Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command

2013 Press Releases

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Navy's 2013 Fleet Manager of the Year Announced

12/27/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast announced Dec. 18 that Transportation Specialist Johnny L. Washington was selected as the U.S. Navy's 2013 Robert V. Ronick's Fleet Manager of the Year.

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NAVFAC Southeast Announces its 2013 Employee of the Year Awards

12/20/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast announced its 2013 Employee of the Year awards Dec. 18. Timothy Covey was named Supervisor of the Year and Gerald "Jay" Caddy was named Employee of the Year.

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NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Selects 2014 Engineers of the Year

12/20/13

Lt. Cmdr. James Sullivan and Marvin Newtown were announced as the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic Engineers of the Year.

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NAVFAC Marianas Awards $52 Million Contract for Fuel Transfer Pipeline on Guam

12/20/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas awarded a $52 million fixed-price contract Dec. 20 to Nova Group, Inc.-Underground Construction, Inc., a joint venture of Napa, Calif., for a new fuel transfer pipeline and upgrade of an existing fuel transfer pipeline on Guam.

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NAVFAC Pacific Awards Contract to Local Small Business Firm

12/19/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded Dec. 18 an indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum amount of $10 million to S. S. Dannaway and Associates, Inc. of Honolulu for architect-engineer services at various Navy and Marine Corps activities in the NAVFAC Pacific Area of Responsibility, but not limited to, Hawaii, Guam and Japan.

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NAVFAC Far East Recognizes 2014 Engineers of the Year

12/19/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East recognized its top military, civilian and host nation engineers for their outstanding contributions to NAVFAC, their supported commands and the engineering profession during an awards presentation at the command's headquarters Dec. 19.

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Navy to Build $57 Million MV-22 Hangar and Aircraft Staging Area for Marine Corps Base Hawaii

12/19/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a $57 million firm-fixed-price contract Dec. 17 to Watts Contrack, a Joint Venture of Honolulu, Hawaii for the construction of a Marine Vertical (MV) 22 hangar, supporting utility infrastructure, and an aircraft staging area for Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

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NAVFAC Southwest Announces Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year

12/19/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest commanding officer announced Dec. 5 the selection of Carl B. Wilson and Lt. Jose L. Riojas as NAVFAC Southwest 2014 military and civilian engineers of the year.

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NOAA IRC Dedication at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

12/19/13

A blessing and dedication ceremony was held Dec. 16 to celebrate the opening of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center (IRC), on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Ford Island.

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NAVFAC EURAFSWA Italian National Retires After 39 Years of Service

12/17/13

An Italian national, attached to Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Europe Africa Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA), the host nation political advisor, retired at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy after 39 years of service, Dec. 10.

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NAVFAC EURAFSWA Broadcasts 2013 Sailors of the Year

12/12/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Europe Africa Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA) released their selections for 2013 Sea Sailor of the Year and Shore Sailor of the Year, Dec. 4.

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NAVFAC Far East Awards $11 Million NAF Atsugi Housing Renovation

12/09/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East awarded an $11.4 million design-build contract for the renovation of family housing units on Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan to Nihon Meccs Corporation of Tokyo, Dec. 2.

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NAVFAC Announces 2014 Engineers of the Year

12/09/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) announced the winners of its 2014 Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year Awards Dec. 9.

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NAVFAC Midwest Announces Engineers of the Year

12/04/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Midwest announced its 2013 civilian and military engineers of the year Nov. 22.

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NAVFAC EURAFSWA Announces 2014 Engineers of the Year

11/29/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Europe Africa Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA) announced the winners of its Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year awards Oct. 21.

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NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Recognized for "Green Fleet"

11/26/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic was recognized by Virginia Clean Cities for its government vehicle (GOV) fleet's carbon emission reductions, in a ceremony Nov. 21.

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NAVFAC Southwest Awards $6.57 Million for Camp Pendleton Fuel Storage

11/21/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest awarded a $6.57 million task order Nov. 7 to Weston Solutions Inc. of West Chester, Pa. for improvements to the fuels compound at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Camp Pendleton in support of the MV-22 program.

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NAVFAC Southeast Employees Find Creative Ways to Say 'Thanks'

11/21/13

Members of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast's Employee Benefits Association (EBA) have come up with a new way to say "thank you" to its employees this Thanksgiving by delivering handmade gifts to its workforce Nov. 21 onboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville.

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NAVFAC Southeast Military Support Jacksonville's 'Week of Valor'

11/20/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast active duty military visited local classrooms Nov. 12 and 13 as part of the City of Jacksonville's 'Week of Valor.'

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Navy projects recognized by American Concrete Institute

11/20/13

Projects at Naval Station Mayport were recognized by the American Concrete Institute(ACI), Florida First Coast Chapter Nov. 14 in Jacksonville, Fla. at the Chapter's 2013 Annual Awards Banquet.

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NAVFAC Southwest Awards $12.61 million for MCAS Yuma Security Operations

11/19/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest awarded a $12.61 million firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract Oct. 31 to I.E.Pacific Inc. of San Diego to design and construct a security operations complex and military working dog facility at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma.

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NAVFAC Southeast Presents STAR Award

11/18/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast's Public Works Department Pensacola presented the Safety Through Awards and Recognition (STAR) program award to the City of Pensacola and Siemens Industry, Inc. Nov. 14 for achievements in safety onboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Fla.

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Veterans from State Nurisng Home tour Naval Air Station Jacksonville

11/14/13

Veteran residents from the Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans Nursing Home located in St. Augustine, Fla., visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville Nov. 13 to reminisce and receive a brief tour of the base.

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NAVFAC Southeast Announces Engineers of the Year

11/14/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast announced its 2013 Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year winners during a gathering of the command's employees Oct. 30.

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Sloan Retires After Four Decades of Service

11/05/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Asset Management business line coordinator (BLC) retired Nov. 1 after dedicating more than 40 years to government service.

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NAVFAC Hawaii Announces 2014 Civilian, Military Architect/Engineers of the Year

10/31/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii recognized Clyde Y. Haruno and Lt. John F. Daly III as the organization's 2014 Civilian and Military Architect/ Engineers of the Year at a ceremony held Oct. 24 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

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NAVFAC Welcomes New Deputy Commander

10/31/13

Rear Adm. Paula C. Brown reported for duty as the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) deputy commander and deputy chief of civil engineers, before receiving her second star at a promotion ceremony Oct. 30 at NAVFAC headquarters in the Washington Navy Yard.

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Architect-Engineer Services Contract Awarded to Strengthen Military Readiness in the Pacific

10/31/13

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract Oct. 29, to ManTech SRS Technologies, Inc., a large business of Fairfax, Va., for architecture-engineering and environmental services.

