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Great Egret Tangos With Spottail Bass At Patriots PointPosted: Oct 18, 2011
Everyday as our guests walk down the pier to the ships at Patriots Point, they often are able to take in the wonders of nature living here, on and in […]
“The Fighting Lady” Pretty In Pink, Joins The Fight!Posted: Oct 17, 2011
Last Thursday on the date of the Navy’s 236th birthday, the USS Yorktown (CV-10) joined the nation’s recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) by rigging up lights on the […]
USS Yorktown CV-10 Association “Meet And Greet” Tomorrow 15 OctoberPosted: Oct 14, 2011
Last years Yorktown Meet and Greet, Saturday 02 October 2010 Former crew members of the USS Yorktown will hold a “Meet and Greet” tomorrow, Saturday, 15 October 2011, for visitors […]
Video Thursday: Happy 236th Birthday United States Navy!Posted: Oct 13, 2011
Today marks the 236th birthday of the United States Navy! Our Video Thursday will offer up several videos in honor of our nation’s Navy, and the men and women who have served faithfully and honorably to keep America safe. Go Navy!
63rd Annual USS Yorktown CV-10 Association Reunion!Posted: Oct 12, 2011
This week brings the USS Yorktown CV-10 Association to Patriots Point on Charleston Harbor for their sixty-third reunion on 13 October! Appropriately, Thursday is also the two hundred and thirty-sixth birthday of the United States Navy!
Governor Mitt Romney Speaks Onboard YorktownPosted: Oct 07, 2011
Every Presidential campaign since 2000 has brought candidates for President to the USS Yorktown for photo and speaking events. Yesterday, former Massachusetts’ Governor Mitt Romney spoke to a small group of veterans on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point at 2 PM.
Video Thursday: Robotics IIPosted: Oct 06, 2011
Last Video Thursday we looked at robotics and how scouts have a new merit badge program for it. Today we’ll look at how robotics are going to change the Navy with a few videos showing the state of the art in robotics…drone technology.
Former Volunteer Headed For Navy Flight Training!Posted: Oct 05, 2011
Over six years ago, a Navy sailor from the Nuclear Power Training Center in Charleston showed up on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point and asked if he could volunteer. Frank Napier from Mesa, Arizona, was a young sailor away from home, with time on his hands and a fascination with the old Essex class carrier.
USS Yorktown, CV-5, Commissioned 1937Posted: Sep 30, 2011
On 30 September 1937, the USS Yorktown (CV-5) was commissioned at Norfolk, Virginia, commanded by Captain E. D. McWhorter, United States Navy.
Video Thursday – AurorasPosted: Sep 29, 2011
One sees lots of strange sights flying at night, but one of the most beautiful and mysterious displays are the polar auroras. Aurora Borealis in the northern latitudes and Aurora Australis in the southern latitudes.