• Admiral: 8-month deployments not sustainable

    BROCK VERGAKIS Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy’s top admiral says lengthy eight-month deployments are no longer sustainable. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert says the Navy wants seven-month deployments to be the standard. In recent years, eight and nine-month deployments have become commonplace. Greenert made the comments during an all-hands call…

  • Va. Guard units celebrate holidays with loved ones

    For the first time in more than ten years, the Virginia National Guard units will celebrate the holidays stateside.