Naval Air Station Oceana

Captain Robert N. Geis, commanding officer of Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia, toured the station and talked about… read more

Captain Robert N. Geis, commanding officer of Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia, toured the station and talked about naval military flight and its role in history. Naval Air Station Oceana was commissioned on August 17, 1943, and is a complex with more than seven miles of runways, 16,000 employees, and 19 Navy fighter squadrons. Naval Air Station Oceana is also the largest employer in Virginia Beach.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on March 18-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Naval Air Station Oceana

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Program ID:
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Tour
Location:
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2013

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  • Apr 20, 2013 | 8:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2013 | 7:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 1:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 2:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 5:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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