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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.