As another year comes to a close, we wish you and your families a happy holiday season and all the very best for 2017. Our year end giving appeal focuses this year on raising funds to help prevent the loss to Rhode Island of a number of irreplaceable aircraft and aviation artifacts. Those of you… Continue reading Happy Holidays and Save the Planes!
A huge thanks to our multi-talented volunteer Wayne Lacy for carving and hand-painting (including gold leaf) a beautiful USS John F. Kennedy crest for display in the office. Made out of solid wood, it is too big for us to move, so come see it in our North Kingstown museum!
For some time now, JFK project leadership has been working with the Navy to arrange for the retrieval of material from these two carriers before they are scrapped. One purpose is to replace items that have been removed from CV-67 for one reason or another, such as ready room chairs. Another purpose is to develop… Continue reading Efforts Underway to Rescue Artifacts and Equipment from USS Saratoga and USS Forrestal for Use in the USS JFK Museum Project: Nov 15-17