Anchor Away: USS George Washington Gets a 32-Ton Gift from the Big E
The former USS Enterprise was decommissioned in 2017, yet it will serve the nation for years to come -- piece by piece.
Esper: Diverting Military Construction Funds to Border Wall Will Boost Efficiency, Not Hurt it
Defense Secretary Mark Esper wrote the barriers will allow DoD to provide support to the Department of Homeland Security.
Shipbuilder Dies in Possible Fall from Aircraft Carrier, Company Says
The George Washington has been undergoing a midlife refueling and overhaul at the shipyard.
Propulsion Plant Work Complete on Aircraft Carrier Ford
Propulsion system problems first were spotted during sea trials in January 2018.
Flight Deck on New Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Is Complete
More than 3,200 shipbuilders and 2,000 suppliers from across the country are contributing to the construction of Kennedy.
Navy Inks Two-Carrier Deal, Cites $4 Billion Savings
The $15.2 billion agreement allows construction to proceed on the future USS Enterprise.
Senate Armed Services Chair Needs Convincing on Two-Carrier Purchase
The Navy hasn't purchased two aircraft carriers at once since the defense buildup during the Reagan administration.
USS George Washington Overhaul Is 25 Percent Complete
Newport News Shipbuilding officials say their emphasis on new digital tools is paying dividends.
Long Overdue, a WWII Vet Gets His Bronze Star
Robert S. White received the medal at the Hampton VA, more than 70 years after he helped liberate Europe from the Nazis.
Newport News Shipyard's Workforce Expanding to 25,000
With a backlog of work and the promise of more to come, Newport News Shipbuilding plans to expand its workforce.
Is Florida Making Another Run at a Virginia-based Aircraft Carrier?
Florida lawmakers have consistently lobbied the Navy to base an aircraft carrier at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville.
USS Enterprise Is Officially Deactivated, but Will Stick Around
The Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding have officially pulled the plug on the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
House Wants to Consider Extending Life of Oldest Aircraft Carrier
A provision in the House's 2019 NDAA directs the Navy to consider extending the service life of the USS Nimitz.
US and French Naval Aviators Find Common Ground
An American-French training exercise off the East Coast is aimed at boosting the fortunes of naval forces of both countries.
Report: John F. Kennedy Aircraft Carrier Cost Estimate Is Unreliable
The Navy will likely exceed its $11.4 billion budget on the second Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier now under constructi...
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13 Marine Lance Corporals Charged in Connection with Major Human Smuggling Scheme
The 13 junior Marines, all based at Camp Pendleton, have been charged for violating the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
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Coast Guard Discovers Abandoned Panga Boat with 41 Bales of Marijuana
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