Norfolk Naval Shipyard Story Archive

Shipyard Crane Department Shares Knowledge with Fleet Readiness Center East  (1 June 2018)
Members of the crane team from Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East at Marine Corps Station Cherry Point recently did a benchmark visit to Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) to learn how to improve their program and how they do business in weight handling equipment (WHE) crane operations.
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Brings Innovative Breaker Tools to Norfolk Naval Shipyard  (1 June 2018)
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) 04X3 Tactical Innovation Implementation Lab (TIIL) mobile implementation team (MIT) continued its pursuit for innovation May 14-18 across the four public shipyards.
Code 990 Training Coordinator Begins '95 or Better' Program to Reward Students' Efforts  (1 June 2018)
At Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), one of the resounding phrases heard around the workforce is to strive for excellence.
NNSY Temporary Services Shows Lasting Commitment to Safety  (1 June 2018)
Shop 89 of Norfolk Naval Shipyard's Temporary Services Group, Code 990, earned the monthly Safety Flag three times in a row, from January through March 2018. The only other shop to achieve this feat at NNSY is the Boilermaker Shop (Shop 41) back in 2015.
Combating the Curse of Complacency: How Integrity, Accountability Save Lives  (1 June 2018)
When he speaks about the events of April 10, 1963, Retired Navy Capt. Joe Yurso paints a vivid picture of what it was like after attack submarine USS Thresher (SSN 593) sank with 129 Sailors and civilians aboard.
Code 930 Gets S.M.A.R.T. with Quarterly Goals  (1 June 2018)
On New Year's Eve, people around the world set resolutions for the year ahead. Many of those resolutions would be broken in a matter of weeks. But that wasn't true for employees in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Mechanical Group (Code 930).
An Oil Change for Your Brain: NNSY Commits to Employee Health and Well-Being with Comprehensive Assistance Program  (2 July 2018)
When it comes to understanding the many employee assistance program benefits available to Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) employees, ignorance is not bliss.
Apprentice Team Aims to Bring Health Incentive Program to the Shipyard  (2 July 2018)
"We want to create a healthier shipyard worker, improving health one step at a time."
Everyone Has a Voice: NNSY Safety Fair Encourages Workers to Share Concerns, Help One Another  (2 July 2018)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard recently held a safety fair to share safety practices, new products, and an opportunity for employees to get signatures in their Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Passport book.
NNSY Youth Center Teen Wins Regional Military Youth of the Year Competition  (2 July 2018)
There is cause for celebration at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Youth Center after one of its teens, 17-year-old Janasia Underwood, was named Southeast Military Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Captain Kai Torkelson Becomes 108th Commander of Norfolk Naval Shipyard  (2 July 2018)
Captain Kai Torkelson is now the 108th Commander of Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), relieving Captain Scott Brown in a ceremony in Building 163 June 29.
Norfolk Naval Shipyard's last submarine tender leaves Dry Dock 8  (2 July 2018)
"Slow and steady wins the race" is an apt way to describe the ex-McKee's deactivation process.
The G & W Hanger Rod Fixture Brings Innovation to Shop 56  (2 July 2018)
It all started with an idea sparked by a need for a more efficient way to work with resilient mounts on the USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) Project.

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