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Norfolk Naval Shipyard Disability Awareness Committee ERG Shines a Light on Invisible Disabilities
December 18, 2019
NNSY DisABILITY Awareness Committee ERG Chairperson Daniel Freeh and Guest Speaker Dr. Debbie Pfeiffer from Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind.

NSWC Dahlgren Engineers Mentor Students to First Place for Combatting Homelessness
December 17, 2019
IMAGE: RICHMOND, Va. (Nov. 23, 2019) - Members of the FIRST Lego League team called ‘The Robot Engineers’ are pictured during the Glen Allen Regional Tournament held at Deep Run High School. The team – comprising ten grade-school students from multiple public and home-school districts in metro-Richmond – received the first place Innovation Project Award for their solution to combat homelessness. Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division employees Serita Seright, Joycelyn Josey-Harris and Tiffany Owens helped mentor the team.

Construction Starts on Future USNS Harvey Milk
December 16, 2019

Sailors Look inside a Gas Turbine Engine in Philadelphia
December 16, 2019
U.S. Navy Sailors attached to USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) receive borescope inspection training conducted by Scott Brown, Senior Engineering Technician, at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division, The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The borescope tool provides access to the internal sections of an engine, enabling the users to view any damage, cracks or imperfections within the confined chambers of the engine. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Banfield).

NSWCPD and Rowan University Continue Third Year of Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) Research
December 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Rowan University students and faculty toured Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) test sites and labs on Oct. 24 during a kick-off for the third year of a Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) research grant. During the tour, NSWCPD’s Applied Superconductivity team leader and a Rowan alumnus, Dr. Jacob Kephart (center), highlighted the Command’s High Temperature Superconducting lab which conducts similar research to Rowan’s project. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Banfield)/Released

Code 926 Forges a Bright Future with Low Reject Rates on Welds
December 13, 2019
Members of Code 926 are celebrate their accomplishment of a 0% RT reject rate on non-nuclear welds and a 2.22% reject rate on nuclear welds – both rates are well below industry standards.

Navy Officials Break Ground for New Cyber Warfare Engineering Laboratory
December 12, 2019
IMAGE: DAHLGREN, Va. – Artist’s rendering of the Cyber Warfare Engineering Laboratory to be built at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). Navy officials, including NSWCDD leadership, broke ground for the facility Dec. 12. It will bring together the building blocks of existing capabilities into one place to provide a robust and flexible software and hardware testing capability for Department of Defense and Navy weapon systems, cyber and network platforms in addition to industrial control systems supporting DoD infrastructure.

Carderock’s missile tube team wins NAVSEA Technical Authority of the Year award
December 12, 2019
Capt. Cedric McNeal, commanding officer of Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, recognized a team of engineers from Carderock’s Platform Integrity Department on Dec. 6, 2019, for receiving the Naval Sea Systems Command Technical Authority of the Year Team Award for their contribution in addressing a critical shipbuilding challenge. From left, front row: Technical Director Larry Tarasek, Matthew Sinfield, Kevin Madala, Nate Livesy and McNeal. From left, back row: Paul Young, Maria Posada, Johnnie DeLoach, Charles Roe and Jeff Mercier. (U.S. Navy photo by Harry Friedman/Released)

NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division Employees Recognized for Exceptional Accomplishments
December 12, 2019
Members of the NSWC IHEODTD joint Mark 45 Team receive a PEO IWS Team Excellence Award for fiscal year 2019 3rd and 4th quarters. Pictured left to right: Rear Adm. Douglas W. Small, Program Executive Officer for Integrated Warfare Systems; NSWC IHEODTD employees David Culhane, Larry Dulin, Jesse Hitch, Drew Howells, Gregg LaFave, David Pipes, Gary Williams, Jared Wood, Lamar Anderson; and Jill Boward, Executive Director, Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems. Not pictured: Shane Hanna, Stephen Smith, John Parkes, Christopher Mahony and Zachery Rutledge. (U.S. Navy photo)

Cleanliness Warriors Celebrated for High Quality Performance
December 12, 2019
Mechanical Group (Code 930) Boiler Shop (Shop 41) mechanics Larry Montgomery (center left) and James Yung (center right) were recognized as the Third Quarter Cleanliness Warriors for their continuous efforts in cleanliness as well as their efforts as part of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) project. Both recepients were awarded a certificate of achievement, a Cleanliness Warrior sticker, a service award, and a C.O.R.E. award.