May 4, 2012

NAWCWD scientists, engineers take physics into local classrooms

Photo by Trish Gresham

Phil Land (center), NAWCWD research physicist, demonstrates how to use a singing rod to make sound to the 8th grade Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) class at Monroe Junior High School on April 18. Gary Beckstrom, (left), NAWCWD laser systems safety officer, and Thea Cornell, NAWCWD ESDP, assist with the lesson.

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Photo by Dan Kunkel

NAWCWD performs final live-fire testing for P-8A

The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Weapons Survivability Lab (WSL) recently received a P-8A Poseidon fuselage at China Lake that will be used to verify the effectiveness of the aircraft’s fire suppression syst...
Photo by Michael Roach

Meet China Lake’s new supply officer

China Lake welcomed a new supply officer in June. Lt. Cmdr. Jeff Hankins has come to the installation from his previous station at Navy Region Southwest in San Diego, bringing with him 24 years of experience in the Navy. Hankin...

Range Department Area R Access Training at China Lake

The 5.0 Range Department will continue its training and screening program in 2012 for all personnel who require access to remote downrange or “R” areas in the North or South Land Ranges at China Lake. This training program, with the establishment of the new badge “R” letter, was implemented mid-year 2010.  Many China Lakers have...


New at NEX

Chief Petty Officer (CPO) selectees can pay for newly required Navy uniforms using the Mili-tary Star® Card. With the new and improved program, CPO selectees will receive a 5 percent credit on their next Military Star® Card statement showing the purchase of CPO uniforms. The special offer good at any NEX Uniform Shop worldwide, but...
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NAWS parade grounds to get new look

Water conservation doesn’t have to be unattractive.  In fact, the plans for the new landscaping around the Administration Building will reduce water consumption for that site by approximately 87 percent, provide an of...

FFSC Back to School Brigade sign-ups July 9

Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) has partnered with Operation Homefront Southern California to lend a hand to military families during the Back-To-School Brigade. The Back-to-School Brigade will be held at the FFSC Building 02308, Blandy Ave., Aug.7 from 8 a.m. to noon. School supplies and a backpack...


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