NS NORFOLK

24th MEU deploys

Story by SSgt Robert Durham on 03/02/2017 NORFOLK, Va. - Approximately 5,000 Marines and Sailors from 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked upon the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and departed Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment March 1. The 24th MEU will serve aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD
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Bataan Amphibious Ready Group Deploys

Story by SN Zachariah L Grabill on 03/02/2017 By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Zak Grabill, USS Bataan (LHD 5) Public Affairs More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24 MEU) departed from Norfolk and Little Creek, Va., and Camp
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Parish Assumes Command Over Newly Established Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station

By Lori Blann NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Cmdr. Jason A. Parish, a native of North Platte, Nebraska, assumed command of Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS) Hampton Roads on July 18, during a ceremony at the Chapel on Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads. Capt. Matthew R. Lear, Commanding Officer, Naval
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NAVSTA Blue Jacket, Junior Sailor and Senior Sailor of the Quarter Results

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Damian Carrell, Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handler 2nd Class Marquavais Curney, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Deanna Morey, Boatswain's Mate Seaman Haley Pool were named as Sailors of the Quarter for NAVSTA Norfolk. "I am very thankful for the recognition of all my hard work by my command
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NAVSTA CO Visits Tarrallton Elementary

Story by CPO Leeanna Shipps on 02/21/2017 Each grade, K 5th, presented a banner with 100 items each to Beaver to celebrate not only the 100th day but also to recognize the 100th birthday of NAVSTA Norfolk. "Being afforded the opportunity to come to Tarrallton Elementary to speak about Naval
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Ladies Day at NAVSTA NORFOLK MWR Auto Skills Center

Ladies' Day offers active duty, dependents, reservists, retirees and Department of Defense females, half price bay rentals and maintenance services as well as free food and beverages. Tim Daubert, Auto Skills Manager, explained why it is so important to have a day dedicated to women. "We're trying to get the
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Carderock's MAKE Lab hosts Marine Corps Innovation Challenge winners

Story by Daniel Daglis on 02/15/2017 Sometimes the best ideas come from within. At least this is the concept behind the Marine Corps Innovation Challenge, which empowers Marines and Sailors to come up with fresh ideas to increase safety and efficiency for their unit or mission. Three of the winners
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NAVSTA Sailing Center and Marina

Story by CPO Leeanna Shipps on 02/09/2017 The Sailing Center offers boating classes for adults and summer camps for children as well as a wide array of rental boats including kayaks and paddleboards, power boats for fishing and water skiing, and a fleet of over 50 sailboats from dinghies to
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Drug Detector K-9 Certification Begins

Story by CPO Leeanna Shipps on 02/09/2017 "Puskos' bark is loud and his personality is even louder," said Master-At-Arms 2nd Class Jordyn Japec, assigned to Naval Station Norfolk Security Department. "Puskos is constantly actively searching for odors. He does not look like your typical Military Working Dog (MWD); since he
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Best of the Mess 2017 "It's a Masquerade"

Story by CPO Leeanna Shipps on 02/09/2017 The party brought together commands including the USS Oak Hill (LSD 66), USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), USS Vella Gulf (CG 72), USS Gonzalez (DDG 66), Naval Station Norfolk, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek Fort Story, and Naval Air Station Oceana Dam Neck
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Tigertails tread in new territory

Story by LCpl Joseph Abrego on 02/02/2017 U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes with Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 125 "Tigertails" arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Feb. 2, 2017. The Tigertails' journey from Norfolk, Virginia, to the air station is to support the strong, enduring alliance with the
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