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Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park to Open July 15th

BUFFALO, NY – After the normal off-season and an unexpected three-month delay due to COVID-19, the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park will be ready to open for the 2020 season on Wednesday 15 July 2020 at 10:00am. The announcement was made by Paul Marzello, president and CEO for the Naval Park. “I […]

One Life - One Flag Memorial Day Commemoration at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park

The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and The Battle Within Foundation are joining forces to host a socially distant Memorial Day weekend salute. Throughout Memorial Day weekend, 7,300 flags will blanket the grounds of the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park to represent the United States Veterans who have lost […]

"The Battle Within" Monument Unveiling

“A tribute to those we will always carry, and to those we can no longer hold.” Join us for a compelling ceremony on Memorial Day 2019 at the Buffalo Naval Park, where a new monument bringing awareness to PTSD will be unveiled. The statue will be situated at the Naval Park’s Heros Walk, between the […]

Painting the USS Little Rock

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 with one of the smallest crews. When the USS Little Rock, a retired warship docked at the Buffalo & […]

The Battle Within Memorial Service: Honoring veterans who lost their battle to PTSD

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 […]