Yorktown Crew Members Meet and Greet, 02 October!Waring Hills Sep 28, 2010
Former crew members of the USS Yorktown (CV-10) from World War II through Vietnam will hold a “Meet and Greet” for visiting guests and children this Saturday, October 2nd, from 10 am to 2 pm.
The Yorktown Association will be returning to their ship for their 62nd Reunion. Former crew members from the World War II, Korea and Vietnam eras will be onboard to tell their stories and to remember brave deeds. The crew of the Yorktown served as naval aviators (pilots), ordnance men, cooks, maintenance crew, radarmen, quartermasters, firefighters, etc. One of our pilots will be an F-6F Hellcat pilot from VF-9 who watched the attack upon and sinking of the world’s largest battleship, IJS Yamato, by the Yorktown’s air group on April 7, 1945.
The crew will autograph posters for youngsters on a first come, first serve basis until supply is exhausted.