USS Yorktown’s 69th Reunion

October 13, 2017, 9:06 am EST | Share:

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WTAT-TV) — A collection of heroes are set to gather at the USS Yorktown Friday for the 69th annual Yorktown Association Reunion.

Each year, members of the USS Yorktown Association gather for a memorial service to remember all Yorktown veterans who has passed away, particularly those who have passed since the last reunion.

The service will be held in Hangar Bay I from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. and include a tolling of the bell for each passing member.

Friday’s memorial service will be included in the price of admission.

On Saturday, you are invited to come meet the veterans aboard the Fighting Lady between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

You can come hear their stories and thank them for their service to our great country.

The meet and greet will include veterans from World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War.

This event is also included in the price of admission.