| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:33 PM
This is the lead of a story The Times ran the other day about a Fourth of July swearing-in ceremony for new U.S. citizens presided over by President Obama:
“Kamar Osei Harris joined the U.S. Air Force last fall for the reasons most service members...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:10 PM
McDonald's restaurants in Hampton Roads will celebrate the U.S. Air Force's 67th birthday with a free food offer on Thursday, Sept. 18.
Active duty and retired military members can get a free medium soft drink and a free order of medium french fries...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:26 PM
HAMPTON — Langley Air Force Base could see its potential reductions in force cut in half, if it successfully woos a support center and new Air National Guard unit.
The base is expected to lose 742 positions — though probably not that many...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 12:38 PM
The Merchant Marines ship MV Cape Ray and its crew earned two honors Friday for its mission to neutralize 600 tons of deadly Syrian chemical weapons.
The crew received the Merchant Marine Medal for Outstanding Achievement and the Cape Ray earned the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Score one for the secular humanists. The U.S. Air Force announced this week that it is dropping the "So help me, God" coda to its oath of enlistment. The phrase will also no longer be mandatory in oaths administered when officers are commissioned. The...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:42 AM
A joint venture of Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp plans to announce on Wednesday that it will team up with Blue Origin, a company run by Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, to develop a new rocket engine, a source familiar with the plans said....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:32 PM
YORK COUNTY — A former Boy Scout leader from York County waived his preliminary hearing on Thursday into allegations that he molested three Scouts — and has agreed to plead guilty to 12 felony charges.
Thomas G. Seifert, 56, had the right...
| Sep 13, 2014
The working life of the big Global Hawk drone aircraft is spent skimming the tops of hurricanes, soaring at 60,000 feet through the untroubled stratosphere for hours and hours on end, eyeing the maelstrom just below.
"Just steamin' and dreamin'," said...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:25 PM
For most of the summer, Republicans had it easy when it came to the Islamic State. All they had to do was complain that President Obama wasn't tough enough, accuse him of lacking strategic vision and demand that he do more.
Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.)...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:53 PM
World, you still just don't get it. The Ebola epidemic that is raging across West Africa, killing more than half its victims, will not be conquered with principles of global solidarity and earnest appeals. It will not be stopped with dribbling funds,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Calling all U.S. veterans and active military personnel from across Connecticut. The "2014 Connecticut Veterans Parade" is seeking participants for this year's colorful statewide parade!. The 15th annual procession will step off on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 12:30...