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NSWCDD Employee Spotlight - Jennifer Ferrell: NSWCDD Financial Analyst and Administrative Specialist
March 14, 2019
IMAGE: Jennifer Ferrell – NSWCDD Test and Evaluation Division financial analyst and administrative specialist

NSWCDD Black History Observance: Navy Captain’s fireside chat focuses on “Being Ready”
March 7, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. – Capt. Godfrey “Gus” Weekes, NSWCDD Commanding Officer, delivered the keynote talk during the annual Black History Observance on Feb. 21. Weekes spoke to a standing-room only crowd in the Base Theater.

NSWC Dahlgren Division Makes On the Spot Job Offers to Candidates at Career Fair
February 7, 2019
IMAGE: FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (Feb. 5, 2019) - Job candidates check in with Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) representatives at the command's Career Fair. NSWCDD made 36 on-the-spot job offers at the event held in the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center. In all, 313 candidates with bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in technical and business fields inquired about positions available for entry-level and experienced scientists, engineers, and business professionals.

Rodriguez Honored for Impact on Warfare Center U.S. Marine Corp Collaboration Team
December 10, 2018
IMAGE: NSWC Dahlgren Division engineer Dr. Luis Rodriguez received the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Center Award from NSWCDD Commanding Officer Capt. Godfrey ‘Gus’ Weekes and NSWCDD Technical Director John Fiore at the command’s Leadership Forum in November.

Dahlgren’s Propel Team Recognized with Warfare Center Award
December 10, 2018
IMAGE: The Propel Team was honored with the Alan J. Dean Talent Management Warfare Center Award at the NSWC Dahlgren Division Leadership Forum in November. Kim Thornton accepted the award on behalf of the group. Pictured from left to right: Capt. Godfrey "Gus" Weekes, Kim Thornton, and John Fiore, Technical Director.

Navy Scientists and Engineers Inspire Fifth Graders at 2018 NAS Oceana Air Show
September 25, 2018
IMAGE: VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Sep. 21, 2018) – The combined science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) team from Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, NSWCDD Dam Neck Activity, and Dahlgren’s Sly Fox program led education efforts through hands-on STEM displays to fifth grade Virginia Beach elementary school students at the annual NAS Oceana Air Show.

New Supervisors Propel Toward Success at NAVSEA Warfare Centers
August 1, 2018
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (June 21, 2018) - New first-line supervisors from divisions across the Naval Warfare Centers are pictured during their tour of the Human Performance Laboratory at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). They are in the midst of a five-day course called 'Propel' that provides an introductory level awareness of Warfare Center expectations for supervisors. The NSWCDD tour and briefings - focusing on the Electromagnetic Railgun Facility, the Potomac River Test Range, and the Human Performance Laboratory - gave the Propel students a deeper look into the work being done at Dahlgren. Meanwhile, they have been increasing their collaboration and understanding of operations throughout the Warfare Centers. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Middle School Students Brief Congressman on STEM Technologies to Solve Simulated Navy Challenges
July 13, 2018
IMAGE: KING GEORGE. Va. (June 25, 2018) - Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.) observes middle school students engage in one of ten science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities at the 2018 STEM Summer Academy sponsored by Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division. Students briefed their mentors, teachers, and visitors, including Wittman, on how they overcame a variety of Navy focused problems with STEM, creativity, communication, and teamwork throughout the week-long academy

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for RD&A Tours NSWCDD
July 3, 2018
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (June 28, 2018) - Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Chief Innovation Officer Nelson Mills demonstrates the Bluescape collaboration software for James Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research for Development and Acquisition, during his tour of the NSWCDD Innovation Lab (iLab). NSWCDD Commanding Officer Capt. Godfrey 'Gus' Weekes looks on as Mills explains how the virtual workspace allows for real-time cloud-based collaboration. Virtualization and directed energy were among the briefs NSWCDD scientists and engineers presented to Geurts who also observed a laser demonstration. As the Navy's acquisition executive, Geurts has oversight of an annual budget in excess of $60 billion and is responsible for equipping and supporting Sailors and Marines with the best platforms, systems and technology as they operate around the globe in defense of the nation.

Navy Professor’s Family History Parallels U.S. Founding Father’s Vision on Education
June 20, 2018
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (May 29, 2018) – Dr. Carson Eoyang – keynote speaker at the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Observance – shares 10 rules for success that he learned from his parents and teachers. He fine-tuned the rules while working on degree programs at MIT, Harvard, and Stanford - rules that continued to impact his professional career in federal service. Eoyang credited education as the key to his family’s success after his father emigrated from China to the United States after World War II.