Rear Admiral Annie Andrews, USN (Ret) retires from the Federal Aviation Administration

Rear Admiral Annie Andrews, USN (Ret) retires from the Federal Aviation Administration

Annie B. Andrews

Assistant Administrator for Human Resource Management

Annie B. Andrews is the Assistant Administrator for Human Resource Management at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

With a mission: “We take care of the people who make it safe to fly,” the Office of Human Resource Management engages in strategic partnerships across the FAA to provide services for more than 45,000 federal personnel across the nation. Driven to provide innovative people services and strategic solutions in a changing world, Ms. Andrews is responsible for overseeing human resource programs, policies and operations including: personnel recruitment, retention, and accession; employee accountability, employee relations and labor relations; corporate learning and talent development; employee compensation, benefits, and work life; and workers compensation.

Under her executive leadership, her office has increased cross organization efficiencies by enacting a collaborative shared services model in the areas of workers compensation and learning management systems with other modes in the Department of Transportation; launching improved employee services systems in the Benefits Operations Center; and initiating efforts to ensure the future FAA workforce through its Strategic Workforce Planning and Succession Planning programs. She is also leading efforts to enhance the nation’s aviation workforce through STEM AVSED programming and initiatives to encourage growth in the numbers of women and youth in aviation. Her organization is also actively exploring the use of Robotic Process Automation and other efforts to streamline paperwork and processes.

A retired rear admiral, Ms. Andrews served for 32 years and was only the third African American female to achieve this rank in the United States Navy. Her distinguished naval career is highlighted by roles including: commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Millington, TN.; director, Navy Total Force Requirements, Washington, DC.; commanding officer of Boston Military Entrance Processing Station, Navy Recruiting District San Francisco, and Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes; Chief, Requirements Branch & Joint Manpower Planner for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington D.C.; Executive Assistant & Naval Aide to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower & Reserve Affairs; and Senior Fellow on the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group at the Naval War College.

Ms. Andrews holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Savannah State University, a Master of Science in Management from Troy State University, a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the College of Naval Command and Staff; she is also a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College. She has been conferred honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from both Wilson College in Pennsylvania and Savannah State University.

Ms. Andrews serves as a Volunteer on the Board of Navy Federal Credit Union, Navy Marine Corps Coast Guard Residence Foundation, Savannah State University Foundation, and as an Advisor to the National Naval Officers Association.

Rear Admiral Cedric Pringle, USN Retirement Ceremony

The President of the National Defense University, Lieutenant General Michael T. Plehn, USAF, invites you to attend the National War College Change of Responsibility Command Ceremony and Retirement of Rear Admiral Cedric Pringle, USN, on Friday, July 30th at 10 am. This will be a live ceremony with options for in person and virtual participation.

To view your invitation and RSVP, please click the link below.

Please RSVP by July 13th and indicate if you will attend in person or virtually.

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact,

Katia Y. Harris
Executive Assistant to the Commandant
National War College
300 D Street, Roosevelt Hall (Bldg 61)
Fort Lesley J. McNair
Washington, DC 20319-5078
Office: (202) 685-4342

CAPT Timika Lindsay Retirement Ceremony

CAPT Timika Lindsay Retirement Ceremony

Vice Admiral Sean S. Buck
Superintendent, U.S. Naval Academy

Requests the pleasure of your company at a
Virtual Retirement Ceremony in honor of

Captain Timika B. Lindsay, United States Navy

Tuesday, the Eighteenth of May
Two thousand and twenty-one
eleven o’ clock in the morning (EDT)

To view, please connect via YouTube ten minutes prior to the start of the event at
Captain Lindsay would also like you to sign her Kudoboard at

POC: Mrs. Shannon Murray, USNA ’92
(512) 914-7972
Retirement Ceremony – Commander Terence J. Williams

Retirement Ceremony – Commander Terence J. Williams

Commander Terence J. Williams, husband of NNOA’s member, CDR Shameen Anthanio-Williams, will celebrate 25 years of active duty service on Friday, November 1st at 1300.  CDR Williams, a Coast Guard Cutterman, Naval Engineer and community leader, is a life-time member of the NNOA.  The retirement ceremony will be held at the USCG Yard in Baltimore, MD.

For details, click the following link:


Phone # 410-636-3271

Change of Command Ceremony – Captain Nathan J. King, United States Navy

Change of Command Ceremony – Captain Nathan J. King, United States Navy

Mr. Christopher P. Arendt, Deputy Director, Military Accession Policy, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Personnel Policy, requests the pleasure of your company at a Change of Command Ceremony at which Colonel Richard T. Brady, United States Marine Corps relinquishes command of Western Sector, United States Military Entrance Processing Command to Captain Nathan J. King, United States Navy on Friday, the nineteenth of July at eleven o’clock.

Building 3400, Auditorium
2834 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, Illinois

Reception to follow

Click to R.S.V.P. by 16 July 2019
POC: Rosalyn Roman
847-688-3680 Ext. 7858
Military: Uniform of the Day
Civilian: Informal