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Dahlgren Navy Base Starts Centennial Countdown
October 18, 2017
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Oct. 16, 2017) – Capt. Godfrey ‘Gus’ Weekes, John Fiore, Jim Colvard, and Capt. Michael O’Leary are pictured at the Dahlgren Centennial commemoration kickoff ceremony. It was the first of a series of events and activities scheduled over the next year to celebrate the significant role Dahlgren has played in bolstering the nation’s defense. Weekes is the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) commanding officer; Fiore is the NSWCDD technical director; Colvard was the NSWCDD technical director from 1973 to 1980; and O’Leary is the NSA South Potomac commanding officer.

Commercial Applications of Navy Inventions Encouraged at Innovation Discovery Event
October 12, 2017
IMAGE: VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Presenters and panelists from Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division’s Dam Neck Activity looked at military inventions that have technology transfer applications in the private sector in an “ABC Shark Tank” brainstorming session, Oct. 5.

Diversity in the Military: “Inspire those who follow us” to Shape America’s Future
October 12, 2017
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Sept. 28, 2017) - Hispanic Heritage Observance keynote speaker Lance Carrington encourages his audience to pray for the residents of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, and to pray for those living in Texas, the Gulf Coast, and Florida who are recovering from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Carrington – retired from the Senior Executive Service (SES) as a special agent for NASA and the U.S. Postal Service – recounted his life and career which included service in the Army as a reserve chief warrant officer. He retired from the Army reserves on Oct. 1, 2017 after more than 35 years of active duty, National Guard, and reserve service. He is currently executive director of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington’s Guadalupe Free Clinic in Colonial Beach, Va. The clinic serves the indigent and medically-uninsured population in Westmoreland County and Colonial Beach, on the Northern Neck of Virginia.

British Royal Navy's First Sea Lord Visits NSWC Dahlgren Division
October 5, 2017
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Oct. 2, 2017) - British Royal Navy First Sea Lord Adm. Sir Philip Jones and his delegation are pictured with leaders from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) during their tour of NSWC Dahlgren Division laboratories and test sites, including the Naval Directed Energy Center, the Electromagnetic Railgun Facility, and the Potomac River Test Range.

NSWC Dahlgren Division Researchers Present Findings
October 5, 2017
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Sept. 29) - NSWC Dahlgren Division lead scientist Avory Bryant and mechanical engineer Brian Johnson shared the "Density-based Data Stream Clustering" capability at the In-House Laboratory Independent Research and Independent Applied Research review. Clustering of streaming data is a key knowledge discovery and data mining technique for the analysis of unlabeled big data.

Einstein, Denzel Washington, da Vinci Connections Cited at Navy 2017 Academic Recognition Ceremony
September 28, 2017
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. - Cheryl Subacius, Ajoy Muralidhar, and Kathy Clark, (l to r), are pictured with their certificates of achievement at the 2017 Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) academic awards ceremony. Subacius was recognized for completing her defense financial manager certification from the American Society of Military Comptrollers. Muralidhar was recognized for completing his graduate certificate in mission analysis and engineering from Old Dominion University. Clark was recognized for completing her defense financial manager certification from the American Society of Military Comptrollers.

Power of Integration Tested at 2017 USS Dahlgren Naval Technology Exercise
September 21, 2017
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. (Sept. 14, 2017) - A visitor wearing augmented reality glasses at the 2017 Annual Navy Technology Exercise (ANTX) engages in mixed reality training 
as he fires on fast attack craft and fast inshore attack craft (FAC-FIAC) with an M-2HB .50 caliber machine gun simulator. The FAC/FIAC Integrated Training Portable
Embarkable Kit was one of many Navy Innovative Science and Engineering (NISE) funded projects on display at ANTX. The NISE FAC/FIAC project extends Fleet 
Synthetic Training to a pier-side ship for an all-inclusive self-defense training scenario against a surface swarm attack.

CDSA Commanding Officer, Sailors and Civilians Visit Navy Boot Camp, Spend Time with Recruits
September 18, 2017
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GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Sept. 8, 2017) - Combat Direction Systems Activity Dam Neck Commanding Officer Cmdr. Andrew J. Hoffman (left) presents his command coin to Seaman Recruit Kurtis Bacha of Ringgold, Ga., after presenting one to Seaman Recruit Jessica Barrera of Riverside, Calif.  Hoffman was among five CDSA personnel who traveled to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes after sponsoring Division 287 during their initial Navy training.

Dahlgren Gets Ready to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
September 6, 2017
IMAGE: WASHINGTON - NSWC Dahlgren Division engineer Jose Lugo and his son Christian Lugo - an Eagle Scout from King George Boy Scout Troop 191 - are pictured with U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) at a recent Scouting recognition event held in the Russell Senate Office Building.

NSWC Dahlgren Division "Future Combat Systems" Leader Honored with Navy Superior Civilian Service Medal
August 15, 2017
IMAGE: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Technical Director John Fiore presents the Navy Superior Civilian Service Medal certificate to David Richardson, NSWCDD future combat systems engineer, at a ceremony held at the command's leadership forum. Richardson was honored for his, "numerous contributions to Navy programs and products through his remarkable management abilities, innovative thinking, and outstanding leadership."