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Former USS Arlington skipper praises namesake community

The U.S. Navy officer who until last month commanded the USS Arlington says the relationship between the ship and its namesake community is strong. “It’s wonderful having that connection – it energizes the crew. We talk about the community that...

New commanding officer takes helm of USS Arlington

U.S. Navy Capt. Eric Kellum relieved Capt. Christopher “Chowdah” Hill as commanding officer of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) Aug. 6, during an underway change of command ceremony in the Atlantic Ocean.

In Senate races, John Warner went 3-for-5 with Arlington electorate

John Warner, the five-term Republican U.S. senator from Virginia who died May 21 at age 94, won the Arlington vote three times – 1984, 1990 and 2002 – but fell short twice. In 1978, Warner was defeated in Arlington by...

Editor’s Notebook: A John Warner retrospective

The death of U.S. Sen. John Warner last week at age 94 brought back a number of things to share: • Taking the way-back machine to the mid-1980s, I remember a group of classes from my ol’ Herndon High busing...

Model of USS Arlington coming to county-government HQ

Whenever renovations to the Arlington County government’s Ellen M. Bozman Government Center are complete, a scale-model replica of the U.S. Navy’s USS Arlington will be awaiting placement in a prime position. “I just ordered it today,” Arlington Historical Society president...
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Car gets the worst of collision with deer

A motorist was traveling eastbound on Maple Avenue, E., on Nov. 27 at 5:55 p.m. when the vehicle struck...
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