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Two NSWC Panama City Division scientists receive National Defense Industrial Association Awards
December 13, 2022
(left to right) Dr. Kerry Commander and Dr. K. Todd Holland, both scientists from Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, received a 2022 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Award. Commander, NSWC PCD chief technology officer, was selected as the 2022 recipient of the Vice Admiral Charles B. Martell - David Bushnell Award and Holland, NSWC PCD director of Mine Warfare Prototyping, was selected as one of three recipients for the 2022 NDIA Bronze Medal. (U.S. Navy photos)

NSWC PCD’s INSPIRE event ignites culture of leadership, diversity and innovation
August 10, 2022
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division dedicated an entire day to educate and challenge its workforce on building and sustaining a diverse and innovative work environment during its INSPIRE: Igniting a Culture of Leadership and Innovation event held at Gulf Coast State College, Panama City, Fla., August 9. Speakers (clockwise from top left) Dr. Steve Robbins, author, inclusion and diversity expert discussed “Science Based Approach to Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging”, Dr. Angie Lewis, Senior Executive Service, NSWC Crane Division technical director highlighted “Unified Leadership”, Mr. Brian Blackwell, principal consultant, BD Blackwell Consulting addressed “Leading from Where You Are”, and DeDe Halfhill, renowned leadership expert and colonel, U.S. Air Force, ret., explained the “Art of Language and Connection”. INSPIRE is the first Leadership in a Diverse Environment event the Navy Lab has hosted. (U.S. Navy photos by Army Sergeant Alex Morgan)

NSWC PCD Quickstrike Team Wins Joint Capability Technology Demonstration Award
March 31, 2021
The Quickstrike 64 Team from Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Quickstrike 64 Team members pose for a team photo. Pictured from left to right: John Sojdehei, Bill Vandiver, Jomo Martin, Tom Frederick, Tim Pham, and Ken Ford. Not pictured above, but also included on the team, is Sascha Dastgerdi. U.S. Navy photo by Ronald Newsome

COVID-19 and hurricanes defeated, live ANTX event prevails
September 22, 2020
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) recently collaborated with Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command in coordination with the Naval Oceanographic Office’s Fleet Survey Team, and Klein Marine to conduct a live Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) event at NSWC PCD. Richard Dentzman, right, from Klein Marine Systems describes the ANTX demonstration to Dr. Peter Adair, left, NSWC PCD technical director, as Dr. Todd Holland, NSWC PCD director, mine warfare prototyping, and John Tamplin from Seafloor Systems observe.

NSWC PCD Procurement Lead Designs Lip Reading Kit
May 21, 2020
Jonathan Chapman, NSWC PCD procurement lead, speaks with Deanna Pedersen, NSWC PCD procurement branch head, using the lip reading kit he designed.  Chapman designed the kit for use by hearing impaired team members at the command.

RFID Reduces Inventory Time Aboard Littoral Combat Ship
July 30, 2015
PENSACOLA, Florida - Machinist Mate Third Class Petty Officer (SW) Logan Peters uses a hand-held RFID scanner to conduct inventory aboard USS Independence. RFID technology provides the ability to dramatically reduce the time sailors spend conducting parts and equipment inventory in support of ship replenishment.