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


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: Norfolk Naval Station, Cold War, Samuel J. Locklear III, USS Stout, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Seaborne Stalkers


USS Mahan to depart Va. after ballistic missile upgrade

The USS Mahan is set to deploy after receiving a ballistic missile defense upgrade.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 06:06am EST

Tags: USS Mahan, ballistic missile, Norfolk, Va., Naval Station Norfolk,

Sailors returning to Va ahead of schedule

The Navy says about 6,300 sailors are returning to Virginia ahead of schedule.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 11:24am EST

Tags: sailors, Norfolk,

Navy discharging 11 Va. sailors for Spice use

The Navy is discharging 11 members of a Norfolk- based ship's crew for using a synthetic drug known as Spice.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 01:03pm EST

Tags: spice,

Navy to move ships out of storm's path

The U.S. military will be moving ships from the Norfolk Naval Station region in Virginia out to sea to get out of the path of Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:14pm EDT


Navy sending fewer ship mattresses to landfills

When the USS Enterprise returns home from its final deployment, one of the first items that will be stripped from the aircraft carrier will be the thousands of mattresses its sailors have worn out over the past few years.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 12:41pm EDT

Tags: USS Enterprise,

Md. air station settles hazardous waste violations

The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay $38,500 to settle alleged hazardous waste violations at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 01:12pm EDT

Tags: Naval Air Station Patuxent River, EPA

Navy settles Va. hazardous waste allegations

The U.S. Navy has settled allegations that it violated hazardous waste and underground storage tank regulations at a Virginia Beach facility.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 10:52am EDT

Tags: hazardous waste, Virginia Beach

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