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  1. Newly-christened submarine John Warner will stay close to homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Stars and Stripes

    Former U.S. Sen. John Warner and his wife, Jeanne Warner, pose for a photo in front of the Virginia-class attack submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit John Warner on Sept. 6, 2014.

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  2. SS America was a national milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Stars and Stripes

    No one living on the Peninsula on Aug. 31, 1939, had to be told twice about the importance of the landmark vessel scheduled to be launched by Newport News Shipbuilding that morning.

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  3. Navy awards $50M contract for USS George Washington nuclear defuelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The Navy has awarded a $50 million contract to prepare the aircraft carrier USS George Washington for nuclear defueling, even as looming defense cuts render the ship's future uncertain.

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  4. Navy awards $50 million contract for USS George Washington defuelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The Navy has awarded a $50 million contract to prepare the aircraft carrier USS George Washington for nuclear defueling, even as looming defense cuts render the ship's future uncertain.

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  5. 600 new jobs coming to Fort Monroe, McAuliffe saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    A new business that wants to hire military spouses could bring nearly 600 jobs to the area, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today.

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  6. A tale of two ships passingRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    On the banks of the James River, in the bustle of the sprawling shipyard, two great warriors have come together, a lifetime apart.

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  7. Navy official: Refueling of USS George Washington proceedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The Navy is in the process of restoring funds to refuel and overhaul the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a critical job for Newport News Shipbuilding, a source confirmed Tuesday.

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  8. 2 Navy sailors rescue woman from Newport News fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Levels 010 and 011 of the island of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln are replaced as part of the ship's refueling and complex overhaul April 18, 2014.

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  9. Fort Bliss gets new battalion commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Servicemembers from all U.S. armed forces present the colors at a Veterans Day ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas, Nov. 7, 2013.

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  10. Marines step up with college money for 'strong young woman'Read the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The Marine Corps came to Lexy Quance's rescue Monday, awarding her a $10,000 college scholarship that she can renew for three years as long as her grades are good.

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  11. Col. Jimmy L. Hall assumes command of 5th SignalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Col. Mitchell L. Kilgo relinquishes command of the 5th Signal Command by passing the command's colors to Lt.

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  12. 2015 defense proposal mostly spares Hampton RoadsRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The defense industry in Hampton Roads - jittery about big reductions in military spending - likes what it sees in Congress's first attempt to draft a defense spending plan for 2015.

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  13. USS Monitor lab at Newport News museum to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The Mariners' Museum reopened its giant USS Monitor conservation lab this week after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - which administers the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary - agreed to provide a one-year funding allocation of $200,000.

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  14. Iraq War veteran to run against Rep. Bobby ScottRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    An Iraq War veteran who served in the Marine Corps announced Monday he's running as an independent against U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott in Virginia's 3rd Congressional District.

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  15. The Union fleet fills Hampton RoadsRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    No one watching the Union fleet in Hampton Roads in late April 1864 could have failed to notice when it began to swell to historic proportions.

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  16. General Dynamics secures $17.65 billion contract to build Navy subsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2009 | Stars and Stripes

    The company said Monday that its subsidiary Electric Boat will be responsible for building 10 additional Virginia-class submarines as part of the agreement.

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  17. Truman Carrier Strike Group is back homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley returns to Naval Station Norfolk on April 18, 2014 after completing a nine-month deployment with the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group.

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  18. Newport News Shipbuilding already feeling pinch of carrier non-decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The Pentagon hasn't yet decided whether to retire or refuel the aircraft carrier USS George Washington come 2016, but that indecision is already causing problems for Newport News Shipbuilding.

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  19. John Warner visits his submarine at Newport News Shipbuilding in VirginiaRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Former senator John Warner returned to Newport News Shipbuilding on Thursday to visit the submarine named in his honor, offering praise for shipbuilders and advice for the current crop of lawmakers who find it hard to compromise.

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  20. At Newport News sentencing hearing, Ragin denies killing wife, stepchildrenRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    At times tearful and at times combative, John Moses Ragin testified Tuesday that he had nothing to do with killing his wife and three stepchildren at the family's townhome nearly three years ago.

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