Clark gets Meritorious Civilian Serv. Award

Clark gets Meritorious Civilian Serv. Award

Lea Clark receives a Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award from Rear Adm. Scott Dillon, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division commander, during a Nov. 9 ceremony at China Lake — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs Rear Adm. . . . Read Full Story >>

Hertz, Hoskins celebrate 35 years at NAWCWD

Hertz, Hoskins celebrate 35 years at NAWCWD

Shawn Hertz, left, and Chris Hoskins celebrate a combined 70 years of service at China Lake — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs Shawn Hertz and Chris Hoskins, two Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division employees who have . . . Read Full Story >>

Larry Peterson celebrates 40 years of service

Larry Peterson celebrates 40 years of service

Larry Peterson receives a 40-year length-of-service award from Rear Adm. Scott Dillon, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division commander, during a ceremony Oct. 25 at China Lake — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs Rear Adm. Scott Dillon, . . . Read Full Story >>

PaaL Step 2 program graduates 19

PaaL Step 2 program graduates 19

Step 2 graduates of the Professional at all Levels program at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division are joined by Harlan Kooima, second from right, director of Software and Mission Systems Integration, and Melissa Finnell, right, NAWCWD chief of staff, following a graduation ceremony . . . Read Full Story >>

Jarrett  reflects on  40 years

Jarrett reflects on 40 years

Peggie Jarrett (left) accepts an award from NAWCWD?Executive Director Joan Johnson — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs In honor of her 40 years of service, Peggie Jarrett, a senior financial management analyst at the Naval Air Warfare . . . Read Full Story >>

NAWCWD  honors Nutter  for 40 years

NAWCWD honors Nutter for 40 years

Valerie Nutter (left) accepts an award from NAWCWD?Executive Director Joan Johnson — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs Valerie Nutter, a Defense Acquisition Workforce Improve-ment Act facilitator at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, celebrated 40 years . . . Read Full Story >>

China Lake event draws 100+ alumni

China Lake event draws 100+ alumni

Carol Miller, operations lead for the Expendable Aerial Vehicle team, talks to former employees about his work. — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs As Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division wrapped up celebrating 75 years at China . . . Read Full Story >>

Navy invites comment on draft EA

The Department of the Navy has prepared a draft environmental assessment to analyze the potential environmental impacts associated with expanding operations into the former Air Force Cuddeback Air-Ground Gunnery Range, now part of the China Lake ranges at Naval Air Weapons Station. According to a . . . Read Full Story >>

Grady Baker honored with civilian service award

Grady Baker honored with civilian service award

Grady Baker receives the NMCS Award from Rear Adm. Scott Dillon. — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs An Oct. 24 ceremony at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division honored Grady Baker, foreign military sales case manager for . . . Read Full Story >>

Sliva awarded for 30 years at NAWCWD

Sliva awarded for 30 years at NAWCWD

Diana Sliva, director of operations for the Weapons and Energetics Department at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, is recognized for 30 years of service by Dan Carreño, Weapons and Energetics Department director, during a ceremony Oct. 3 at China Lake. “What a commitment!” Carreño . . . Read Full Story >>

NAWCWD recognizes ESDP graduates

NAWCWD recognizes ESDP graduates

NAWCWD Executive Director Joan Johnson, left, poses with China Lake’s fall 2018 graduates of the Engineer and Scientist Development Program. ESDPs complete three to five years of rotational tours, mentoring and a minimum of 300 hours of training in addition to training toward receiving their . . . Read Full Story >>

Kooima addresses NAVAIR Command leadership panel

Kooima addresses NAVAIR Command leadership panel

Harlan Kooima, director of Software and Mission Systems Integration at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, answers questions during the Naval Air Systems Command leadership panel at the 2018 California Contracting/Acquisition/Procurement Industry Day Expo in Ridgecrest on Nov. 8. Joining Kooima on the panel were . . . Read Full Story >>

Alamo achieves 40 years of service

Alamo achieves 40 years of service

Michael Alamo receives his award from Rear Adm. Scott Dillon — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs Michael Alamo was honored Oct. 25 by Rear Adm. Scott Dillon, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division commander, for 40 years . . . Read Full Story >>

Weapons Division graduates three from NADP

Weapons Division graduates three from NADP

NADP graduates are flanked by Mical Bindschatel, right, and several members of the 6.0 leadership team who were instrumental in the graduates’ completion of the program. The three graduates, from center left, are Anil Jnawali, Jacob Bell and Nhat Nguyen. — U.S. Navy photo by . . . Read Full Story >>

Randolph family has 70-plus years at China Lake

Randolph family has 70-plus years at China Lake

James Randolph (marked on photo) with the Public Works automotive maintenance crew in 1951 — U.S. Navy photo ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs Twins Roy and Rex Randolph were infants when their parents, James “Olen” and H. Willodine Randolph, moved to China Lake. . . . Read Full Story >>

Chirkis receives highest honor in ISSS

Chirkis receives highest honor in ISSS

Ken Chirkis (right) receives his award from ISSS President Chuck Muniak — Courtesy photo ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs Office Ken Chirkis, head of the System Safety Engineering Branch at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, was recently recognized as a Fellow . . . Read Full Story >>

Leadership program graduates 53

Leadership program graduates 53

NAWCWD Executive Director Joan Johnson (front left in both photos) with the two most recent graduating cohorts of the Professional at all Levels program — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By STACIE LAWRENCE NAWCWD Public Affairs A Sept. 20 ceremony recognized 53 Naval . . . Read Full Story >>

Ross honored for 45 years of service

Ross honored for 45 years of service

Rear Adm. Scott Dillon, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division commander, presents Ron Ross, head of the Logistics Management Integration Department, with a 45-year length of service award during a ceremony Sept. 11 at China Lake. — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert ------ By . . . Read Full Story >>

Lt. Cmdr. Longley Thomason, NAWCWD Range chief test pilot

Lt. Cmdr. Longley Thomason, NAWCWD Range chief test pilot

Lt. Cmdr. Longley Thomason, Range chief test pilot for Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, is pinned by his wife, Heather, left, and mother, Ivy Loftice, in honor of his promotion to U.S. Navy commander during a ceremony Sept. 10 at China Lake. Also in . . . Read Full Story >>

Mike Stone, NAWCWD information technology specialist

Mike Stone, NAWCWD information technology specialist

Mike Stone, an information technology specialist at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, is recognized as the top Comptroller employee for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018 by Comptroller Merrie Giles during a ceremony Sept. 10 at China Lake. His nomination notes that Stone . . . Read Full Story >>