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Seabees Bring Fright to the NSA Naples Community

10/30/13

More than 15 Seabees with Public Works Department (PWD) Naples attached to Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Europe Africa Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA) designed, built and brought thrills to a haunted house at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples Oct. 25-27.

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard Opens Pedestrian Bridge

10/30/13

Sailors, civilians and contractors began using a newly refurbished pedestrian bridge Oct. 28 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, which connects the south end of the shipyard to a parking lot used by thousands every day.

Navy Schedules Controlled Detonations at Waipio Peninsula, Oahu, Hawaii
Navy Schedules Controlled Detonations at Waipio Peninsula, Oahu, Hawaii

10/28/13

PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (NNS) -- During the Navy's screening of dredged harbor material at its Confined Disposal Facility, Waipio Peninsula, Oahu, various potentially explosive munitions have been recovered that are scheduled to be destroyed through controlled detonations at a safe location Oct. 30 and potentially Oct. 31.

Navy Rallies to Conserve Energy and Reduce Consumption through Energy Action Day Fair
Navy Rallies to Conserve Energy and Reduce Consumption through Energy Action Day Fair

10/24/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific and NAVFAC Hawaii hosted an Energy Action Day Fair Oct. 23 at its Makalapa Compound headquarters on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Child Development Center Awarded for NOAA/Navy Partnership at Pearl Harbor
Child Development Center Awarded for NOAA/Navy Partnership at Pearl Harbor

10/23/13

PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii awarded a $11.3 million contract Oct. 23 to RORE-ITSI, JV LLC (small business), San Diego, Calif., for a firm-fixed task order to construct a Child Development Center (CDC) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Small Business awarded $9.5 million contract for work at Marine Corps Base in South Carolina
Small Business awarded $9.5 million contract for work at Marine Corps Base in South Carolina

10/23/13

ACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $9.5 million firm-fixed price contract Oct. 16 to FutureNet Group, Inc., a small business based in Detroit, Mich., for a new front gate with anti-terrorism and force protection improvements at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island, S.C.

Dieguez Presented Meritorious Service Medal
Dieguez Presented Meritorious Service Medal

10/21/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Kiwus presented the Meritorious Service Medal (second award) to Cmdr. Miguel Dieguez, NAVFAC Southeast Assistant Regional Engineer, in a brief ceremony Oct. 21.

NAVFAC Pacific Energy Monitors Help Command Meet Energy-Savings Goals
NAVFAC Pacific Energy Monitors Help Command Meet Energy-Savings Goals

10/21/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- While October is recognized as National Energy Awareness Month, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific Building Energy Monitor (BEM) teams conduct year-round inspections and monthly audits as part of the command's energy saving initiative.

NAVFAC Washington Walks for Breast Cancer Awareness
NAVFAC Washington Walks for National Breast Cancer Awareness

10/21/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington held its 5th annual "Think Pink" event in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Washington Navy Yard Oct. 17.

Window Renovations Complete at Historic Structural Shop
Window Renovations Complete at Historic Structural Shop

10/17/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii recently completed a design-build project Sept. 24 at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard/Intermediate Maintenance Facility's (PHNSY/IMF) Building 155 while maintaining the structure's historic window features.

NAVFAC Southwest Awards $11.39 Million for Aircrew Training Facility
NAVFAC Southwest Awards $11.39 Million for Aircrew Training Facility

10/16/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest awarded A&D GC Inc. of Santee Calif., an $11.39 million firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract Sept. 30 for construction of an E-2D Aircrew Training Facility at Naval Base Ventura County.

New 'Force' Behind Seabees Selected
New 'Force' Behind Seabees Selected

10/11/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The selection of the 16th force master chief of the Seabees was announced Oct. 11 by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) at the Washington Navy Yard.

NAVFAC Southeast Energy Saving Projects Make Strides
NAVFAC Southeast Energy Saving Projects Make Strides

10/11/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded 59 restoration and modernization energy projects totaling $40.9 million in fiscal year 2013.

Gulfport Earns Prestigious SECNAV Energy Award
Gulfport Earns Prestigious SECNAV Energy Award

10/11/13

GULFPORT, Miss. (NNS) -- Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport has won the Secretary of the Navy's Energy and Water Management Award, Navy Small Shore category, for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013. Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced the winners Sept. 20.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Holds e-Cycling Event
NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Holds e-Cycling Event

10/10/13

NORFOLK (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic partnered with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to collect more than 20 tons of old, unused or broken electronics to be recycled, in an event at Naval Station Norfolk, Sept. 3.

Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Cuts Ribbons on Two Facilities
Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Cuts Ribbons on Two Facilities

10/09/13

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (NNS) -- Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune held a pair of ribbon cutting ceremonies Oct. 2, for a major expansion of the facility and the opening of a center for service members suffering from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.

Small Business Awarded $7.3 Million for NGIS Project in Pensacola, Fla.
Small Business Awarded $7.3 Million for NGIS Project in Pensacola, Fla.

10/07/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- NAVFAC Southeast awarded a $7.3 million task order under a multiple award construction contract Sept. 30 to Asset Group, Inc., a small business based in Oklahoma City.

NAVFAC Hawaii Helps Promote an Energy Conscious Culture at JBPHH
NAVFAC Hawaii Helps Promote an Energy Conscious Culture at JBPHH

10/04/13

Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii (NNS) -- With October being Energy Awareness Month the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii Energy Team would like to emphasize how shifting daily routines at work and at home regarding energy use is essential to fulfilling energy conservation initiatives.

Small Business Awarded Contract with Maximum Amount of $30 million
Small Business Awarded Contract with Maximum Amount of $30 million

10/03/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded $30 million maximum contract Sept. 27 to Gulf Coast Architectural Group Inc., a small business based in Pensacola, Fla., for indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect and engineering services throughout the NAVFAC region.

Small Business to build new Aircraft Corrosion Control Facility at NAS Corpus Christi
Small Business to build new Aircraft Corrosion Control Facility at NAS Corpus Christi

10/03/13

Jacksonville, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $15.3 million contract Sept. 27 to Anthony and Gordon Construction Company, a small business based in Knoxville, Tenn., for construction of the Aircraft Corrosion Control Facility at Naval Air Station (NAS) Corpus Christi, Texas.

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NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Supports STEM Career Conference

10/02/13

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Military personnel from Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic visited Corporate Landing Middle School in Virginia Beach Sept. 27 to give presentations as part of a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Career Conference for children at the school.

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Navy Announces Contract Award for Repairs to NAVSEA Headquarters Building

09/30/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy awarded CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc. a $6.4 million dollar firm-fixed-price contract for the repair and restoration of the Historic Headquarters Facility of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Building 197, at the Washington Navy Yard Sept. 30.

