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USS Little Rock LCS-9 Commissioning Ceremony – Live Stream

Although tickets for the USS Little Rock Commissioning Ceremony on December 16th are sold out, the event will be live streamed for those unable to attend. The link will become active approximately 10 minutes prior to the event (10:50 A.M. EST). Click here to watch the event

Buffalo Naval Park marks Pearl Harbor Day with remembrance ceremony

Two local WWII submarine veterans honored; All veterans to receive free park admission throughout LCS-9 visit BUFFALO, N.Y. — Dec. 7, 2017 — The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, together with the Erie County Veterans Service Office, honored two U.S. Navy veterans who served on submarines during World War II at today’s […]

Tickets for USS Little Rock LCS 9 Commissioning Ceremony on Saturday December 16, 2017 “Sold out”

TITLE: Tickets for Commissioning Ceremony on Saturday December 16, 2017 “SOLD OUT” SOURCE: USS Little Rock LCS 9 DATE: Tuesday, November 20th, 2017 See the original article at USSLittleRockLCS9.org Due to overwhelming demand for tickets to the December 16, 2017 Commissioning Ceremony of the USS Little Rock LCS 9 at Canalside, the Commissioning Committee has been forced […]

Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park Announce Special Event Hours

Check below for the updated winter hours Closed Thanksgiving (November 23rd) OPEN Friday November 24th–Sunday 26th   November 27th–December 7th Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday–Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon. Nov. 27 – OPEN Tues. Nov. 28 – Closed Wed. Nov. 29 – OPEN Thurs. Nov. 30 – Closed Fri. Dec. 1 – OPEN Sat. Dec. […]

Veterans Day Weekend Wrap-up

Last weekend, the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park hosted several events including Friday’s Veterans Day “Wall of Honor Ceremony” that included a tribute to the 75th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Juneau. The Naval Park’s Hall of Honor was packed with family, friends and the media. On Saturday, the Naval […]

Buffalo Naval Park celebrates Veterans Day with Wall of Honor ceremony

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nov. 10, 2017 – The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park added six new Western New Yorkers to its Wall of Honor this morning during its annual Veterans Day (observed) ceremony held in the park’s Hangar Building. In addition, park officials announced that all veterans who wish to come tour […]

Making Way for History: Kearns Awards Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park $250,000 in State Grant for Museum Expansion Project

The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park will convert hangar building into ‘Hall of Honor’ to make room for historic items and memorabilia.   Buffalo, NY– On Friday, October 27th 2017, Assemblyman Kearns announced $250,000 in state funding for the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. Kearns was joined in the […]

Join us in November for a Toast to the Troops!

Throughout November – Veterans Appreciation Month – the Buffalo Naval & Military Park is partnering with several WNY craft breweries and bars — together with 7 Eyewitness News WKBW and Country 106.5 WYRK— in a fundraiser to honor our veterans and support the Naval Park. Simply stop into any of the establishments listed below, donate whatever […]

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 […]