head Shellie Clift (left) and Federal Women’s Special Emphasis Program Manager Angie Headley (right) met with Paige Lynch (middle), the guest speaker for NSWCDD’s Women’s History Month Observance, after her presentation March 22 at University of Mary Washington – Dahlgren Campus.

NSWCDD Hosts Black History Month Observance to Highlight Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities on the Scientific Communities
February 28, 2023
IMAGE: On Feb. 22, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division hosted an observance to highlight the impact of historically Black colleges and universities on the scientific communities in honor of Black History Month. Individuals from left to right are Vandy Jones IV, Willie Crank Jr., Alicia Wilkerson, Gilbert Harper and Desmond Ellsworth.

NSWCDD Dam Neck Activity Hosts NAVSEA Warfare Centers Veterans Day Observance
November 14, 2022
IMAGE: Brandon Harris was the keynote speaker for the 2022 Naval Sea Systems Command Warfare Centers Veterans Day Observance on Nov. 3 hosted at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity (NSWCDD DNA). Harris spoke about his experiences while deployed in Iraq and how he uses those lessons to help with his everyday work. NSWCDD DNA Commanding Officer Cmdr. Christina Carino presented Harris with an award after the event.

Naval Sea Systems Command Warfare Centers Honor Women of the Past in One-of-a-Kind Virtual Observance
August 30, 2021

NSWCDD Welcomes Pamunkey Indian Tribe Chief in Observance of NAIAN Heritage Month
December 14, 2020
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Nov. 30, 2020) – In observance of National American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) invited Chief Robert Gray (pictured) of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe to be the keynote speaker for the heritage event. During the observance commemoration, Gray conveyed a wealth of historical knowledge and a talent for storytelling. “We are grateful today to Chief Gray for his leadership and insights into the dynamic Pamunkey Indian Tribe,” said NSWCDD Commanding Officer Capt. Casey Plew.

Marine Corps Veteran Speaks at NSWCDD Observance – Advises Fellow Veterans to Rebrand for Successful Careers
November 25, 2020
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. – Duanna ‘Kimberly’ Tanner – keynote speaker at the 2020 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division virtual Veterans Day Observance – encouraged veterans, government employees and contractors tuning in via Teams to rebrand themselves while transitioning throughout their careers. “We’re entitled to modify our personal branding to support the current environment that we live in,” said Tanner, a Marine Corps veteran and Marine Corps Systems Command project manager, at the Nov. 12 event. "We can figure out who we’re going to be and assimilate as much as necessary without compromising who we are.”  (Photo courtesy of Duanna ‘Kimberly’ Tanner/Released)

NSWC Dahlgren Division Observes Disability Employment Awareness Month with NAVSEA Warfare Centers
November 23, 2020
IMAGE: WEST BETHESDA, Md. — Jet Griffin (left) provides ASL interpretation as Christina Suggs (not pictured) asks questions from the Fusion forum and Microsoft Teams chat for Tony Madalena (right).

Navy Commander Credits Civilian and Military Women for Equality Victories Impacting Her Life and Career
September 3, 2020
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. - Navy Cmdr. Sarah Rice was the keynote speaker at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Women’s Equality Day observance, Aug. 26. Rice recounted the history and impact of women suffrage activists while speaking on the 2020 theme for national Women’s History Month theme: Chipping Away at Inequality - Honoring the Past, Securing the Future. “I can’t stress enough that women have worked so hard to get the right to vote – and then to get the right for everyone to vote – before and after 1920,” said Rice, a project manager with the Naval Sea Systems Command Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems, during the livestream broadcast. “It’s never been more crucial than now to exercise your right to vote in the fall so do all that you can in order to do that and to enable others to do that. It’s really our privilege to be able to vote in our democracy. In addition to voting, I think it’s important to exercise your voice. Your voice is valuable and your voice deserves to be heard.”

NSWC Dahlgren Division celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month at First Virtual EEO Observance
June 15, 2020
IMAGE: Dr. Jason Wong was the guest speaker at the 2020 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division virtual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)