Small Business Selected for $9 million Contract at Parris Island, S.C.
Small Business Selected for $9 million Contract at Parris Island, S.C.

09/30/13

JACKSONVILLE, N,C, (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $9 million contract Sept. 26 to TEAM Construction, LLC, a small business entity based in Jacksonville, N.C., for renovation of the Second Battalion Recruit Training Barracks Building 599 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island, S.C.

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NAVFAC Southeast Awards $16.4 million for Hurricane Sandy Repairs at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

09/27/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded three contracts totaling $16.4 million to three separate Jacksonville area contractors for work at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NS GTMO), Cuba.

NAVFAC Southeast Awards $10.5 million Contract to Small Business for Work at Kings Bay Submarine Base
NAVFAC Southeast Awards $10.5 million Contract to Small Business for Work at Kings Bay Submarine Base

09/26/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $10.5 million contract Sept. 20 to Precon Marine Inc., a small business entity based in Chesapeake, Va., for refit and repairs of Wharf One at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia.

Contract Awarded for Potable Water Distribution Replacement at Albany
Contract Awarded for Potable Water Distribution Replacement at Albany

09/26/13

Jacksonville, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $21.4 million task order Sept. 26. NAVFAC awarded the contract to Roy Anderson Corp., Gulfport, Miss., under a multiple award construction contract for design and construction of a Potable Water Distribution Replacement at Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany, Ga.

NAVFAC Far East's PWD Sasebo Reaches Significant Safety Milestone
NAVFAC Far East's PWD Sasebo Reaches Significant Safety Milestone

09/26/13

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East's Public Works Department (PWD) Sasebo marked four years and 1.5 million hours of service performed with no lost time mishaps, Sept. 16.

MCAS Miramar Ceremony Marks Official Opening of MV-22 Osprey Hangars
MCAS Miramar Ceremony Marks Official Opening of MV-22 Osprey Hangars

09/25/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar and Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest representatives cut the ribbon Sept. 11 to the new MV-22 aircraft maintenance Hangar 7, Hangar 4 maintenance hangar addition, and new apron and taxiway signifying their completion at MCAS Miramar.

NAVFAC Southeast Awards $11.5 Million Contract to Small Business
NAVFAC Southeast Awards $11.5 Million Contract to Small Business

09/24/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded an $11.5 million task order Sept. 16 to Environmental Management Resources Inc., a small business based in Lawrence, Kan., to renovate and repair the Corry "A" School Bachelor Quarters 3707 and 3708 at Corry Station, Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola.

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New Camp H.M. Smith Fitness Center Construction Complete

09/23/13

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (NNS) -- On Sept. 20, personnel from Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii Marine Corps Base (MCB) Hawaii and Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) performed a walk-thru of the new fitness center at Camp H.M. Smith, Oahu, Hawaii, to identify any last minute items that may need adjustment.

Capt. Darius Banaji Assumes Command of NAVFAC Southwest
Capt. Darius Banaji Assumes Command of NAVFAC Southwest

09/20/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Capt. Darius Banaji succeeded Capt. Clifford M. Maurer as commanding officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest Sept. 20 in a change of command ceremony held aboard the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum in San Diego.

Energy Conservation Project Completed at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay
Energy Conservation Project Completed at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay

09/18/13

KINGS BAY, Ga. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Public Works Department Kings Bay completed construction of an energy conservation project for Naval Submarine Base (NSB) Kings Bay Sept. 16.

NAVFAC Southeast Civil Engineer Corps Officer Promoted to Captain
NAVFAC Southeast Civil Engineer Corps Officer Promoted to Captain

09/18/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) officer Lore Aguayo was promoted to the rank of captain in the United States Navy during a ceremony on board Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla.

Civil Engineer Corps Officer Retires After 25 Years
Civil Engineer Corps Officer Retires After 25 Years

09/18/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Capt. Alan N. Watt, a Naval Reserve Civil Engineer Corps and Seabee Combat Warfare officer, celebrated his retirement with family, friends and former shipmates in a formal ceremony Sept. 13 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Fla.

NAVFAC Southeast Awards $99 Million Contract to Small Business
NAVFAC Southeast Awards $99 Million Contract to Small Business

09/16/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded six indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity multiple award design-build construction contracts Sept. 13 to six small business entities. The six contracts are valued at $99 million including the base period and four option years.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Awards Contract for New Marine Corps NCO Academy
NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Awards Contract for New Marine Corps NCO Academy

09/13/13

NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded a task order Sept. 5 for the design and construction of an Academic Instruction Building to house the Staff Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Academy Facilities at Camp Johnson on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Energy Project to Save $430,000 Annually at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay
Energy Project to Save $430,000 Annually at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay

09/13/13

Kings Bay, Fla. (NNS) -- Public Works Department (PWD) Kings Bay completed its final inspection of a $4.5 million energy conservation project for Naval Submarine Base (NSB) Kings Bay's Strategic Weapons Facility Atlantic (SWFLANT) August 22.

NAVFAC Pacific Awards $10 Million Task Order to Improve Underwater Waterline at Pearl Harbor
NAVFAC Pacific Awards $10 Million Task Order to Improve Underwater Waterline at Pearl Harbor

09/13/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a $10 million task order under a multiple award construction contract to Honolulu-based Watts-Healy Tibbitts A JV for work to replace a 24-inch underwater waterline crossing Pearl City Peninsula to Ford Island at Pearl Harbor.

NAVFAC Southeast presents Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
NAVFAC Southeast presents Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal

09/11/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Kiwus presented the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (fourth award) to Lt. Cmdr. Shawn Rockwell, newly assigned NAVFAC Southeast South Central Integrated Product Team (IPT) leader, in a brief ceremony Sept. 9.

NAVFAC Southeast awards $7 million to Small Business
NAVFAC Southeast awards $7 million to Small Business

09/10/13

Jacksonville, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $6.9 million task order Sept. 5 to Environmental Management Resources Inc., a small business based in Lawrence, Kan., to renovate the Lakeside Unaccompanied Housing in Pascagoula, Miss.

NAVFAC Washington to Build Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Quantico
NAVFAC Washington to Build Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Quantico

09/09/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington awarded a $11.7 million contract award Sept. 4 to build a dining facility at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Awards Contract in Support of Marine FAST Company
NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Awards Contract in Support of Marine FAST Company

09/06/13

NORFOLK (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded a $14 million contract for a transportation facility, warehouse and armory at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown to Hourigan Construction Corp. of Virginia Beach Aug. 30.

NAVFAC Recounts Legacy of Proud Navy and Marine Corps Service in the Pacific
NAVFAC Recounts Legacy of Proud Navy and Marine Corps Service in the Pacific

09/04/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific celebrated 171 years of proud Navy and Marine Corps service in the Pacific, Sept. 3.

