Battleship IOWA News and Updates
A look at news and updates from the Battleship IOWA and the National Museum of the Surface Navy.
Here we go! Kicking off FREEDOM OF THE SEAS weekend with the Surface Navy Association awards luncheon. Excited to host this ev…
Here we go! Kicking off FREEDOM OF THE SEAS weekend with the Surface Navy Association awards luncheon. Excited to host this event. Congratulations to all the winners for their impressive...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZVXZtiIVU8 A Korean War vet is sharing his story for future generations.
1-3 p.m. 310-738-4218. Freedom of the Seas Awards Gala: Battleship U.S.S. Iowa, 250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro. 8 p.m. surfacenavymuseum.
Who's joining us for our Halloween STEMebration? We've got fun lined up! Saturday, Oct. 30 from 6-9 PM. We'll see you here! #ba…
Who's joining us for our Halloween STEMebration? We've got fun lined up! Saturday, Oct. 30 from 6-9 PM. We'll see you here! #battleshipiowa #SurfaceNavyMuseum #Halloween #stemforkids (Feed generated...
A 90-year-old Korean War veteran has written a book about his time on the USS Iowa.
Ten Year Retrospective: Meet the Family As we mark the ten year anniversaries of the milestones involved in freeing Battleship IOWA from the Suisun Bay "ghost fleet" and opening her to the public,...
Navy News and Updates
A look at news and updates from around the U.S. Navy world.
QUANTICO, Va. – The U.S. Naval Community College offers seven naval-relevant associate degree programs for active duty enlisted Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen during Pilot II. The first associate degree program you can apply for at the USNCC is the Military Studies degree. These are the top ten reasons you should earn a Military Studies associate degree through the USNCC.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Naval Research Laboratory experts race toward sustainable clean energy with advances in fusion energy. Steve Obenschain, Ph.D., a research physicist at NRL, said nuclear fusion would be a valuable addition to clean energy sources because it can provide baseload electrical power when the sun does not shine and the wind does not blow. The baseload is the minimum level of demand on an electrical grid over a span of time, for example, one week.
The Navy is actively seeking female Sailors to convert into the force to fill open billets on submarines with integrated crews, as well as billets in crews slated for integration.
APRA HARBOR, Guam – Independence-variant littoral combat ships USS Jackson (LCS 6) and USS Tulsa (LCS 16) sailed with Germany Navy frigate FGS Bayern (F 217) in the Philippine Sea, and Tulsa hosted Bayern crewmembers for ship tours while moored at Naval Base Guam, Oct. 18 & 21.
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. – The U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Readiness program won the Aviation Week Overall Excellence Award 2021 during the annual Defense Chain Conference in Washington D.C., Oct. 20. Rear Adm. Shane Gahagan, program executive officer for tactical aircraft programs (PEO(T)), accepted the award.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.—In September, Marine Corps Systems Command began fielding an amphibious, unmanned robot system to support littoral operations globally.