| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:00 PM
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...
| 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 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...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Navy held a memorial ceremony Sunday to honor the 17 sailors who were killed aboard the USS Cole 14 years ago in a terrorist attack.
On Oct. 12, 2000, the guided-missile destroyer was refueling in Aden Harbor, Yemen, when it was bombed by a small...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It's not quite a sign to start building an ark, but climate scientists are sounding the alarm for Hampton Roads and other coastal communities caught on the front lines of worsening high-tide flooding.
In a new report, the Union of Concerned Scientists...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Vice President Joe Biden had stern words for stalwarts, including those in the House and Senate, questioning the legitimacy of improved infrastructure and the means to fund it: you're wasting time.
“What most people don't realize is that our...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:54 PM
A Navy sailor was taken to a local hospital after falling from a sixth-floor barracks balcony during a fight with another sailor Tuesday night, officials said.
The incident happened about 8:20 p.m. at Naval Station Norfolk’s Wall Manor, a barracks...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The USS Cole left Naval Station Norfolk Friday for a six-month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea and other waters in the area, officials said.
The guided-missile destroyer will “conduct maritime operations and strengthen partner nations’...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:45 PM
About 1,500 sailors and their families moved from Hampton Roads to Florida over the weekend as the Navy seeks to better position its East Coast forces and preserve jobs at coastal shipyards.
The USS Iwo Jima and the USS Fort McHenry arrived Sunday at...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The commander, executive officer and a command master chief of a Norfolk-based destroyer were removed from command amid an investigation of the "command climate" aboard the ship, according to a statement from U.S. Fleet Forces Command.
Capt. Anthony L....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 3:14 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — As of last week, America's newest aircraft carrier was 81 percent complete, its sleek tower rising above Pier 3 at Newport News Shipbuilding.
To motorists driving along Huntington Avenue, the Gerald R. Ford might seem no different...