“Helping the community one person at a time” is the motto of the The Mission, a local faith-based nonprofit 501c3 outreach founded by twin brothers Robert and Richard Myers, both contract specialists working with the NAVAIR Procurement Group, and their friend Mark Aldridge.
The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has revamped its student reward program just in time for the new school year. The NEXTgen Scholars Program still offers all qualified students the opportunity to win $2,500, $1,500, $1,000 or $500 each quarter. Along with the monetary award, each wi…
One of the greatest rivalries in all of sports – between the Navy Midshipmen and The Army Black Knights – kicks off 3 p.m. Dec. 14 as the teams face each other once again at Lincoln Field in Philadelphia.
NAS Patuxent River was the perfect location for Santa Claus to test and evaluate a possible new mode of aerial transportation as he flew above the installation’s Winterfest Tree Lighting, hosted by MWR Community Recreation Dec. 6.
How does a little extra cash sound? The Navy is looking to retain talented and skilled Sailors by offering reenlistment bonuses for critical billets; some as high as $100,000.
An overhaul of how Sailors review and apply for billets — fundamentally changing the future of Navy detailing — was unveiled in NAVADMIN 276/19, released Dec. 3.
A Sailor assigned to NAS Patuxent River became the first service member to be recognized as a Certified Navy Emergency Manager, Nov. 20.
“Courage is being yourself every day in a world that tells you to be someone else” was the message printed on the handout for the Transgender Day of Remembrance observation Nov. 20.
NAS Patuxent River Sailors and personnel heard firsthand accounts of how the decision to drink and drive can have tragic consequences at the Nov. 26 Safety Stand Down at Center Stage Theater.
For Sailors, in particular, drinking and driving can have far-reaching consequences. The Navywide “Keep What You’ve Earned” campaign promotes responsible decision-making by focusing on how much Sailors have to lose in their careers if they are involved in an alcohol-related incident.
Please extend congratulations to the following personnel who are selected as their unit Sailors of the Year! Each has made a lasting and significant impact on their mission and team. Well done as they continue to mentor and develop future leaders.