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USS Gravely Commissioning

SPECIAL COVERAGE: USS Gravely Commissioning Special Report airs Monday

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After a week in port, the Navy's newest destroyer officially joined the US fleet Saturday morning. Don't miss the re-airing of our special report on the USS Gravely Commissioning, Monday night at 7:00 on RTV 3.2 Full story...
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USS Gravely brought to life at commissioning

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videoAfter three years of building, a week of celebrations and the largest commissioning ceremony a Navy Destroyer has ever seen, the USS Gravely is ready for action. Full story...
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Gravely students visit Gravely

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video The USS Gravely is not the only thing named after Adm. Samuel Gravely. There's also a school where he lived in Northern Virginia. Full story...
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TRAFFIC INFO for Gravely Commissioning Saturday

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Burnett Boulevard will be closed to through traffic on Saturday, November 20, 2010 from 7:00 a.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m. Everyone attending the commissioning should use Shipyard Boulevard to enter the State Port. Law enforcement officers will direct motorists to the parking areas for the event. Signs also will be posted. Full story...
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Gravely crew gets historical perspective from Navy veterans

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video During a lunch hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, sailors young and old compared military life. They found both similarities and differences. Full story...
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Amenities make life easier on board Gravely

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video Imagine spending months away at sea. Away from your friends. Away from your family. That life is reality for men and women serving our country every day, but the naval destroyer Gravely is fully equipped to help sailors feel a little more at home. Full story...
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Admiral Gravely through the eyes of former aide

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video Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned in the US Navy, the first to command a Navy ship and the first fleet commander. Melanie Higgins served as the admiral's top aide during his last tour of duty in 1980. Full story...
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Gravely crew members visit Williston students

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It was back to school Monday for dozens of sailors serving aboard the USS Gravely. Full story...
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Touring the USS Gravely

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video Today was perfect weather to tour the USS Gravely (DDG 107), docked at the Port of Wilmington until Monday, November 22. If you don't have a ticket, you're out of luck. Full story...
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Gravely arrives in Wilmington

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video The Navy's newest destroyer Gravely has arrived at the State Port of Wilmington. The ship and its crew are in town for its commissioning Nov. 20. Full story...
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