Press Room

50 New Citizens Celebrated at USS Little Rock

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) – Standing on the USS Little Rock on a sunny Thursday morning, fifty Western New Yorkers pledged their allegiance to the American flag. The naturalization ceremony was held in honor of Independence Day, as the U.S. marks the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. “I am so happy to be American. […]

Join Us For Our 2016 Party in The Park

ALL HANDS ON DECK for our VETERANS! Come aboard on August 9th from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM for our annual fundraiser and support your Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. The event will feature delicious food and refreshments, an auction/raffle and live music by The Theresa Quinn Sextet. Docent-led tours can show you around the ship as well. This event […]

Naval & Military Park Marks Flag Day, 1812 Peace Garden, Army's Birthday

While Western New Yorkers are marking Flag Day, there were three special occasions marked Tuesday morning at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, including the dedication of a garden celebrating two centuries of friendship with America’s northern neighbor. Read the full article here. From news.wbfo.org Written by Michael Mroziak June 14, 2016

The "I Pledge Allegiance" Challenge Becomes Patriotic Gesture

The “I Pledge Allegiance” Challenge Becomes Patriotic Gesture On June 11th, The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park held a very successful event that was patriotic too. The “I Pledge Allegiance” Challenge drew over 500 people. Any child aged 12 or under who could recite the Pledge of Allegiance from memory won a free […]

It's Official, LCS 9 Will be Commissioned at Canalside in Buffalo

Kick-off press event featured a host of dignitairies. The USS Little Rock (LCS 9) Commissioning Committee held a press conference Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. In addition to words from Committe Chair Moe Naylon, Commander Burkhart, Lieutenant Governor of New York Kathy Hochul, City of Buffalo Mayor […]