| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:47 AM
— 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...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:10 PM
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....
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:50 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:17 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:52 PM
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,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:10 PM
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,...