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  • Langley a finalist for support center, eyes new cyber unit

    Langley a finalist for support center, eyes new cyber unit
    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...
  • MV Cape Ray returns to Hampton Roads

    MV Cape Ray returns to Hampton Roads
    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...
  • Stephen Mihm: Air Force removes God from chain of command

    Stephen Mihm: Air Force removes God from chain of command
    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...
  • Boeing-Lockheed venture said teaming with Bezos on rocket engine

    Boeing-Lockheed venture said teaming with Bezos on rocket engine
    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....
  • York Scout leader waives hearing, agrees to plead guilty

    York Scout leader waives hearing, agrees to plead guilty
    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...
  • Global Hawks wrapping up 3-year mission at NASA's Wallops

    Global Hawks wrapping up 3-year mission at NASA's Wallops
    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...
  • The GOP's Iraq quandary

    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.)...
  • Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway

    Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway
    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,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CT Veterans Parade Seeking Vets & Active Personnel

    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...
  • Today's special meeting in Winter Garden may start without an invocation or the Pledge of Allegiance

    Today's special meeting in Winter Garden may start without an invocation or the Pledge of Allegiance
    Today's special commission meeting in Winter Garden – called to address a controversy over the Pledge of Allegiance and public invocations – may start without either, according to the meeting agenda on the city website. Winter Garden's...
  • Lawsuit Details Pratt & Whitney's Scramble To Run Down Titanium Issue

    Lawsuit Details Pratt & Whitney's Scramble To Run Down Titanium Issue
    Looking for answers, a Pratt & Whitney representative and the president of an East Hartford machine shop pulled into the parking lot for one of their raw materials suppliers in West Bridgewater, Mass. For weeks, questions swirled about the...