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  • Yorktown Naval Weapons Station official celebrates 41 years of service

     Ron Coleman, Pier Safety Loading Officer, is retiring after 41 years of civilian service. He started working at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in 1988. Capt. Paul Haebler, the installation's commander, presented Ron with a flag flown over the installation in honor of his service.
  • Newport News museum looks back at the Great War

    Newport News museum looks back at the Great War
    When the first guns of World War I opened fire in August 1914, few people in Hampton Roads foresaw how the battles in faraway Europe would lead to a hometown revolution. No place in the United States was so deeply and permanently reshaped by the...

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown observes anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown observes anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks
    Chief petty officer selectees from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown and its tenant commands remembered the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, with a ceremony Thursday at Kirkpatrick Field. Officers, sailors and civilians came together to honor the victims of...

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years
    On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...