SSTEAM-H Wed 28 Feb and Sat 02 Mar

SSTEAM-H Wed 28 Feb and Sat 02 Mar

History: Thucydides on Strategy Take a systematic look at what makes Thucydides perhaps history’s first great strategist. In his analysis of the Peloponnesian War, he examines the political origins of the war, the Spartan and Athenian leadership, and the social and...

SSTEAM-H Wed 21 Feb and Sat 24 Feb

SSTEAM-H Wed 21 Feb and Sat 24 Feb

History:  Military Blunders-Gallipoli - Churchill dooms Allied assault 1915 With World War I bogged down in trench warfare, Britain attempted to break the stalemate - which had tragic results in the Gallipoli campaign, an infamous episode of military incompetence. See...

SSTEAM-H Wed 14 Feb and Sat 17 Feb

SSTEAM-H Wed 14 Feb and Sat 17 Feb

History: Sun Tzu-Art of War Sun Tzu’s writing is wildly popular in today’s world. This lecture lays out the historical context for “Master Sun’s Military Methods” and provides an overview of Sun Tzu’s strategy for war: (1) Be efficient, (2) avoid protracted wars, and...

SSTEAM-H Wed 7 Feb and Sat 10 Feb

SSTEAM-H Wed 7 Feb and Sat 10 Feb

History - 1592 Sacheon - Yi's Mighty Turtle Ships Chart the 1592 Japanese conquest of Korea, the remarkable naval technologies involved, and the stunning victories of Korean admiral Yi Sun-shin, whose strategic actions defeated two invasions and established him as one...

Kutting For Kids

Kutting For Kids

April 7th, 2024Kutting for Kids is a special annual event to raise funds for youth programs on the USS Orleck.  The event provides hair donations to Locks of Love for children suffering from long-term medical hair loss. Last year's event raised over $17,000 dollars...

ROM-COM Fundraiser Party

ROM-COM Fundraiser Party

The countdown to our ROM-COM Fundraiser Party is on! Join us THIS Friday, February 9th at 6PM! The proceeds will go towards maintenance, berthing areas, and the DASH deck and hangar. Manifest Distilling @manifestdistilling is the official bar sponsor! Don’t miss out...

Navy Days Ham Radio Event on the USS Orleck

Navy Days Ham Radio Event on the USS Orleck

The USS Orleck Amateur Radio Station and the North Florida Amateur Radio Society will be holding a “Navy Days” special ham radio event Saturday, November 18, 2023, from 8:00am until 6:00pm. Operators will be on board the ship broadcasting from Radio Central with call...

The Master Chief Screening December 1, 2023

The Master Chief Screening December 1, 2023

Join us for an action-packed, adrenaline-fueled tour as we explore the Filipino Mafia world through the eyes of The Master Chief Movie. Friday, December 1st from 6 - 9pm Gates open at 6pm with food and drinks available for purchase and movie starts 7pm on the dash...

Blood Drive Saturday October 14th

Blood Drive Saturday October 14th

There will be a Big Red Bus October 14th,from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. at the USS Orleck! Come on out and donate a pint to save a life! Schedule An Appointment The Mustard & Onions Hot Dog Cart will also be at the USS Orleck on Saturday morning October 14th. Come on out...

USS ORLECK BERTHING NAMEPLATES

USS ORLECK BERTHING NAMEPLATES

The Jacksonville Naval Ship Association is working on an exciting project to restore the berthing areas on the USS Orleck. The renovation of the berthing areas will enable youth overnight stays, which will provide a wonderful opportunity to Learn and Experience...

USS Orleck Update August 23, 2023

USS Orleck Update August 23, 2023

If you haven't been to the ship since the move, we are now located at 610 East Bay Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Our hours have stayed the same:Closed on Monday & Tuesday9 to 3 Wednesday to Friday9 to 4 Saturday10 to 4 Sunday Holidays May Vary Map To The USS...

Jacksonville OPC Hiring Fair

Jacksonville OPC Hiring Fair

The NF/SG Veterans Affairs System is hosting a Hiring Fair at the Jacksonville Outpatient VA Clinic located at 1536 North Jefferson St., Jacksonville, FL 32209.  Representatives from the VA will be available to answer questions and assist with the application...

The Florida Theatre Member Event – USS Orleck Tour

The Florida Theatre Member Event – USS Orleck Tour

Join The Florida Theatre members for a free tour of the USS Orleck and learn the inner workings and history of the warship. Visitors will tour areas including the main decks of the ship, inside its guns, the helm, and the mess hall. Space is limited to 26 people....

Field of Honor® 2023

Field of Honor® 2023

A Flag Field of Honor will be at the USS Orleck in the grassy area over Veterans Day Weekend to honor the deceased veterans of the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts. If you would like to purchase one of the flags to honor a relative or other veterans, they are a donation...

Salute to Veterans Run 5K and 1 Mile Patriotic Paws Parade

Salute to Veterans Run 5K and 1 Mile Patriotic Paws Parade

The Jacksonville Salute to Veterans Run 5K and 1 Mile Patriotic Paws Parade is back and will be taking place on November 11th, 2023 at the USS Orleck in Downtown Jacksonville. What’s even better this year is we are adding a LIVE concert to our Post Race Party on the...

Blood Drive This Saturday

Blood Drive This Saturday

There will be a Big Red Bus this weekend at the USS Orleck! July 22, 2023 - 10 to 3 p.m. All donors will receive a OneBlood Swag Bag and a $20 Egift card as well as a wellness checkup including, blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening!...

Korean War Armistice Day Remembrance

Korean War Armistice Day Remembrance

Annual Korean War Armistice Day Remembrance Honoring Korean War Veterans on the 70th Armistice Day Anniversary July 27, 2023 - 6 to 9 p.m. Guests of Honor: All Korean War Veterans Join us for the rare opportunity to meet and thank Korean War Veterans from our area....

Kutting For Kids Press Release

Kutting For Kids Press Release

Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Assn2220 County Rd 210 WestSuite 108 PMB 314Jacksonville, FL  32259 On June 25, 2023 on board the USS Orleck, Jacksonville’s new Naval Ship Museum, a special event was held to benefit the restoration of the berthing areas for youth...

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