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May 23, 2014 - VAQ Type/Model/Series Team Member Receives NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership announced the May recipient of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference, May 21. READ MORE.

May 5, 2014 - Current Readiness Officer Receives NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership named Lt. Cmdr. Katie Hart as the April recipient of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference held in April. READ MORE.

Mar. 25, 2014 - Air Launched Weapons Team Member Receives NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership named Capt. Carl Chebi as the March Recipient of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference, March 25. READ MORE.

Mar. 18, 2014 - Navy FY15 Budget: Stewardship. "As media interest in the Department of the Navy's FY15 budget submission continues, I wanted to take the opportunity to discuss something not as heavily highlighted: good stewardship of taxpayer dollars." Visit this blog post by Rear Adm. Barry Bruner, Director of Programming, to READ MORE.

Mar. 6, 2014 - Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership named Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Amethyst Taala as one of the monthly winners of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference Feb. 20. READ MORE.

Feb. 28, 2014 - Carrier Readiness Team Member Awarded the NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership announced one of the monthly winners of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference Feb. 20. READ MORE.

Feb. 7, 2014 - FRCMA Oceana AIRSpeed Leader Receives NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership named Petty Officer 2nd Class William Chandler as one of the monthly winners of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference, Jan. 23. READ MORE.

Feb. 7, 2014 - Analysis Earns PMA-265 Member NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership named Cmdr. Christopher Couch as one of the monthly winners of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference, Jan. 23. READ MORE.

Dec. 2013 - NAE Leadership Visits MCAS Beaufort for Boots on the Ground. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) senior leadership visited Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 31 aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort as part of the Boots on the Ground program, Dec. 12. READ MORE.

Nov. 25, 2013 - Mayport Team Member Earns NAE CPI Excellence Award. Realizing millions of dollars in savings is not a one-man job. Continuous process improvement (CPI) practitioners don't do it alone - but as part of a team. READ MORE.

Nov. 22, 2013 - Millions in Cost Avoidance Nets Junior Sailor NAE Recognition. Aviation Support Equipment Technician 1st Class Jaime Abistado Jr.'s list of continuous process improvement (CPI) accomplishments is impressive. As Support Equipment (SE) Division supervisor, he led 14 novice technicians through nearly 8,400 maintenance actions, sustaining a 97 percent SE availability rate. READ MORE.

Nov. 6, 2013 - NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support Hosts Commander, Naval Air Forces. NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) hosted Vice Adm. David H. Buss, Commander, Naval Air Forces, on November 6, for a morning filled with senior level briefs as well as personal interactions with working level civilian and military personnel. READ MORE.

Nov. 6, 2013 - Future Readiness CFT Member Receives NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership announced the monthly winner of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference held Oct. 31. READ MORE.

Oct. 2013 - MAGTF Logistics Integration - Closing the Marine Corps Aviation-Ground Logistics Gap. MAGTF logistics integration (MLI) is a Service-level initiative to integrate ground and aviation logistics processes in order to enhance the deployment, employment, and susttainment of MAGTFs. READ MORE. (This article is re-printed courtesy of the Marine Corps Gazette, and copyright is retained by the Marine Corps Gazette. The Marine Corps Gazette is a publication of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation and is a member benefit when you join the association. To read more free articles, visit www.mca-marines.org/gazette)

Sep. 10, 2013 - From Orion to Poseidon - The MPRF Way Ahead. The Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Force (MPRF) is transitioning into a new type/model/series (TMS) for the first time in 50 years. READ MORE.

Sep. 6, 2013 - NAE Video. Through the Naval Aviation Enterprise, today's Naval Aviation members are working together--across service branches and commands--to maximize combat capability for every dollar we spend. (Video courtesy of Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs) SEE VIDEO.

Aug. 27, 2013 - Corrosion Prevention Team Action Officer Receives NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership named Randy Boatwright, NAE Corrosion Prevention Team Officer, as the monthly winner of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference Aug. 23. READ MORE.

July 30, 2013 - ROC/POE Action Officer Receives NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership named the Naval Air Force Atlantic action officer the monthly winner of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference July 22 for her research into the Required Operational Capability/Projected Operational Environment (ROC/POE) process. READ MORE.

June 21, 2013 - Electronic Attack Community Addresses Personnel, Supply Issues to Improve Readiness. The Electronic Attack (VAQ) community has made significant progress in identifying and addressing its key readiness issues, ensuring its squadrons are manned, trained and equipped to carry out today's mission while also continuing to shape the future of the community. READ MORE.

