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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 native aboard doomed World War II ship died 75 years ago with the five Sullivan brothers

Source: The Buffalo News By: Lou Michel Date: September 22, 2017 Earlier this week Jerry Reilly’s 91-year-old cousin sat on the porch of her Old First Ward home the two had shared as children. She reminisced about the World War II sailor who died 75 years ago with the five Sullivan brothers and nearly 700 other […]

Buffalo Naval Park hosts ceremony to unveil and dedicate new Gold Star Memorial marker

Ceremony and memorial honor families who have lost loved ones during military service BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sept. 24, 2017 — Today the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park officially unveiled a new plaque that will serve as a memorial to families who have lost a family member during military service. Known as “Gold […]

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 […]