Sharing Yorktown History on Veterans Day

On Veterans’ Day, crewmember Joe Zaccaro (OE Division, 1964-1966) visited with his daughter, Laura’s, second grade students at a New Jersey elementary school to speak about his service on the ‘Fighting Lady.’ The students had lots of questions for him. “Besides the size of the ship and how many people on board and were any of them women,” Zaccoro said, …

Kenneth Leland Groff

SN Kenneth Leland Groff passed away October 26, 2021 in Plaines, MT Medical Center. He was assigned as a side cleaner when he came aboard the Yorktown in 1962. He then was rotated to CM/CR Division Communications until 1966.