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  • Lawmakers: Aircraft carrier Ford bound for Norfolk, boosting economy in wake

    Lawmakers: Aircraft carrier Ford bound for Norfolk, boosting economy in wake
    The Navy’s newest aircraft carrier will begin its service to the nation at Naval Station Norfolk, providing an economic boost to the region, several congressmen announced Thursday. The first-in-class Gerald R. Ford, built at Newport News...
  • Kaine's proposal for DoD climate change fund wins committee nod

    The Senate Budget Committee approved amending its version of the federal budget to set up a fund that would be used to help Defense Department facilities better withstand the impacts of climate change. Sen. Tim Kaine proposed the measure. “The...
  • USS Roosevelt no match for tiny sea creatures

    USS Roosevelt no match for tiny sea creatures
    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...
  • HR RECON: US, Canada train jointly off Va. coast

    HR RECON: US, Canada train jointly off Va. coast
    Ships from the Royal Canadian Navy have sailed south to train off the coast of Virginia and the Carolinas this week with sailors from Norfolk. Carrier Strike Group 4, based at Naval Station Norfolk, is leading the exercise which began Monday along...
  • Grant helps veterans get legal assistance

    Grant helps veterans get legal assistance
    Thanks to a hefty new grant, a few more Broward County veterans may soon get some needed help. Mission United Veterans Pro Bono Project, which provides free legal assistance to local veterans, recently received a $50,000 grant from the NBCUniversal...
  • Ebola-fighting troops to head home

    All but 100 of the remaining 1,300 U.S. troops who deployed to West Africa in response to the Ebola outbreak will be home by April 30, the president announced Wednesday. That includes a group of about 60 soldiers from the 53rd Transportation Movement...
  • New Navy command established in Suffolk

    New Navy command established in Suffolk
    Adm. Philip Davidson, commander of the Navy's Fleet Forces, spoke of the Battle of Midway, a pivotal U.S. win during World War II, when trying to convey the importance of the newly formed Information Dominance Forces Command. Against a superior and...
  • Langley Air Force Base F-22s head to Nevada for training

    Langley Air Force Base F-22s head to Nevada for training
    F-22s from Langley Air Force Base have flown to Nevada to participate in three weeks of combat training. They will train among 125 other aircraft at Nellis Air Force Base as part of an exercise called Red Flag. Training started Monday and will run...
  • USS Norfolk decommissioned

    USS Norfolk decommissioned
    Norfolk's namesake submarine was inactivated last week during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. The Los Angeles-class attack sub was commissioned in 1983 and built at Newport News Shipbuilding. It will remain in Norfolk until January to begin the...
  • USS Kauffman deployment delayed again after anchor malfunctions

    An anchor malfunction has delayed the USS Kauffman's final deployment yet again, Navy officials said. As the frigate was about to sail from Naval Station Norfolk Thursday, the anchor stopped, according to Jim DeAngio, a spokesman at Naval Surface...
  • Norfolk-based command Naval Air Force Atlantic gets new boss

    Norfolk-based command Naval Air Force Atlantic gets new boss
    Rear Adm. John Haley echoed the importance of the Navy slogan "War-fighting first" after a ceremony that placed him head of Naval Air Force Atlantic. The command is located at Naval Station Norfolk and includes seven nuclear-powered aircraft carriers,...