| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Sen. Mark R. Warner wants to block proposed cuts to commissaries, a popular option for military families in Hampton Roads, because a high-level commission has yet to issue a report on the larger issue of compensation and benefits.
Warner and Sen....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:43 PM
The 2015 Defense Department budget introduced Tuesday sets aside nearly $49 million for a new complex at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, the largest single appropriation for a military construction project in Hampton Roads.
More than 1,000 Marines...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:19 PM
In a surprising turnaround, a state commission charged with protecting Virginia's military assets wants to invite another federal base-closing round, something congressional leaders have opposed for several years running.
The Commission on Military...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:03 AM
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer reported its latest lease transactions in Hampton Roads.
- Shoppers World leased 25,365 square feet in Chesapeake Crossing at 1903 S. Military Highway in Chesapeake.
- The Pool Guyz, Inc. leased 6,000 square feet in...
| Mar 2, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — John Moses Ragin will stand trial beginning this week, charged with the stabbing deaths of his wife and three stepchildren in the family's Denbigh apartment nearly three years ago.
If convicted of the four killings — including...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:51 AM
UPDATE: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with soldiers at Fort Eustis Tuesday, facing questions on how the U.S. will retain a quality fighting force as it pushes for deep defense cuts.
One day after vowing to shrink the Army to its lowest level in...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:01 PM
President Obama's upcoming defense budget raises the possibility of losing an aircraft carrier in the coming years while requiring Hampton Roads to face another military base-closing commission.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel discussed the spending...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Responding to a media report that the Pentagon is considering closing military commissaries, Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, took to the House floor this week to criticize the move.
The proposal has already earned the wrath of the American Legion,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Sauer Inc. has been awarded a new $27.5 million barracks project at Naval Air Station Oceana Dam Neck Annex in Virginia Beach, according to a company press release.
The company will demolish existing barracks and build a 144,000 square foot, five-...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:31 PM
A pilot was rescued after his U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed off the coast of Virginia on Wednesday, Navy officials confirmed.
The F/A-18E Super Hornet jet went down 45 miles from Oceana, Va., home to a base that hosts the Navy's East Coast attack-...
| Dec 16, 2013
The Rev. John T. Carter, a retired Roman Catholic Navy chaplain who later pastored several churches in Western Maryland, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of respiratory failure. He was 71.
"Our Uncle Martin Hyland was...