TITLE: Painting the U.S.S. Little Rock SOURCE: WGRZ DATE: Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 See the original article at WGRZ.com BUFFALO, NY – This time of year, outdoor improvement projects are in full swing. And one of the biggest painting jobs in Western New York has commenced on the city’s waterfront. Ironically, it is being done […]
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On Monday, May 28, 2018, from 10:00AM-12:00 PM at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, we will be honoring the men and women veterans who have lost their battle to PTSD. The Battle Within Memorial Service is an effort to get our heads and hearts around the complex issue of the approximately […]
In preparation for the 2018 season, the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park has announced this preliminary calendar of events. More details and additional events will be added as the season progresses. This year the Naval Park will open on Saturday, March 24th with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that starts at 10:00am. Some highlights […]
Sunday, February 11 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. At the Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo, NY 14208 ★★ Free and Open to the Public ★★ Join Warren Galloway and Eva Doyle as they follow the evolving role and challenges of African Americans in the U.S. military throughout history. Beginning in America’s Revolutionary […]
It was an exciting few weeks at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park as the new USS Little Rock was commissioned right here in Buffalo, NY. The new USS Little Rock’s commissioning beside the former USS Little Rock represents the first time in the Navy’s 242 years that a new ship enters […]
This afternoon, The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park presented the crew of the newly commissioned USS Little Rock LCS-9 with three silver place settings that were originally housed and used on the USS Little Rock CLG-4. These place settings will be the only part of the decommissioned USS Little Rock CLG-4 that […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park is hosting two events with The Liberty Hound to celebrate the Commissioning of the USS Little Rock LCS-9. Click the images below for more information.