Our area is home to scores of military personnel and their families. Norfolk isnt far away and is home to thousands of servicemen and women. A bit closer to home there are several bases. Here is information on some:
Yorktown Naval Weapons Station and Cheatham Annex provide a weapons and ammunition storage and loading facility for ships of the Atlantic Fleet. Main number, 887-4000 or Mark Piggott, PIO 887-4939.
Fort Eustis, Newport News. U.S. Army military base. Phone, 878-4920 or visit www.eustis.army.mil/
Coast Guard Reserve Training Center, Yorktown. Coast Guard is involved in maritime law, mariner assistance, and search and rescue among other duties of coast guards elsewhere. Officer of the Day, 856 - 2000.
Camp Peary - CIA training facility, Randy Green, public affairs officer, 229-2121Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun