PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD

From Norfolk to Normandy: Hampton Roads' Role during WWII and D-Day

Story by Max Lonzanida on 06/28/2019 On June 6, 2019, President Donald Trump issued proclamation 9904, commemorating the National Day of Remembrance of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. In short, the proclamation reads "as we mark 75 years since the D-Day landings, we recognize that their legacy grows ever more
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Deck Seaman to become CTI

Story by SN Sophie Pinkham on 06/12/2019 "Do you know any Russian?" asked then Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate Kenneth Crowther with a straight face. "Do you know any Arabic? Hebrew? What about Chinese?" Seaman Amaury Prez, a member of deck department, was questioned after being called into Crowther's office while
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NSWC Philadelphia Division Dry Docks Scanning Supports Newest Generation of Aircraft Carriers

PHILADELPHIA - During a recent visit to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD), Steven Lagana, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) PMS 555, Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Plan (SIOP) Program Manager, toured the Command's test sites and labs critical to supporting the construction of the Gerald Ford-class aircraft carriers. "PMS 555
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NEXCOM Announces 2018 Bingham Award Winners

Story by Kristine Sturkie on 06/05/2019 The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced its 2018 Bingham Award winners. The Bingham Award was established in 1979 to recognize outstanding performance in operations, customer service and community support. "This award is presented to both the NEX and the local Navy command to
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BHC Norfolk Holds Change of Charge Ceremony

Story by PO2 Kris Lindstrom on 05/14/2019 Capt. Jason Lewis passes the torch of officer-in-charge (OIC) of Branch Health Clinic (BHC) Norfolk to Cmdr. Darla Dietrich during a change of charge ceremony, May 10. Lewis is relieved after three years as OIC and assumes position of Director for Administration at
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Options for Housing: From Huntington to Hampton

Story by SN Tatyana Freeman on 04/18/2019 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (April 11, 2019) While the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is undergoing refueling complex overhaul (RCOH), Sailors assigned to George Washington cannot live on the ship. However, the command affords Sailors many alternative housing options throughout the
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Medical Emergency! The Importance of Medical Drills

Story by PO3 Adam Ferrero on 02/26/2019 The sound of bells being rung in wuick succession echoes through the ship's passageways. The rumbling of "medical emergency" being announced through the speakers of the 1 Main Circuit (1MC) sets Sailors into a whirlwind of motion. As they rush to respond, all
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Logisticians find unmatched internship opportunity in the Naval Acquisition Development Program

Story by Public Affairs Office on 02/15/2019 NEWPORT, RI Navigating Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport's myriad opportunities can be challenging. With so many departments, programs and projects, it could take years to find the right career path. Three NUWC Newport logisticians were able to find their career path
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Help wanted: Norfolk District looks to build the bench' at 4th annual career fair

Story by Vince Little on 02/07/2019 NORFOLK, Va. What's it like working for the federal government and where can you sign up? About 50 college students and recent graduates learned more about potential pathways and opportunities Wednesday during the 2019 Federal Careers Open House hosted by Norfolk District, U.S. Army
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Retired craftsman visits Naval Museum

Story by Max Lonzanida on 01/07/2019 Outside the gallery of the Hampton Roads Naval Museum are wooden models of an A-6 Intruder and an F-14 Tomcat. From the untrained eye, the 6-foot-long models sitting on polished wood pedestals have a non-descript plastic sheen. Visitors on their way to the museum
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Weatherford Native Awarded Submarine Group 10 Sailor of the Year

Story by LT Katherine Diener on 12/14/2018 A 2010 Weatherford High School graduate and Weatherford, Texas, native was announced as the 2018 Commander, Submarine Group 10 Sailor of the Year at a ceremony on Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia, Dec. 3. Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Santos Alarcon reported to
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