• Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey
    Friday December 06th, 2019
    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 on bugle by ...
  • Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship
    Wednesday December 04th, 2019
    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 one-year anniversary of the attack on Pearl ...
  • 6 Museums Where You Can Meet Veterans
    Monday November 11th, 2019
    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 flown onto the USS Midway during ...
  • Adm. Fallon & Con. Norcross to Speak at Veterans Day Ceremony on the Battleship
    Tuesday November 05th, 2019
    Adm. Fallon & Con. Norcross to Speak at Veterans Day Ceremony on the Battleship
    DATE:           Monday, November 11, 11am   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey is pleased to announce that Admiral William J. Fallon, USN (ret) and Con. Donald Norcross (D-NJ 1st District) will speak during the ship’s Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11 at 11am on the forecastle (forward deck).  Also to be included in the ceremony, which is free to all ...
  • Battleship Hosts Broad Street Angels to Help Entrepreneur Veterans
    Monday November 04th, 2019
    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, ...
  • Battleship Remembers the Battle of Leyte Gulf with Ceremony and Discussion
    Thursday October 24th, 2019
    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 the forecastle at 11am ...
  • More than 400 Veterans and Their Families to Attend “FallFest” on the Battleship
    Thursday October 17th, 2019
    More than 400 Veterans and Their Families to Attend "FallFest" on the Battleship
    WHAT:           More than 300 veterans, active military, first responders, and their families will gather on the deck of the historic Battleship New Jersey on the Camden Waterfront for a “Veterans FallFest” event hosted by Cooper University Health Care and Deborah Heart and Lung Center as part of the organizations’ joint HeroCare Connect program.   The free event features a ...
  • Battleship Host Naturalization Ceremony
    Thursday October 17th, 2019
    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 Immigration Services Officer, will serve as ...
  • Battleship Host Veterans Career Fair
    Wednesday October 09th, 2019
    Battleship Host Veterans Career Fair
    PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ TIME:            10am to 2pm, Thursday, October 10, 2019 DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey, our nation’s most decorated battleship and now a museum and memorial, will host The VetFriendly Jobs Initiative Career Fair on the historic fantail – tented rear deck – on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 10am to 2pm.   Thirty-five leading ...
  • STEM Day Aboard the Battleship
    Tuesday October 08th, 2019
    STEM Day Aboard the Battleship
    Free Science Activities throughout the Ship & Visitors Center      PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The inaugural STEM Day aboard the Battleship New Jersey, presented by Lockheed Martin, will take place on Saturday, October 12.  Guests touring the Battleship can participate in science activities throughout the ship and in the Visitors Center.  The programs, which ...