- Battleship’s Online Programs During Coronavirus Closure
Tuesday March 24th, 2020
CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ. The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will be closed indefinitely for
tours, group tours, overnights and events in order to protect the health of guests, volunteers and staff members due to
the increasing threat of the Coronavirus COVID-19 virus. Only essential personnel will report to maintain and secure
However, that does not mean ...
- BATTLESHIP CLOSED FOR TOURS, GROUP TOURS, OVERNIGHTS AND EVENTS
Sunday March 15th, 2020
In order to protect the health of our guests, volunteers and staff members due to the increasing threat of COVID-19, the
Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will temporarily close for tours, group tours. overnights and events. Only
essential personnel will report to the Battleship. The Battleship will monitor the threat and determine when it is safe to
- Battleship Board of Trustees Names Marshall Spevak as Chairman
Thursday March 05th, 2020
Longtime Battleship Board Member Dennis Levitt named Vice Chair
(Camden, NJ) — On Wednesday night, March 4, in the Officers Wardroom on the deck of the Battleship New Jersey, the Board of Trustees
of the Home Port Alliance for the USS New Jersey, Inc. elected Marshall Spevak as its new Chairman of the Board and
Dennis Levitt as ...
- Red Cross Kicks Off March is Red Cross Month Aboard the Battleship
Friday February 28th, 2020
The American Red Cross New Jersey Region will be holding a ceremony and flag raising aboard the Battleship New
Jersey to kick off March is Red Cross Month in New Jersey. The Battleship New Jersey will fly the Red Cross flag
and be illuminated at night in red lights throughout March to honor all those who have ...
- BATTLESHIP CEREMONY TO REMEMBER THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA
Wednesday February 19th, 2020
WHEN: Saturday, February 22 at 9:30am
DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey will hold a ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom at 9:30am on Saturday,
Feb. 22 to remember the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Our special guest will be
WWII veteran and participant in the battle, Frank Beach, USMC (ret), the father of NJ Sen. ...
- New Year Brings A New Exhibit and New Tour Options to the Battleship
Thursday January 02nd, 2020
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 JERSEYS fit
in the evolution ...
- Army v Navy in Patriot Games at the Battleship
Wednesday December 11th, 2019
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 part of the Patriot Games, a ...
- Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey
Friday December 06th, 2019
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
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
“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 ...