Close Gerald R. Ford: A Legacy of Service As the Navy prepares for the July 22 commissioning of the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, 13News Now has prepared a series of special reports to commemorate the historic event. WVEC 6:22 PM. EDT July 17, 2017 TRENDING VIDEOS Video Shows Rescue of Kala Brown Two bodies found in home in Virginia Beach Top Headlines at Noon on June 9 Teen shot and killed during home invasion Norfolk drivers frustrated over parking during Harborfest Woman distracted by phone falls over basement access doors Little farmer in Hampton Roads 13News Now Crystal Harper gives update on cancer treatment Courtland Construction Truck Fire WVEC Live Breaking News Coverage More Stories Sailors, families celebrate Thanksgiving aboard USS… Nov 23, 2017, 6:05 p.m. Volunteers give 'plate of love' to people in need on… Nov 23, 2017, 5:27 p.m. Smoking materials may have led to fire that killed… Nov 23, 2017, 6:15 a.m.