NSA BETHESDA

Carderock's Annual Award Ceremony, the "Magnificent Eight"

Story by Kelley Stirling on 08/31/2018 Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division hosted the 19th annual honor awards ceremony, the "Magnificent Eight," on Aug. 28, 2018. Employees who made a significant contribution to the Navy and Carderock Division in 2017 were honored by the West Bethesda, Maryland, command. Gravely Award
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Malaria Candidate Vaccine Proves Effective

Capt. Judith Epstein, clinical director, Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) Malaria Department, presented findings on the malaria candidate vaccine, PfSPZ Vaccine, at the 2018 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS), Aug. 22. During the breakout session called "What's New in Infectious Disease Research in the Tropics," Epstein gave an update
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USU Welcomes New Brigade Commander

Story by Sarah Marshall on 07/18/2018 At a ceremony steeped in military pomp and circumstance, as well as humidity and scorching heat, the Uniformed Services University (USU) welcomed its new brigade commander, Navy Capt. (Dr.) Sean M. Hussey. Hussey became USU's top military leader during the June 19 ceremony the
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Army scientists brief peers on biodefense

Story by Clemens Gaines on 07/13/2018 Two Army experts recently briefed government and civilian scientists in biology, chemistry and other disciplines on techniques and technology used to support and defend Soldiers from biological and chemical warfare agents. Rebecca Lewandowski, who holds a doctorate in cell and molecular biology, and Tim
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Naval Branch Health Clinic Kings Bay holds change of charge ceremony

Story by Yan Kennon on 06/22/2018 Capt. Laura Deaton was succeeded as officer-in-charge of Naval Branch Health Clinic Kings Bay by Cmdr. Adrian Gaskin, in a change of charge ceremony at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Triplex on June 21. Deaton assumed the duties as OIC on June 5, 2015,
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MWR Achieves Accredited Status for Second Time

Story by Andrew Damstedt on 06/13/2018 Naval Support Activity Bethesda's Morale Welfare and Recreation achieved its second consecutive "accredited status" after the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) MWR Accreditation Team made an onsite visit May 14-17. The accreditation program reviews the performance of Navy MWR program standards, leadership, customer service,
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Invincible Spirit Festival Rocks NSAB

Story by Andrew Damstedt on 06/04/2018 For Shanda Taylor Boyd, a retired Army veteran, dancing at the front of the conga line and on stage with other service members at the Invincible Spirit Festival May 24 was a way for her to show hope to other wounded, ill and injured
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Think Safety During Critical Days of Summer

Story by Andrew Damstedt on 06/04/2018 Before heading out on the road, firing up the grill or spending time outdoors, there's a few safety tips the Naval Safety Center encourages Sailors and Marines to review in their annual "Critical Days of Summer" campaign. The annual campaign is a reminder of
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Invincible Spirit Festival Returns to NSAB

Story by Andrew Damstedt on 05/17/2018 Gary Sinise &The Lt. Dan Band and celebrity chef Robert Irvine are returning to Naval Support Activity Bethesda for the Invincible Spirit Festival on May 24. Anyone with base access is invited to attend the festival, which will feature food, music as well a
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NSAB Celebrates Earth Day With Clean Up, Resource Fair

Story by Andrew Damstedt on 05/04/2018 Nine teams gathered 1,130 pounds of trash and debris during Naval Support Activity Bethesda's base-wide clean up April 17 as part of the installation's Earth Week observance. Teams competed to pick up the most trash during the two-hour cleanup. The nine teams consisted of
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NSAB Encourages Bike to Work Day Participation

Story by PO3 Julio Martinez on 05/04/2018 Naval Support Activity Bethesda Transportation Manager Ryan Emery is encouraging people to take part in National Bike to Work Day May 18. The event is part of a larger effort to get commuters to try bicycling to work as a healthier alternative tha
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