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Sep 15, 2023


Where did you grow up?

I spent the first 12 years of my life in Montebello before moving to Whittier, both on the eastside of Los Angeles County, California.

Where did you go to school and in what subject did you get your degree(s)?

Aug 07, 2023

Check out "Shipshape," our new quarterly newsletter featuring updates from the NOAA ship fleet!

Shipshape includes features about NOAA ship missions, the people who serve aboard our ships, the history and heritage of the NOAA ship fleet, and more! Read the latest issue here and subscribe today to receive future issues via email.

Jul 20, 2023

LTJG Alice Beittel stands in front of NOAA Ship Rainier in Saipan while working on the RICHARD Project. Photo: NOAA

Where did you grow up?

I grew up in San Leandro, California which is in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Where did you go to school and in what subject did you get your degree(s)?

Apr 25, 2023

The NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps will be holding a unique opportunity for licensed pilots to apply for a direct-to-flight career pathway into the NOAA Corps.

Apr 20, 2023

How did you hear about the NOAA Corps?

Mar 17, 2023

As we celebrate Women's History Month, learn about Pamela Chelgren's journey as the first female officer in the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps in this profile.

Feb 13, 2023

NOAA Corps recruiters will be attending the events listed below in 2023. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for details as the event approaches.


Feb. 8 - Boise State Career Fair, Boise, ID, 1000-1400

Feb. 14 - Alabama A&M University Virtual Fair, Virtual, 1100-1500

Feb. 14-16 - Oceanology International, San Diego, CA, 1000-1600

Feb 14 - Colorado State University Career Fair, Fort Collins, CO, 1030-1530

Feb 12, 2023

In this NOAA Corps officer profile, we catch up with NOAA Twin Otter pilot Ensign Sarah Cozart, who is currently assigned to the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center in Lakeland, Florida.

How did you become interested in science and aviation?

Nov 29, 2022

During the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft flew more than 582 mission hours to collect atmospheric data that is critical to hurricane forecasting and research, passing through the eye of a hurricane 65 times and deploying over 1,700 scientific instruments.

Dec 28, 2021

The NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps) and the National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) have renewed their agreement to work together to develop a diverse and inclusive workforce dedicated to the science and service of our nation.

Through a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) signed on Dec. 1 by NOAA Corps Rear Adm. Nancy Hann, director of the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps and NOAA’s Office of Marine and Aviation Operations, and NNOA President Rear Adm. Sinclair M. Harris, U.S. Navy (Ret), the two organizations will collaborate with the goals of: