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  • USS Jason Dunham headed home

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham will return to Naval Station Norfolk on Friday, the Navy announced today. The ship is named after Marine Cpl. Jason L. Dunham, who was posthumously issued the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq.
  • Russian plane makes 'provocative' passes near U.S. Navy destroyer

    Russian plane makes 'provocative' passes near U.S. Navy destroyer
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian fighter aircraft made repeated low-altitude, close-range passes near a U.S. ship in the Black Sea over the weekend, the Pentagon said on Monday, condemning the action at a time of heightened U.S.-Russian tensions over...
  • Homecoming is April 18 for Harry S. Truman Strike Group

    Homecoming is April 18 for Harry S. Truman Strike Group
    The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and four ships in its strike group are due to return to Naval Station Norfolk April 18, the Navy announced Friday. The strike group consists of about 6,000 sailors and Marines. Besides the Truman, the group...
  • For Navy weapons, the future is near

    The Navy said goodbye to USS Enterprise in December 2012 at Naval Station Norfolk. Had it stuck around, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier could have moved closer to its fictional counterpart of "Star Trek" fame. Given how fast the...
  • Chesapeake Bay vulnerable to climate change

    Historians say the Chesapeake Bay has changed since Capt. John Smith first landed at Jamestown four centuries ago. And scientists say it will change again by the end of this one as a rising, warming ocean with more acidic waters carves out a different...
  • USS Stout returns home to Norfolk

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Stout arrived back at Naval Station Norfolk Friday, ending an eight-month deployment that included duty near Syria and an anti-piracy mission. The Stout left for the Mediterranean in August 2013 on a deployment to...
  • Access pass in Norfolk case raised questions before

    Access pass in Norfolk case raised questions before
    A government watchdog agency has found repeated problems with the access card a gunman used to enter Naval Station Norfolk last week, casting doubt on its basic effectiveness in improving maritime security. Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, a convicted felon,...
  • Navy beefs up security following Norfolk base shootings

    Navy beefs up security following Norfolk base shootings
    The Navy has ordered stricter background checks at its Mid-Atlantic installations and placed one person on leave after last week's shooting that left two people dead at Naval Station Norfolk. The background checks apply to holders of TWIC cards, which...
  • Sen. Warner wants answers on Navy shooting

    Sen. Mark R. Warner has requested a top-level briefing on the shooting at Naval Station Norfolk, citing "grave concerns" over how a gunman with a violent criminal history obtained a pass to enter the base. Warner wants answers from Secretary of Homeland...
  • Reader feedback March 29: Naval Station Norfolk shooter, poll on military base security

    Naval Station Norfolk shooter identified A Portsmouth truck driver with felony convictions has been identified as the gunman who shot and killed a sailor at Naval Station Norfolk, according to the Navy. Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, 35, was shot and killed by...
  • Felon ID'd as Norfolk Navy base shooter

    Felon ID'd as Norfolk Navy base shooter
    A Portsmouth truck driver with felony convictions has been identified as the gunman who shot and killed a sailor at Naval Station Norfolk, according to the Navy and media reports. Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, 35, was shot and killed by Navy security after he...