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Naval Museum's volunteers honored at Volunteer Luncheon

Story by Max Lonzanida on 01/15/2019 A sign on the door next to the Darcy Sink, the Volunteer Coordinator at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum (HRNM) reads simply "caretaker of magical creatures." Throughout the week, the museum's cadre of dedicated volunteers gather around the round table to talk about upcoming
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A Double Dose of Maoza

Story by PO3 Reymundo Villegas on 01/15/2019 ARABIAN SEA-- Twin siblings share a variety of things growing up matching outfits, friends, hairstyles; the list goes on. Twin sisters Ens. Genesis Maoza, assigned to USS Rushmore (LSD 47), and Ens. Faith Maoza, assigned to Navy Information Operations Command Hawaii, are no
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Carrier Strike Group 12 Welcomes Spanish Frigate Mndez Nez To Naval Station Norfolk

Story by PO2 Jacques-Laurent Jean-Gilles on 01/15/2019 The lvaro de Bazn-class Spanish navy frigate ESPS Mndez Nez (F 104) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk Jan. 14 to train and conduct group exercises as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12. Mndez Nez, homeported in Ferrol, Spain, was commissioned in 2006.
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Vice Adm. McCollum Announces Reserve Shore Sailor of the Year

Story by PO2 Craig Rodarte on 01/10/2019 Vice Adm. Luke M. McCollum, Chief of Navy Reserve and commander, Navy Reserve Force, announced Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Neil Cataline as the 2018 Navy Reserve Shore Sailor of the Year during a ceremony held at the Maryland House on Naval Station Norfolk,
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Serve and Protect

Story by PO3 Katie Cox on 01/09/2019 NORFOLK, Va. - It was 1991, during Operation Desert Storm in Iraq, when Norman Teague trekked the Highway of Death for the first time in his life. "I remember death mile," said Teague. "There was an Iraqi convoy that had been bombed, and
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Never Forget

Story by PO2 Alexander M Corona on 01/08/2019 It was a normal day of flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Oct. 10, 2008. The ship was a few months into deployment and had just departed South Africa for combat operations in the Arabian Gulf. Aviatio
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Retired craftsman visits Naval Museum

Story by Max Lonzanida on 01/07/2019 Outside the gallery of the Hampton Roads Naval Museum are wooden models of an A-6 Intruder and an F-14 Tomcat. From the untrained eye, the 6-foot-long models sitting on polished wood pedestals have a non-descript plastic sheen. Visitors on their way to the museum
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Stanzas Against Stress

Story by SA Jordan Bair on 01/05/2019 NORFOLKShe shuffles through Sewell's Point's sterile halls, a medical facility located near Naval Station Norfolk, where she's currently stationed to treat active-duty service members, dependents and retirees. With her recent transition to handling logistics and finances for the clinic's supply department, Hospitalman Jonna
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What Would You Do?

Story by CPO Anastasia McCarroll on 01/04/2019 How often have you witnessed a fender bumper or someone stranded on the side of the road with flashing lights and you just drove passed them without a second thought. Imaging how annoyed you felt when stuck in a traffic jam only to
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Battleship hosts first military ceremony of 2019

Story by Max Lonzanida on 01/02/2019 On a brisk and chilly Wednesday morning, Naval Officers assigned to the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) walked across the gangway to board the USS Wisconsin (BB 64). Before boarding, they stopped smartly and rendered honors to the National Ensign flying from the iconic
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Weatherford Native Awarded Submarine Group 10 Sailor of the Year

Story by LT Katherine Diener on 12/14/2018 A 2010 Weatherford High School graduate and Weatherford, Texas, native was announced as the 2018 Commander, Submarine Group 10 Sailor of the Year at a ceremony on Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia, Dec. 3. Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Santos Alarcon reported to
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