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    Tangents

    Tangents

    Audio | Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport

    About

    Tangents is a podcast about the workplace. Branch Head/Computer Scientist and Fusion Folk Hero Mark Dalton and Technical Writer Susan Farley discuss topics they think will be interesting and helpful fo the NAVSEA workforce.



    Episodes


    • Tangents - Ms. Giao Phan SES

      This Tangents podcast episode for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month features Ms. Giao Phan SES. Phan talks about surviving the Vietnam war, her journey to the United States, as well as how her heritage has helped her be successful. Phan is interviewed by Susan Farley, MRC in support of the NUWC Division Newport's Public Affairs office. Recorded at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport April 20, 2021. Official Navy Podcast Recording by John Vannucci.

      05/04/2022


    • Tangents - CAPT Sheila Jenkins (Retired)

      This Tangents podcast episode features CAPT Sheila Jenkins that spans both Black History Month and Women's History Month. CAPT Jenkins shares her career journey from mathematician at the Naval Oceanographic Office her time as an enlisted member of the Air National Guard to Navy Reserves to Acquisition Subject Matter Expert and there's some great advice sprinkled throughout. CAPT Jenkins is interviewed by Susan Farley, MRC in support of the NUWC Division Newport's Public Affairs office.... read more

      02/24/2022


    • Tangents - Joe Gabriel

      This Tangents podcast episode for Engineers Week features Joe Gabriel, DVNPT CHENG. Gabriel talks about his career and what's important for warfare center engineering. He's a great guy to talk to and his perspective is a good reminder of the value of Navy engineering. Gabriel is interviewed by Susan Farley, MRC in support of the NUWC Division Newport's Public Affairs office. Recorded at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport Feb. 22, 2022. Official Navy Podcast Recording by John Vannucci.

      02/22/2022


    • Tangents Podcast - Pride Month Series - Mr. Michael Bedwell

      This Tangents podcast episode for Pride Month features Mr. Michael Bedwell. NUWC Division Newport’s Special Emphasis Program Manager for LGBTQ+A and Engineer Vima Manfredo joins forces with Tangents host Susan Farley for a conversation with Michael Bedwell, a documentarian of the Gay Rights Movement. His friendship with Air Force Technical Sergeant Leonard Matlovich, who was a Vietnam War veteran, Bronze Star recipient, and the first service person to come out as gay, provided him with unique insight into the evolution of gays in the military. Recorded at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport on June 19 2021. Official Podcast Recording by Susan Farley edited by Travis Correia.

      06/19/2021


    • Tangents Podcast - Pride Month Series - Lieutenant Col. Bree Fram

      This Tangents podcast episode for Pride Month features Lieutenant Col. Bree Fram. NUWC Division Newport’s Special Emphasis Program Manager for LGBTQ+A and Engineer Vima Manfredo joins forces with Tangents host Susan Farley for a conversation with LtCol Fram, an active duty astronautical engineer (rocket scientist!) in the US Air Force and who will be re-commissioning into the Space Force in spring 2021. She talks to us about her experiences in the Air Force, her passion for space and the importance of supporting transgender troops. Recorded at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport on June 18 2021. Official Podcast Recording by Susan Farley edited by Travis Correia.

      06/18/2021


    • Tangents Podcast - Pride Month Series - Staff Sgt. Troy Paolantonio

      This Tangents podcast episode for Pride Month features Staff Sgt. Troy Paolantonio. NUWC Division Newport’s Special Emphasis Program Manager for LGBTQ+A and Engineer Vima Manfredo joins forces with Tangents host Susan Farley for a conversation Staff Sergeant Troy Paolantonio about his experiences in the Army Fife and Drum Corps during the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy and how his life changed after its repeal. He is a delightful and engaging guest. Recorded at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport on June 17 2021. Official Podcast Recording by Susan Farley edited by Travis Correia.

      06/17/2021


    • Tangents Podcast - Pride Month Series - Jeffry Priela-Tam

      This Tangents podcast episode for Pride Month features Mr. Jeffry Priela-Tam. NUWC Division Newport’s Special Emphasis Program Manager for LGBTQ+A and Engineer Vima Manfredo joins forces with Tangents host Susan Farley for a conversation with Jeffry Priela-Tam about his efforts to raise money and awareness for LGBTQ issues. As "Stormtrooper Jeff," he dresses as a Star Wars stormtrooper to run 5Ks and participate in a variety of fundraisers. His determination is inspiring! Recorded at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport on June 16 2021. Official Podcast Recording by Susan Farley edited by Travis Correia.

      06/16/2021


    • Tangents Podcast - Pride Month Series - Pete Rogers

      This Tangents podcast episode for Pride Month features Mr. Pete Rogers. NUWC Division Newport’s Special Emphasis Program Manager for LGBTQ+A and Engineer Vima Manfredo joins forces with Tangents host Susan Farley for a conversation with Pete Rogers, a human resources professional and special emphasis program manager whose life experiences paved the way for his role today as a mentor, advocate, compassionate advisor, and trusted colleague. Official Podcast Recording by Susan Farley edited by Travis Correia.

      06/15/2021


    • Tangents Podcast - Dr. Steve Bordonaro

      This Tangents podcast episode features Dr. Steve Bordonaro. Bordonaro, the Navy’s North East Tech Bridge talks to Susan Farley, MRC about his career, being bamboozled by Dr. Vittorio Ricci and everything Tech Bridge, mostly everything Tech Bridge. Official Podcast Recording by John Vannucci.

      06/09/2021


    • Tangents Podcast - Pride Month Series - Travis McCune

      This Tangents podcast episode for Pride Month features Mr. Travis McCune. Tangents host Susan Farley sits down with NUWC Division Newport's Chief Strategist Travis McCune about coming out, mentoring, and what Pride Month means to him. He says so many great things that people need to hear and his laugh makes the best .wav file. This conversation between work colleagues captures some defining, heartfelt moments in McCune’s personal and career journey. Recorded at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport April 20, 2021. Official Podcast Recording by Susan Farley, edited by John Vannucci.

      06/06/2021


    • Tangents Podcast - Kim Gittings

      This Tangents podcast episode for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month features NUWC Division Newport Engineer Kim Gittings. Gittings talks to Susan Farley, MRC about surviving the Vietnam war, her journey on foot through Khmer Rouge controlled Cambodia to Thailand and eventually the United States as well as her time as an engineer at NUWC. Recorded at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport April 20, 2021. Official Podcast Recording by John Vannucci.

      05/14/2021


    • Tangents - RDML Huan Nguyen

      This Tangents podcast episode for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month features RDML. Huan Nguyen. Nguyen, the Navy’s first Vietnamese-American flag officer talks about surviving the Vietnam war, his journey to the United States and joining the U.S. Navy, and the perception of Asian Americans. Nguyen is interviewed by Susan Farley, MRC in support of the NUWC Division Newport's Public Affairs office. Recorded at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport April 20, 2021. Official Navy Podcast Recording by John Vannucci.

      04/20/2021