Naval Aviation has a strong connection with Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads. We’re proud to be a part of the naval history created here. The Hampton Roads Squadron of the Association of Naval Aviation welcomes you to explore this ANA website for current and historical information, to learn about upcoming events and membership opportunities.
Disclaimer: The HRANA Squadron is a non-profit organization and does not endorse any political candidate.
News Updated: 06/19/2018
- USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: June 18, 2018USNI News Graphic The USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker is sponsored by CNA. These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout … More
- VADM Lewis Nominated to Lead U.S. 2nd Fleet; Maj. Gen. Jansen Nominated as Marines’ Top Budget OfficerBy: Megan Eckstein Then-Rear Adm. Andrew Lewis, then-commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, delivers remarks as the guest speaker during a change of command ceremony in the hangar bay aboard … More
- Congress asks the Navy to consider extending the life of its oldest aircraft carrierSailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz man the rails as the ship departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, on Nov. 29, 2017. A house bill directs the Navy to … More
- ‘Top Gun’ sequel starts filming on NAS North IslandBy: Tara Copp Tom Cruise revealed in an Instagram post he kicked off filming for “Top Gun: Maverick” on Thursday. The film has Navy support (although no final Navy or Pentagon … More
- Marine Corps F-35s dogged by parts shortagesBy: Valerie Insinna MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, S.C. — The Marine Corps’ premier F-35 training squadron is churning out new pilots, but low availability of spare parts and the jet’s … More
Bulletin Board Updated: 05/03/2018
Board of Directors Meeting: 1700 Wednesday, 11 July 2018, NAS Oceana O’Club
The May 2018 Board of Directors meeting minutes are now posted: Click Here
F-14 Tomcat Sunset Monument Commemorative Brick
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We salute the proud heritage of Naval Aviation that has had many of its beginnings in Hampton Roads. Since 1910, many men and women have trained here, manning aircraft carriers, planes, ships and subs. Don't miss this beautiful Navy memorial on the Virginia Beach oceanfront boardwalk, honoring the airmen and women who help defend our country and protect all Americans.
Fund Raising Appeal
Your contributions will help support the maintenance of the Naval Aviation Monument. Special sponsorship opportunities are available which will be recognized with engraved memorial inscriptions at the Statue bases or Donor Wall.
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Of Interest Updated: 03/16/2015
Events Updated: 06/19/2018
HRANA Squadron June Luncheon
When: 1130, Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Where: Fireside Room, Shifting Sands Club, NAS Oceana Dam Neck Annex
Speaker: Maryellen Baldwin and Brie Kingsley from Navy League who will discuss the upcoming NAS Oceana 75th Anniversary events.
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Navy League of Hampton Roads Host Events In Support of 75th Anniversary of NAS Oceana Master Jet Base – 16 August 2018
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Navy Blue Angels 2019 Schedule: Click Here
Articles Updated: 05/22/2018
- Navy’s Top-Dollar Stealth Fighter May Not Go the Distance
- What if the US stopped sending aircraft carriers to the Arabian Gulf?
- Mattis eyes major overhaul of Navy deployments
- Is Secretary of Defense Mattis planning radical changes to how the Navy deploys?
- Report to Congress on Gerald R. Ford Class Aircraft Carrier Program
- Editorial: Rise in aviation mishaps signals serious readiness, manning challenges
- Recent Fatal Navy, Marine Aviation Crashes Are Symptoms of Overworked Forces, Officials Say
- Navy’s spike in aviation mishaps is the military’s worst, up 82 percent
- The U.S. Navy Wants to Spend Billions on Aircraft Carriers That Aren’t Ready
- Fight to Hawaii: How the U.S. Navy is Training Carrier Strike Groups for Future War