Civil Engineer Corps Officer Promoted to Captain
Civil Engineer Corps Officer Promoted to Captain

09/04/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Reston, Va. native Kevin Bartoe was promoted to the rank of captain in the United States Navy during a ceremony on board the Washington Navy Yard, D.C. Aug 30.

QA Laboratory Renovation Contract Awarded for Pearl Harbor
QA Laboratory Renovation Contract Awarded for Pearl Harbor

08/30/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii awarded a $9.8 million contract Aug. 30 to Sumo-Nan JV II LLC (small business), Honolulu, Hawaii for a firm-fixed task order under a multiple award construction contract to renovate a Quality Assurance lab at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

NAVFAC Northwest Awards Waterfront A/E Contract
NAVFAC Northwest Awards Waterfront A/E Contract

08/29/13

SILVERDALE, Wash. (NNS) -- BergerABAM located in Seattle was selected by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest for the Navy's regional waterfront architectural and engineering contract for all naval installations in the Puget Sound area Aug. 14.

New, Efficient Building at Great Lakes Will Support Drug Screening Lab
New, Efficient Building at Great Lakes Will Support Drug Screening Lab

08/29/13

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Midwest awarded a construction contract Aug. 22 to a Chicago-based small business to build a new, energy-efficient laboratory on Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) to support the Navy's screening program for illegal drug use.

Navy Awards Contract to Nova Group
Navy Awards Contract to Nova Group

08/29/13

SILVERDALE, Wash. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest has awarded a $10 million firm-fixed-price task order for work on Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton to Nova Group of Napa, Calif., Aug. 23

NAVFAC Southwest Completes Galley Renovation at Naval Base Coronado
NAVFAC Southwest Completes Galley Renovation at Naval Base Coronado

08/29/13

CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest observed the celebration of the completion of Naval Base Coronado's newly renovated galley at a ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 7 at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) in Coronado.

NAVFAC Southwest Personnel Train in Urban Search and Rescue
NAVFAC Southwest Personnel Train in Urban Search and Rescue

08/29/13

CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest Base Support Vehicles & Equipment (BSV&E) Crane and Rigging (C&R) in conjunction with Navy Region Southwest Federal Fire Department (FEDFIRE), and Chula Vista Fire Department Heavy Rescue 53 coordinated a simulated joint rescue training exercise Aug. 20 at Naval Base Coronado.

NAVFAC Proudly Building on 171-Year Navy Heritage
NAVFAC Proudly Building on 171-Year Navy Heritage

08/29/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) will mark 171 years of providing facilities engineering expertise to support the mission readiness of Navy and Marine Corps commanders, Aug. 31.

Seabee Pioneer Celebrates 100th Birthday
Seabee Pioneer Celebrates 100th Birthday

08/27/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy and the state of North Carolina honored one of the original Navy Seabees from World War II, Jerry Smith of Durham, N.C., who celebrated his 100th birthday at the North Carolina Executive Mansion Aug. 27.

NAVFAC Pacific Participates in Annual Food Drive
NAVFAC Pacific Participates in Annual Food Drive

08/27/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific participated in the 2013 Feds Feed Families Campaign for the second consecutive year to help feed local families in Hawaii.

NAVFAC Pacific Commander Meets with Fallen Warrior Alma Mater Football Team
NAVFAC Pacific Commander Meets with Fallen Warrior Alma Mater Football Team

08/24/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific Commander Rear Adm. Bret Muilenburg met with football players with California's Westlake High School, the alma mater of Fallen Warrior, U.S. Navy Seabee Lt. j.g. Francis "Frankie" L. Toner IV, Aug. 21.

NAVFAC Washington Awards Contract for Training and Readiness Facility at NSF Dahlgren
NAVFAC Washington Awards Contract for Training and Readiness Facility at NSF Dahlgren

08/23/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington announced a $12 million contract award for upgrades to the AEGIS Training and Readiness Center (ATRC) on board Naval Support Facility Dahlgren, Va., Aug. 19.

NAVFAC Employee Wins Navy Award for Supporting Midwest Small Businesses
NAVFAC Employee Wins Navy Award for Supporting Midwest Small Businesses

08/23/13

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Midwest's environmental director received a Navywide award Aug. 22 for his efforts to ensure that small businesses receive their fair share of environmental contract work in the Midwest.

NAVFAC Southeast Awards $16 million Contract for a New Mission Control Complex at NAS Jacksonville
NAVFAC Southeast Awards $16 million Contract for a New Mission Control Complex at NAS Jacksonville

08/20/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $16 million contract Aug. 14 to Whitesell-Green, Inc., a small business out of Pensacola, Fla., for construction of a Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Mission Control Complex (MCC) at Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax).

Small Business Awarded $7.5 Million Contract for Services in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and the Caribbean
Small Business Awarded $7.5 Million Contract for Services in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and the Caribbean

08/20/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $7.5 million contract Aug. 15 to 3E Consultants, Inc., a small business out of Orlando, Fla., for hazardous material and waste management services in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and the Caribbean.

NAVFAC Southeast awards $9.8 million contract for new Ground Support Equipment Shop for the Marines
NAVFAC Southeast awards $9.8 million contract for new Ground Support Equipment Shop for the Marines

08/17/13

Jacksonville, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a task order for $9.8 million August 8 to Brady-Fluor LLC, a small business from San Diego, Calif., for the construction of a new Ground Support Equipment Shop at Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, S.C.

New facilities celebrated in Haiti
New facilities celebrated in Haiti

08/15/13

Cap Haitian, Haiti (NNS) -- A celebration was held for the newly-constructed emergency operations center (EOC), disaster relief warehouse (DRW) and fire station in Cap Haitian, Haiti, Aug. 9.

Haiti Leaders and Florida Senator Tour Projects in Haiti
Haiti Leaders and Florida Senator Tour Projects in Haiti

08/15/13

LES CAYES, Haiti (NNS) -- U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, Haitian President Michel Martelly, and the U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White toured the newly constructed emergency operations center (EOC), disaster readiness warehouse (DRW), school, clinic, and community center in Les Cayes, Haiti Aug. 6.

NAVFAC Washington Welcomes New Commanding Officer
NAVFAC Washington Welcomes New Commanding Officer

08/09/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington held a change of command ceremony Aug. 8 in Washington, D.C. Capt. Antonio Edmonds, CEC, USN, relieved Capt. Kenneth Branch, CEC, USN, during a ceremony held at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.

Gym Renovations Complete at NAS JAX, Providing an Energy Efficient Environment
Gym Renovations Complete at NAS JAX, Providing an Energy Efficient Environment

08/09/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS JAX) held a ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 9 officially opening its base gym after six months of renovations.

