A group of scientists and engineers at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River recently had a unique opportunity to participate in an innovative, two-week training course designed to help them better understand how warfighters use the systems they develop and test.
As Sailors contemplate submitting applications for tuition assistance (TA) for the upcoming summer term, one Navy officer has some advice to share with anyone who will listen-"never take the TA program for granted."
Chief Warrant Officer Michael F. Thomas, received the first U.S. flag to fly aboard Tripoli, which was donated to memorialize the passing of Thomas' father, Michael A. Thomas, and honor his prior military service during the same day that the Navy officially accepted Tripoli on Feb. 28, 2020.
The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School passed its 2020 Aviation Maintenance Inspection, a critical component of command readiness. "The results are a direct reflection on the level of professionalism we have in the hangar," said maintenance officer Lt. Andrew Fedak. "I'm really proud of the team."
In the Indian Ocean, Navy Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East's Public Works Department keeps the lights on, the buildings cool, and the food fresh onboard U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia. Behind the scenes is PWD's Electrician's Mate 1st Class Alexander Schultz.
Like many other military athletes, Lt. j.g. Tilman Dunbar, an engineering officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), has been playing basketball so long it's almost a way of life. He trains every day, on and off the court, for that next win. Every time he dons...