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2019 NAS Oceana Air Show STEM Event Shatters Guinness World Record

More than 8,000 students attended the 2019 Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana Air Show, breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest field trip, Sept. 20. Over 5,600 fifth grade students from Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1,500 fifth grade students from Chesapeake, Virginia, and students from other areas were welcomed a
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Have You Seen The Boots?

Story by SN Imani Daniels on 09/19/2019 NORFOLK, Va. (Sept. 13, 2019) September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. For the month of September, Branch Health Clinic (BHC) Naval Station Norfolk is displaying
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CVW 3 and Ike are Ready to Fight

Story by PO3 Devin Lowe on 09/13/2019 NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Pier-side for only a day, Sailors loaded with sea bags and other necessities were welcomed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). They all wore the same uniform, though their covers presented a variety different insignias.
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VAW-120 Receives First Aerial Refueling Capable E-2D

Story by CPO Michael Cole on 09/12/2019 NORFOLK, Va. An aerial refueling capable E-2D Advanced Hawkeye landed at Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 9, officially marking the arrival of this upgraded aircraft to the fleet. "This is an important day for naval aviation as we continue to increase our capabilities and
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SNMG1 Finishes First Semester, Changes Flagship

Story by PO2 Cameron Stoner on 09/08/2019 ROTA, Spain (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107), flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1), pulled into Naval Station Rota for their final port visit with SNMG1 July 23. While in Rota, the flagship duties and SNMG1 staff will
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Hampton Roads Based Ships, Aircraft Return To Homeport

NORFOLK, Va. U.S. 2nd Fleet ordered nearly 30 ships and 120 aircraft to return to Hampton Roads today, following an assessment from the U.S. Coast Guard that the port is safe for maritime operations. "After the storm, the Coast Guard and our port partners worked quickly to reconstitute the Port
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SNMG1 Visits Norfolk

Story by PO2 Cameron Stoner on 09/07/2019 NORFOLK, Virginia Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) forces arrived at Naval Station Norfolk Aug. 17 as part of a scheduled visit prior to commencing a series of training events at sea in the local area. Norfolk is the first port visit since
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Ike Departs for Hurricane Dorian, Begins TSTA/FEP

Story by PO1 Anthony Curtis on 09/05/2019 The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) departed its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk Sep.4 as part of the Navy's preparations for Hurricane Dorian, and took advantage of the underway to begin Tailored Ship's Training Availability/Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP) almost
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Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Issues Evacuation Order for Five North Carolina Counties

NORFOLK, VA (NRMA) Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic (CNRMA) issued an emergency evacuation order today for active duty service members and their dependents, reservists on active duty and their dependents, Department of Defense and Department of the Navy employees, and authorized escorts for a dependent or civilian employee residing in the
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CSG 2 Change of Command

Story by SN Joseph Vazquez on 08/29/2019 CSG-2 Conducts Change of Command U.S. Navy story by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joseph C. Vazquez NORFOLK, Va. (Aug. 28, 2019) Rear Adm. Sara A. "Clutch" Joyner relieved Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans as Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2 during a change
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Son of a Son of a Sailor. Naval legacies

Story by James Harless on 08/27/2019 The United States Navy has a long tradition enlisting some of the most gifted and dedicated men and women the United States has to offer. This proud naval tradition is one that Petty Officer First Class Andrew Tonski knows all too well. Tonski wa
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