NAVFAC Southeast Awards $10 Million Contract for Aircraft Facility Renovations at NAS Corpus Christi
NAVFAC Southeast Awards $10 Million Contract for Aircraft Facility Renovations at NAS Corpus Christi

08/08/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $10 million contract July 25 to Anthony and Gordon Construction Company, a small business out of Knoxville, Tenn. for the design-bid-build to construct an addition to and renovation of an existing aircraft component maintenance facility at Naval Air Station (NAS) Corpus Christi, Texas.

NAVFAC EURAFSWA Holds Change of Command
NAVFAC EURAFSWA Holds Change of Command

08/08/13

NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Europe Africa Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Naples, July 31.

Navy Awards $20 Million Contract for Guam Realignment Work
Navy Awards $20 Million Contract for Guam Realignment Work

08/06/13

SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas awarded a $20,249,617 million dollar firm-fixed price task order Aug. 7 to Guam Multiple Award Construction Contracts (MACC) Builders A JV, a large business, for ongoing Guam realignment work.

PWD Gulfport Waterworks Operator Wins Prestigious Award
PWD Gulfport Waterworks Operator Wins Prestigious Award

08/01/13

GULFPORT, Miss. (NNS) -- A Public Works Department Gulfport boiler operator was presented the Mississippi Water and Pollution Control Operator's Association (MWPCOA) 2012 Jim McDonald Award for Outstanding Waterworks Operator of the Year July 20 at the Association's Annual Conference held in Natchez, Miss.

Travis AFB Demonstrates New System to Suppress Fires in Hangar
Travis AFB Demonstrates New System to Suppress Fires in Hangar

07/29/13

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (NNS) -- Hangar 818's newly constructed fire suppression system located in Travis Air Force Base (AFB) demonstrated an innocuous foam dump July 10 while numerous military personnel, civilian spectators and media looked on in awe.

Edelson Assumes Command of NAVFAC EXWC
Edelson Assumes Command of NAVFAC EXWC

07/29/13

PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Base Ventura County July 26.

NAVFAC Hawaii Sends Government Vehicles to Auction, Reducing Fleet
NAVFAC Hawaii Sends Government Vehicles to Auction, Reducing Fleet

07/29/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- In late July, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii will turn over approximate 87 government vehicles of various types in its fleet to an online auction company for disposal.

NAVFAC Networks to Provide Business Opportunities in the 11th Annual Hawaii Small Business Forum
NAVFAC Networks to Provide Business Opportunities in the 11th Annual Hawaii Small Business Forum

07/25/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific and NAVFAC Hawaii participated in a small business industry forum hosted by the Honolulu Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) July 23 at the Honolulu Country Club.

NAVFAC Far East Earns 2013 SECNAV Safety Excellence Award
NAVFAC Far East Earns 2013 SECNAV Safety Excellence Award

07/24/13

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific commander announced July 17 to NAVFAC Far East leadership that NAVFAC Far East has won a 2013 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Safety Excellence Award.

New Commissary and Marine Mart Is Welcome Addition to Bridgeport
New Commissary and Marine Mart Is Welcome Addition to Bridgeport

07/19/13

BRIDEGPORT, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest and Marine Corps Mountain Training Center (MCMWTC) observed a grand opening for commissary and Marine Mart facilities June 26 in Bridgeport.

La Duca Assumes Command of NAVFAC Far East
La Duca Assumes Command of NAVFAC Far East

07/19/13

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East held a change of command ceremony at Fleet Activities Yokosuka's Benny Decker Theater, July 18.

NAVFAC Marianas Awards $7.8 Million Task Order to Guam Small Business
NAVFAC Marianas Awards $7.8 Million Task Order to Guam Small Business

07/11/13

NAVFAC Marianas Awards $7.8 Million Task Order to Guam Small Business

NAVFAC Pacific Commander Welcomes Hawaii's Newest Naturalized U.S. Citizens
NAVFAC Pacific Commander Welcomes Hawaii's Newest Naturalized U.S. Citizens

07/10/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific Commander U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Bret J. Muilenburg welcomed 98 naturalized American citizens during a Naturalization Ceremony on board the Battleship Missouri Memorial July 3, 2013.

NAVFAC Southeast Awards $10 Million Contract for Airfield Security Upgrades at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort
NAVFAC Southeast Awards $10 Million Contract for Airfield Security Upgrades at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

07/03/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla, (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded an $10 million contract July 1 to HITT Contracting, Inc. of North Charleston, S.C. for construction of airfield security upgrades at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Beaufort, S.C.

NAVFAC Southeast Completes Community Clusters in Haiti
NAVFAC Southeast Completes Community Clusters in Haiti

07/02/13

ARTIBONITE, Haiti (NNS) -- A celebration was held June 27 for the newly constructed community clusters constructed in Desdunes, Mandarin, and Ecole Pont Gaudin Haiti.

SECNAV Recognizes Fleet Activities Sasebo with Environmental Quality Award
SECNAV Recognizes Fleet Activities Sasebo with Environmental Quality Award

07/02/13

ARTIBONITE, Haiti (NNS) -- A celebration was held June 27 for the newly constructed community clusters constructed in Desdunes, Mandarin, and Ecole Pont Gaudin Haiti.

Public Works Department Corpus Christi Employee Retires after more than 40 Years
Public Works Department Corpus Christi Employee Retires after more than 40 Years

07/02/13

CHRISTI, Texas (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Public Works Department (PWD) Corpus Christi employee Reynaldo Aleman retired June 30 after dedicating more than 40 years of federal civil service to the U.S. Navy.

NAVFAC Pacific Awards $10 Million Architect-Engineering Contract
NAVFAC Pacific Awards $10 Million Architect-Engineering Contract

07/01/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded today a $10 million indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to Jacobs and Architects Hawaii Joint Venture of St. Louis, Mo. for architect-engineer services at various Navy, Marine Corps and other government facilities in the Pacific, including Hawaii, Guam and Japan.

Annual Water Reports Accessible to Navy Consumers in Hawaii

06/22/13

By Denise Emsley, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii (NNS) -- Distribution of the Navy's 2013 Water Quality Reports for Navy, Air Force, Department of Defense (DoD# and some non-DoD customers in Hawaii will begin June 24.

NAVFAC Southeast Recognizes STAR Performance

06/20/13

By Earl Bittner, NAVFAC Southeast Public Affairs Specialist
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast's Public Works Department Pensacola presented Safety Through Awards and Recognition (STAR) program awards to Gulf Power/Chevron Energy Solutions and Eagle Environmental Solutions, Inc. June 6, for achievements in safety on board Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Fla.

NAVFAC Southeast Awards Contract For New Medical Clinic

06/19/13

By Earl Bittner, NAVFAC Southeast Public Affairs Specialist
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $38.7 million contract to Walsh Federal LLC, Chicago, Ill., for construction of a replacement medical clinic at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 14.

