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Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) slack lines prior to departing Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in support exercise Joint Warrior 14-1. Joint Warrior is a semiannual, United Kingdom-led training exercise to provide NATO and allied forces a unique multi-warfare environment in which to prepare for global operations.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lacordrick Wilson (Released)  140314-N-WX580-020

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Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) slack lines prior to departing Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in support exercise Joint Warrior 14-1. Joint Warrior is a semiannual, United Kingdom-led training exercise to provide NATO and allied forces a unique multi-warfare environment in which to prepare for global operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lacordrick Wilson (Released) 140314-N-WX580-020

Sailors assigned to Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Kenyatta Pore, left,  bluejacket of the year; Capt. Paul Haebler, commanding officer; Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Andrew Caplinger, junior Sailor of the year; and Master-at-Arms 1st class Christopher Harvey, Sailor of the year; plant a bald cypress tree in Missile Park at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown.  U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released)  140422-N-PK884-002

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Sailors assigned to Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Kenyatta Pore, left, bluejacket of the year; Capt. Paul Haebler, commanding officer; Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Andrew Caplinger, junior Sailor of the year; and Master-at-Arms 1st class Christopher Harvey, Sailor of the year; plant a bald cypress tree in Missile Park at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown. U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released) 140422-N-PK884-002

Fair Winds and Following Seas to Dr. Frances Holt, Executive Director, Navy Munitions Command (NMC) who retired after 50 years of credible service, July 2, at Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown. Dr. Holt was presented her retirement certificate by Captain Mark Springer, NMC Commanding Officer. Before becoming a civil servant, Dr. Holt was a research chemist for the Dow Chemical Company. From 1966 to 2014, she worked her way up through the ordnance community at WPNSTA Yorktown, leaving behind a storied legacy through the many organizations she worked for. Her career included many firsts, including the first woman selected to a GS-15 position at the installation and serving as the first Deputy to the Commanding Officer at WPNSTA Yorktown. Her many awards include the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, two Navy Superior Service Medals and the award of Federally Employed Woman of the Year for the federal activities in the Hampton Roads area.  140702-N-PK884-001

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Fair Winds and Following Seas to Dr. Frances Holt, Executive Director, Navy Munitions Command (NMC) who retired after 50 years of credible service, July 2, at Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown. Dr. Holt was presented her retirement certificate by Captain Mark Springer, NMC Commanding Officer. Before becoming a civil servant, Dr. Holt was a research chemist for the Dow Chemical Company. From 1966 to 2014, she worked her way up through the ordnance community at WPNSTA Yorktown, leaving behind a storied legacy through the many organizations she worked for. Her career included many firsts, including the first woman selected to a GS-15 position at the installation and serving as the first Deputy to the Commanding Officer at WPNSTA Yorktown. Her many awards include the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, two Navy Superior Service Medals and the award of Federally Employed Woman of the Year for the federal activities in the Hampton Roads area. 140702-N-PK884-001

Sailors from Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown and Fleet Weather Center Norfolk Coalition of Sailors Against Destruction Decisions (CSADD) work together to rehabilitate the playground area at Nelson Chapel, July 1, outside the installation. The volunteer project is designed to help get the chapel playground ready for their upcoming Vacation Bible School. The CSADD program is geared at Sailors, 18-to-25 years old, to reinforce our culture of

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Sailors from Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown and Fleet Weather Center Norfolk Coalition of Sailors Against Destruction Decisions (CSADD) work together to rehabilitate the playground area at Nelson Chapel, July 1, outside the installation. The volunteer project is designed to help get the chapel playground ready for their upcoming Vacation Bible School. The CSADD program is geared at Sailors, 18-to-25 years old, to reinforce our culture of "Shipmates helping Shipmates" across the installation and is used to encourage positive decision making and to help build leadership skills in young Sailors. 140701-N-PK884-001

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