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  • 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,...
  • Navy deploys high-speed catamaran to Africa

    Navy deploys high-speed catamaran to Africa
    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...
  • 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...
  • Kaine sees climate change as a key issue for Congress

    Kaine sees climate change as a key issue for Congress
    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...
  • Kaine asks EPA to give Va. credit in carbon rules

    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...
  • Transportation Accountability Commission gets mixed reaction to proposed budget

    Transportation Accountability Commission gets mixed reaction to proposed budget
    The proposed third highway crossing over Hampton Roads is either going to be a boon or bottleneck nightmare, and the amount of money being associated with the administrative make-up of the region's newest transportation commission needs to be reexamined....
  • Navy sailor pleads guilty to receiving child pornography

    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...
  • Military Sealift Command to consolidate in Norfolk, bringing hundreds of jobs to the area

    Military Sealift Command to consolidate in Norfolk, bringing hundreds of jobs to the area
    The Navy's Military Sealift Command is consolidating its headquarters in Norfolk, and bringing with it about 500 jobs from Washington, D.C. The command, which falls under the Navy's U.S. Fleet Forces Command and joint services U.S. Transportation...
  • Aircraft carrier Bush due home Saturday; pilots returning Friday

    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...
  • Pilots based on USS George H.W. Bush return from deployment

    Pilots based on USS George H.W. Bush return from deployment
    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...