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Letters from the Front Memorial Day ObservancePosted: May 21, 2014
On May 26, 2014 Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will observe Memorial Day with a special event titled: “Letters from the Front” USS YORKTOWN, Hangar Bay III 9:30 AM-10:30 […]
Chas Food Film Festival Kicks off on YORKTOWN Flight DeckPosted: Apr 21, 2014
This Thursday, April 24th, the Charleston Food Film Festival kicks off the Charleston Food Film Festival at Patriots Point on the USS YORKTOWN’s flight deck. The three-day Festival’s special opening […]
Patriots Point Welcomes Scouts for Pinewood DerbyPosted: Mar 25, 2014
The Coastal Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America has partnered with Patriots Point to host numerous events for local Cub and Boy Scouts. This past weekend, area Cub and Boy Scouts […]
Meet the heroes of the USS YORKTOWN during the 65th ReunionPosted: Oct 02, 2013
More than 150 veterans who served on the USS Yorktown will gather at Patriots Point this weekend for the annual USS Yorktown Association reunion. This is the 65th annual […]
Patriots Point Launches Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, Lights Yorktown PinkPosted: Sep 27, 2013
Patriots Point will dedicate the month of October to promote breast cancer awareness through their campaign, “The Fighting Lady is in The Fight.” Starting October 1st, the USS Yorktown will […]
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.
CrossFit Garage Games On Yorktown’s Flightdeck SaturdayPosted: Sep 20, 2011
This weekend will see the first South Carolina Garage Games series event hosted by CrossFit Integrity. This CrossFit event will be a two-day competition held in Charleston, South Carolina on September 24-25, 2011.
USS Yorktown Hosts 43rd WMD-CST TrainingPosted: Sep 14, 2011
Last night the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point was not a site for tourists, scouts, students or a corporate party, but a training site for military professionals with a serious job of being prepared to protect the American homeland.
North Charleston SWAT Team Repells Off Yorktown FlightdeckPosted: Aug 03, 2011
Not just your average person visits Yorktown, sometimes our local law enforcement and first responders utilize the World War II Essex carrier as a unique training facility and today was […]
USS Yorktown Rescues Fifty-three Merchant Sailors 1960Posted: Jun 10, 2011
On 10 June 1960, seven helicopters from HS-4 flying from the USS Yorktown (CV-10) rescued 53 merchant sailors from the British freighter Shun Lee which had run aground on Pratas […]