NS NORFOLK
Norfolk, VA

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Welcome

Sailors heave aboard mooring lines on the fantail of the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58). The ship departed Naval Station Norfolk in January 2017 as part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group deployment in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S.

History

Rear Adm. Christopher W. Grady, Cmdr. James Quaresimo and Command Master Chief Michael Fisher carry a wreath at the USS Cole Memorial during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. This ceremony commemorated the 15-year anniversary of the Oct. 12, 2000, terrorist attack on the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67).

Arrival

Seaman Chase Marr meets his newborn child for the first time after arriving at Naval Station Norfolk aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61). Monterey arrived at Naval Station Norfolk following a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th fleet areas of responsibility. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist

Life on the Station

Capt. Scott Pollpeter, commanding officer of Naval Support Activity Norfolk, reads the book “Hands Are Not for Hitting” by Martine Agassi to children at Naval Station Norfolk’s Child Development Center. (Photo by Seaman Seth Scarlett) Housing Service Center The Housing Service Center for Naval Station Norfolk is at 7924 14th

Exploring the Local Area

The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle sails into Norfolk as part of Norfolk Harborfest 2015. The Eagle is a 295-foot barque sailing vessel and the only operational commissioned sailing vessel in the U.S. military. (Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert) With a rich history dating back more than 400

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Through the fire and flames

Story by PO2 Jess Lewis on 04/20/2017 "The whole purpose of having this accreditation is to validate what we do here as a station," said Tim Kerrigan, fire chief, Naval Station Newport Fire Department. "The process for getting this accreditation is very in-depth. It covers everything from administration to training

Norfolk native joins innovative advocacy efforts in the U.S. Navy for victims of sexual assault

Story by Natalie Morehouse on 04/17/2017 April marks sexual assault awareness and prevention month and the military has focused much effort on its prevention and care for victims of sexual assault. One program lauded as an innovative approach to victim support is the U.S. Navy's Victims' Legal Counsel Program. Lt.

From 500-feet below the surface to 10,000-feet above

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 04/14/2017 Lt. Adam Patterson's Navy career hasn't followed what most people might call the "usual" path. Having experienced his own evolution of sorts, he emerged from the sea and eventually took to the air by first starting as a submariner and later transitioning to
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