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Assistant SECNAV Sean Stackley: "Perfect Storm" Mounting Pressure on Industrial Base

Hon. Sean J. Stackley Speaks to the VSRA General Membership
Hon. Sean J. Stackley Speaks to the VSRA General Membership

The October General Membership Luncheon was held on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. The Honorable Sean J. Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research Development & Acquisition, was the guest speaker for the event. Mr. Stackley spoke of the “perfect storm” that is mounting pressure on Norfolk’s Industrial Base.

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RADM Shannon to Speak at November General Membership Luncheon

RADM Thomas K. Shannon
RADM Thomas K. Shannon

The November General Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. The guest speaker for this luncheon will be RADM Thomas K. Shannon, Commander, Military Sealift Command.

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Security and Professional Development

Tammy Watts, Security Manager/FSO, BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair
Tammy Watts, Security Manager/FSO, BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair

As a dedicated security professional, your day will most likely begin well before the sun has risen. Nonetheless, you rise with a smile on your face knowing that you continue to make a difference in the wellbeing of others every day.

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Navy Times Cartoon

Permission to reprint granted by Sam Fellman, Managing Editor, and Jeff Bacon, Artist, Navy Times.


10th Annual LEGO Competition

Finalists at the 2014 LEGO Competition
Finalists at the 2014 LEGO Competition

The 10th Annual Ship Repair Industry Awareness LEGO Competition has officially launched! Just as we have in past years, this year we will need volunteers to serve as technical advisors and judges. We also need sponsors for this event! This is a great opportunity to give back to the community and represent your company!

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VSRA and VSRF Board of Directors Hail and Farewell

The 2015-2016 VSRA and VSRF Board of Directors were voted in at the VSRA General Membership Luncheon meeting on October 20, 2015.

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20th Annual VSRA Safety & Health Seminar - A Great Success!


20th Annual Safety & Health Seminar a huge success!  Over 238 were in attendance.

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2015 - 2016 Career Days

Terry Stead of Tecnico Volunteers at a Career Day
Terry Stead of Tecnico Volunteers at a Career Day

VSRA needs volunteers for Career Day events. Come and share your work knowledge!

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RECENT NEW VSRA MEMBER COMPANIES

Two new member companies joined VSRA in the month of October, bringing our membership total to 251:

Aqua-Chem, Inc.

Old Point National Bank

 

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Writers Welcome! Please contact Kathy Bryan, Communications Committee Chairman, at (757)366-9300, or kbryan@shipyardstaffing.com, if you would like to submit an article.

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