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Warner, Kaine welcome Navy response on ship repair workloads

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced today that the Navy is providing additional predictability to the ship repair industry.

Bronco Mendenhall adds Shaun Nua to round out UVA football staff

Virginia football head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced the hiring of Shaun Nua as the defensive line coach to round out the Cavalier coaching staff.


Navy pulls away late, tops VMI, 68-62

Navy used a 7-0 run in the waning moments to pull away for a 68-62 win over the VMI Keydets in non-conference basketball action Saturday.

UVA women’s lacrosse tops Navy, 15-13

The No. 4 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (9-4, 2-2 ACC) earned a 15-13 victory over Navy (10-3, 4-1 Patriot League)on Wednesday (April 1), the sixth-straight win for the Cavaliers.

Virginia delegation applauds Navy commitments to Virginia ports

Today, the Virginia Congressional delegation announced that the U.S. Navy will position its newest carrier, the Gerald Ford, at Naval Station Norfolk for the next several years given its unique capabilities and capacity.

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New agreement with Navy guides diverse research to UVA

The University of Virginia’s Applied Research Institute has signed an agreement with the Navy Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division to support a variety of research efforts, including work in the area of cyber security and big data analytics.

Navy blitzes VMI basketball, 84-66

The Navy Midshipmen closed the game on a 12-2 run and held the VMI Keydets to 23 second half points en route to an 84-66 win in non-conference basketball action Tuesday night in Annapolis, Md.

Banner year? No prancing, no dancing is the theme with UVA basketball

UVA basketball is coming off, literally, a banner year: the first ACC Tournament championship since the Bicentennial, the first 30-win season since the early 1980s.

Fishburne suffers first loss: Naval Academy JVs win, 63-61

Fishburne rallied from an 11-point second-half deficit to take the lead, but the Naval Academy JV team clamped down on defense en route to posting a 63-61 win.

Navy pulls away, blasts VMI football, 51-14

Despite the Virginia Military Institute football team cutting the lead to 14-7 at the United States Naval Academy, the Midshipmen scored 23 unanswered points over 5:19 in the second quarter en route to a 51-14 win at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Navy onslaught too much for Longwood men’s soccer

Navy played the entire game on the offensive, blasted two dozen shots on Longwood’s net and took advantage of a pair of early goals to sink the Lancers, 2-0, Tuesday evening at Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.

Mariners’ Museum receives key components from Oracle’s America’s Cup winner

The Mariners’ Museum has received a donation of key components from the 2013 America’s Cup-winning Oracle Team USA catamaran.

Navy moving ahead on USS George Washington refueling

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine today applauded the U.S. Navy for moving forward to begin work on the refueling and complex overhaul of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington – a top defense priority for the Virginia delegation.

Fort Defiance native serves aboard USS Hawaii

A 2007 Mills Godwin High School and 2011 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate of Fort Defiance, VA., is serving aboard a U.S. Navy attack submarine, the USS Hawaii (SSN 776).

Fort Defiance native serves aboard USS Hawaii

A 2009 Fort Defiance High School graduate is serving aboard a U.S. Navy attack submarine, the USS Hawaii (SSN 776). Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Howell is an electronics technician aboard the Hawaii-based boat.

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Warner urges President Obama to oppose sale of French warships to Russia

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Bill Keating (D-MA) today urged the President to oppose the sale of French Mistral warships to Russia in light of Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

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Postgame Blog: UVa. basketball vs. Navy

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham was courtside at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville for tonight’s basketball game between UVa. (3-1) and Navy (2-3), won by Virginia by a 67-42 final. Anthony Gill had 18 points (8-9 FG) for Virginia, while Joe Harris had 16 points (7-8 FG), and Mike Tobey and Malcolm Brogdon each had 13 (each 6-10 FG). UVa. shoots 56.6 percent from the field and outrebounds Navy 40-19.

Earth Talk: Navy sonar testing in oceans impacting marine mammals

Active sonar is a technology used on ships to aid in navigation, and the U.S. Navy tests and trains with it extensively in American territorial waters. The Navy also conducts missile and bomb testing in the same areas. But environmentalists and animal advocates contend that this is harming whales and other marine wildlife.

UVa. earns #1 national seed in NCAA baseball tourney

The Virginia baseball team has been awarded the No. 1 national seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament, the NCAA announced Monday. The Cavaliers will play host to the NCAA Charlottesville Regional June 3-6 at Davenport Field and will be joined by East Carolina, St. John’s and Navy for the double-elimination tournament. A national seed in […]

Focus | Navy veteran puts military stories into print

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net John Rudolph had just been on the phone with a Navy buddy sharing stories about their days in the military. “My wife said, You’ve got so many of those stories, you ought to write a book. I don’t know if she meant it or not, but it got me to […]