CHAIRMAN DEAN PETERSON

Here at the Association we love to give our members and prospective members, the opportunity to get to know our staff and board members. In this three part autobiography, our Board Chairman Dean Peterson tells us about his time onboard as well as other details of his exciting life of service. Read on to learn more our Chairman Peterson. Chapter …

A Family Tradition – The Henderson’s

Many of our members are the legacy of a sailor that served aboard the USS Yorktown. Their children join in patriotism, but more importantly, in honor of their father, grandfather, whatever the case may be. Recently, we have had the privilege of welcoming another generation of USS Yorktown CV-10 Association members. Through our new Facebook Group, we were able to …

Reserve Your Room For The 2021 Reunion

While nothing can be guaranteed at this time, we wanted everyone to receive this update and potentially make plans towards the 2021 Reunion! Currently, it is scheduled for October 14 – 17th 2021, however, we will not be able to make a firm decision until the spring. Right now we would like for everyone to have to opportunity to reserve …

Please Donate to help keep our Association strong

Please consider a donation to the Association so that our organization can continue to assist our membership, support our ship and remain strong as we work through these challenging times . Just click on the below link.

He Prayed for Us

We Honor Him Above is a framed letter sent to the Syfrett family on the occasion of Rev, Harold’s Memorial Service. Below is a copy of the letter. You can also see his obituary in our In Memoriam section of the website. Dear Reverend Harold Syfrett’s family, Rev. Harold in the Rev. Harold Syfrett Chapel aboard the USS Yorktown   …

In Memoriam

This section contains obituaries of shipmates and others who have recently passed away. It contains only articles that are submitted in a suitable format to allow for cut and paste from a word document, pdf or a jpg photo with a minimal amount of effort. No links will be posted. Each obituary will be posted on the website for a …

How You Can Start Giving Back Today

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Review our Annual State of the Organization Address

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Hello, World!

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In Their Words, WW II Crewmember, Edward Joyeusaz

In the latest installment of “In Their Words”, Edward Joyeusaz Seaman 1st class from S Division and  World War II Crew member from the Yorktown tells his story about when a bomb hit the “Lucky Lady”. In his words.