Image from News Page titled: Sustainable Design a Key at Marine Corps Training Facility
Sustainable Design a Key at Marine Corps Training Facility

06/19/13

By NAVFAC Washington Public Affairs
QUANTICO, Va. (NNS) -- A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group Training Facilities, June 19.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Awards Camp Lejeune Medical Clinic Project
NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Awards Camp Lejeune Medical Clinic Project

06/18/13

NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded a contract, for a medical clinic replacement project at Camp Lejeune, to Homeland Contracting Corporation of Chesapeake, Va, June 10.

Image from News Page titled: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetary Receives Two Bus Stops
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetary Receives Two Bus Stops

06/18/13

By Mario Icari, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest Public Affairs Office
POINT LOMA, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest personnel visitors joined Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery at a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of two bus stop implacements in the Point Loma cemetery, June 7.

Work to Begin on NSF Indian Head Fuel Manufacturing Facilities
Work to Begin on NSF Indian Head Fuel Manufacturing Facilities

06/18/13

INDIAN HEAD, Md. (NNS) -- Construction on Naval Support Facility Indian Head's Agile Chemical Facility is set to begin after a groundbreaking ceremony, June 17.

Chicago-Area Federal Employee of the Year Awards go to NAVFAC Midwest
Chicago-Area Federal Employee of the Year Awards go to NAVFAC Midwest

06/17/13

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (NNS) -- At the Chicago Federal Executive Board's (FEB) annual Federal Employee of the Year awards, a Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Midwest nominee won in the category of Outstanding Technical/Program Support Employee, and a NAVFAC Midwest team won in the Outstanding Team category, June 12.

New Facilities Celebrated in Fort Liberte, Haiti
New Facilities Celebrated in Fort Liberte, Haiti

06/13/13

Fort Liberte, Haiti (NNS) -- A celebration was held for the newly-constructed emergency operations center (EOC) and disaster readiness warehouse (DRW), June 5.

Contingency Response Team Readies for Action
Contingency Response Team Readies for Action

05/29/13

MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast's Contingency Engineering Response Team (CERT) responded to a simulated hurricane (Hurricane Lay) in preparation for the 2013 hurricane season, May 22.

Navy's First Solar-Powered Car Charger Online at NSA Mid-South
Navy's First Solar-Powered Car Charger Online at NSA Mid-South

05/29/13

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South officially welcomed into service the Navy's first solar-powered electric car charging station with a ribbon cutting ceremony, May 29.

NAVFAC Far East Lifts Heavy Loads, Supports Forward Deployed Naval Forces
NAVFAC Far East Lifts Heavy Loads, Supports Forward Deployed Naval Forces

05/28/13

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East provides critical public works support to the mission accomplishment of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet and Forward Deployed Naval Forces, the U.S. Marine Corps and the Department of Defense in the Pacific Region.

Navy Celebrates Completion of New San Diego Fuel Facility
Navy Celebrates Completion of New San Diego Fuel Facility

05/23/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Navy officials celebrated the opening of a $195 million Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) funded, state of the art fuel facility with a ribbon cutting ceremony May 13 for the Defense Fuel Support Point (DFSP) at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego.

NAVFAC Southwest Stands Up In-House Human Resources Office
NAVFAC Southwest Stands Up In-House Human Resources Office

05/22/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest personnel held a ribbon cutting and an open house for its new Human Resources Office (HRO) May 14 aboard NAVFAC Southwest's headquarters in San Diego.

Construction begins on Joint Base Andrews Clinics
Construction begins on Joint Base Andrews Clinics

05/22/13

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (NNS) -- A groundbreaking ceremony for Malcolm Grow Medical Clinic and Surgery Center and Dental Clinic was held on board Joint Base Andrews May 22.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opens New Camp Pendleton Enlisted Dining Facility
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opens New Camp Pendleton Enlisted Dining Facility

05/22/13

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (NNS) -- Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton (MCBCP), Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest, and Officer in Charge of Construction (OICC) Marine Corps Installation (MCI) WEST held a ribbon cutting ceremony May 16 for an enlisted dining facility located in the 22 Area aboard MCBCP.

Parklets Bring Green to Urban Spaces
Parklets Bring Green to Urban Spaces

05/21/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington and local girl scouts teamed up to plant one of four large planters known as "parklets" on board Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling May 17.

Navy's Public Works Professionals Celebrate Contributions to Readiness
Navy's Public Works Professionals Celebrate Contributions to Readiness

05/20/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Approximately 10,000 Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) public works professionals are celebrating National Public Works Week, which began yesterday, May 19, and runs through May 25.

Navy & Defense Logistics Agency in Hawaii Assist Air Force Saving $197,000
Navy & Defense Logistics Agency in Hawaii Assist Air Force Saving $197,000

05/17/13

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (NNS) -- Navy Region Hawaii Recycling Center assisted the Air Force's 735th Air Mobility Squadron (AMS), a group under Air Mobility Command, in providing recycled materials to create a new tool room during a time of limited dollars and helping them meet a short two-month deadline of mid-May.

NAVFAC Pacific Welcomes New Commander to Helm
NAVFAC Pacific Welcomes New Commander to Helm

05/14/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Capt. Bret Muilenburg relieved Rear Adm. Scott Weikert as commander of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific during a change of command ceremony May 14 at NAVFAC Pacific headquarters.

NAVFAC Pacific Embraces Diverse Workforce, Kicks Off Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
NAVFAC Pacific Embraces Diverse Workforce, Kicks Off Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

05/14/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific kicked off Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a May Day celebration, May 9.

NAVFAC Awards Six Contracts for $75 Million
NAVFAC Awards Six Contracts for $75 Million

05/08/13

NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Europe Africa Southwest Asia (NAVFAC EURAFSWA) awarded six contracts for a maximum of $75 million, May 2.

Naval Base Coronado Receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award
Naval Base Coronado Receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award

05/06/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Secretary of Defense named Naval Base Coronado (NBC) as a winner of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards April 19 for natural resources conservation in the large installation category.

NAVFAC Pacific Announces Winners of 2013 Excellence in Federal Government Awards Program
NAVFAC Pacific Announces Winners of 2013 Excellence in Federal Government Awards Program

05/06/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Several Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific top performers were named winners in the Honolulu-Pacific Federal Executive Board (FEB) 57th Annual Excellence in Federal Government Awards program, May 6.

Camp LeJeune Sailors and Marines Help Small Businesses Thrive
Camp LeJeune Sailors and Marines Help Small Businesses Thrive

05/03/13

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (NNS) -- Marine Corps Base Installations East and Naval Facilities Engineering Command have been hosting an annual outreach event for the last few years to help small business owners navigate working aboard a government installation.