July 1, 2013 - CNATT Plus NATEC Equals Win-Win. From the classroom to the flight deck, Naval Aviation relies on highly skilled Sailors, Marines, and civilian forces to efficiently and effectively achieve the Navy's mission. One of the Naval Aviation Enterprise's most valuable assets in ensuring mission success is the Naval Air Technical Data and Engineering Service Center (NATEC). READ MORE.

June 12, 2013 - Current Readiness Database Team Lead Receives NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership named Danial Van Buskirk, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) logistics management specialist and current readiness database team lead, the monthly winner of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference, June 10. READ MORE.

May 16, 2013 - Naval Aviation Enterprise's Continuous Process Improvement One-Stop Resource. Sailors and Marines looking for answers on the deployment of continuous process improvement (CPI) in the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) now have a one-stop resource. The NAE CPI Guidebook is a 235-page document that describes and clarifies roles, responsibilities, standards, and proven methods that aid the NAE to assess and improve the performance of its organizations. READ MORE.

May 14, 2013 - PMA of MV-22 Osprey Receives NAE Outstanding Performance Award. Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) leadership named Col. Gregory Masiello, program manager aviation (PMA) for the MV-22 Marine Osprey, the monthly winner of the Outstanding Performance Award during an NAE Air Board video teleconference, May 7. READ MORE.

May 10, 2013 - H-1 Community Ensures Readiness While Transitioning Platforms. As the H-1 community continues its transition and conversion to the newer, more capable platforms of the UH-1Y Venom and the AH-1Z Viper--with upgraded aircraft now present in Marine Aircraft Group (MAG-24), MAG-29, and MAG-39--the community continues to maintain its operational commitments to multiple Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) deployments as well as Operation Enduring Freedom. READ MORE.

Apr. 23, 2013 - Kill Chain Approach. "Shipmates, You'll hear me speak about a Kill Chain approach. I'd like to share what I mean -- We use 'kill chains' to help decide how we should invest our time, money, and other resources to build our capabilities and gain an advantage over our adversaries..." Visit the Chief of Naval Operations blog on "Kill Chain Approach" and READ MORE.

Jul. 24, 2012 - The USS Carl Vinson hosted Naval Aviation Enterprise leaders July 18 as part of a process improvement program known as Boots on the Deck. The Boots-on-the-Deck briefs and site tours provided Naval Aviation leaders with insight from Fleet Sailors on process improvement ideas that advance readiness and reduce costs. (Video courtesy of All Hands Update) SEE VIDEO.

Nov. 2, 2012 - Dunaway Touts NAVAIR Energy Strategy at Forum. Naval Air Systems Command is taking an evolutionary approach toward engine design to reduce fuel consumption, NAVAIR Commander Vice Adm. David Dunaway said at the Naval Energy Forum on Oct. 17 in Washington, D.C. READ MORE.

Jul. 18, 2012 - Boots on the Deck Aboard Ike. The USS Eisenhower hosted a Boots-on-the-Deck event on April 12, providing an opportunity for U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviation leaders to engage directly with Sailors and get a first-hand look at some of Ike's successful process improvement efforts. Naval Aviation Enterprise leaders participate in several Boots-on-the-Deck and Boots-on-the-Ground events each year in order to see Sailors and Marines implementing Enterprise tools and processes as well as provide leadership support in addressing readiness barriers. (Video courtesy of USS Eisenhower Public Affairs/Edited by Naval Public Affairs Support Element West). SEE VIDEO.

Feb. 28, 2012 - Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) hosted more than 50 flag officers, senior executive service civilians and subject matter experts from provider commands for Boots-on-the-Deck (BOD) Feb. 23. Story courtesy of USS Kearsarge Public Affairs. READ MORE.

Feb. 15, 2012 - U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviation leaders published the latest edition of the biennial aviation overview, "Naval Aviation Vision, January 2012," presenting a reflection of where naval aviation is today and how it will evolve to meet shifting international responsibilities and national imperatives. READ MORE.

Jan 15, 2012 - U.S. Naval Air Forces compiled video highlights of selected 2011 accomplishments. Video courtesy of Commander, Naval Air Force, Pacific Public Affairs.  SEE VIDEO.

Sept 6, 2011 -  Naval Aviation Enterprise looks to ready troops at the right costA small naval organization based in San Diego has worked to change the Navy's culture from one of consumption to one of conservation, according to current and former leaders.  By CLAIRE TRAGESER (Sept 6, 2011) San Diego Daily Tribune.  READ MORE.

