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Dec
5
Tue
Camden & Gloucester Counties’ Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Camden & Gloucester Counties' Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

All veterans are invited to attend a special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, presented by the Camden and Gloucester County Freeholders, at 10:30am on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

The ceremony, which will take place on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship, will feature keynote remarks by Con. Donald Norcross, 1st District, NJ, musical performances by Eastern High School Band, singer Maria DiSciullo, and bugler Greg Murphy, a 21 Gun Salute by Marine Corps League 1775 Detachment, salutes to veterans and a wreath presentation to remember those killed in the Pearl Harbor attack.  Battleship Board of Trustee Member Perry Levine will receive the Peter Molnar Award, presented to a veteran helping other veterans.

The event is free to attend and there will also be complimentary coffee and hot chocolate, courtesy of the Camden County Canteen. Free parking, provided by the Camden Parking Authority, in Lot #1, across from BB&T Pavilion, and shuttle service, donated by South Jersey Transportation Authority, will be available.

Apr
20
Fri
Comcast Cares Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Comcast Cares Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
 Employees from Comcast offices in the Philadelphia area will spend Friday, April 20 at the Battleship — not to take a tour, but rather to volunteer to paint, chip, clean, landscape, and more on and around the ship.
 Last year, several hundred Comcast employees helped the Battleship with several projects, including moving the mooring lines off the pier.
 The board, staff and volunteers of the Battleship salutes and thanks all Comcast employees for volunteering to help the Big J!
Jul
22
Sun
Adventures by Disney Trip to Vietnam to Support the Battleship
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – Aug 2 @ 11:00 pm
Adventures by Disney Trip to Vietnam to Support the Battleship @ Hanoi | Hanoi | Vietnam

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial has joined forces with Adventure by Disney to offer a unique trip to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. A percentage of every trip reserved will be donated to the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.

During this 12 days, 11 nights trip, from July 22, 2018 through August 2, 2018, you’ll discover the beauty and magic of Southeast Asia through the splendor of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.  Filled with history and tradition, these countries offer their own natural beauty, artistic elegance and philosophies of living that permeate everything from their martial arts and religious practices to their regional cuisine.

Adventures by Disney does not merely show you the majesty and beauty of these countries, but their trained Adventure Guides will emerge you in the regional culture and lifestyle.

Study with a Tai Chi Master and Visit Hanoi

Practice the “mediation in motion” with a Tai Chi Master at a local park. Then, explore the Temple of Literature and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in the bustling city of Hanoi.

Mount Phousi Hike and Orgami Rice Farm in Laos

Rise early and greet the monks before hiking up to Mount Phousi – “The Holy Mountain” – to see panoramic views of Luang Prabang.  Then visit an organic rice farm and discover how to farm a rice paddy.

Tuk-Tuk Temple Treasure Hunt

Participate in a “treasure hunt” while exploring the temples of Angkor Archaeological Park on a tuk-tuk – an airy covered cart pulled by a motorcycle.

Cooking Class in Hoi An

Visit Hoi An’s vibrant central market with a chef to learn about the regional fresh ingredients you’ll use for your private Vietnamese cooking class!

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Explore Angkor Archeological Park, Luang Prabang and Hoi An, with their unique beauty and significance to Southeast Asia and the world – all named UNESCO World Heritage Sites!

For more information or to reserve your ticket to this exciting Adventures by Disney vacation, call Galaxsea Cruies and Tours at 732-613-8444.  The travel professionals of Galaxsea will handle all your travel and accommodations throughout the trip.  You just enjoy this amazing experience!

Dec
6
Fri
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey

The Camden County Freeholder Board and Gloucester County Freeholder Board will mark the 78th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

“Each year we gather to honor those who served and lost their lives at Pearl Harbor on the fateful day that threw the U.S. into World War II,” said Freeholder Bill Moen. “The Freeholder Board invites all county residents to the Battleship to reflect on the contributions of the men and women, past and present, who have faithfully served our nation.”

The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available.

https://www.camdencounty.com/event/pearl-harbor-day-commemoration/

Feb
22
Sat
Ceremony for the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ceremony for the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima @ Battleship New Jersey
In continuation of the Battleship New Jersey’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, the ship will host a ceremony at 9:30am on Saturday, Feb. 22. The keynote speaker will be WWII veteran and a participant in the Battle of Iwo Jima, Frank Beach. The Battleship will remember our military heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice with the casting a wreath into the Delaware River, a 21-gun salute by the PFC Daniel Giordano Marine Detachment Rifle Team, and the performance of TAPs on bugle.
The ceremony will take place in the Officers’ Wardroom and is free for guests to attend.
 
Further, the Battleship will be real-time posting on Twitter some of the events of the Battle of Iwo Jima on Feb. 17.
 
The American goal of the battle was to gain control of the island and its airfields to allow the Americans to have a staging location in order to attack the Japanese main islands. Over five weeks, this battle had some of the bloodiest fighting of the war in the Pacific. During the battle, New Jersey participated in the shore bombardment of the island