DATE: December 8, 2017
PLACE: Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place, Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103
DETAILS: Cadets from Army will face off with students from the Midshipmen from Navy during a
Tug-of-War competition on the pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 8 at 3pm.
Guests are welcome to attend the competition for free on the pier.
The Tug-of-War is part of the annual Patriot Games — a two-day, five-event competition
between teams of Cadets and the Midshipmen that take place in various Philadelphia landmarks.
Other events scheduled are a Rocky Relay, December 8 at 8:30am at the Philadelphia Museum of
Art; the Leadership Reaction Course at the National Constitution Center at 10 AM, the Pull-Up
Challenge, December 8 at noon at The Shops at Liberty Place; and the finale on Saturday, with
the Stadium Obstacle Relay, December 9 at 1:15pm at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Patriot Games lead up to the annual Army vs Navy football game on Saturday, Dec. 9 at
Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
Past Tug-of-Wars at the Battleship also featured both academies’ bands, spirit squads, mascots
and even an Army tank!
PHOTO OPPS: Cadets from Army vs. Midshipmen from Navy in Tug-of-War on the Pier of the Battleship
The Battleship New Jersey is a non-profit museum and memorial, located on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.
The Battleship offers tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm. Families can enjoy the First Night of w018 aboard the Battleship. Our
award-winning Overnight program offers dinner and breakfast served at the Chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the
4D Flight Simulator and the chance to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did. Plus at midnight, guests will
enjoy the unique view of the New Year’s Fireworks show over the Delaware River! $79 per person. To reserve your bunks, call 866-
877-6262 ext. 203. For information on the many programs at the Battleship, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-