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2015 Year-End Project Update & Appeal

In October we were excited to share with you the Letter of Intent we received from the Navy, committing to work with us to achieve our goal of bringing ex-USS John F Kennedy to Narragansett Bay. In that update we cautioned that we still have a number of obstacles to overcome, especially environmental issues related…

Letter of Intent Received From Navy

We enter the last quarter of 2015 with cautious optimism. The Navy has given us a Letter of Intent concerning our potential use of Pier 2 at Naval Station Newport. The operative sentences in this letter are: “… it appears an agreement for the development and operation of a museum and memorial may be structured…

Vice Admiral Tuttle’s Speech to JFK Shipmates

On August 21, the night before the keel laying of USS John F Kennedy CVN-79, former CV-67 CO and retired Vice Admiral Jerry O. Tuttle made the following remarks to a gathering of CV-67 veterans. We want to share them with you all. Welcome: Good evening to this awe-inspiring phalanx of our great country –custodians…