| Sep 30, 2011
| 3:34 PM
A former Naval Academy midshipman was sentenced to six months in military prison and dismissed from the Navy on Thursday after he was convicted of raping a female classmate.
Midshipman 3rd Class Patrick Edmond, 20, was found guilty of raping the female...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 8:20 PM
Mrs. Marjorie Grumbacher has been 'mom' to many
To the editor:
It was my privilege to attend a wonderful evening Nov. 17, celebrating an outstanding lady in our community, Marjorie Grumbacher. No, this evening was not spent at a club or fancy meeting...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:14 PM
The U.S. Army has decided on the site for its national museum. The Army chose the North Post of Fort Belvoir, Virginia to locate the National Museum of the U.S. Army. The NMUSA is scheduled to open in June 2013. Secretary of the Army John McHugh...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:35 PM
With almost every regulatory hurdle cleared, planners believe they are about two weeks away from sinking a 563-foot former Navy destroyer off the coast of Maryland to create the largest artificial reef on the Eastern Seaboard.
The Arthur W. Radford,...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:29 AM
The ABC drama "Pan Am" looks great on-screen because every detail is so sharp in person. From the 707 jet replica in a studio warehouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to the constricting undergarments the stewardesses wear, everything is authentic.
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:01 PM
One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history.
The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
| Mar 3, 2012
Despite 150 years of fame as one of history's landmark warships, the USS Monitor is the ironclad Civil War marvel that almost wasn't.
Not until shipbuilders at Portsmouth's Gosport Navy Yard had labored around the clock for months to transform the...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Hopelessly outmatched on the seas, the Confederacy built an iron monster that launched a furious arms race, setting the stage for the bloody collision that changed the course of naval history.
Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Virginia...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Gabriel Kahane, best known as an indie singer-songwriter, was his own charismatic singer-songwriter Saturday night in the West Coast premiere of his affecting "Crane Palimpsest" at the Alex Theatre.
As he does in a club, he used a microphone and wore...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:41 PM
When Lt. Col. Henry Beatty looked out over the earthworks at Craney Island on the morning of June 22, 1813, the vision of imperial might that stretched before his eyes could hardly have been more daunting.
Tall-masted British warships filled the...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:08 AM
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is listen to the ads on an all-news radio station there.
Instead of promoting happy hours and...