Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Story Archive

Naval Station Yorktown to Host Last All-Military Wilderness Challenge  (25 August 2014)
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) department is preparing to host the last All-Military Wilderness Challenge after 14 years of the competition.
Peninsula Chief Petty Officer Selectees Help Preserve a Piece of Naval History  (26 August 2014)
Chief petty officers (CPO) and CPO selectees helped to preserve a piece of naval history in Hampton Roads, Aug. 20, aboard the battleship USS Wisconsin (BB 64) as part of the CPO 365 Phase II training.
Peninsula Chief Petty Officers, Chief Selectees Run Through Historic Yorktown  (11 September 2014)
Chief Petty Officers (CPO) and CPO selectees from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) and its tenant commands took a step back in history together to learn more about their community and where our nation began.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Chief Petty Officer Selectees Remember Sept. 11  (15 September 2014)
Chief Petty Officer (CPO) selectees from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) and its tenant commands remembered the attacks of 9/11 with a ceremony at Kirkpatrick Field on Sept. 11.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown honors POW/MIA Recognition Day  (19 September 2014)
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) remembered the service men and women who were Prisoners of War and Missing in Action (POW/MIA) on POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 19.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Galley Wins 6th Consecutive 5-Star Accreditation  (7 October 2014)
Scudder Hall Galley at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) was awarded its sixth consecutive 5-Star accreditation, Oct. 2, from Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic (CNRMA).
US Navy Team Wins 2nd Consecutive Wilderness Challenge Title  (17 October 2014)
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) department's final All-Military Wilderness Challenge ended with a U.S. Navy Team winning back-to-back titles, Oct. 11.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Joins Yorktown Day Celebration  (22 October 2014)
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) joined other military installations to celebrate the 233rd anniversary of the 1781 Victory at Yorktown, Oct. 19.
Fleet and Family Support Center Yorktown Talks to Schools about EFMP  (20 November 2014)
Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) took their puppet show on the road, Nov. 20, to schools in Williamsburg, Virginia, and York County to educate children about the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP).
Cemetery at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Rededicated for Local Church  (25 November 2014)
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) honored the Rising Sun Baptist Church by rededicating the original church cemetery on the installation, Nov. 22.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Selects 2014 Sailors of the Year  (3 December 2014)
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) named its top Sailors of the Year and Blue Jacket of the Year for 2014, Dec. 1.
Old Ordnance Coffee Company opens at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown  (12 January 2015)
Sailors, Marines and civilians can now get their morning cup of coffee on Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA) at the new coffee shop, Old Ordnance Coffee Company, inside the City Limits All Hands Club, starting January 9.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Kicks Off Military Saves Week  (19 February 2015)
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) kicked off Military Saves, Feb. 6, with a program at Nelson Chapel. Military Saves Week encourages service members and their dependents to build wealth, not debt, and teach them financial responsibility.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Comes Together for Command Physical Training  (19 February 2015)
Physical fitness and conditioning is an essential part of a Sailor's life, both at sea and ashore, and the men and women of Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) are no exception. The command comes together weekly to build teamwork and camaraderie by training as one.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Steps Up Awareness with Bystander Intervention Training   (9 March 2015)
Officers and chief petty officers aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) came together for Bystander Intervention training, March 5, to better understand their role as leaders for their Sailors.

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