Postal Service Salutes Coast Guard’s 225th Anniversary

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Postal Service Salutes Coast Guard's 225th Anniversary

The U.S. Postal Service commemorated the U.S. Coast Guard on its 225th anniversary today by dedicating a Forever Stamp to honor its role in protecting the security of the nation and advancing vital maritime interests. The stamp shows two icons of the U.S. Coast Guard: the cutter Eagle, a three-masted sailing ship known as “America’s […]

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U.S. Navy carrier the Gerald Ford will be stationed in Norfolk

Thursday, March 12, 2015

U.S. Navy will position newest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) in Hampton Roads and maintain Little Creek as a deep-water port and retain four amphibious ships through 2020. WASHINGTON – Today, the Virginia Congressional delegation announced that the U.S. Navy will position its newest carrier, the Gerald Ford, at Naval Station Norfolk for […]

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USPS honors Vietnam War Metal of Honor recipients

Saturday, March 7, 2015

USPS honors Vietnam War Metal of Honor recipients

WASHINGTON — Congress has designated March 25 as National Medal of Honor Day and the Postal Service will salute those who received the honor by dedicating the Vietnam War Medal of Honor Forever Stamps on Memorial Day. This will be the third series of stamps in as many years to honor those who distinguished themselves […]

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Decommission of USS George Washington thwarted

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Decommission of USS George Washington thwarted

WASHINGTON — 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. “Navy sources confirm that a $182 million contract could be awarded soon […]

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Appointment of New Adjutant General of Virginia

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Richmond, VA – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that U.S. Army Colonel Timothy Paschal Williams will become the next Adjutant General of the Virginia and lead the Virginia Army National Guard, Virginia Air National Guard and Virginia Defense Force following the retirement of Major General Daniel E. “Chip” Long, Jr. “Colonel Tim Williams’ vision, record of […]

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