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.
"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.
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 (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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.