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Coming Home!

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.

Veterans Day Celebrated by Leasing Moffett Naval Air Station to Google

With a new Cold War is ramping up, and as Americans gathered across the country to honor our veterans, the U.S. government’s NASA Ames Research Center announced that is is leasing the 1,000 acre Moffett Airfield in Silicon Valley to Google for the next for the next 60 years. Show More Summary

Google Inc (GOOGL) Investing $1.16 Billion In Space Exploration At Former Moffett Field Naval Air Station

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is not just a technology services provider and developer, it’s also a science geek and researcher. The company’s subsidiary Planetary Ventures LLC signed a second long-term lease with  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to have a broader spectrum for space exploration. Show More Summary

Navy Unmanned Aircraft Sets the Bar

The Navy's X-47B unmanned aircraft has completed its final test aboard 'USS Theodore Roosevelt' (CVN 71) and has returned to its home base at Naval Air Station Patuxent River after eight days at sea?,

Marines to Libya

The caption to the above photo from DVIDS; A quick reaction force with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response prepares to depart Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, in support of a military assisted departure from the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, July 26, 2014. The Department of State, in coordination with the U.S. […]

CA: Feds Award $3M Grant for New Ferry Maintenance Center

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority has received a $3 million federal grant to build a ferry maintenance and operations facility at the former Alameda Naval Air Station.

U.S. Govt Moves 200 Marines To Avoid Another Benghazi

Almost 200 US Marines have been moved from their base in Spain to the US Naval Air Station at Sigonella in Sicily in case the American embassy in Libya comes under threat. The Pentagon said this was a precaution due to concerns about unrest in North Africa, bolstering the U.S. Show More Summary

USCG Aids Grounded Boat Taking on Water

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said it assisted two boaters Monday by transferring them off a grounded boat approximately 200 yards from the Patuxent River Naval Air Station.

The Navy Has The Ultimate MH370 Search Tool, It's Just Not Operational

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While the world is tied up in the mystery of what happened to Malaysian Air Flight 370, testers at Edwards AFB in south central California and at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland are hard at work developing the ultimate tool for solving such a mystery, the Northrop Grumman built MQ-4C Triton. Read more...

Chris Christie’s Branding Implosion

When the Hindenburg flew over Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey on May 6, 1937, as it burst into flames, causing 35 fatalities, WLS radio’s Herbert Morrison’s eyewitness account became one that would be remembered for the ages: “Oh, the humanity!” We’re now witnessing the explosion and lightning nosedive of Gov. Chris Christie’s carefully [...]

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for December 23, 2013

A team of U.S. Army AH-64D Apaches from the 1-151 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, S.C. National Guard, take off from Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., as part of an integrated live fire exercise with the U.S. Navy George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group, December 16, 2013. Show More Summary

USNI Happy Hour - Newport

A typical "smoker" at Naval Auxillary Air Station (NAAS) Oceana, in which a hangar has been converted into a boxing auditorium. Note the Navy band at left, in uniform, the aircraft under repair in the background and the (admittedly few) female guests. Show More Summary

Boeing must decide on F/A-18 production in March 2014: executive

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland (Reuters) - Boeing Co must decide in March 2014 whether to invest tens of millions of dollars to continue production of the F/A-18 fighter jet, a senior Boeing executive said on Monday, underscoring his confid...

T-45 Crashes Aboard NAS Pensacola – Crew Survives

The Navy reports that, at approximately 10:30 this morning, a U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk aircraft crashed at the approach end of a runway at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. While initially reporting that the condition of the two pilots was unknown, and that rescue operations were underway, the Navy now reports that the crew survived [...]

Navy Training Jet Crashes in Pensacola, Florida

(NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla.) — A spokesman says a training jet has crashed at Naval Air Station Pensacola and the flight instructor and student pilot have been taken to the hospital. Air station spokesman Harry White says the condition of the pilots wasn’t immediately known Monday. Show More Summary

Aaron Alexis Civilian Contractor ID as Suspect in Washington Navy Yard Shooting

Aaron Alexis Civilian Contractor ID as Suspect in Washington Navy Yard Shooting Aaron Alexis, a discharged Navy Petty Officer Third Class, who served at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth, Texas, is the suspected gunman behind Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., NBC News reported. Show More Summary

Navy Fighter Squadron CO Relieved of Duties

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.

Furloughed defense employee wins lottery

A few items that caught our attention on Monday: Furloughed fed wins lottery: A secretary at the Pensacola Naval Air Station last week found relief from the furloughs hitting civilian employees when she and her husband, a Marine Corps staff … Continue reading ?

Hagel to cut 20% off the top at Pentagon

Chuck Hagel talked to the troops yesterday at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, FL and he told them that he’s calling for a 20% haircut at the Pentagon – to cut staff positions in the bloated bureaucracy. From the Washington Post; Hagel’s directive could force the Pentagon and military command staffs to shed an estimated 3,000 [...]

X-47B makes historic first carrier landing

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator put another page in the history books on Wednesday with its first unmanned arrested-wire carrier landing. The drone flew 35 minutes from Patuxent River Naval Air Station to the carrier USS George H.W. Show More Summary

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