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Black History Month: African Americans & the arts
February 6, 2024
Katherine Dunham is a dancer that many historians have named the most important women of African American dance. She was considered both a dancer and an anthropologist. Dunham was one of the first modern dance pioneers, combining cultural, grounded dance movements with elements of ballet. (Photo by Roger Woods, courtesy of the New York Library digital collections.)

Crane maintenance employees do the heavy lifting to ensure that availabilities continue to run on time
January 18, 2024
Joshua Buffington, mechanic helper; Benjamin Early and Janelle Sorensen, Heavy Mobile equipment mechanic apprentices; and Hannah Honeycutt, mechanic helper, Code 730, Lifting and Handling Crane Maintenance Division; perform valve adjustment checks on a diesel engine from a portal crane, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)

Innovative problem solving key to happy customers
January 12, 2024
Stanley Kitowski, industrial engineer, Code 100PI, Lean Office, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, has designed an automated process for bending copper wire staples, at the command in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)

Help available for anyone who wants to stop smoking
November 30, 2023
For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November. American Cancer Society (cancer.org/ cancer/risk-prevention/tobacco.html): The American Cancer Society outlines steps to take to quit smoking and provides smoking cessation programs, resources, and support that can increase the chances of quitting successfully. To learn about the available tools, call 1-800-227- 2345 or use the website’s live chat option. (Defense Heath Agency graphic by Kim Farcot)

Collaboration leads to 'K-circuit' innovation
November 29, 2023
Project team members (from left) include: Gerald Centeno, electronics engineer, Code 290, Combat Systems Engineering & Planning; Emily Saito, electronics engineer, NUWC Division, Keyport; Nick Jones, cell manager, Code 1010, Reactor Systems; Tommy Kidwell, electrical inspector, Code 720, Lifting and Handling Quality Assurance, Testing and Training; Adam Hocutt, technical project manager, NUWC Division, Keyport; and Jason Brandt, electronics engineer, NUWC Division, Keyport. (U.S Navy photo)

Self-screening key to early detection of breast cancer
November 16, 2023
According to the CDC, about 255,000 women get breast cancer and 42,000 women die from the disease each year. Learn about risks, symptoms, screenings, and diagnosis here: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/resources/features/breastcancerawareness/. (Defense Health Agency graphic by Kim Farcot)

Command honors ERG leaders for their achievements
October 26, 2023
BIPOC Employee Resource Group co-leads Ashley Jackson, left, and Taylor Lindbom, middle, visit with Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Team co-lead Merritt Boggess Oct. 11, 2023, after receiving Special Achievement Awards in the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Auditorium, in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)

New class of apprentices ready for their future after receiving certificates at annual graduation ceremony
October 25, 2023
Steve Morgan, superintendent, Shop 38, Marine Machinist, congratulates Jeanoelle Emery, marine machinery mechanic, Shop 38, Marine Machinist, Sept. 29, 2023, during the annual PSNS & IMF Apprentice Program graduation ceremony at Bremerton High School, in Bremerton, Washington.

Observance to highlight access, equity for people with disabilities
October 12, 2023
2023 DoD National Disability Employment Awareness Month graphic. (DEOMI graphic by Ryan Henkel)

Command Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month activities designed to offer support, foster community
October 4, 2023
Employees signed and placed Hard Hats on banners during a 
Hard Hats for Hope event held by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility ERG groups Sept. 20, 2023, in Bremerton, Washington. Signing and placing a hard hat on the banner signifies a pledge to commit to helping themselves by reaching out and asking for support when needed, offering to connect others to resources when they need support, promoting the importance of mental health, well-being and self-care and ending the stigma of suicide through education, conversations and engagement. (U.S Navy Photo by Wendy Hallmark)