Section of Bronson Road Closed for Repairs

Bronson Road near Fishing Point will be closed from Cedar Point Road to Presidential Helo from June 24 through July 16 for required repairs. Driers should use the alternate route of Cedar Point to Bronson Road at the Cedar Point Golf Course. Pedestrian and bicycle traffic is also prohibited down the closed section during the repairs.

2019 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

Through June 24

All eligible NAVAIR civilian employees can take the survey, which covers training, job satisfaction, performance appraisals, work-life programs and management. The survey will take approximately 20-30 minutes to complete and is voluntary and confidential. For more information, call 1-855-OPM-FEVS.

Change to Eligibility Documents for Job Applicants

Effective July 1, all job applicants applying to internal or external Department of the Navy job opportunity announcements, including current employees, will be required to submit both eligibility and qualification supporting documents at the time of application. Prepare now by uploading current documents that support your eligibility and qualification claims into your USAJOBS account at https://www.usajobs.gov.

Revamped Rotational Assignment Program

NAVAIR civilian employees can expand their career skills and abilities by taking on a new work assignment through the NAVAIR Rotational Assignment Program. Rotational opportunities can be found across NAVAIR, the Department of Defense and within industry and help employees build their leadership skills, expand their networks and obtain new experiences and perspectives. To apply, visit https://myteam.navair.navy.mil/corpapps/dar/SitePages/nrap2.aspx.

Questions for New NAVAIR Employees

NAVAIR civilian employees are invited to answer a series of discussion questions on the Fusion chat channel #learningtogether to share their thoughts on the information and training they received as a new employee about the NAVAIR organization and its mission. New questions will be posted every Monday at https://chat.navair1.navy.mil/channel/learningtogether.

VAO Note: Upcoming Special and

Primary Elections

The Voting Assistance Officer wants to remind you to make sure you know when and where elections are occurring so you, your Sailors, and families know and are able to register in time to vote. Upcoming: July 9, North Carolina Congressional District 9 Special Primary Runoff elections.

Pax Support Group for Friends of Addicts

6:30 p.m. Second/fourth Tuesday each month

Religious Programs Center #401

Friends and family of civilian addicts are invited to join us for conversation and support. There’s no commitment, just know you’re not alone. For more information, call Chaplain Lt. Tristan Engle at 301-757-1809 or HN Baylee Williams at 301-342-2753.

Suicide Prevention Note

Noticed a friend posting thoughts about suicide on social media? Take the post seriously. Even if it seems like he or she may be joking or casually venting, remember that people may use humor to hide their pain. Reach out to your friend and ask if he or she is considering suicide. Share contact information for resources such as a chaplain, trusted leader, or Military Crisis Line (1-800-273-TALK, Option 1; text 838255 from a mobile device; or visit www.militarycrisisline.net.)

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR)

If you are a victim or know of someone who may be suffering in silence, reach out to NAS Pax River SAPR VA Watch Bill for confidential assistance: 24/7#: 301- 481-1057. You may also contact the DoD Safe Helpline for assistance: www.safehelpline.org. Call: 877- 995-5247, Text: 5-5247 inside the U.S.; 202- 470-5546 outside the U.S.

Special events and awards photos on base

Ever wonder where to find the photos from awards ceremonies, reenlistments and special events captured by PAO? Not only are they published monthly in Tester, but you can find them and download them at www.facebook.com/NASPaxRiver. Questions? Call 301-757-3343.

Where’s Gnorman?

Somewhere in this issue we’ve hidden Gnorman the gnome. Anyone spotting him can email tester@dcmilitary.com or phone 342-4163 now through 5 p.m. Tuesday with a brief description of his location. One name is drawn from the correct entries and wins a Center Stage Theater movie ticket. Last week, Janet Wills found Gnorman on Page 3 in the Clean the Bay Day photo.