He had been detailed to work briefly in Newport before going on to the big navy yard in Washington.
To work at the navy yard—even as a subcontractor, as Aaron Alexis was—required a security clearance.
For 30 years he "lived the American Dream" working at the navy yard as in engineer.
I left my church Sunday on 8th Street Southeast, in Washington D.C.'s navy yard district.
He says his trucks do half the business in a lower-traffic location like Friendship Heights or navy yard as they do downtown.
He went to work in the navy yard within one day of Dieckhoff.
"That light was at the navy yard," said Joe, beginning to peel off his coat.
We also visited the navy yard, and were conducted through the different departments of shipbuilding.
The submarines are already lying in the harbor and hold the navy yard.
When his wife was better, they returned to Norfolk, where he was placed in charge of the receiving ship in the navy yard.