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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In the dredging business, it pays to be flexible

    NORFOLK — Capt. Eddie Bellamy looks like a man who's lived his life on the water. Talks that way, too. Sunburned and stout, his once-red life preserver is various hues of brown, caked with layers of oil and grease. Bellamy, 61, is not one for small...
  • The rule is gone, not the culture, gay activists say

    The rule is gone, not the culture, gay activists say
    Although the U.S. has ended its ban on openly gay troops, Nicole Carry cannot envision a mass "coming out" of gay service members tomorrow or the next day. The policy has changed overnight. The culture shift might take a while. "I don't see a lot of...
  • Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq

    Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq
    Ships and aircraft from Hampton Roads make up a significant chunk of the Navy's strength in the North Arabian Gulf as President Obama considers further military action in Iraq. F/A-18 Super Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush have...
  • Navy describes more cuts now that sequestration is here

    The Navy this weekend announced additional cutbacks to deal with sequestration, now that the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts are official. The service will defer or cancel up to six ship deployments to various locations around the world...
  • Bills would amend VFW charter to include women

    Bills would amend VFW charter to include women
    Identical bills making their way through both chambers of Congress would amend the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to include women. While thousands of women currently meet the eligibility requirement for joining the organization, the...
  • USS Enterprise, the carrier that changed everything, turns 50

    USS Enterprise, the carrier that changed everything, turns 50
    NEWPORT NEWS — Nine days after he turned 18, Robert "Bobby" Hawk stepped out of his father's 1951 Chevrolet on a humid, overcast Tuesday morning and began the walk from downtown Newport News to the James River waterfront. Before Hawk entered the...
  • Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas

    Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas
    NORFOLK — With hurricane season underway, the Fleet Weather Center at Naval Station Norfolk is busy monitoring the skies and seas from the Midwest to Europe, making sure the country's fleet steers clear of storms. Meanwhile, Navy and Marine...
  • Hampton Roads history makes for good reads

    A couple of new book offerings as well as upcoming events will please history lovers. Norfolk's Navy base "Naval Station Norfolk" is the newest in the pictorial history series by Arcadia Publishing, and it has plenty to offer for the aficionado of...
  • Navy helicopter crash in Kuwait, local squadron

    The U.S. Navy is investigating a locally-based squadron's helicopter crash at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. All six crewmembers aboard the helicopter survived the crash and have been transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation, according to a press...