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  • Saving the Warthog to save troop lives

    Saving the Warthog to save troop lives
    Reminiscing about his service in the Korean War, a veteran once remarked to me with wonder how his Army boots were so inadequate in the freezing conditions of winter combat that he and his comrades would compete for the fur-lined boots of dead Chinese...
  • Navy sailor shot outside mother's N. Lauderdale apartment building

    Navy sailor shot outside mother's N. Lauderdale apartment building
    Navy sonar technician Anthon Adams had just returned from a five-month submarine deployment in the Indian Ocean and was looking forward to Thanksgiving with his family in North Lauderdale. After they finished their turkey dinner, Adams, 29, went outside...
  • Technology: 3D printers 'build the impossible' for Hampton Roads scientists

    Technology: 3D printers 'build the impossible' for Hampton Roads scientists
    When the U.S. Army needed a Kiowa helicopter for a raft of tests to hone the aircraft's military performance, it didn't rescue a helo from the scrap heap and repurpose it. Instead, the Army turned to NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, where...
  • Navy engineer accused in carrier plot attended ODU, lived in York subdivision

    Navy engineer accused in carrier plot attended ODU, lived in York subdivision
    The Navy engineer accused of attempting to sell design drawings of America's newest aircraft carrier to the Egyptian government lived with his family in a well-known York County subdivision and received a bachelor's degree from Old Dominion University...
  • Hampton Roads defense contractors win additional military work

    Hampton Roads defense contractors win additional military work
    Several defense contractors in Hampton Roads have won additional work from the Defense Department in recent weeks. The following list of contract awards is based on Pentagon press releases from Oct. 30 to Dec. 1. Navy Ship repair: General Dynamics...
  • 10 things you might not know about military-speak

    10 things you might not know about military-speak
    The U.S. military has embarked on an air campaign over Iraq and Syria with a name that has invited derision — Operation Inherent Resolve. That got us to thinking about why war lingo is so strange. And what a good time to examine that — as we...
  • Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits

    Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits
    As an unrepentant sponsor of terrorism that abhors Western values, Iran just successfully circumvented another deadline surrounding its negotiations with the P5+1 world powers in Vienna. With another diplomatic deadline calendared, it is imperative...
  • Huntington Ingalls to work on aircraft carrier Truman

    The Navy has awarded a $7.9 million contract to Newport News Shipbuilding for work on the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. The ship is currently docked at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth. In October, the Navy announced that Truman would be...
  • Other military branches might want the Air Force's A-10 fleet

    To the editor: Why isn't the U.S. Air Force using the A-10 — a perfectly effective ground-attack plane on the chopping block — to attack the Islamic State columns that seem to roam the desert with impunity? We see only "pin-pricks" by...
  • Fighter jet from Newport News-based company crashes in California, pilot killed

    Fighter jet from Newport News-based company crashes in California, pilot killed
    A fighter jet owned by a Newport News-based company that provides training for the Navy crashed in Ventura County, Calif., on Wednesday and the pilot was killed, according to officials and media reports. The Hawker Hunter MK-58 was approaching Naval...
  • JLENS: securing our coast

    JLENS: securing our coast
    This Christmas, the United States Army will deliver a spectacular present to Harford and Baltimore counties. A pair of big white blimps will be flying two miles above Aberdeen Proving Ground — unless Congress balks. After evaluation and...