NAVFAC Far East Employee Recognized for 39 Years of Service
NAVFAC Far East Employee Recognized for 39 Years of Service

05/02/13

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- An employee of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) received a lifetime service award at Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, Japan's Public Works Department (PWD) Atsugi, April 25.

NAVFAC Washington Receives Outstanding Federal Planning Project Award
NAVFAC Washington Receives Outstanding Federal Planning Project Award

05/02/13

BETHESDA, Md. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington Public Works Department Bethesda received the American Planning Association Outstanding Federal Planning Project Award during a ceremony held here April 30, for the Naval Support Activity Bethesda accessibility plan.

MUSE Deploys in Support of USS Enterprise's Final Dry-docking
MUSE Deploys in Support of USS Enterprise's Final Dry-docking

04/30/13

PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- Three U.S. Navy Seabee Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) technicians arrived in Virginia April 29 to assist the final dry-docking for the USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

A New Safety Star Selected at NAVFAC Hawaii
A New Safety Star Selected at NAVFAC Hawaii

04/25/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Steven Christiansen, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii's Environmental Services Branch Chief received the command's annual Safety Star award Apr. 23, during an Employee of the Year ceremony.

NAVFAC Washington-Built Facility Dedicated
NAVFAC Washington-Built Facility Dedicated

04/25/13

QUANTICO, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington constructed a building to house the Marine Corps Operations Center, which was dedicated on board Marine Corps Base Quantico April 19.

NAVFAC Hawaii Acknowledges Excellent Work of Employees
NAVFAC Hawaii Acknowledges Excellent Work of Employees

04/25/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii held its annual Employee of the Year ceremony April 23 to honor 16 individual employees and three teams, a total of 50 command members, who were nominated for their outstanding work in 2012.

NAVFAC Southeast Shares Small Business Insights With Local Contractors
NAVFAC Southeast Shares Small Business Insights With Local Contractors

04/25/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast's Deputy for Small Business spoke to nearly 100 members of the local Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) organization at a luncheon in Jacksonville, Fla., April 24.

NAVFAC Commands Take Action at Hawaii Earth Day Fair
NAVFAC Commands Take Action at Hawaii Earth Day Fair

04/22/13

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific and NAVFAC Hawaii partnered with Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor (NAVSUP FLCPH) April 22 and participated in the fourth annual Earth Day Fair on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH).

NAVFAC Warfare Center Selected for Golden Anchor Retention Award
NAVFAC Warfare Center Selected for Golden Anchor Retention Award

04/17/13


NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. - The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) was awarded the command's first NAVFAC Golden Anchor for retention excellence during a ceremony April 17.

Small Business Program Provides Great Opportunities
Small Business Program Provides Great Opportunities

04/16/13

Jacksonville, Fla. (NNS) - The Commander of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) recognized the NAVFAC Southeast Office of Small Business Programs with a letter presented April 15.

NAVFAC Washington Breaks Ground for Quantico School
NAVFAC Washington Breaks Ground for Quantico School

04/16/13

NAVFAC Washington Breaks Ground for Quantico School

Jacksonville Conference Promotes Safety and Small Business Topics
Jacksonville Conference Promotes Safety and Small Business Topics

04/15/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- The 2013 Jacksonville Acquisition Conference and Trade Show event at the University of North Florida Herbert University Center April 10 provided opportunities for Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast to teach and learn.

Old Meets New: NAVFAC Southeast Digitally Preserving Historical Documents
Old Meets New: NAVFAC Southeast Digitally Preserving Historical Documents

04/12/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) - Status of the Phase I scanning effort for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Cadastral Modernization Program (CMP) will be presented April 25 when NAVFAC Southeast holds its annual CMP meeting on base.

NAVFAC Small Business Advisors Team Up, Reach Out to Veterans in Hawaii
NAVFAC Small Business Advisors Team Up, Reach Out to Veterans in Hawaii

04/05/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific and NAVFAC Hawaii small business program advisors engaged with dozens of U.S. military veterans and small business owners during the 2013 Hawaii Veterans Small Business Forum and Expo March 28 at the Hale Koa Hotel.

Travis AFB, NAVFAC Southwest Celebrate Newly Constructed Airfield
Travis AFB, NAVFAC Southwest Celebrate Newly Constructed Airfield

04/05/13

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (NNS) - A ribbon cutting ceremony hosted March 28 by Col. Dwight Sones, 60th Air Mobility Wing commander, celebrated the completion of three years of construction of an airfield in Travis Air Force Base (AFB).

NAVFAC Washington Awards Contract for Defense Security Service Addition
NAVFAC Washington Awards Contract for Defense Security Service Addition

04/04/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington awarded a $25 million contract March 29 to Hensel Phelps Construction Company for the design and construction of an addition to a Defense Security Service facility at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Quantico, Va.

Two Graduate from Leadership Development Program
Two Graduate from Leadership Development Program

04/03/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Commanding Officer recognized two employees April 1 for graduating from the NAVFAC Leadership Development Program (LDP).

Navy Diverts Recycable Waste From Local Landfills in Hawaii
Navy Diverts Recycable Waste From Local Landfills in Hawaii

04/02/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) - April 1 marked the beginning of Environmental Awareness Month, and Navy Region Hawaii's Recycling Program is a great example of how reducing recyclable materials ending up in local landfills on Oahu is mutually beneficial to the Navy and the state of Hawaii.

NAVFAC Southwest Awards Contract to Enhance Training Access at Camp Pendleton
NAVFAC Southwest Awards Contract to Enhance Training Access at Camp Pendleton

04/01/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest awarded a $14.23 million contract to Hal Hays Construction Inc. of Riverside March 25 for design and construction of an access point at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton (MCBCP).

NAVFAC Southeast, Inspiring Others During Women's History Month
NAVFAC Southeast, Inspiring Others During Women's History Month

03/28/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) - The legacy of women's contributions in history came alive for one Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast leader during a ceremony recognizing Women's History Month, March 21 at Fleet Logistics Center Southeast (FLC SE) in Jacksonville, Fla.

NAVFAC Pacific Celebrates Contributions of Women Professionals During National Women's History Month
NAVFAC Pacific Celebrates Contributions of Women Professionals During National Women's History Month

03/27/13

Pacific Public Affairs PEARL HARBOR (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific celebrated National Women's History Month March 25 by reflecting on the valuable contributions of many of its women professionals in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professional career fields.

NAVFAC Southeast Recognizes STAR Performance
NAVFAC Southeast Recognizes STAR Performance

03/21/13

MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast's Public Works Department Mayport presented a Safety Through Awards and Recognition (STAR) program award to Orion Marine Construction, Inc. March 5 for achievements in safety.

