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Patriots Point and Yorktown about to launch the Flight Academy We are all excited about the new Flight Academy soon to be launched on board the Yorktown. The Academy will provide young students with the opportunity to learn about aviation using hands on experiences intertwined with classroom challenges.
Veteran Air Force pilots take it upon themselves to properly honor fallen Vietnam airmen Two Air Force Pilots, Major Howard V. Andre Jr. and Major James E. Sizemore, were recently buried at Arlington National Cemetery and were honored with a flyover by civilian pilots.
U.S. Navy Year in Review for 2013    Ties to the USS Yorktown history lived on in 2013 as the Grim Reapers squadron was reactivated to fly the new F35C. Our own RADM (ret.) James Flatley III attended the Grim Reapers recommissioning ceremony in Pensacola this past October to honor his father VADM James Flatley, Jr., who was the Squadron Commander of the very first Grim Reapers squadron. You can take a look at the overall U.S. Navy Year in review for 2013.
Blue Angels announce their 2014 Air Show schedule The Blue Angels are back!

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Patriots Point News

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Planned Giving

  • Common Estate Planning Mistakes Common Estate Planning Mistakes
    Continuing our information on Planned Giving we thought it important to think about what many of us have or haven’t done to prepare for our bequests.    The most common mistake is not having a “plan”. ...

Shipmates passing

  • Dunn, Von Roy passing Dunn, Von Roy passing
    Dunn, Von Roy Born August 17, 1932 in Altoga, Texas to Carl and Leta Dunn. He graduated high school in McKinney, Texas in 1950. He joined the United States Navy in September 1952 and served aboard the...
  • Bird, Robert Laverne passing Bird, Robert Laverne passing
    Bird, Robert LaVerne Bird, Robert "Bob" Laverne, 88, passed away on January 15, 2014 in Irving, TX. He was born on September 25, 1925 in Auroa, Iowa. The family will recieve friends for visitation on Monday,...
  • Martinez, Jose P. passing Martinez, Jose P. passing
    Jose P. Martinez, 77, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Service: 6 p.m. Thursday at Amalla. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Survivors: Wife, Margaret; sons, Nathaniel, Jose; daughter, Monica; brothers, Oscar,...
  • Griffen, Raymond Eugene passing Griffen, Raymond Eugene passing
    I would like to inform you that Seaman First Class Raymond Eugene Griffin died on Thursday, January 30th.  He entered naval service on 6-3-44 and was Honorably Discharged on 5-24-46. He service was NTS...
  • Whitmire, Loyd Donald passing Whitmire, Loyd Donald passing
    Loyd Donald Whitmire was born in Navasota, Texas on November 7, 1943 and passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013 in Conroe, Texas. His parents were Loyd Junior Whitmire and Irene Padgett Whitmire.
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USS Yorktown CV 10 Association

Ship's Library

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The Vietnam Era

This is the new section on the website covering the Vietnam era. Here we will begin to capture the memories of the crew covering the period of mid 1960's through to decommissioning in 1971.

The World War II Era

    This section of the library covers the World War II era.    


History of four US Navy Ships each named USS Yorktown

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CV10 CVA10 CVS10 History

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CG-48 History

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CV-5 History

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