Habitat for Humanity says it’s dedicating a home in western Maryland to a local sailor who was fatally shot in Norfolk, Virginia, one year ago.
Security lapses at the main gate to the world’s largest naval base allowed a civilian to come on base in 2014 and fatally shoot a sailor aboard a destroyer, according to a Navy investigation.
A sea of American flags filled the Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where dozens of people came to pay their respect to the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. From the Revolutionary War to the War in Afghanistan, all were honored.
A sailor from western Maryland who was fatally shot protecting another sailor aboard a Navy destroyer has been laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
A 24-year-old sailor who was shot and killed aboard a Navy destroyer while trying to protect another will be awarded a medal for heroism.
Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a destroyer in Virginia, according to figures provided by the Navy.
In a somber, tear-filled ceremony, the Navy on Monday remembered a sailor who was fatally shot aboard a destroyer as a selfless hero who saved the lives of others.
A sailor fatally shot last week in Norfolk, Va., was honored as a hometown hero Thursday at a chilly, candlelight service in Hagerstown’s City Park.
Sweeping changes to Navy security after a gunman got onto the world’s biggest naval base and killed a sailor from Maryland. Now the Navy is tightening restrictions up and down the East Coast.
The civilian truck driver the Navy says killed a sailor aboard a ship in Virginia once faced a murder charge in North Carolina but ended up pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter and was out of prison less than two years later, court records show.
A Maryland man killed at a Virginia Naval base is hailed a hero by his commanders. He kept an armed attacker off a military ship and saved a colleague’s life. The young man’s family is devastated but proud.