Photo Release -- Huntington Ingalls Industries' AMSEC Subsidiary Employee Wins
Annual Safety Suggestion Award
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls
Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that an employee at its AMSEC LLC
subsidiary won the annual Safety Suggestion Award contest hosted by the
Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA).
VSRA Safety Award
AMSEC employee Casey Tarnowski
displays the VSRA Safety
A photo accompanying this release is available at
Casey Tarnowski was honored for his stanchion stabilizer, which prevents
stanchions from rolling off flight decks and preventing them from being
dropped through flight deck stanchion holes on aircraft carriers. He received
the award and a $500 cash prize from Brian Applewhite, VSRA's safety committee
chair, at the VSRA's general membership meeting on Jan. 22 at the Renaissance
Hotel in Portsmouth.
"We are very proud of Casey for his innovative and creative safety
initiative," said Harris Leonard, HII vice president and president of AMSEC
operations. "Safety is one of our top priorities at AMSEC, and Casey
personifies the spirit by thinking out of the box and keeping our customer and
employees safe on the waterfront."
AMSEC LLC is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries. With approximately
2,000 employees in 27 locations nationwide and overseas, AMSEC is a
full-service supplier to the Navy and commercial maritime industry, providing
naval architecture and marine engineering, naval ship systems assessments,
maintenance engineering, waterfront maintenance support, acquisition program
support, shipyard industrial engineering, and C4I installation and support
services. AMSEC also provides life-cycle integrated logistics services,
including technical manual development, provisioning documentation, spare
parts management, training development and delivery, and software development.
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and
non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market
services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has
built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder.
HII also provides a wide variety of products and services to the commercial
energy industry and other government customers, including the Department of
Energy. Employing about 37,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and
California, its primary business divisions are Newport News Shipbuilding and
Ingalls Shipbuilding. For more information about HII, visit:
*HII on the web: www.huntingtoningalls.com
*HII on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HuntingtonIngallsIndustries
*HII on Twitter: twitter.com/hiindustries
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CONTACT: Leslie Gallop
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