Issuu on Google+

Dahlgren Vol. 24, No. 11, Mid-NOVEMBER 2013 What’s Inside Navy scientists and engineers mentor high school robotics teams from competitions to careers Leonard Banks 2 Recently, at Kings Highway Baptist Church in Fredericksburg, Korean War veterans from four branches of the armed services received their due during the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War. On behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense, US Army Sgt. and Korean War 60th Anniversary ambassador Russell Claar handed out certificates of appreciation to the following veterans:JamesCunningham,George Luhmann, Wiilliam Applegate, Clyde Buchanan, William Taylor, Clyde Duncan, Gunter Buhrdorf, Arthur Louis Seay, Ralph Knight, Albert Carvell, Bill Hays, Bob Vaughn, The Journal Press, Inc. • (540) 775-2024 Franklin Simpson, Roy Gregory, Fred Reed, Kenwood Higgins, Al Desselle, Frederick Whetzel, Roland Oates, Roy Stanley, Matthew Bumbry, Max Garland, Bruce Richardson, Van Jones, Bill Hovey, Walter Brown, Eugene Johnson, Delbert Henderson, Clarence See Garland, page 3 Leonard Banks Retired Air Force Sgt. Max Garland is the first to receive his 60-year Anniversary Korean War Certificate of Appreciation from US Army Sgt. and Korean War 60th Anniversary ambassador Russell Claar. NSWC Dahlgren Division 4 Holds Change of Command John Joyce NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate Communications King George resident to be student speaker at Germanna’s December commencement Woodstock, Va. 22664 Korean War veterans celebrated on 60th Anniversary « More Power to You: Marines Boost Energy, Lighten Load • ECRWSS Postal Patron Pre-Sort STD U. S. POSTAGE PAID Permit #82 11 Dahlgren — Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren Division held a change of command ceremony at the base theater Nov. 8. Capt. Brian Durant relieved Capt. Michael Smith as commanding officer. “I am honored and humbled to assume command of NSWC Dahlgren,” Durant told employees attending the ceremony in person and an audience of more than 6,000 government civilians and contractor personnel with video on demand access to view the event. “The work we do here is vital to our nation’s defense and it is imperative that we be ready for whatever challenges lie ahead.” The new NSWCDD commander went on to tell the command’s workforce that he will be their most vocal advocate. “I am here to remove obstacles where possible, allowing you to deliver capability to the warfighter,” Durant said. “I am committed to our success, the strengthening of our Navy and our nation. Together we will overcome any and all challenges that lie ahead and emerge a stronger See Command, page 6 Rear Adm. Lawrence Creevy, center, commander of Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), is pictured with Capt. Brian Durant, left, and Capt. Michael Smith after Durant relieved Smith as commander of NSWC Dahlgren Division, during a change of command ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo/Released) Dahlgren’s Official, Unofficial base newspaper • We’re all about Dahlgren

Dahlgren Source - November 2013

Related publications