Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Story Archive

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Focused On Sexual Assault Prevention and Response  (30 March 2015)
Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown takes sexual assault very seriously and wants to ensure every Sailor and civilian at the installation knows that this type of behavior will not be tolerated and support is there for the victims of sexual assault.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Celebrates Women's History Month  (31 March 2015)
"Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives" resonated across Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) as the historic roles women have played since the founding of our nation were exemplified, March 20, at the installation's annual Women's History Month program.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day  (21 April 2015)
During the Holocaust Remembrance Day program aboard Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown, Sailors lit six candles on April 15 to commemorate the six million Jews killed during the genocide known today as the Holocaust.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown "Hunkers Down" for Hurricane Exercise Citadel Gale  (1 May 2015)
Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown rehearsed their ability to "hunker down" with a small contingent of base personnel in the event of a hurricane, April 27, as part of Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Hurricane Exercise (HURREX)/Citadel Gale.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Cleans Up on Earth Day  (1 May 2015)
Sailors at Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrated Earth Day, April 22, by planting a tree in Missile Park and picking up trash along approximately 58 miles of roads that cross the more than 15,000 acres of WPNSTA Yorktown and Cheatham Annex (CAX).
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Strengthens Bond with Ally France During L'Hermione Weekend  (9 June 2015)
Sailors from Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown demonstrated the strong ties between France and the United States by volunteering their support during the visit of the replica French frigate L'Hermione in Historic Yorktown, June 5-7.
NWS Yorktown Honors its Namesake at Battle of Midway Commemoration  (9 June 2015)
Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown paused to reflect on the courage and sacrifice of 307 Sailors and Marines who died in defense of our nation at the Battle of Midway, June 4-7, 1942, during a commemoration ceremony.
NWS Yorktown Sailors Help Clean the Bay  (9 June 2015)
Sailors from Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown and its tenant commands joined in the 27th annual "Clean the Bay Day" and picked up trash along the shores of the York River, June 2.
College of William and Mary Digs for History at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown   (7 July 2015)
Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown hosted the College of William and Mary archeological field study to investigate possible sites of the Kiskiak Indian tribe. The class worked throughout the month of June along Mason Row housing aboard the installation.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Birthday Reflects on the Broad History of the Installation  (31 July 2015)
WPNSTA Yorktown celebrates its 97th birthday this year and its mission of providing "Ordnance on Target" for our warfighters remains. Its long history is broad, yet unconventional at times.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Trains Chief Selectees  (19 August 2015)
It's that time of year again. The sounds of intense physical fitness, instructional training and educational games.
NWS Yorktown Serves Up Ordnance and Training for Military  (25 August 2015)
Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown is known for providing "Ordnance on Target" to the warfighters, but the 15,000-acre facility plays another important role in today's military.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Reflected on the Heroes and Victims of September 11, 2001  (15 September 2015)
At a ceremony Sept. 11 in Nelson Chapel, chief petty officer selectees from Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown and its tenant commands reflected on the sacrifice of more than 3,000 victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month  (29 September 2015)
Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown struck a chord with the theme "Energizing Our Nation's Diversity" at the celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 23, at Nelson Chapel.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Commemorates 234th Yorktown Day   (27 October 2015)
Yorktown Day is a day of celebration and commemoration you won't find on any calendar or school schedule. It's rarely talked about outside of the state of Virginia, but to the people of Yorktown, it's Christmas and the Fourth of July rolled into one.

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