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Newport News Shipbuilding and its parent company, Huntington Ingalls Industries, have announced several executive moves in the last two months. * Tuesday (Jan. 8), HII announces Chris Miner has been promoted to vice president of Newport News...
House and Senate military budget writers have agreed on a $633 billion defense authorization bill that in some cases goes beyond Pentagon suggested spending levels for programs. Perhaps most significantly to Hampton Roads (and southeastern Connecticut),...
Earlier this week Jennifer McDermott at the New London (Conn.) Day wrote about a sailor who resuscitated a Newport News Shipbuilding employee, who suffered multiple heart attacks while doing maintenance work on the attack submarine USS Annapolis, which...
Elliott Torn, a Newport News sax player who was a familiar presence on the local open-mike scene, died this week, friends and fellow musicians said. Hampton singer Vaughn Deel said that Torn apparently died at home of a heart attack. "He was a good...
Yesterday I wrote that U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland County, was interested in the chairing the Seapower and Projection Forces subcomittee of the House Armed Services, a panel with oversight of military shipbuilding and the nation's naval...
If you've ever taken a good look at the battleship USS Wisconsin outside Nauticus and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum in Norfolk, it probably didn't take long to recognize that you were in the presence of something special. With its long, raking hull,...
¿A former shipyard executive was named president, CEO and chairman of the board of The Brinks Company, global leader in transportation of money and service of ATM machines. Thomas C. Schievelbein was president of Northrop Grumman Newport News from 2001...
Q13 FOX News OnlineThe Navy announced Friday that one of its newest nuclear submarines will bear the name USS Washington. The Washington was named along with four other upcoming Virginia-class attack submarines. The USS Washington, designated SSN 787, will be the third...
Tribune reporterA submarine under construction will be named the USS Illinois, the Secretary of the Navy announced today. One of five Virginia-class attack submarines being built in Newport News, Va., the USS Illinois would be the second ship named after the state,...
Daily PressRobert L. "Bobby" Freeman Jr. is the 2006 Daily Press Citizen of the Year. For generations the Freeman family has lived, worked and contributed to the community on the Peninsula. Both of Freeman's grandfathers worked at the shipyard, now Northrop Grumman...
Daily PressAbout 22 miles long and only 4 miles wide, the area that became Newport News was first settled in 1619. In 1896, that community -- the former seat of Warwick County -- became the separate city of Newport News. Warwick County was one of the eight...
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