A Plank Owner’s Poem

A big thanks to Mike Young, U.S. Navy Vet, J.F.K. Plank Owner, who sent us this poem! I can’t give much, I’m not a wealthy man… But I will try to give what I can … a little here A little there…. to bring My Ship back to where … I can once again, walk…

The USS Saratoga Farewell Ceremony

The USS John F. Kennedy Project could not be where we are today without the years put into trying to acquire the USS Saratoga, and the dedicated men and women who helped try to make that happen. For that reason, we hosted a farewell ceremony at the ship on August 8, 2014, at the Officer’s Club and directly at Pier One, Naval Station Newport.

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…