Sixteen Sailors from across NAS Patuxent River volunteered their services at the 2017 District of Columbia Special Olympics Bowling Championship, which took place Feb. 22 and 23, in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Following the last of the Yeomen (F) leaving active duty at the end of World War I, only a small number of Navy nurses represented their gender in naval service, but World War II would change all of that.
Representing Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Angelo Anderson took first place in the 100-meter dash at the Warrior Games Team Trials at Naval Base Ventura County, California, in February.
Lt. Adam Patterson's Navy career hasn't followed what most people might call the "usual" path. Having experienced his own evolution of sorts, he emerged from the sea and eventually took to the air by first starting as a submariner and later transitioning to an aviator.
The 2016 North Atlantic hurricane season spawned 15 named storms - those that reached tropical storm strength or greater - and of those storms, seven were hurricanes and three were major hurricanes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
By definition, the Environmental Management System (EMS) provides the Navy's framework for day-to-day decision making and long term planning processes to support mission readiness and regulatory compliance.
Capt. Jason Hammond assumed command of Naval Air Station Patuxent River in a change of command ceremony Aug. 31 at the installation's Hangar 110. Hammond's role as NAS Patuxent River commanding officer follows his previous position as the base executive officer (XO).
NAS Patuxent River took three top honors in the Naval District Washington (NDW) Community Service Program of the Year awards in the categories of Personal Excellence Partnership; Health, Safety and Fitness; and Environmental Stewardship.
Building Energy Monitors (BEM) from tenants across NAS Patuxent River will soon be gathering for bi-annual training that will cover an array of topics selected to help them fully understand their position and better promote positive energy usage in their respective workplaces.
Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 1st Class John Kurack was named the Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River 2017 Senior Sailor of the Year due to his deckplate leadership and commitment to excellence for both Pax River and the Search and Rescue (SAR) division.