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The hospital ship USNS COMFORT (T-AH 20) departs Naval Station Norfolk on an 11-week medical support mission to Central and South America as part of U.S. Southern Command’s Enduring Promise initiative. Working with health and government partners in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia and Honduras, the embarked…

NORFOLK (Sept. 10, 2018)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) departs Naval Station Norfolk after the announcement of Sortie Condition Alpha ahead of Hurricane Florence, Sept. 10, 2018. Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command ordered all U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area to sortie on Sept. 10,…

NORFOLK (Sept. 10, 2018)

The guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) departs Naval Station Norfolk after the announcement of Sortie Condition Alpha ahead of Hurricane Florence, Sept. 10, 2018. Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command ordered all U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area to sortie on Sept….

NORFOLK (Aug. 28, 2018)

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) departs Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 28, 2018. Harry S. Truman will continue its deployment by conducting sustainment operations in the Atlantic. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Benjamin Waddell (Released) 180828-N-LY620-0047 VISIT THE…

Navy, Army Commands Reflect, Support National Defense Strategy

Ceremonies re-establishing the Navy’s 2nd Fleet in Norfolk, Va., and standing up the Army’s Futures Command in Austin, Texas, illustrate aspects of the National Defense Strategy. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Navy, Army Commands Reflect, Support National Defense Strategy

Navy Leadership Highlights Personnel Modernization at MyNavy CDS Norfolk

The MyNavy Career Development Symposium (CDS) visited the Norfolk area to discuss Sailor 2025 initiatives and career management programs to Sailors stationed at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Naval Air Station Oceana and Naval Station Norfolk, June 19 – 21. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

NATO Defense Ministers Approve Joint Force Commands, Discuss Burden Sh

NATO defense ministers approved the creation of two new joint force commands — one based in Norfolk, Va., and one in Ulm, Germany — and discussed burden-sharing during their meeting in Brussels, which Defense Secretary James N. Mattis is attending. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE NATO…

Britain’s £100 million supersonic fighter jets had UK arrival cancelled by BAD WEATHER

Four of the supersonic all-weather F-35s were planned to arrived at RAF Marham in Norfolk last night. The jets – some of the most advanced in the world – are flying over from their base in the US to be handed to Britain. Bad weather…