Project Update & Recap, June 2014

We get a lot of questions about the process of getting the ship, and what the next step is. In an effort to make sure everyone understands the sequencing of the steps we must take in order to successfully bring the former USS John F Kennedy to Narragansett Bay, here’s a recap. Our application for…

Middletown Town Council votes 6-1 to endorse USS JFK Project

On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, the Middletown Town Council voted to officially endorse the USS John F. Kennedy Project’s proposal to bring Big John to Rhode Island. The progress was picked up by the Associated Press and printed throughout the country! Read more about it in the press: The Providence Journal The Colorado Springs Gazette…

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Former President George H.W. Bush endorses project

We are thrilled and honored to announce that President George Herbert Walker Bush, our nation’s 41st Commander-in-Chief, has officially endorsed the idea of bringing the USS John F. Kennedy to Rhode Island as a memorial and public attraction. This is another major endorsement that will get us one step closer to building the critical mass…