topic-160000981105 Recent News Coverage on Aircraft Carriers - Baltimore Sun
RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Aircraft Carriers

A collection of news and information related to Aircraft Carriers published by this site and its partners.

Top Aircraft Carriers Articles

Displaying items 13-24
  • Margate man serves as Navy intel specialist

    It's a long way from Margate, Fla., to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region of the world. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Torres, a native of Margate, is an intelligence specialist aboard the USS George Washington, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier...
  •  

     
     
     
  • Kerry says U.S. help will only work if Iraqi leaders unite

    Kerry says U.S. help will only work if Iraqi leaders unite
    Secretary of State John Kerry said U.S. assistance to Iraq, which is seeking to repel a stunning militant advance, would only work if Iraqi leaders overcame deep divisions, the State Department said on Saturday. Kerry spoke with Iraqi Foreign Minister ...
  • Navy plan for carrier-based drones takes flak from lawmakers

    Navy plan for carrier-based drones takes flak from lawmakers
    A U.S. Navy plan for aircraft carrier-based drones has launched a dogfight in Washington over the role of the robotic planes in combat. The Navy has asked contractors for reconnaissance drones — essentially spy planes, with only limited ability to...
  • Three legendary Newport News carriers stem Japanese tide in June 4-7, 1942 Battle of Midway

    Three legendary Newport News carriers stem Japanese tide in June 4-7, 1942 Battle of Midway
    When the first word of one of history's greatest naval battles came to the Peninsula on Friday, June 5, 1942, the reports were terse and cautious. "Japanese planes attacked tiny Midway Island and its tough Marine Corps garrison," the Daily Press...
  • Geoff Dyer is out of his depth in 'Another Great Day at Sea'

    Geoff Dyer is out of his depth in 'Another Great Day at Sea'
    With "Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush," Geoff Dyer enters the world of maritime adventure with a splash. Dyer spent two weeks in October 2011 as a writer in residence aboard the aircraft carrier while it cruised the...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

    Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
    Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks. The Virginia Democrat toured both facilities...
  • Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies

    Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies
    A bitter debate has raged in the Pentagon for several months about the wisdom of taking the nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington out of service to save money. The Washington, at 24 years old a relatively young vessel, is due for a costly refit, a...
  • Ex-Blue Angels leader under investigation quits as Tailhook president

    Ex-Blue Angels leader under investigation quits as Tailhook president
    SAN DIEGO -- The former commander of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, under investigation for alleged sexual harassment, has resigned as president of the San Diego-based Tailhook Assn. Capt. Gregory McWherter resigned from the position he has held with...
  • Proposed Army National Guard cuts prompt concern

    With all the attention paid to aircraft carriers and submarines, one proposed defense budget cut might be flying under the radar here in Hampton Roads. We're talking about the Army National Guard. The Defense Department is proposing to cut the Guard's...
  • Living Here: The shipyard

    Living Here: The shipyard
    Newport News Shipbuilding, the nation's largest shipyard, is Virginia's biggest industrial employer and a core component of the local economy. On the tip of the Peninsula, the company began operations in 1886, founded by railroad magnate Collis P....
  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Living Here:  Famous people, places & things
    Famous people, places & things People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...