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NSWC Dahlgren Internship Impacts U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman’s Senior Capstone Project
December 3, 2019
DAHLGREN, Va. (July 12, 2019) – U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Natalie LaPlaca, right, and her mentor, Laura Maple, a Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) engineer, are pictured at NSWCDD headquarters during LaPlaca’s summer internship. LaPlaca’s work as an intern on human sensors – titled ‘Correlating Sleep and Temperature Patterns in Navy Warfighters with Current and Future Health Status’ – is her U.S. Naval Academy senior capstone project. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: NSWCDD Interview with Sandra Alba Cauffman
September 18, 2019
IMAGE: KING GEORGE, Va. (Sept. 13, 2019) – Sandra Alba Cauffman – acting division director of the Earth Science Division at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate – tells her audience at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) sponsored Hispanic Heritage Month Observance to “follow your dreams and do something you’re really passionate about.” The Costa Rica native was inspired to work for NASA while watching the Apollo 11 moon landing as a seven year old.

Navy, Marine Corps Leaders Witness New Expeditionary Warfare USV in Action at ANTX Demonstration
August 26, 2019
An Expeditionary Warfare Unmanned Surface Vessel autonomously navigates a predetermined course through the water during Advanced Naval Technology Exercise 2019 at Camp Lejeune, N.C. July 12, 2019. ANTX East 2019 is an event designed to test new technology with acedemic, industry and Navy participants. (Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Nicholas Guevara)

New Supervisors Propel Toward Success at NAVSEA Warfare Centers
June 25, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (June 20, 2019) - New first-line supervisors from divisions across the Naval Warfare Centers are pictured at the 16-inch naval gun during their tour of Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). They completed 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 at Dahlgren. Meanwhile, they have been increasing their collaboration and understanding of operations throughout the Warfare Centers. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Navy Leaders, Local Officials Dedicate New SLBM Facility
November 5, 2018
IMAGE: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) employees and Post Oak Middle School STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) students join Navy leaders and distinguished visitors at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Missile Support Facility. The building features state-of-the-art labs, offices, and equipment for more than 300 NSWCDD Strategic and Computing Systems Department scientists, engineers, and technical experts who develop, test, and maintain the Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile fire control and mission planning software for current and future systems.

Navy Celebrates Centennial of Dahlgren Base at Grand Finale
October 23, 2018
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Oct. 19, 2018) – Rear Adm. Tom Anderson, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) commander, and Capt. Godfrey ‘Gus’ Weekes, NSWC Dahlgren Division commanding officer hold the Virginia General Assembly Resolution proclaiming Oct. 16 as Dahlgren Day during the grand finale celebration of the NSWC Dahlgren Division centennial. Virginia State Sen. Richard Stuart and Virginia Delegate Margaret Ransone read and presented the resolution at the event.

NSWC Civilian Engineer Commissioned into the Naval Reserve, Honored for Academic Achievement
September 28, 2018
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Sept. 11, 2018) – Senior Chief Fire Controlman Jeremy Brown (ret.) and U.S. Navy Ensign Dillard Patton moments after Brown rendered the first enlisted salute to Patton who then returned the salute at his commissioning ceremony held at the Aegis Training and Readiness Center. In accordance with tradition, Patton - an NSWCDD System Safety Engineering Division civilian engineer - presented a brand new silver dollar to Brown as the first enlisted service member who saluted him.

NSWCDD Engineer Wins NAVSEA Women Moving Forward Award
April 10, 2017
DAHLGREN, Va. – Navy engineer Karen Wingeart is the 2016 Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Women Moving Forward Award winner. NAVSEA Commander Vice Adm. Thomas Moore announced Wingeart as the award winner in an April 2, 2017 communiqué to NAVSEA employees based at Navy warfare centers and shipyards across the country. The Women Moving Forward award recognizes the contributions of individuals who promote equal opportunity in the workforce and continually make significant positive impacts to the command's mission and readiness. As a government civilian, Wingeart serves as a systems engineer and technical program lead for Cooperative Engagement Capability integration on Ship Self Defense System platforms and DDG-1000. She recently retired after a 20-year career on the Navy’s military side – 11 years on active duty and nine years in the reserves – as a surface warfare officer and a meteorology and oceanography officer.