NAS PATUXENT RIVER

Firefighters Complete Technical Rescue/Confined Space Training

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 03/07/2019 Mimicking a confined space rescue, firefighters from NAS Patuxent River and other fire departments around the state were lowered into a narrow hole Feb. 21 during a required exercise prior to the completion of a 33-hour Technical Rescue/Confined Space Training class. The class,
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Public Health Emergency Officer Plays Vital Role During Emergency Drill

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 03/07/2019 During the 2019 Citadel Shield/Solid Curtain (CSSC) anti-terrorism force protection exercise, a resource that hadn't been utilized for a number of years was called into action the Public Health Emergency Officer, better known as the PHEO. On Feb. 6, the pre-planned CSSC exercise
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NAS Pensacola Diversity Committee Hosts Black History Month Observance

Story by Bruce Cummins on 02/26/2019 PENSACOLA, Fla. Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola service members and civilian employees observed the command's Black History Month observance Feb. 22. The event, hosted by the NAS Pensacola Diversity Committee, included opening remarks from NAS Pensacola Command Master Chief Mario Rivers, and guest speaker
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Multiple Drills Encompass Scope of Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain 2019 at Pax River

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 02/15/2019 NAS Patuxent River security forces and first responders were repeatedly tested from Feb. 4-15 as they responded to numerous drills designed to evaluate their training and readiness during the Navy's annual two-week Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain antiterrorism/force protection exercise. On Feb. 4, first responder
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Pax River Receives Leadership Training from the Fleet, for the Fleet'

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 02/15/2019 A group of 72 chief petty officers from across NAS Patuxent River gathered Feb. 5 to attend Fleet CPO Training, a one-day seminar designed to re-energize individual messes to become more effective leaders. Conducted by two facilitators from U.S. Fleet Forces Command, the
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Preparedness, Practical Training Highlighted as NDW Wraps Up Citadel Shield/Solid Curtain

Story by PO2 Chidi Amadi on 02/15/2019 WASHINGTON (NNS) Naval District Washington (NDW) concluded its participation in exercise Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain (CS-SC) 2019, Feb. 15. CS/SC is a two-week anti-terrorism and force protection (ATFP) exercise conducted by Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) and U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) on all
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NAVIFOR Announces 2018 Sailors of the Year

Story by CPO Rafael Martie on 02/07/2019 Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) announced the Sea, Shore and Reserve Senior Sailors of the Year (SOY) during an awards ceremony at their annual Information Warfare (IW) Commanders Summit in Suffolk, Virginia, Jan. 30. During the ceremony, Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Petty Officer 1st Cla
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Leaders shine light on Florence damages during State of the Community

Story by Cpl Jonathan Sosner on 02/06/2019 From the outside looking in, buildings on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune do not look a whole lot different than they did at this time last year. Upon closer inspection, however, there are billions of dollars of interior damage to facilities and still
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Patuxent River Prepares for Annual Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain Exercise

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 02/01/2019 The Navy's annual anti-terrorism, force protection exercise Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain (CSSC) is about to get underway Feb. 4-15, and NAS Patuxent River personnel are asked to be patient with any delays or inconveniences that may come as a result. Conducted by Commander, U.S.
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Pax River CPOA Delivers Donations to Coast Guard Members

Story by CPO Patrick Gordon on 02/01/2019 Operating under the Department of Homeland Security and not the Department of Defense, the Coast Guard was the only branch of the United States military affected by the government shutdown. About 42,000 active-duty Coast Guardsmen all considered essential personnel reported for duty and
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Aviation enterprise honors retiring senior executive

Story by Lisa Hunter on 01/31/2019 By LISA HUNTER Aviation and Missile Command Public Affairs The longtime director of the Aviation and Missile Command's Aviation Integration Directorate was inducted in the Army Materiel Command Hall of Fame, during his retirement ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Thursday. John Shipley served a
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