This was a great weekend for the folks in Norfolk, Va. and at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., at Whidbey Island, Wash. and Mayport, Fla. It was an unforgettable, joyful weekend for the loved ones of more than 5,000 sailors of the ships and squadrons of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group returning home [...] The post Coming Home! appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
The commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 106 based at Naval Air Station Oceana was relieved of his duties Aug. 26 due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.
Navy Lt. Cmdr. Nate Lyon reunites with his wife and children during a homecoming celebration in Virginia Beach, Va., Dec. 18, 2012. Lyon, a member of Strike Fighter Squadron 83, returned to Naval Air Station Oceana after a six-month deployment to support Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo: U.S. DoD) While I said that “tens of thousands” [...]
The recent crash of US Navy F/A-18D Hornet from VFA-106 into an apartment building in Virginia Beach raises the question: Is there already too much encroachment around Naval Air Station Oceana? Read our coverage here and here It's never...Show More Summary
The crash of an F/A-18 Hornet into an apartment complex near Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., has local officials calling for expanded buffer zones around area bases.
The crash, which a Navy spokesman said was caused by a mechanical failure, occurred at about 12:05 p.m., just after the aircraft took off from Naval Air Station Oceana.
I lived on 20th Street in Virginia Beach for about three years — about a quarter of a mile from the beach and less than three away from Naval Air Station Oceana. I also lived in the Friendship Village Apartments, not far from where a Navy F/A-18 crashed into an apartment building this morning. More »
A military fighter plane crashed in Virginia Beach near the Naval Air Station Oceana after noon Thursday, according to media reports. No injuries or casualties have yet been reported. The Navy F/A-18 Hornet went down in the 900 block of S. Show More Summary
An F-18 Navy jet crashed Friday near Virginia Beach, Virginia, a military spokesman said. The jet was from Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
. NORFOLK (Jan. 10, 2009) F/A-18 aircraft assigned to Air Wing 1 at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va. perform a flyover during the commissioning ceremony for the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). The Navy’s newest, and final, Nimitz-class aircraft carrier is named after World War II naval aviator and the 41st president [...]