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  1. Sailor connected to summer jet fuel spill at Oceana received an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Stars and Stripes

    Emergency service personnel extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer during a drill at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., on Oct. 31, 2013. According to reports Friday, May, 19, 2017, Navy officials said a switch was left in the wrong position on May 10 allowing 94,000 gallons of jet fuel to spill overnight around NAS Oceana.

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  2. He was a designated driver when a drunken driver hit him head-on and he diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | Stars and Stripes

    Natalie Dill planned to celebrate her 27th birthday by going out to dinner with her husband and family and then heading to the Oceanfront with friends. Her husband, Daniel Dill, didn't drink.

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  3. Ashanti Billie's family wonders how alleged killer was allowed to roam around on baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The family of Ashanti Billie wants to know why a homeless veteran was able to live in the common areas of a Virginia Beach Navy base this year before federal agents say he kidnapped and killed their daughter. During a news conference this morning outside the FBI's field office in Chesapeake, Brandy and Meltony Billie expressed concern about the security at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story and the safety of female soldiers who live and work there.

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  4. Navy vet charged in abduction of base employee who was found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A homeless Navy veteran was charged Wednesday with kidnapping a young woman who was found dead days after going missing from her job on a Virginia naval base, where he'd repeatedly tried to flirt with her, prosecutors said. Eric Brian Brown, 45, was charged with kidnapping Ashanti Billie, 19, who was reported missing Sept.

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  5. Retired Navy vet charged in abduction of woman who was found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A retired Navy veteran has been charged in the kidnapping of a young woman whose body was found in North Carolina after she went missing from a naval base in Virginia. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia said in a statement that 45-year-old Eric Brian Brown was charged Wednesday in the kidnapping of 19-year-old Ashanti Billie.

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  6. USS Kearsarge returns after more than 2 months helping with hurricane relief in CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Malayiah Edwards watched sailor after sailor step from the USS Kearsarge to a pier at Naval Station Norfolk unwittingly holding a sign welcoming her father home. Malayiah's mother, LaQunda, told the 3-year-old she was going to the base just to look at ships.

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  7. Austin, Colorado Springs among best cities for veterans to live, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Austin, Texas and Colorado Springs, Colo. are the top two best places for veterans to live, according to a recent study.

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  8. Ex-sailor serving prison term for identity theft is charged with $1.6 million fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A former sailor from Chesapeake, already in prison for stealing the identities of two subordinates, was charged this week in connection with a separate $1.6 million fraud involving the manipulation of the Navy's procurement procedures. Clayton Pressley III, a Bronze Star recipient, was charged with one count each of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conducting unlawful monetary transactions.

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  9. Sailor found dead in a Virginia Beach hotel day before she was to report for dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A 31-year-old sailor was found dead in an Oceanfront hotel room a day before she was scheduled to report aboard the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush, authorities said Friday. Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Simmons' body was discovered in a room at the Ocean Beach Club Resort at about 3:20 p.m Wednesday, according to Virginia Beach police.

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  10. Former Navy SEALs selling energy drink mix in some Virginia 7-Eleven storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The counters and shelves of 7-Elevens in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake were already filled with bottled and canned promises of nearly boundless energy - usually in five-hour increments - before little packets of Strike Force Energy began showing up recently. But if anyone can disrupt the hyper-competitive $13 billion energy drink market dominated by Red Bull and Monster, retired Navy SEAL Sean Matson and his business partners are confident their upstart can.

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  11. Former high-ranking Navy civilian sentenced for helping defense contractor get government workRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A former high-ranking civilian employee of the Navy was sentenced Friday to three years and four months in prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar fraud perpetrated by a North Carolina-based defense contractor. William Hutsenpiller - who headed Norfolk Ship Support Activity's financial department until late 2013 - pleaded guilty earlier this year to receiving about $36,000 in so-called "gratuities," documents said.

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  12. Fort Story soldier sentenced to prison for role in fatal drag race on postRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The prosecution and defense wanted a Virginia Beach soldier to serve one year in prison for his role in a fatal drag race on Joint Expeditionary Base Fort Story. But given the soldier's prior record of speeding - and his online boasts about it - U.S. District Judge Henry Morgan Jr. said the attorneys were asking for too much leniency.

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  13. Soldier cited 3 times for speeding before drag race killed comrade on postRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Four months before his involvement last year in a fatal drag race on Joint Expeditionary Base Fort Story, a 22-year-old soldier was cited for reckless driving in Virginia Beach. He was going 115 mph on Shore Drive - a 55 mph zone, according to court documents.

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  14. Seabees and Marines in Puerto Rico help to clear roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The metal shovel clanged against the asphalt road Saturday morning as Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Robbins scooped up a pile of mud and rock and tossed it on the hillside above him. Sweat had already soaked through the 19-year-old's tan T-shirt and mud streaked his arms.

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  15. After weeks of hurricane relief missions, crews aboard USS Kearsarge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Eric Gomez could see for miles across the Caribbean Sea from his perch high on the tail of a UH-1Y Huey helicopter parked on the flight deck Thursday, but the cerulean water was far from his mind.

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  16. Body found behind church believed to be missing teen last seen entering military baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Police believe a body found behind a church in north Charlotte on Friday is that of a missing 19-year-old from Virginia Beach, Va. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police had not identified the victim by 6 p.m. Friday, but a person familiar with the investigation into the disappearance of Ashanti Billie told The Virginian-Pilot the body is that of the Virginia Beach teen missing for 12 days.

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  17. Navy charges sailor with dereliction of duty in connection with Oceana fuel spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Emergency service personnel extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer during a drill at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., on Oct. 31, 2013. According to reports Friday, May, 19, 2017, Navy officials said a switch was left in the wrong position on May 10 allowing 94,000 gallons of jet fuel to spill overnight around NAS Oceana.

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  18. Military base could share fire station with Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The Fire Department wants more resources closer to one of the city's most tightly constructed neighborhoods. The North End, where thousands of beach cottages and duplexes line 40-plus blocks of residential streets, doesn't have a fire station.

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  19. FBI takes over investigation of missing Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    FBI officials announced Monday they are offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to missing 19-year-old Ashanti Billie. "We want to get as good a resolution on this as we can as quickly as possible," said Martin Culbreth, special agent in charge of the Norfolk FBI office.

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  20. Family and friends searching for missing Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    When Andrew Estrada got to work Monday at a Blimpie sub shop at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, he was surprised to find no one there. Ashanti Billie was scheduled to open that morning.

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