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Meet USS IOWA WWII Veteran Pete Bigler III

Meet USS IOWA WWII Veteran Pete Bigler III

One of the most amazing things about being around Battleship IOWA is the stories you hear that you never expect. We opened a message in our Facebook inbox and discovered an absolute gem.   Meet Machinist First Class Peter Alford Bigler III (1922-1975). He served...
Operation Crush COVID Week 2: Our Veterans

Operation Crush COVID Week 2: Our Veterans

You’ve heard about our Veterans pillar, right? Well step aboard Battleship IOWA and you won’t just find an imposing, storied ship with beautiful lines. You’ll find a thriving community of veterans. We primarily serve veterans in Los Angeles...
Operation Crush COVID Week 2: Our Veterans

Battleship IOWA Museum Launches Operation Crush COVID

Join the mission to keep the historic Battleship IOWA on the LA Waterfront afloat! Due to COVID-19, we’re currently open for outdoor tours only.  Like so many other nonprofit organizations, we’ve been hit hard as a result of the pandemic. Normally, ticket sales...
Battleship IOWA Museum Ship Restoration Update

Battleship IOWA Museum Ship Restoration Update

While we remain open, although with very reduced attendance, our operations team and volunteers continue to tackle various restoration projects on Battleship IOWA. Fantail IOWA’s aft fantail helicopter landing deck is receiving a new non-skid surface. This...
Battleship IOWA Veterans Programs Receive Funding from Phillips 66

Battleship IOWA Veterans Programs Receive Funding from Phillips 66

Battleship IOWA Museum recently got some fantastic news. Phillips 66 awarded $30,000 to our Veterans Resource Center (VRC). This funding will help us continue to provide our service men and women with community and purpose. Phillips 66 isn’t just contributing to...
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