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Va. panel on military base closings issues report

A state commission created to soften the blow of military base closings in Virginia is proposing cooperation over confrontation, a tack that is finding little political support.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 01:41pm EST

Tags: defense budget, defense spending, Navy, Virginia General Assembly

USS Scranton to return to Norfolk from deployment

The submarine USS Scranton is returning to Virginia following a deployment to the European and Central Command areas of responsibility.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 03:16pm EST

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Climate change threatens Va. naval base

A three-year study concludes that vital infrastructure at the world's largest naval base in Norfolk would not survive the impact of climate change by the second half of this century.

Saturday - 11/02/2013, 10:46am EDT

Tags: climate change

Navy drowning prompts new safety procedures

The Navy has instituted new safety precautions after the drowning of a sailor who slipped from the top of a submarine at Norfolk Naval Station.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: drowning

Body of sailor who fell overboard recovered in Va.

The body of a sailor who apparently fell overboard at Naval Station Norfolk has been recovered.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 07:00pm EDT

Tags: sailor

Inside the Navy's maritime giants

WTOP was granted access to several naval assets to learn how they train, what challenges they face and what the future holds for them.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 02:01pm EDT

Tags: Oceana Naval Air Station, USS Harry S. Truman, USS Stout, U.S. Navy, j.j. green, Seaborne Stalkers

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U.S. Navy weapons sharpened for next generation of warfare

The raging conflict in Syria, Iranian nuclear weapons development and periodic reminders that Russia and the U.S. are still military adversaries necessitate a mobile and powerful naval presence near Washington.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 04:16pm EDT

Tags: U.S. Navy, Cold War, Samuel J. Locklear III, USS Stout, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Seaborne Stalkers

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