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HII Names Stewart Holmes As Executive Vice President, Government and Customer Relations

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced recently that Stewart Holmes has been named executive vice president, government and customer relations, succeeding Mitch Waldman, who will retire on Sept. 30. “Mitch has been an integral part of HII since day...

HII Announces New Chief Information Officer For Technical Solutions Division

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) recently announced that Chris Soong has been named as chief information officer for its Technical Solutions division. Soong will be responsible for all aspects of information technology to enable Technical Solutions to establish IT...

Newport News Shipbuilding Hosts Virtual Hiring Events

NEWPORT NEWS—As part of its hiring efforts, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division will host a series of virtual events for various trainee, entry-level, and experienced trades positions, including welders and pipefitters. The next hiring event for fitters...

Huntington Ingalls Celebrates Ceremonial First Cut Of Steel For Aircraft Carrier Doris Miller (CVN 81)

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries recently hosted a ceremonial event at its Newport News Shipbuilding division that marked the first construction milestone in the life of the aircraft carrier Doris Miller (CVN 81). During a small ceremony held inside a manufacturing facility, Thomas...

Hernandez Named To Corporate Director, Public Affairs For Huntington Ingalls

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) recently announced that Danny Hernandez will succeed Beci Brenton as the company’s corporate director of public affairs upon Brenton’s October 31 retirement. Hernandez will join HII on September 13, transition into the position, and...

Construction On Unmanned Systems Center Of Excellence Continues

HAMPTON—The construction of Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence continues on a 20-acre lot in Hampton Roads Center. The first phase of the project, which included the construction of a 22,000-square-foot facility, was completed at the end...

Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded Task Order To Support U.S. Africa Command’s Life-Saving Operations

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division was recently awarded a contract to provide personnel recovery and casualty evacuation services (PR/CASEVAC) for U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) and partner nations. The One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services task order, issued...

Manufacturing News

Hampton City Council Special Session Recognizes Summer Business Institute

HAMPTON—The Hampton City Council added a special session to their normal docket on Wednesday, September 22 to recognize the value of the Academies of Hampton’s City Schools Summer Business Institute. At the opening of the special session, Mayor Donnie Tuck...

New Walk-In Chiropractic Office Coming To Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-The Joint Chiropractic, a walk-in chiropractic office, will soon open a location in the Williamsburg area. The Joint, which first began in 1999, tentatively plans to open a space on Centerville Road in Lightfoot in December. The family chiropractic facility...

James City Launches New Glass Recycling Program

JAMES CITY-On September 22, James City County officially launched a new pilot glass recycling program in partnership with Owens-Illinois (O-I). James City County officials including County Administrator Scott Stevens,  Economic Development Director Christopher Johnson, and Stonehouse District Board Supervisor Sue...

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