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Commissioning USS Little Rock (LCS 9) Set for Saturday, December 16, 2017

The future USS Little Rock LCS 9, one of the newest US Navy littoral combat ships (LCS), will make her way to Buffalo for an official Commissioning Ceremony on Saturday, December 16, 2017. A ship commissioning is an event that marks the time when a new ship officially enters the US Navy fleet. LCS 9 […]

National Veterans Creative Arts Festival Artists embark to Buffalo

Buffalo, New York – Veterans from around the nation will be coming to Buffalo, October 23–30 for the 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival (NVCAF). This national event is the celebration and grand finale stage and art show of talent competitions representing 51 categories of art, creative writing, dance, drama and music, for Veterans across […]

Buffalo Naval Park Hosts Veterans Tribute Awards Ceremony

Ceremony honors the late Col. Cunningham, Park Executive Director BUFFALO, N.Y. — Aug. 26, 2017 — Colonel Patrick J. Cunningham spent 30 years in active military service with the U.S. Army. He went on to serve as Executive Director of the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park from 1993 until his death this […]

Jacobs Delivers Funding for Buffalo Naval Park and Other Waterfront Projects

$1.5 Million in State Funds to Support Major Attractions AUG. 4, 2017 — BUFFALO, N.Y. — Standing near the construction site of the new Explore & More Children’s Museum on Buffalo’s waterfront, New York State Senator Chris Jacobs (60th SD) announced three state grants that he secured to support the museum, the Buffalo Heritage Carousel project […]

Buffalo Naval Park Honors 40th Anniversary of the Arrival of its Ships

Family members of five volunteers who brought the ships to Buffalo will be honored BUFFALO, N.Y. – July 15, 2017 – The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park celebrated the arrival of the USS Little Rock CG-4 and USS The Sullivans DD-537 to Buffalo, N.Y., in July 1977 today by honoring five of […]

2017 Wall of Honor Ceremony Held July 4, 2017

On July 4th, The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park honored our latest inductees into our Wall of Honor. These veterans names will be inscribed on the Wall. You can view some photos from the event or watch the video of the entire ceremony (see below).  

The Buffalo Naval Park’s new Little Rock Concerts begin TONIGHT

Free series to occur every Tuesday through Labor Day on the U.S.S. Little Rock fantail BUFFALO, N.Y. – June 20, 2017 – Starting tonight, The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park will feature free live music every Tuesday night through September 5 (excluding July 4) from 6 to 8 p.m. on the fantail of […]