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  • Michelle Howard becomes U.S. Navy's first female four-star admiral

    Michelle Howard might be used to being the first to do a lot of things, but Tuesday's first is a big one. In a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at  Arlington National Cemetery, Howard became the first woman promoted to...
  • Benghazi suspect to remain in U.S. custody, judge orders

    The Libyan militant accused of involvement in the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya will remain in U.S. custody as he awaits trial, a federal judge said on Wednesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson ordered the...
  • 'Last Ship' debuts; 'True Blood,' 'Falling Skies' return

    'Last Ship' debuts; 'True Blood,' 'Falling Skies' return
    With "Game of Thrones" done for another season, viewers have a series of choices this weekend from a debut ("The Last Ship") to returns ("True Blood," "Falling Skies"). But the most riveting entertainment can be found in the continuing "Penny Dreadful."...
  • 'The Last Ship' on TNT is packed with U.S. Navy firepower

    'The Last Ship' on TNT is packed with U.S. Navy firepower
    With his trademark showmanship, director Michael Bay is back in full summer mode, presenting another epic, global story fueled by heroic characters, spectacular explosions, and machines awesome in size, majestic in power and capable of mass destruction....
  • Hampton: Former sailor sentenced to 20 years in boy's death

    Hampton: Former sailor sentenced to 20 years in boy's death
    HAMPTON — Brayden Whalen never made it to his first day of kindergarten. He will never get to grow into a man. His life was cut short after being in the world for only 6 months. "I think about every year that child would have had in life,"...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • After 25 years, Norfolk couple would like to get married

    After 25 years, Norfolk couple would like to get married
    NORFOLK — Tim Bostic and Tony London — the lead plaintiffs in the push for same-sex marriage equality in Virginia — didn't anticipate the intense public interest their quest has generated. But it's not unusual these days for people...
  • Dennis Braziel: Minor-leaguer became major sports booster

    Dennis Braziel: Minor-leaguer became major sports booster
    Dennis "Ty" Braziel Jr. once sped around the bases at Tinker Field for the Orlando Senators, the city's champion minor-league-baseball team more than 60 years ago. The star outfielder, nicknamed after Hall of Famer Ty Cobb, bolstered his reputation by...
  • Cheatham Annex celebrates 71 years of service to fleet, family and fighters

    Cheatham Annex celebrates 71 years of service to fleet, family and fighters
    WILLIAMSBURG – It sits in a corner of York County, just off Route 199, next to the York River in the heart of the “Historic Triangle”—Yorktown, Williamsburg and Jamestown. The land is rich in history, from the first settlers in the...
  • Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight

    Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight
    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A helium balloon carrying an experimental saucer-shaped NASA spacecraft floated off a launch tower at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, on Saturday to test landing systems for future missions to Mars....
  • Peninsula military bands join others for summer concerts

    Each summer, the Peninsula's two excellent military bands, together with other musical organizations, entertain us with outdoor music. Here's a look at what's on tap in the coming weeks. US Army TRADOC Band, Fort Eustis Now in its 82nd season, the...