NAVFAC Pacific Contingency Engineering Team Completes Barracks in Indonesia
NAVFAC Pacific Contingency Engineering Team Completes Barracks in Indonesia

03/18/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) - The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific Contingency Engineering team completed construction on a three-story, 300-person barracks facility Feb. 27 for the Indonesia Peace and Security Center (IPSC) in Indonesia.

NAVFAC Southeast Employee Recognized for Selfless and Dedicated Service
NAVFAC Southeast Employee Recognized for Selfless and Dedicated Service

03/15/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast recognized a Public Works Department (PWD) Jacksonville employee with a lifetime service award during its annual Seabee Ball in Jacksonville, Fla., March 9.

Seabee Recognized for Improving Navy Quality of Life
Seabee Recognized for Improving Navy Quality of Life

03/14/13

Jacksonvillle, Fla. (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Executive Officer Capt. Scott Hurst recognized Builder 1st Class Petty Officer Douglas Bennett March 2 at the 2013 Engineer's Week Awards Banquet held at the Hyatt Regency in Jacksonville, Fla. Bennett is a project supervisor assigned to Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 202, Detachment Jacksonville at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville.

Seabees and CEC Officers have a Ball!
Seabees and CEC Officers have a Ball!

03/14/13

Jacksonville, Fla. (NNS) - The 2013 Seabee Anniversary Ball took place at the Omni Hotel in Jacksonville March 9 celebrating the Seabees' 71st, Naval Facilities Engineering Command's (NAVFAC) 171st, and Civil Engineer Corps' (CEC) 146th birthdays.

NAVFAC Southeast Agrees that MathCounts
NAVFAC Southeast Agrees that MathCounts

03/14/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast celebrated National Engineers Week volunteering with the Florida Engineering Society (FES) MathCounts competition March 1 at the University of North Florida (UNF) Arena in Jacksonville, Fla.

NAVFAC, Seabees, Civil Engineer Corps Celebrate Unique Heritage
NAVFAC, Seabees, Civil Engineer Corps Celebrate Unique Heritage

03/11/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- More than 500 people assembled in Crystal City, Va. March 9 for the annual celebration of the anniversaries of the Seabees, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), and Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC).

NAVFAC Civil Engineer Corps Officer Motivates Students
NAVFAC Civil Engineer Corps Officer Motivates Students

02/21/13

NORFOLK (NNS) - A Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) officer spoke to students at Larrymore Elementary School in Norfolk Feb. 15 as part of a kickoff to National Engineers Week 2013.

PWD Mid-South Seabee Named NAVFAC Atlantic Shore Sailor of the Year
PWD Mid-South Seabee Named NAVFAC Atlantic Shore Sailor of the Year

02/21/13

GREAT LAKES (NNS) - The leading petty officer at Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Midwest's Public Works Department (PWD) Mid-South was announced as Shore Sailor of the Year for NAVFAC Atlantic Jan. 23.

NAVFAC Celebrates National Engineers Week
NAVFAC Celebrates National Engineers Week

02/21/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) headquarters celebrated National Engineers Week Feb. 21 with an award presentation ceremony for the command's 2013 Engineers of the Year.

Navy-GSA Streamline Heavy Equipment Rental Program
Navy-GSA Streamline Heavy Equipment Rental Program

02/15/13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast Base Support Vehicles and Equipment (BSVE) Product Line declared success Feb. 5 working with General Services Administration (GSA) in a joint venture to streamline the short term rental process for Navy heavy equipment in the Southeast.

NAVFAC Washington Awards Design Contract for Hospital Additions, Renovations at Walter Reed
NAVFAC Washington Awards Design Contract for Hospital Additions, Renovations at Walter Reed

02/14/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington awarded a contract for design of the new "Building C" at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Feb. 13.

NAVFAC Southwest Awards $8.1 Million for Special Operations Forces Project
NAVFAC Southwest Awards $8.1 Million for Special Operations Forces Project

02/13/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest awarded Reyes Construction Inc. of Pomona, an $8.1 million contract Feb. 6 for design and construction of a support project at the Special Operations Forces Range in the 130 area of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

NAVFAC Southwest Awards $4.5 Million Contract for Geotechnical Engineering Service
NAVFAC Southwest Awards $4.5 Million Contract for Geotechnical Engineering Service

02/08/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest awarded RORE Inc. a $4.5 million indefinite quantity architecture-engineer (A-E) design and engineering services contract Jan. 17 for architect-engineer services, geotechnical consultation, subsurface investigation, and material testing for various projects.

NAVFAC Southwest Awards Contract for Facility Planning Services
NAVFAC Southwest Awards Contract for Facility Planning Services

01/29/13

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC) awarded an indefinite quantity architectural-engineering contract Jan. 14 to AECOM Technical Services Inc. for Navy and Marine Corps facility planning services.

Public Meetings in the Marianas Draw Interest in Navy Environmental Assessment
Public Meetings in the Marianas Draw Interest in Navy Environmental Assessment

01/24/13

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific and U.S. Commander Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) hosted public meetings on Guam and Saipan Jan. 15 and Jan. 17 to discuss the Navy's Draft Environmental Assessment/Overseas Environmental Assessment (EA/OEA) for the Mariana Islands Range Complex (MIRC).

Final Piece of Steel Placed for Air Force Facility in Louisiana
Final Piece of Steel Placed for Air Force Facility in Louisiana

01/24/13

Barksdale, La. (NNS) - United States Air Force and Navy leadership gathered Jan. 11 to attend a "Topping Out" ceremony for the Mission Support Group (MSG) Complex currently under construction at Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La.

Haitian Students Excited to See New Schools Open in Haiti
Haitian Students Excited to See New Schools Open in Haiti

01/18/13

LES CAYES, Haiti (NNS) - Haitian students attend ribbon cutting events Jan. 10 for the inauguration of newly-constructed community clusters at Les Cayes and Torbeck, both located within the Sud Department of Haiti as part of U.S. Southern Command's Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP).

NAVFAC Hawaii Sailor of the Year Honored For Pacific Region
NAVFAC Hawaii Sailor of the Year Honored For Pacific Region

01/18/13

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific announced NAVFAC Hawaii's Utilitiesman 1st Class (SCW) Romulado Sosa as Sailor of the Year (SOY) 2012 Jan. 7.

NAVFAC Announces 2013 Engineers of the Year
NAVFAC Announces 2013 Engineers of the Year

01/15/13

WASHINGTON (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) announced the winners of its Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year Awards Jan. 14.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Historic Building to Receive Energy Efficient Upgrades
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Historic Building to Receive Energy Efficient Upgrades

01/04/13

KITTERY, Maine (NNS) - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded a contract Dec. 28 for energy improvements and repairs to the historic Building 92 structural shops at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.

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