- 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 ...
- Adm. Fallon & Con. Norcross to Speak at Veterans Day Ceremony on the Battleship
Tuesday November 05th, 2019
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
“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
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
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 ...