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As part of naval aviation’s full-on approach to sustaining Navy and Marine Corps weapon systems, Reliability Control Boards (RCB) were adopted in 2019 to identify, prioritize, execute, and measure the effectiveness of improvements to aviation weapon system readiness by ranking degraders that…

Much has changed in the last weeks with COVID-19 rearing its ugly head and instilling fear, not only in the USA but on a global level.

If you lose your Common Access Card or it’s set to expire during the next two months, you’ll have to make an appointment to get a new one; no walk-ins will be allowed.

The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School recently recognized flight instructor Lt. Cmdr. Scott “Fomance” Elwell for achieving his first flight hour milestone of 1,000 hours in a Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet. Fomance, who is also qualified to instruct in the T-38C and T-6B, received a certificate from …

Since the Navy’s first announcement in mid-March to stop movement due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic, Sailors with Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders have been worried what that will mean for them and their families.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, a time for every one of us in the Department of the Navy (DON) to underscore our enduring commitment to promote a culture of dignity and respect, free from sexual assault.

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Stepping up to assist in the nation’s battle against COVID-19, Military Sealift Command’s hospital ships USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) and USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) have arrived in port at Los Angeles and New York City, respectively.

The Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, in cooperation with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), announces the availability of the following do…

A new program manager took the lead of the Naval Undergraduate Flight Training Systems Program Office (PMA-273) March 26.

Larry Donmoyer first arrived at NAS Patuxent River and reported for duty with the Public Works Department on Dec. 16, 1985. At the time, the facility was also identified as the Naval Air Test Center.

Although the news continues to be dominated by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19) crisis, it is important that we still engage in some of life’s normal diversions. In this spirit, we recently learned that Tom Brady would be leaving the New England Patriots after two decades as their quar…

The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School’s Short Course Department offers condensed training throughout the year in various technical areas of developmental flight test. Participants in the school’s short courses typically include engineers and scientists, aviators, and operators from across the U.S…