| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:38 PM
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,...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:50 AM
The Navy deployed its first high-speed catamaran earlier this week to the western coast of Africa.
The send-off took place Sunday at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek for the USNS Spearhead, a troop and cargo transporter.
This isn't the ship's...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:31 PM
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...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:01 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — A couple of thoughts about Hampton Roads keep Sen. Tim Kaine up at night – a memory of a briefing about hurricane evacuation after his election as governor, and a forecast that in another 25 years, Hampton Boulevard, the main...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Sen. Tim Kaine asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to do more to reward states like Virginia that have already tried to reduce carbon emissions as it completes its proposed Clean Power Plan.
That plan aims to cut carbon emissions from...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:18 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Navy Lt. Mike Tremel saw plenty while flying combat missions against the Islamic State, but it didn’t compare to Friday’s scene: a 23-member welcome-home party, and watching his young son walk for the first time.
The joyous reunion of...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:00 PM
An Navy sailor who was stationed on a ship at Naval Station Norfolk pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to receiving child pornography.
Douglas Lawrence True, 23, of Clarksville, Ind., faces 20 years in prison when he is scheduled to be sentenced in...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Hampton Roads will be the scene of a big homecoming this weekend for pilots and sailors serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush.
The carrier, along with the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun, are due at Naval Station Norfolk on...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:11 PM
When the first guns of World War I opened fire in August 1914, few people in Hampton Roads foresaw how the battles in faraway Europe would lead to a hometown revolution.
No place in the United States was so deeply and permanently reshaped by the...