NAWCWD honors Chirkis for 30 years of service

NAWCWD honors Chirkis for 30 years of serviceKen Chirkis is honored by Joan Johnson, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division executive director, for 30 years of service at NAWCWD during an Oct. 18 ceremony at China Lake. Chirkis has been the head of the System Safety Engineering Branch at NAWCWD since 1992. In his career he has served as a Naval Air Systems Command principal for safety for many weapons systems programs including the Joint Standoff Weapon, the Evolved Sea Sparrow missile and several others. In addition, he served as the interim team lead for the NAWCWD Anti-Tamper Engineering Branch. — U.S. Navy photo by Paul Kakert

Story First Published: 2017-11-22