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NSWC Dahlgren Division Awardees Honored at PEO IWS Ceremony
June 10, 2019

Dr. Delores M. Etter Award Recognizes NSWC Dahlgren Division’s Top Scientists and Engineers
June 6, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (May 30, 2019) – Myron ‘Lyn’ Thomas and Dr. Christopher Lloyd, left to right – recipients of the 2018 Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development and Acquisition Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year Award – are pictured outside Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division headquarters. The Etter Award is presented annually in June to scientists and engineers who have clearly demonstrated a superior accomplishment that is technically outstanding and highly beneficial operationally to the Department of the Navy, Department of Defense, and national defense. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Navy Scientists, Engineers Collaborate at First NSWCDD Modeling and Simulation Summit
May 30, 2019
IMAGE: KING GEORGE, Va. (May 22, 2019) – Members of the Dahlgren Modeling and Simulation Community of Interest Steering Committee are pictured at the first annual Modeling and Simulation Summit sponsored by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division. The committee was in charge of organizing the event that focused on modeling and simulation capabilities in a wide range of areas.  Standing left to right: Chris Lillard, Christina Annas, Doug Plotner, John Romano, Sam Koski and Richard Simmons. Committee members Joel Mejeur, Jane Bachman and Xavier Quinn were not present for the group picture. (U.S. Navy Photo/Released)

NSWC Dahlgren Division AAPI Employee Spotlight: Amara Halt - Missile Portfolio Senior Project Manager
May 23, 2019
IMAGE: Amara Elizabeth Halt is the Missile Portfolio senior project manager for the Missile Systems Engineering and Integration Branch at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD).

NSWC Dahlgren Division AAPI Employee Spotlight: James Yee – Systems Safety Engineering Division Head
May 23, 2019
IMAGE: James H. Yee is the Systems Safety Engineering Division Head for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Readiness and Training Systems Department.

NSWC Dahlgren Division Personnel Honored for Talent, Energy and Expertise at Annual Awards Ceremony
May 15, 2019
IMAGE: Gilbert Goddin receives the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award during the NSWCDD annual honorary awards ceremony, May 10. Standing left to right: NSWCDD Dam Neck Activity Commanding Officer Cmdr. Andrew Hoffman; NSWCDD Deputy Technical Director Angela Beach; U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman; Goddin; and NSWCDD Commanding Officer Cmdr. Stephen ‘Casey’ Plew.

NSWCDD Employees Graduate from the Command's Inaugural Leadership 101 Class
May 9, 2019
IMAGE: Gill Goddin, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) chief engineer, presents a certificate to a NSWCDD Leadership 101 graduate.

Dr. Chris Lloyd: NSWCDD Super Hero
April 26, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (April 17, 2019) – Rear Adm. Eric Ver Hage – commander of the Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Centers – discusses high energy laser testing with Dr. Chris Lloyd, High Energy Laser Lethality lead at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). Lloyd emphasized that lethality lab efforts – including rigorous modeling and testing against target materials to ensure high energy laser systems meet warfighter requirements – are growing while keeping pace with an increased demand signal for fielded high energy laser weapons. Meanwhile, Lloyd’s team is coordinating and collaborating with organizations throughout the Department of Defense and elsewhere to accomplish common goals. Pictured at the NSWCDD Laser Lethality Laboratory left to right are Lloyd, Capt. Andrew Arnold, NSWC chief of staff, and Ver Hage.

NSWC Dahlgren Division Change of Command Ceremony Speeches Focus on People, Mission, Fleet and Future Navy
April 26, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (April 24, 2019) - Capt. (sel) Stephen ‘Casey’ Plew, right, commanding officer of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), shakes hands with Rear. Adm. Eric Ver Hage, commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Centers, moments after formally assuming command of NSWCDD during a change of command ceremony. Looking on is Capt. Godfrey ‘Gus’ Weekes, outgoing NSWCDD commanding officer.

NSWC Dahlgren Division Super Hero profile – Dr. Elizabet Haro
April 23, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (March 28, 2019) – Dr. Elizabet Haro – a Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) engineer who specializes in Human Systems Integration (HSI) – credits her parents’ inspiration and dedication for motivating her to be the first in her family to graduate from college. Haro’s motivation eventually led to a doctoral degree and her current position leading a science and technology team focused on developing a strategic direction of applied research and advanced technology development to grow the Navy’s expertise in Human Performance, Human-Device Interaction and HSI.

“I came to this country when I was eight years old. Only my immediate family accompanied me on the journey and I remember vividly leaving my friends behind because freedom no longer existed,” recounted Haro. “My journey to freedom was through the sea. My parents came to this country without knowing anyone or speaking the language. But they knew that through hard work, education and dedication, the opportunities were endless for my sisters and me. After finishing my bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Purdue University, I knew I wasn’t done.  It took me years, but I finally went back to school and finished my PhD at Virginia Tech. I joined NSWC Dahlgren Division because I want to help protect the freedom and waters that gave me the opportunities and embraced my family, when I was a child.”