PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD

Battle of Craney Island mural comes to life

Story by Max Lonzanida on 10/08/2018 Craney Island lies at the mouth of the Elizabeth River, across from Lamberts Point in the Hampton Roads Area. The facility is utilized by the US Army Corps of Engineer's Norfolk Disrict to deposit dredged material, and it's also used by the US Navy
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Navy Week Kicks Off in Springfield

Story by PO2 Vaughan Dill on 09/17/2018 SPRINGFIELD Mass. Mayor Domenic Sarno read a proclamation declaring September 17-23 Navy Week, signifying the official kick-off of Springfield Navy Week. Springfield is one of only 14 cities selected for a Navy Week and is designed to give area residents an opportunity to
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Navy Week Kicks Off in Springfield

Story by PO2 Vaughan Dill on 09/17/2018 SPRINGFIELD Mass. Mayor Domenic Sarno read a proclamation declaring September 17-23 Navy Week, signifying the official kick-off of Springfield Navy Week. Springfield is one of only 14 cities selected for a Navy Week and is designed to give area residents an opportunity to
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NAVSEA Activities Recognized by Secretary of the Navy's Energy Excellence Awards

Story by Matthew J Leonard on 09/12/2018 Several Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activities earned recognition under the fiscal year 2018 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy Excellence Awards, the service announced in August. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD), was recognized with a top-level award. Norfolk Naval
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NMCP Unveils New TRICARE Prime Clinic in Suffolk

Story by PO1 Laura Myers on 08/20/2018 SUFFOLK, Va. - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to mark the unveiling of Naval Medical Center Portsmouth's new TRICARE Prime Clinic (TPC) Suffolk, Aug. 17. "Military treatment facilities such as this one are about readiness," said Capt. Christopher Culp, NMCP's commanding officer. "Readine
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Chaplain Vernon Eskridge, USN: A historical account of the Chaplain who once served aboard the USS Cumberland

Story by Max Lonzanida on 07/24/2018 On September 11, 2001, Father Mychal Judge was in the lobby of the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Father Judge was a Chaplain for the New York City Fire Department, and he raced to the scene upon learning of the initial attack.
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Fort Norfolk hosts Battle of Craney Island Re-enactment

Story by Max Lonzanida on 06/24/2018 Fort Norfolk comprises four acres and eleven historic buildings situated on the Elizabeth River just across from Portsmouth, Virginia. Its grounds date back to the late 1700s and early 1800s, and has been home to the Norfolk District of the US Army Corps of
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SSC Atlantic Performs First CANES Refresh

Story by Holly Carey on 04/20/2018 NORFOLK, Va. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic Fleet Readiness Directorate Installation Office Atlantic (FIO) reached the last milestone of the production phase for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) refresh on USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) at General Dynamic
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TSCHR Kicks Off 2018 with 2,000 New Students

From Training Support Center Hampton Roads Public Affairs Training Support Center Hampton Roads (TSCHR) Student Management Office (SMO) welcomed about 2,000 students to Hampton Roads in a massive check-in following the holidays and snow closures Jan. 16. "This is one of the largest student check-ins we've had here in a
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NMCP's New Pharmacy Cabinets Increase Patient Safety, Improve Dispensing Efficiency

Story by PO2 Paul Wu on 12/07/2017 The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) Pharmacy Department has installed pharmacy "smart" cabinets at three of their pharmacy locations to increase patient safety and improve the pharmacy's dispensing efficiency. NMCP is one of the first Navy treatment facilities to use these cabinets. The
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NMCP's New Pharmacy Cabinets Increase Patient Safety, Improve Dispensing Efficiency

Story by PO3 Paul Wu on 12/07/2017 The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) Pharmacy Department has installed pharmacy "smart" cabinets at three of their pharmacy locations to increase patient safety and improve the pharmacy's dispensing efficiency. NMCP is one of the first Navy treatment facilities to use these cabinets. The
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