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The Senate Armed Services Committee passed a $625 billion defense bill Friday that would raise the cost cap on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford and free up nearly $2 billion to restore cuts from sequestration. Sen. Tim Kaine, a member of the...
The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham will return to Naval Station Norfolk on Friday, the Navy announced today. The ship is named after Marine Cpl. Jason L. Dunham, who was posthumously issued the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq.
In advance of its April 6 commission, the Arlington arrived Friday at its new home at Naval Station Norfolk, the Navy said. The Arlington is a San Antonio class amphibious transport dock. It is the second of three ships named in remembrance of the...
The Virginia Department of Transportation has signed a memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Navy to begin work on the Interstate 564 Intermodal Connector in Norfolk, according to a statement issued Thursday by Gov. Bob McDonnell. The connector will...
The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Boise will return to Naval Station Norfolk on Thursday after spending seven months at sea, the Navy announced Tuesday. The submarine steamed more than 37,000 nautical miles during its deployment, visiting...
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The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. Navy and Virginia Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Dec. 11 to share information regarding a plan to improve vehicular access to Naval Station Norfolk by expanding Interstate 564. The...
The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces in Norfolk is ordering ships in Virginia's Hampton Roads area out to sea ahead of Hurricane Sandy's expected path along the coast. Adm. Bill Gortney has directed ships to sortie between Friday afternoon and early...
The Baltimore SunSen. Barbara A. Mikulski on Wednesday likened the loss of the USNS Comfort to the departure of the Baltimore Colts – and asked Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to reconsider. The U.S. Fleet Forces Command announced last month that it was moving the white-...
The USNS Comfort, the white-hulled hospital ship that has been a fixture of the Baltimore waterfront for a quarter-century, is moving next year to Norfolk, Va., the Navy announced Tuesday. Maryland officials had fought the move of the ship, whose...
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Water levels in Hampton Roads are expected to rise three feet Saturday night if Hurricane Irene continues on its projected path. “There’s probably no doubt that we’ll get a lot of flooding,” said Larry Atkinson, an oceanography...
++++++++++++++++++++ || Already sparring over an aircraft carrier, Florida and Virginia have locked horns on another issue: human spaceflight. NASA announced in July that it would order an environmental review of Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's...
wpix.comChristmas arrived five days early for 7,000 sailors and their families. This is the day they came home from war. The USS Harry S. Truman and four support ships dropped anchor at Naval Station Norfolk, ending a seven month deployment in the Persian Group...
Tags: Christmas, Family, WPIX, Religious Festivals, Harry S. Truman
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