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  • Bogus battery scheme reached Norfolk-based carrier Eisenhower

    Bogus battery scheme reached Norfolk-based carrier Eisenhower
    A California businessman is headed to prison after being convicted of selling nearly 80,000 substandard batteries to the Defense Department for use on Navy ships, including the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Didier De Nier, 64,...
  • Egypt's Sisi vows retribution after 31 soldiers slain in Sinai

    In remarks that could presage a fresh crackdown on Islamist opponents of the Egyptian government, President Abdel Fattah Sisi vowed Saturday to punish those responsible for attacks that killed 31 soldiers in the restive Sinai peninsula. Friday’s...
  • Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool

    Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool
    For a guy who hires nuclear engineers, Mike Petters is really into preschool. At a recent speech in Richmond, the president and CEO of shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries called for greater emphasis on preschool education in Virginia and...
  • Navy's top admiral to Norfolk sailors: Long deployments are 'unsustainable'

    Navy's top admiral to Norfolk sailors: Long deployments are 'unsustainable'
    Last year, the Navy extended the deployment for Norfolk-based USS Kearsarge as hot spots in the Middle East and northeast Africa grabbed headlines. On Wednesday, the Navy's top admiral congratulated the crew for a job well done while vowing to end those...
  • Two Israeli soldiers wounded in cross-border attack from Egypt

    Two Israeli soldiers were injured Wednesday in a shooting along the border with Egypt, Israel’s military reported. According to preliminary information offered by army officials, shots and an anti-tank missile were fired at an Israeli military...
  • Robert B. Temple, TV technician

    Robert B. Temple, TV technician
    Robert B. Temple, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. TV technician and a Korean War veteran, died Friday at the Longview Nursing Home in Manchester of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 84. The son of Burnett Franklin Temple, a city...
  • Britain to send in drones in fight against Islamic State in Syria

    Britain to send in drones  in fight against Islamic State in Syria
    Britain said on Tuesday it was authorizing spy planes and armed drones to fly surveillance missions over Syria "very shortly" in order to gather intelligence on Islamic State militants. Britain announced the deployment after Turkey said Monday it...
  • Sweden launches hunt for intruding vessel, Russian sub suspected

    Sweden launches hunt for intruding vessel, Russian sub suspected
    Sweden’s royal navy deployed hundreds of troops and vessels Monday in a search for “suspected foreign activity underwater” after reportedly intercepting a Russian-language distress signal coming from a submerged craft in Stockholm’...
  • California-based military units take lead in U.S. airstrikes on Islamic State

    Military units based in California have now been given the lead in the U.S.-led campaign of bombing Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria. On Saturday, the Navy announced that the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, based at North Island Naval Air Station...
  • George H.W. Bush strike group headed home

    The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group has been relieved in the Arabian Gulf by the California-based group attached to the USS Carl Vinson, and will soon head home to Hampton Roads, the Navy announced Monday. The Norfolk-based group has led the...
  • U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani

    U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani
    The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani on Sunday in what appeared to be the Pentagon's first public acknowledgment it has provided lethal aid to the rebels. The U.S. Central Command...