| Mar 12, 2015
| 12:21 PM
The Obama administration has excoriated Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and 46 other Republicans for writing to Iran’s leaders informing them of the Senate’s constitutional role in approving international agreements. Vice President Joe Biden went...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Microscopic sea creatures stopped one of the U.S. Navy's largest warships in its own wake — well, actually, before it could even leave the dock.
The USS Theodore Roosevelt finally left Norfolk around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, more than two days after...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 6:50 AM
The USS Theodore Roosevelt left Norfolk this morning around 9:30 a.m. more than two days after its intended departure, according to a statement from the Roosevelt's public affairs officer Lt. Cmdr. Reann Mommsen.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier was...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 7:48 PM
More than 6,000 sailors prepare for deployment next week as the USS Theodore Roosevelt and its strike group head to waters around the Middle East and Africa.
It is an especially tough goodbye for Chief Enzo Gandolfo, of Yorktown, who leaves behind his...
| Mar 1, 2015
Huntington Ingalls Industries received additional work from the Navy in February, while other Tidewater firms won defense contracts in engineering services, technical support and even mobile kitchens.
Newport News-based HII received $9.2 million for...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The sun was setting over the desert here as Lt. Col. Jose "Ed" Sumangil, commander of a B-1 bomber squadron known as "The Bats," stepped into a room crowded with pilots and crews for a final briefing before the night's combat mission.
Sumangil, a U.S....
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:32 AM
North Korea is intent on rattling its sabers at any opportunity. After the U.S refused to give in to its ridiculous demands, North Korea appears to be expanding its nuclear program. This follows recent provocations from the North such as test-firing new...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:23 AM
SIMSBURY — Police have released the name of a woman killed in a two-car crash Monday.
Doris Blake, an East Hartland resident and former defense analyst, died, they said. She had recently turned 51.
The crash happened shortly after 3 p.m....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:10 PM
The ongoing diplomatic back-and-forth between the United States and Russia would have you believe that the future viability of the history-making Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is nil. That would represent a major setback for arms control...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:00 AM
In 2011, the U.S. ambassador to Syria, a mild-mannered diplomat named Robert S. Ford, became the face of American support for the Arab Spring when he boldly visited opponents to the brutal regime of Bashar Assad in the northern city of Hama.
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Friday.