Thursday, November 30, 2023

Pence will be in Hampton next week

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Regent University in support of Rep. Scott Taylor (Joshua Weinstein/WYDaily)
Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Regent University. (WYDaily file)

Vice President Mike Pence will visit NASA Langley Research Center on Wednesday.

Pence will tour the facility and talk with the employees, according to a news release from the vice president’s office Friday.

He will be in Langley from 11 a.m. to about 1:15 p.m., according to NASA officials.

After that visit, Pence will be at Hampton University’s Proton Therapy Institute in celebration of Black History Month and to highlight the university’s efforts in providing state-of-the art cancer research and treatment.

There, the vice president will tour the “world’s largest free-standing proton therapy facility” and participate in a roundtable with Hampton University students, staff, and patients, according to the news release.

Pence is also scheduled to go to Virginia Beach to visit with Naval Special Warfare Operators.

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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