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Navy IDs sailor reported missing off North Carolina coast

NORFOLK, Va (AP) — The Navy has identified a sailor who was reported missing over the weekend from the Virginia-based USS Carter Hall. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1WtmaIN) Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor KayJean Machado disappeared Saturday from the dock landing ship, which was conducting training operations for a future deployment. Machado, of California, enlisted in … Continue reading

Local / U.S. News / Virginia

Navy warns sailors of consequences of March Madness gambling

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Navy officials are reminding sailors not to participate in March Madness gambling in the workplace. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1RkgyQK ) reports Judge Advocate General’s Corps member Lt. Kathy Paradis wrote on an official Navy blog that sailors are prohibited from engaging in most gambling activities, which could include pay-to-play March Madness office … Continue reading