Service Member Spotlight: U.S. Navy Lt. Mason Hunerkoch from Virginia Beach, Va

U.S. Navy Lt. Mason Hunerkoch, from Virginia Beach, Va., fires an M9 service pistol during a small arms live-fire exercise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is in 7th Fleet conducting routine operations. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with 35 maritime nations…

Winter Weather Preparedness: How to Stay Safe During Freezing Temperatures Ahead

A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued from 7 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday in Hampton Roads. Very cold wind chills are expected. If you need to travel, use caution and wear proper clothing, hats, and gloves. VDOT encourages you to keep an emergency supply kit in your car with these automobile extras: Jumper cables…

Norfolk native serves aboard USS Harry S. Truman

NORFOLK, Va. (Dec. 1, 2022) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Kayla Smith, from Norfolk, Virginia, uses a magnet to pick up foreign object and debris on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), December 1, 2022. Truman is the flagship of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike…

Missy Elliott to Deliver Keynote Address At NSU Commencement Ceremony this December

BEHOLD! Grammy-award-winning artist Missy Elliott is set to give the keynote address at Norfolk State University’s upcoming commencement ceremony in December. The Hampton Roads native will deliver the address to nearly 400 students graduating from NSU on December 10 at the Joseph G Echols Memorial Hall. BEHOLD! Grammy-award-winning artist and Hampton Roads native Missy Elliott…

Hampton native serving with U.S. Navy Band performs a solo at a senior living community

Musician 1st Class William Ledbetter, from Hampton, Virginia, performs a solo during a concert at Morningside at The Meadows senior living community. The Commodores performed seventeen concerts across five states during their 22-day tour connecting communities across the nation to their Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Musician 1st Class Anastasia Bonotto)

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