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|APRIL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: VADM William Galinis to Address VSRA Membership|
VADM William Galinis
Vice Admiral William J. Galinis is a native of Delray Beach, Florida. He is a 1983 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Naval Post Graduate School.
Galinis’ sea duty assignments included Engineer Officer onboard USS Roark (FF 1053) and Damage Control Assistant onboard USS Vreeland (FF 1068).Read the full article
|March Membership Meeting: RDML Jason Lloyd Presents to VSRA Membership|
Rear Admiral Jason Lloyd
The March General Membership Luncheon meeting was held at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. The guest speaker was RDML Jason Lloyd from Naval Engineering and Logistics, SEA 05, Naval Sea Systems Command.Read the full article
|Feature Article: Knowing When to Act in Dangerous Situations|
Ray Ruiz, Loss Control Manager, The American Underwriters, Inc.
Knowing When to Act in Dangerous Situations
The words of Tony Robbins, the famed motivational speaker, remind us of an important factor in using situational awareness to keep yourself safe while performing both work and daily life activities: knowing.Read the full article
|17th Annual Ship Repair Digital Innovation Competition|
On March 16th approximately 100 students from 9 Middle Schools throughout the Hampton Roads Area participated in the 17th Annual Ship Repair Digital Innovation Competition at Nauticus. The event - which promotes the ship repair industry while increasing competitive mathematical, analytical, and conceptual skills in middle school aged students proved to be a great success again this year.Read the full article
|New VSRA Member Companies|
ELEVEN new member companies joined VSRA in the month of March 2023, bringing the membership total to 316. Please join us in welcoming:
Aimbridge Hospitality (Supplier/Service/Other)
|VSRA VOLUNTEER INTEREST FORM|
Many of the programs and initiatives produced by the Virginia Ship Repair Association & Foundation rely on dedicated volunteers from our membership. Your expertise helps us promote the Ship Repair Industry within the community and inform the future generation of workers about the benefits of a career in ship repair.Read the full article
|Maritime Structural Fitting Instructors Needed|
Our partners at Tidewater Community College are in search of Maritime Structural Fitting instructors at their Skilled Trades Academy in Portsmouth.
Ensuring our community college partners have the best instructors has a tremendous impact on bringing qualified, highly skilled workers into the Ship Repair industry.Read the full article
|VSRF Partnership with Virginia Wesleyan University|
Your active and engaged Virginia Ship Repair Foundation (VSRF) Board of Directors has embarking on a new partnership in summer of 2022 with the Virginia Wesleyan University (VWU). This partnership was forged with the goal and objective to provide valued educational opportunities to our VSRA member companies and their employees. VWU has developed four off the shelf educational programs for our ship repair industry students.Read the full article
|VSRF 37th Annual Golf Tournament - ALL Golfer Slots are FULL - Other Sponsorships Available|
The 37th Annual VSRF Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at Cypress Point Country Club, 5340 Club Head Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455.Read the full article
|2023 VSRA SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE|
The Virginia Ship Repair Association, in partnership with the Virginia Ship Repair Foundation, conducts outreach, awareness, and advocacy activities that strengthen the ship repair industry and improve the business environment for our members. Many of our industry focused projects provide your company with opportunities to feature your leadership role in the industry and expand your company footprint through sponsorships.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF VERSION OF THE 2023 VSRA / VSRF SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE!Read the full article
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