NOTS  in-house  funny films  featured  May 24

NOTS in-house funny films featured May 24

The creative China Lake team of Mark Pahuta and Leroy L. Doig III will be featured at a special program Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. in the Historic USO Building. They will show the 14th and last video of their “Pictures of Us” series . . . Read Full Story >>

Sea range featured in historic Point Mugu video

Sea range featured in historic Point Mugu video

The China Lake communication team of Mark Pahuta and Leroy Doig III will be at the Historic USO Building on Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m., to present a special edition of their historical video series — an information-packed peek at Point Mugu. “Missile Beach” . . . Read Full Story >>

New leadership, new jobs, same mission

New leadership, new jobs, same mission

Rebecca Neipp

“We take a problem that can’t be solved, and we solve it.” While the leadership, organizational structure, political landscape and nature of the threats to national defense have shifted over the 72-year history of the Navy at China Lake, the unofficial mantra of the Naval . . . Read Full Story >>

Sea Cadet program to begin in Indian Wells Valley

Sea Cadet program to begin in Indian Wells Valley

By DIANA REGIER, News Review Correspondent Retired Army 1st Sgt. Thomas Howes will soon begin a Navy Sea Cadet Corps program for the youth in the Indian Wells Valley. So, how did someone serving in the Army become involved in a Navy program? The IWV . . . Read Full Story >>

New director excited about WD future

New director excited about WD future

By RENEE HATCHER NAWCWD Public Affairs When Joan Johnson left her job in industry to come work at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in 2000, the furthest thing from her mind was leading the organization as its executive director. But, just 16 years later, . . . Read Full Story >>

Lively, Criss receive Bluejacket honors

Lively, Criss receive Bluejacket honors

CE2 Rodney Lively, Junior Bluejacket of the Year, and HM1 Jarrod Criss, Senior Bluejacket of the Year, show the award plaques they received at the Navy League Awards Dinner Saturday. The two and other outstanding sailors and Marines were nominated by their commands, and the . . . Read Full Story >>

Special wpns. featured in NOTS video

Special wpns. featured in NOTS video

Mark Pahuta and Leroy L. Doig III, China Lake technical communicators known for their creativity and skill, will appear at the Historic USO Building on March 22 at 7 p.m. to show the next video in their “Pictures of Us” series. The fast-paced video takes . . . Read Full Story >>

Bluejacket nominees to be honored at March 19 banquet

Bluejacket nominees to be honored at March 19 banquet

Bluejacket of the Year candidates stand with sponsors who will honor the sailors and Marines at a banquet hosted March 19 by the IWV Council of the Navy League. The event, to be held at 6 p.m. in the Kerr McGee Center, acknowledges outstanding enlisted . . . Read Full Story >>

Petroglyph escort training offered in March

CHINA LAKE — Training for new guides and current guides with expiring badges to conduct tours of Little Petroglyph Canyon, a National Historic Landmark located on the China Lake North Range, will take place March 4 and 5 at the Maturango Museum. The March 4 . . . Read Full Story >>

Undersea weapons featured in historical video

Undersea weapons featured in historical video

The astonishing variety of the work accomplished at the Naval Ordnance Test Station — at both its desert site here and its annex in Pasadena — will be highlighted this month when awardwinning China Lake technical communicators Mark Pahuta and Leroy Doig III will show . . . Read Full Story >>

Navy releases land-use decision

NAWS CHINA LAKE — In a Record of Decision signed Jan. 28, the Navy announced that it will accommodate future military operational increases as well as implement a revision of its Comprehen-sive Land Use Management Plan at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. These . . . Read Full Story >>

Secretary of Defense visits

Secretary of Defense visits

Rebecca Neipp

With the unveiling of President Obama’s 2017 budget request just days away, China Lake stands to gain support thanks to its forward-focused work, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter reported after getting an inside look at operations at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Tuesday afternoon. . . . Read Full Story >>

Secretary of Defense visits NAWCWD

Secretary of Defense visits NAWCWD

The C-32 that landed Tuesday afternoon at China Lake carried Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, along with an entourage that include members of the national and international media. Carter’s message to the press, and his visit to the Dust Devils at VX-31, will be featured . . . Read Full Story >>

Aerospace defense company to hold job fair

Aerospace defense company to hold job fair

Orbital ATK is looking to fill multiple positions in their Ridgecrest facility and his holding a job fair on Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 4 – 7 p.m. at SpringHill Suites Marriott according to their press release. The aerospace and defense technologies company will have hiring . . . Read Full Story >>

‘An irreplaceable national treasure’

‘An irreplaceable national treasure’

Rebecca Neipp

An entourage of retired, high-ranking military and political officials on a mission to champion unique capabilities in national defense praised the groundbreaking work, as well as the unique geography, at China Lake after a series of meetings, tours and public appearances earlier this week. “You . . . Read Full Story >>

NAWCWD commander on conference speaker lineup

NAWCWD commander on conference speaker lineup

RIDGECREST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE — Rear Adm. Brian K. Corey, Commander of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, has been announced as one of the speakers at IWV Economic Outlook Conference on Thursday, Feb. 25, at the Kerr McGee Center. This year’s theme is . . . Read Full Story >>

O’Neil awarded on departure from NAWCWD

O’Neil awarded on departure from NAWCWD

Vice Adm. Paul Grosklags, left, commander, Naval Air Systems Command, presents Scott O’Neil, former Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division executive director, with a Department of the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Award during O’Neil’s retirement celebration Jan. 7. The award, signed by Secretary of the . . . Read Full Story >>

Public invited to learn about weather mod at China Lake

Public invited to learn about weather mod at China Lake

China Lake fools with Mother Nature at the Historic USO Building as the popular “Pictures of Us” video series by Mark Pahuta and Leroy Doig III continues on on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. In their first “Pictures of Us” video production of the . . . Read Full Story >>

Gov. Wilson to address Alliance

The China Lake Alliance will host former California Gov. Pete Wilson on Monday, Jan. 25, at an 11:30 a.m. luncheon at SpringHill Suites. “Gov. Wilson has a distinguished record of public service as mayor of San Diego, United States senator, governor of California, and more . . . Read Full Story >>

Navy League dinner is Jan. 13

Indian Wells Valley Council of the Navy League will meet Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Ale’s Steakhouse. The meeting opens with socializing at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Reservations should be made by Monday, Jan. 11, by e-mailing iwnavyleague@yahoo.com or calling 760-608-4404. Reserva-tions . . . Read Full Story >>