Norfolk Naval Shipyard Story Archive

Keep clam and carry on: Teamwork and thousands of mollusc shells improve wildlife and wetlands  (1 August 2018)
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic's Environmental Restoration Program representatives and community leaders recently toured St. Juliens Creek Annex (SJCA) to evaluate how the environment has been changing across the installation.
NNSY Hosts Homeschool Students from Military Families for STEM Career Day  (1 August 2018)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) opened its doors June 21 for the sixth annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Career Day.
Air Purging Adapter Keeps Respirator Air Lines Fresh  (1 August 2018)
Tool Room Mechanic John Walsh teamed up with the Rapid Prototype Center (RPC) to ensure a safer and more efficient process was in place when cleaning respirator air lines.
It's All About Teamwork: Carrier PIA Team WINS NNSY Safety Flag, Makes History  (23 August 2018)
August temperatures didn't stand in the way when the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower "IKE" (CVN 69) Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) team was awarded a Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) safety flag during an Aug. 18 All Hands call on the flight deck.
NNSY's Big Rocks Ceremony Commemorates Delivery of Quality Products, Services  (4 September 2018)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) held its quarterly Big Rocks ceremony Aug. 1, commending successes on USS Wyoming (SSBN 742), USS San Francisco (SSN 711), USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and the shipyard's High Velocity Learning 3LM course.
RPC, Antenna Shop Lifting Jig Provides Safer Lifting Practices for NNSY  (4 September 2018)
The NNSY RPC and the Antenna Shop developed a device that could be used to eliminate the strain on the worker when lifting and transporting the antennas.
Innovative NNS-HII Mobile Trailer Brings High-Tech Equipment, Software to NNSY  (4 September 2018)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) partnered with Newport News Shipbuilding - Huntington Ingalls Industries (NNS-HII) to bring the Integrated Digital Shipbuilding Mobile Experience (MX) Trailer to the shipyard July 31-Aug. 1.
NNSY Remembers Those Lost on September 11, 2001  (18 October 2018)
The Norfolk Naval Shipyard Chiefs Mess hosted a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Fall-In for Colors Sept. 11, inviting Sailors, civilians, and emergency personnel to come together for Patriots Day.
Need a Lift? Elevated Mobile Platforms Help the NNSY Mobile Crane Unit Save Time and Effort  (18 October 2018)
The Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Lifting and Handling Department (Code 700) has recently purchased an elevated mobile staging platform to provide a safer alternative to getting maintenance done on the mobile cranes.
T&I COP and Lifting and Handling Dept. Bring Laser Ablation Technology to NNSY  (18 October 2018)
The Laser Ablation Subcommittee (LASC), as part of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard Technology and Innovation Laboratory (NNSY TNI Lab), made huge strides this year with the acquirement of the first laser ablation machine at America's Shipyard.

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