The Battleship New Jersey salutes our veterans with complimentary tours of the ship today, Veterans Day. The Battleship is open for tours from 9:30am to 3pm.
The Battleship will also hold a Veterans Day Ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) at 11am today. Capt. Walt Urban, USN (ret) will serve as MC, while WWII veteran and Battleship volunteer John Quinesso Sr. will be the keynote speaker. Our National Anthem and TAPS will be performed by Battleship volunteer and bugler Nan LaCorte. A memorial wreath will be casted upon the Delaware River for all veterans who have passed. The ceremony is free to anyone to attend.