As the Navy’s information dominance systems command, Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Command develops, delivers and sustains command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities for warfighters, keeping them connected anytime, anywhere. With a space support activity and two systems centers, and through partnerships with three program executive offices, SPAWAR provides the hardware and software needed to conduct Navy missions. The team consists of more than 9,700 active duty military and civil service professionals who keep SPAWAR at the forefront of research, engineering and acquisition to provide and sustain fleet capabilities.
The goal of SPAWAR outreach is to foster a culture that celebrates education, particularly in STEM, by empowering our professionals to bring an added richness to their communities.
SPAWAR is dedicated to cultivating a zest for STEM among today’s youth, with the intent of developing future STEM professionals and a more informed and interested citizenry. SPAWAR is building a robust K-12 and beyond pathway that reflects the demographics of each community, leading to future STEM employment, preferably at our command.
SPAWAR delivers comprehensive human resource services in support of a mission-ready workforce. This includes numerous programs that develop future STEM professionals via internships, work co-ops and Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarships. It continues through to employment via the New Professionals program and engages our current scientists and engineers through various retention programs.
Shanda Johnson, SPAWAR (SSC LANT)
Ahn Nuzen, SPAWAR (SSC PAC)
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