Naval Weapons Station Yorktown


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  • Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Selectees stationed at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown run around the Yorktown Battlefield as part of CPO 365. During CPO 365 Phase II, heritage is continually drilled and honed, to reinforce to the CPO Selectees just how important it is to learn about our nation's history. CPO Selectees ran around the battlefield, stopping at various points to research and speak to the importance of each phase of the battle of Yorktown and the events that culminated in our victory over the British and secured our independence. They were joined on this run by commanding officers and senior enlisted leaders from the installation and the various tenant commands.  U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released)  150902-N-PK884-003
  • The guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) prepares to transit through the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge. Carney is the fourth Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to be forward deployed to Rota, Spain to serve as part of the president's European phased adaptive approach to ballistic missile defense in Europe.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan B. Trejo (Released)  150912-N-XG464-068
  • Dr. Martin Gallivan, left, an associate professor at the College of William and Mary, shows artifacts found during a field study at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown to Capt. Paul Haebler, commanding officer of Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, and Cmdr. Steven Fichter, Naval Weapons Station Yorktown public works officer. The field study is being conducted through the university as part of an ongoing cooperative agreement with Naval Facilities Engineering Command to survey historical sites aboard the installation.  U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released)  150615-N-PK884-001
  • Sailors from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown-Cheatham Annex tenant commands walk along the bank of the York River gathering trash during the annual Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Clean the Bay day initiative.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Edward Kessler (Released)  150602-N-CS762-088
  • The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), front, the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182) participate in a bilateral exercise. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is operating in the western Pacific as part of a regularly scheduled deployment.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan M. Kinee (Released)  180317-N-MT837-0528
  • The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) arrives at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton for a namesake visit. The boat is visiting Olympia to perform community relations projects and tour the capital.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nancy C. diBenedetto (Released)  180316-N-ND254-0075
  • Marines and Sailors assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) and Amphibious Ready Group 4, man the rails of the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) as the ship arrives in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit. Oak Hill is homeported in Virginia Beach, Va., and is conducting naval operations in the 6th Fleet area of operations.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Austin Livingston (Released)  180317-M-NZ408-0149
  • Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 3 are underway aboard a Mark VI patrol boat during unit level training conducted by Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1 Training and Evaluation Unit. CRG-1 provides a core capability to defend designated high value assets throughout the green and blue-water environment and providing deployable Adaptive Force Packages worldwide in an integrated, joint and combined theater of operations.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Boatswain's Mate Nelson Doromal Jr (Released)  180315-N-NT795-751


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