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  • Sources ID Portsmouth resident as Navy shooter

    The civilian gunman who shot and killed a sailor at Naval Station Norfolk has been identified as a Portsmouth resident with a criminal history. Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, 35, was identified by Navy Times, citing sources familiar with the investigation. The...
  • Carriers Truman and Bush hold family reunion

    Last July, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman left Naval Station Norfolk for the Middle East. As with all deployments, the crew realized they wouldn't see their loved ones for several months. But a handful of Truman sailors had a different...
  • Slain sailor's actions 'nothing less than heroic'

    Slain sailor's actions 'nothing less than heroic'
    — The 24-year-old sailor killed Monday at Naval Station Norfolk put himself in the line of fire to save a comrade's life in an "incredibly extraordinary" act of courage, a Navy captain said Wednesday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo died...
  • Navy identifies sailor killed by shooter at Naval Station Norfolk

    Navy identifies sailor killed by shooter at Naval Station Norfolk
    NORFOLK — Two people were killed late Monday onboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan at Naval Station Norfolk, and the investigation continued Tuesday into what prompted the tragedy. The Navy identified the sailor on Wednesday afternoon...
  • Newport News shipyard union president raising security concerns

    Newport News shipyard union president raising security concerns
    Last fall, the head of the largest union at Newport News Shipbuilding requested a meeting with management to address security issues after the Sept. 16 mass shooting at Washington Navy Yard. Twelve people were killed at Naval Sea Systems Command...
  • Hampton Roads history makes for good reads

     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...
  • Civilian seizes gun, shoots sailor at Virginia naval station; 2 dead

    A civilian shot a sailor to death aboard a destroyer at the Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia, then was killed by security officials, authorities said Tuesday. The suspect had permission to be on base, but it was unclear whether he had permission to...
  • Hampton Roads Recon Shipyard exec discusses defense budget issues

    A decision to inactivate an aircraft carrier in 2016 instead of refueling it would mean less business for Newport News Shipbuilding, but it would not erode the skilled labor force needed for future jobs, the company head said Thursday. Mike Petters, the...
  • Aircraft carrier Truman wins efficiency award

    The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman is the East Coast winner of an annual efficiency award known as the Battle E. It is given to ships for maintaining top readiness and for being able to perform wartime duties. "Being commissioned for only 15...
  • Navy recovers body of pilot missing in helicopter crash

    Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia is preparing for a memorial service on Friday after the recovery of the body of a pilot missing in a helicopter crash. Navy officials said the body of Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, 39, of Santee, Calif., was recovered on...
  • USS Scranton submarine returning from deployment Monday

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Scranton will return to Naval Station Norfolk Monday from a deployment to the European and Central Command areas of responsibility, according to the navy. The Scranton steamed more than 40,000 nautical miles...