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  • Navy veteran accused of stealing from files of famed historian grandfather

    Navy veteran accused of stealing from files of famed historian grandfather
    A grandson of the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Samuel Eliot Morison has been charged with stealing nearly three boxes of documents that his grandfather used to write a 15-volume history of World War II commissioned by President Franklin D. Roosevelt....
  • Memorial Day brings mixed feeling for area veterans

    Memorial Day brings mixed feeling for area veterans
    Every Memorial Day, John Strumsky goes to a veterans cemetery with his wife, Dawn, listens to the ceremony on the grounds and tours the grave markers. The tradition leaves him with mixed emotions, he said. Strumsky's emotional confusion stems from his...
  • Huntington Ingalls hopes for additional funding

    Huntington Ingalls hopes for additional funding
    Huntington Ingalls Industries recently received good news for its Newport News Shipbuilding division: The refueling of an aircraft carrier, a job worth billions of dollars and once in danger, now seems on course. Now comes HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding...
  • Review: 'Another Great Day at Sea' by Geoff Dyer

    Review: 'Another Great Day at Sea' by Geoff Dyer
    I wish I could force every wannabe Internet essayist and second-rate scraped-raw memoirist to read the first page of "Another Great Day at Sea," on which Geoff Dyer demonstrates, as casually as Ray Allen sinking a three, how a metaphor is made. Describing...
  • Navy 'making every effort' to refuel USS George Washington | Hampton Roads Recon

    Navy 'making every effort' to refuel USS George Washington |<span style=color:#ff0000><b> Hampton Roads Recon</b></span>
    The Navy is "making every effort" to rebudget funds to refuel the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a top Navy official told a congressional panel Thursday. The comments from Assistant Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley brought an endorsement...
  • Cruiser cut plan raises carrier questions

    Cruiser cut plan raises carrier questions
    Congress and the Navy might have settled a debate over aircraft carriers, but they're still squabbling over the ships that serve as escorts. The fate of Navy cruisers, workhorses of the fleet that protect carriers on the open seas, has national and...
  • Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    The ship's bow sank in a few minutes. The battle to add its deceased crew members' names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has lasted more than a decade. But it could soon be coming to an end. A House-approved bill could clear the way for the names...
  • Messett serves on warship

    Messett serves on warship
    Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Messett, an aviation support equipment technician from Mount Airy and 2010 graduate of South Carroll High School, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world's largest warships, the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS...
  • USS George Washington refueling delayed, but funding looks good

     USS George Washington refueling delayed, but funding looks good
    Back in March, the Pentagon said it wanted a stronger signal from Congress on refueling the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. If not, the Navy would move to retire the ship. Based on what happened Tuesday, consider the signal sent, Virginia's...
  • Panel debates future of carrier-based drones

    Panel debates future of carrier-based drones
    Last year at this time, the Navy made history off the Virginia coast when a sleek, computer-controlled drone landed on the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. But the future of unmanned aircraft in the Navy is still up for debate, as evidenced...
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  • 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...