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United States Navy
1959 Main Street
Yorktown, VA 23691
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Naval Weapons Station Yorktown and Cheatham Annex provide responsive, quality support for explosive ordnance storage, maintenance, logistics, research and development, and support services; expeditionary logistics training and operations; warfare training for Sailors, Marines, and other Services; and to serve as a premier recreation destination for service members and dependents.
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Located off Jefferson Ave is the main access gate to Naval Weapons Station Yorktown and is open 24/7.
Gate 1 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown is off Yorktown Road. It is fully automated and can be accessed 24/7 with a valid CAC card.
Effective July 1, 2013, "TWD" (Texting While Driving) Now Outlawed In Virginia: Text messaging while driving is banned in the State of Virginia. The law prohibits drivers from using wireless communication devices to send text messages, except in cases of emergency. A violation of the new law is a traffic infraction punishable by a $120 fine for a first offense, and a $250 fine for a second or subsequent offense.
Cell phones are prohibited from use while driving on the installation; this includes hands free devices.
There is a lengthy waiting list for childcare centers in the Hampton Roads area. Consider family home care in military housing or civilian childcare options if care is needed immediately.
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included.
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