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  • Hagerstown sailor, killed in Norfolk, to receive Navy's highest non-combat decoration for heroism

    Hagerstown sailor, killed in Norfolk, to receive Navy's highest non-combat decoration for heroism
    — The Navy will award its highest non-combat decoration for heroism Friday to a Hagerstown sailor killed last month in a shooting in Norfolk, Va., officials said. Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo, who was assigned to Naval Security Forces at...
  • Sailor hospitalized after falling from sixth-floor balcony in Norfolk, officials say

    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...
  • USS Cole leaves Norfolk for six-month deployment

    USS Cole leaves Norfolk for six-month deployment
    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’...
  • Norfolk-based ships now call Florida home

    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...
  • Commander, 2 others removed from Norfolk-based ship pending investigation

    Commander, 2 others removed from Norfolk-based ship pending investigation
    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....
  • Aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford taking shape

    Aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford taking shape
    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...
  • Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast

    Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast
    NORFOLK — It was a mechanical malfunction that caused a fire in the cabin of a MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed off the coast of Virginia on Jan. 8, killing three of the five crew members, according to a Navy report released Thursday....
  • Submarine John Warner will stay close to home

    Submarine John Warner will stay close to home
    The Navy christened the submarine John Warner on Saturday in a star-spangled ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding that paid homage to the elder statesman of Virginia politics and included a hometown flourish. It will be the first Virginia-class...
  • 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...
  • Four sailors face court-martials in Super Pond deaths

    Four sailors face court-martials in Super Pond deaths
    Four sailors are to be court-martialed on charges stemming from the deaths of two Navy divers in the Super Pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground, a Navy spokesman said Monday. Lt. Nathan Potter, a spokesman for the Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2,...
  • Four sailors charged with dereliction of duty in Super Pond deaths

    Four sailors charged with dereliction of duty in Super Pond deaths
    After months of investigation, military authorities charged four sailors Wednesday in the deaths of two Navy divers at the "Super Pond" at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Chief Warrant Officer 3rd Class Jason M. Bennett, Senior Chief Navy Diver James C. Burger,...