Veterans Day at the USS Hornet

USS Hornet Museum to Host Special Veterans Day Ceremony November 11th  Annual tradition onboard Bay Area aircraft carrier to include procession and memorial wreath toss  Alameda, CA —October 28, 2015—The USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) announces that it will host a special Veterans Day tribute honoring veterans past and present. The ceremony will take place onboard […]

USS Hornet Remembers Lost Battalion

USS Hornet Living Ship Day: “Remembering the Rescue of the Lost Battalion ” Special event honors Japanese American veterans from 442nd Regimental Combat Team The USS Hornet Museum proudly welcomes four distinguished speakers for an event honoring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (442 RCT), the famed U.S. Army unit that orchestrated the rescue of the “Lost Battalion” during […]

Apollo 11 Splashdown on the USS Hornet

“Eyewitness to History: Splashdown through the eyes of the Hornet Crew” A Celebration of the 46th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Splashdown on the USS Hornet Museum’s Living Ship Series Commemorates Recovery of Apollo 11 and 12 Lunar Missions ALAMEDA, CA — Celebrate the 46th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Splashdown and relive the heyday of […]

USS Hornet Hosts STEM-to-Sea-and-Sky

Free Open House and Training Event for Science Educators to Take Place on Feb. 28, 2015                                              The USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) is partnering with the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Office of […]

USS Hornet Museum pays tribute to Scott Carpenter

October 11, 2013 — The staff and volunteers of the USS Hornet Museum mourn the death of the aircraft carrier’s only “native” astronaut, Scott Carpenter. Carpenter was serving aboard the USS Hornet in 1959 when he applied for, and was selected to, the initial NASA astronaut corps, now famously referred to as the Mercury Seven. Three years later, […]

Memorial Day Tribute to Veterans on USS Hornet

The USS Hornet Museum will recognize veterans during a special Memorial Day ceremony onboard the aircraft carrier on Monday, May 27. The special ceremony and parade will begin at 1 p.m. at the Hornet, 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3, Alameda. The service will include a special invocation by retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chaplain John […]