June 20, 2011 – Patuxent River, Md. – Top Navy and Marine Corps aviation leaders met as an executive committee recently to engage in dialogue about the 2012 strategy for the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE). This annual gathering provides an opportunity to discuss the challenges facing Naval Aviation, including current operations, an unpredictable future, and the impact of limited resources and budgets. READ MORE (Story courtesy of NAE Public Affairs)

Oct 27, 2011 -  Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., -  Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 11 and Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 showcased their process improvement accomplishments and discussed future readiness challenges with Naval Aviation Enterprise leadership during "Boots on the Ground" hosted by Marine Air Group 11 Oct. 27.  The one-day site visit also focused on aircraft maintenance and continuous process improvement in a training squadron environment.  Video courtesy of MCAS Miramar Public Affairs Office.  SEE VIDEO

Aug 18, 2011- Naval Base Ventura County, Calif.,- NAVAIR  hosted an event at NBVC Point Mugu called “Boots on the Ground”.  The day-long event gave local sailors the opportunity to describe to visiting flag officers the best practices they’ve developed and the challenges they’re facing to carry out their missions.  Video courtesy of Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD).  SEE VIDEO

May 2011- San Diego, Calif.,- Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) hosted a widely anticipated event at NAS North Island called "Boots on the Ground." Also known as BOG, these events enable Naval Aviation leadership to interact directly with a command and allows its assigned personnel to observe first hand the challenges and successes within that command.  Video courtesy of Fleet Readiness Center Southwest.  SEE VIDEO

Jan 2011 - Excellence at the Flight Line Boots on the Ground Event-Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13. Video courtesy of the MCAS Yuma Public Affairs Office. SEE VIDEO

Oct 2010- Century of Dominance.  Much has changed, but underlying naval aviation principles ‘just as valid today.’  "Vice Adm. Allen G. Myers IV has the privilege of serving as commander of both Naval Air Forces and Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, as U.S. naval aviation moves into its second century of service in 2011..." READ MORE (Story courtesy of The Navy League)

Oct 21, 2010 - Top Leader Meet Wing Troops. “Senior military and civilian officers toured the facilities of Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 14 and Fleet Readiness Center East in a ‘Boots on the Ground’ even Oct. 14-15 to observe how continuous process improvements are benefiting Marines, Sailors and Civilians at Cherry Point.”  READ MORE
(Story Courtesy of The Windsock)

Sep 2010- How Much Will Sustainment Cost.  "Performance based logistics (PBL) is still the preferred method of military sustainment. But defense officials are scrutinizing PBL strategies, pressing for lower costs, better proof of savings and more government control of long-term sustainment options..." READ MORE 
(Story courtesy of The Military Logistics Forum)

Sep 14, 2010- 'Boots on the Ground' visit highlights K-Bay's efficiency.  Showcasing Marine Corps Base Hawaii’s efforts to increase aviation efficiency and innovation, Wednesday’s "Boots on the Ground" visit brought together high-ranking officers and junior service members...READ MORE

Aug 26, 2010- NAE Current Readiness Cross-functional Team Takes Next Steps to Improving Naval Aviation Readiness in Fiscal Year 2011.  More than 170 Navy and Marine Corps senior Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) Current Readiness Cross-functional Team (CR CFT) leaders held a Current Readiness Summit in San Diego, Calif., Aug. 23-26 to review best practices, discuss systemic issues and chart the way forward for Fiscal Year 2011... READ MORE

Aug 25, 2010- Naval Aviation Enterprise: "The most powerful thing in Aviation in a long time."  Small business owners attending the 22nd Annual Navy Gold Coast Small Business Conference at the San Diego Convention Center last week were greeted with an unexpected, welcome message about the importance of energy efficiency and the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) approach to cost-wise readiness from U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Thomas Conant, Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing...READ MORE

Aug 18, 2010- Naval Aviation Leaders Talk Enterprise.  Navy and Marine Corps senior leaders and senior executive service personnel associated with Navy and Marine Corps aviation met in Great Lakes, Ill., Aug. 10-11 to discuss ways the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) Extended Air Board can improve current and future aviation readiness... READ MORE 

May 14, 2010- National Naval Aviation Museum Symposium Highlights Achievements in Naval Aviation.  The National Naval Aviation Museum recently concluded its two-day 24th annual Naval Aviation Symposium, which featured the enshrinement of Neil Armstrong...READ MORE 

May 14, 2010- Naval Aviation Enterprise Leaders Plot the Course for the Year Ahead.  The core leadership of the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) met to discuss future challenges and current demands at its annual Executive Committee meeting as they charted the NAE's...READ MORE