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 [...]