Lt. Col. Rory Feely became the 49th commander of the United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) following a change of command ceremony today. Feely took over from Cmdr. Glenn P. Rioux who served as the school's commanding officer since July 2018.
Long-range mission planning is vital to Naval operations and often performed months in advance. Knowing the environment where ships, aircraft, Sailors and Marines will be operating is crucial information.
When issues arise with an F-35 Lightning II, a team of highly skilled aircraft maintenance professionals stands ready to get the jet back in the fight. Whether the aircraft requires in-service repair or battle damage needs mending, the F-35 Rapid Response Team is ready to pack up and go.
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 1st Class Joseph Nicolas, USS Kearsarge Air Department's Flight Deck Leading Petty Officer, was presented with the Navy and Marine Corps Association Leadership Award for 2018 after overcoming personal and professional adversity.
Members of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific received recognition and command coins from U.S. Special Operations Command Pacific Commander General Jonathan Braga during an October all hands held at its headquarters on Camp Smith, Hawaii.
Students from Craven County's Early College EAST (Eastern Applied Sciences and Technology) learned the answers to these questions and got an insider's view of the work done every day at FRCE during a job shadow event Nov. 5. Twenty-one students from the school shadowed FRCE employees.
Two developing leaders from Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) and the Naval Foundry and Propeller Center (NFPC) were honored with their selection into the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Next Generation (NextGen) Leadership Program.
With Shane Byrne and his team, as well as the support of emergency response in the area and the Central Virginia Coalition, NNSY is taking the steps to bring Stop the Bleed training to America's Shipyard.