Navy Recruit Training Command welcomed 836 new Sailors to the fleet at their basic training graduation on Nov. 22 in Great Lakes, Ill. Rear Adm. John Okon, CNMOC, addressed Training Group Fifty-Five about their tremendous achievement.
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $30 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to Schmidt-Prime Group, LLC of Pensacola, Florida, Nov. 20, for professional architectural and engineering services in the NAVFAC Southeast area of operations (AO).
The seventh grade students visiting Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities saw a century of Dahlgren during a special tour.
The famous African proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child" is exactly what Commander, Navy Installations Command's (CNIC) Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) is attempting to ensure service members and their families receive the best services and support now and after they leave the military.
The Navy "Nimitz" Virtual Reality Experience tour visited Jackson State University and Germantown High School, Nov. 12-15. About 900 students got a 360-degree virtual reality view of what it's like to be on a Special Warfare Combatant-Craft crewmen mission in America's Navy.
NAVFAC Washington awarded a $570 million firm-fixed-price contract to Clark Construction Group, LLC, of Bethesda, Md. for addition and alteration to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Nov. 12
NMCP recently hosted a tour for Sentara Norfolk General's nursing leadership. The tour included visits to the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and The Healthcare Simulation and Bioskills Training Center (HSBTC).
Gunner's Mate Second Class Cameron Rogers, an access control clerk for Naval Medical Center Portsmouth's (NMCP) Emergency Management Security Department, took some time to speak with young people about the joys of being a Navy veteran.