Recently exposed petroleum contamination at the old site of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, where the Navy and later the Coast Guard formerly operated, is but one nasty aspect of the abandoned installations’ environmental legacy.
Windlift has a five-year, $30 million, research contract with the Naval Research Laboratory to develop its autonomous tethered Navy and Marine Corps operations.
A little more than $11 million of that grant is footing the bill for the company to refine its prototype and showcase its technology to the Department of Defense.
The Miami-based Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge is named for the first African American to command a Life Saving Station, one known for the Oct. 11, 1896, rescue of all onboard the shipwrecked schooner.
A deal to protect a Marine Corps landing field near Pollocksville from encroachment will also save a large riverfront tract in Jones County from development.
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Shannon Gilreath assumed command Wednesday of the Fifth District, which spans from the North Carolina-South Carolina border to New Jersey.
The Camp Lejeune Justice Act was attached to House Resolution 3967, the Honoring our PACT Act of 2021, which passed the House 256-174.
The North Carolina Naval History Symposium is set for April 30 at the North Carolina History Center in New Bern.
The U.S. House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is hosting a roundtable on efforts to address toxic exposure at 2 p.m. Wednesday and asking veterans to fill out a survey about their experiences.
Jonathan Sharp, CFO with Environmental Litigation Group, P.C., writes that more needs to be done to address the health effects military veterans and their families have suffered as a result of exposure to toxic compounds during their service and time on installations such as Camp Lejeune.