New Year Brings A New Exhibit and New Tour Options to the Battleship

 Exhibit on the Three USS New Jerseys and New Options for the Fire Power Tour   WHEN:           Opens: Friday, January 3, 9:30am – 3pm;  Tours Available Every Day   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey’s new exhibit, USS NEW JERSEY: Past, Present, and Future, opens on January 3rd. This new installation explores where the three NEW … Continued

Army v Navy in Patriot Games at the Battleship

Cadets Against the Midshipmen in a Best-of-Three, Tug-of-War Competition on the Ship’s Pier   WHEN:           Friday, December 13, 3pm   DETAILS:     The Cadets from Army will face off against the Midshipmen from Navy in a Best-of-Three, Tug-of-War competition on the Pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 13 at 3pm. The event is … Continued

Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey will celebrate the 77th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey with a ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom at 10am on Saturday, Dec. 7.  The ceremony will include a historic overview of the launch of the USS New Jersey by Curator Ryan Szimanski, the performance of the National Anthem … Continued

Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship

            DATE:           Friday, December 6, 10am   DETAILS:     The Camden County and Gloucester County Freeholder Boards will mark the 78th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor with a special commemorative ceremony aboard the Battleship New Jersey.   “We gather on the Battleship, itself launched on the … Continued

6 Museums Where You Can Meet Veterans

Many volunteer at these must-visit destinations by Ken Budd, AARP, October 30, 2019 | Comments: 1 TED HUETTER/MUSEUM OF FLIGHT Veteran volunteers Paul Weaver, Dick Nelms and Jim Marich, with local news anchor Mark Wright, at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. En español | In 1975, Cmdr. Vern Jumper helped manage the rescue of more than 3,000 Vietnamese refugees who were … Continued

Battleship Hosts Broad Street Angels to Help Entrepreneur Veterans

“What’s next?” is a common question among military people as they prepare for a post-military career. Those moving to veteran status look to transfer their skills into a civilian career, but for most the steps to go forward are often unclear. For others who desire further challenge and excitement starting a business is very appealing, … Continued

Battleship Remembers the Battle of Leyte Gulf with Ceremony and Discussion

The Ship will Host a Ceremony and Discussion for the 75th Anniversary of the Battle      PLACE:         Forecastle/Officers’ Wardroom, Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ TIME:            11am, Saturday, October 26, 2019 DETAILS:     To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the largest naval battle ever fought, the Battleship New Jersey will hold a ceremony on … Continued

Battleship Host Naturalization Ceremony

PLACE:         Fantail, Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ TIME:            10am Thursday, October 17, 2019 DETAILS:     U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will administer the Oath of Citizenship to approximately 40 new candidates during a ceremony on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10am.   Keith Dorr, Supervisory … Continued