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Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) celebrated Women's History Month with a program and special lunch, March 20, aboard the installation. RDML Christina Alvarado, Deputy Commander, Navy Medicine East, and Deputy Director, Navy Nurse Corps, was the guest speaker. The theme for 2015 is

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Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) celebrated Women's History Month with a program and special lunch, March 20, aboard the installation. RDML Christina Alvarado, Deputy Commander, Navy Medicine East, and Deputy Director, Navy Nurse Corps, was the guest speaker. The theme for 2015 is "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives". Performing traditional cake cutting following the program was, from left to right, Captain Paul Haebler, WPNSTA Yorktown Commanding Officer, CS1 Muriah Simpson, and RDML Alvarado. 150320-N-PK884-001

Reverend David Spratley and Lt. Cmdr. Sam Bethune unveil the new sign to rededicate the Rising Sun Baptist Church Cemetery, Nov. 22, aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown. Through research performed by the base and the church, it was discovered that the church and cemetery was located on the installation prior to the Navy's acquisition of the land in 1918. The Rising Sun Baptist Church is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. (Photo by Mark O. Piggott)  141122-N-PK884-001

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Reverend David Spratley and Lt. Cmdr. Sam Bethune unveil the new sign to rededicate the Rising Sun Baptist Church Cemetery, Nov. 22, aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown. Through research performed by the base and the church, it was discovered that the church and cemetery was located on the installation prior to the Navy's acquisition of the land in 1918. The Rising Sun Baptist Church is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. (Photo by Mark O. Piggott) 141122-N-PK884-001

A firefighter from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Fire Department responds to a simulated helicopter crash and fire at the installation during a regional training team exercise. The drill was conducted as a joint training opportunity for the installation with York County emergency responders.  U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released)  141023-N-PK884-003

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A firefighter from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Fire Department responds to a simulated helicopter crash and fire at the installation during a regional training team exercise. The drill was conducted as a joint training opportunity for the installation with York County emergency responders. U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released) 141023-N-PK884-003

Sailors and civilian employees at Scudder Hall Galley at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown received their sixth 5-Star accreditation from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic. The award recognizes installation galleys for their customer service, food preparation and overall presentation at the galley during the past year.  U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released)  141002-N-PK884-001

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Sailors and civilian employees at Scudder Hall Galley at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown received their sixth 5-Star accreditation from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic. The award recognizes installation galleys for their customer service, food preparation and overall presentation at the galley during the past year. U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released) 141002-N-PK884-001

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Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Celebrates Women's History Month

"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.

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