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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Robert N. Geis Commanding Officer Naval Air Station Oceana
Adam Thoroughgood House
Mark Reed toured the Adam Thoroughgood House, and talked about the history of Mr. Thoroughgood, a colonist and…
History of Cape Henry
Fielding Lewis Tyler talked about the history of Cape Henry and the three famous landmarks located on the Joint…
Union Kempsville High School Museum
Shirin Spencer toured Union Kempsville High School Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Historian Edna Hendrix and…
Old Coast Guard Station
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCV) visited Old Coast Guard Station in Virginia Beach, Virgina. The…