President Obama greeted service members Tuesday after touching down at Langley Airforce Base just before noon.
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President Obama takes his case to avert the looming budget sequester to Newport News Shipbuilding today.
If the White House and House Republicans do not reach an agreement by March 1, automatic spending cuts will kick in that would likely impact many jobs at the shipyard.
The shipyard, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, has a supplier base in all 50 states, many of which are small businesses that rely solely on Newport News Shipbuilding for their business.