Newport News Shipbuilding named Scott Stabler to the position of vice president, assembly; and the retirement of George Wade, vice president of assembly, test and trades.
Stabler, who will be responsible for all assembly areas involved in the construction of carriers, submarines and overhauls, has been with Newport News since 1984.
George Wade began his shipyard career
was a designer in the Atomic Power Design Department. An employee with Newport News for 34 years, he retired on Sept. 1.