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November 2017

Battleship 12K Run

November 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Battleship Memorial Park will be the site for the finish line for the Battleship 12K Run.  This point-to-point run begins at the top of Spanish Fort Hill and brings you across Battleship Parkway into the park for a stunning finish.  The race benefits area veterans charities.  For information and to register please visit the Battleship 12K website.

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December 2017
USS ALABAMA Battleship event of the Living Histroy Crew

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

December 2, 2017

Come see history come to life as the USS ALABAMA Living History Crew comes aboard ship.

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USS Alabama Battleship - Living History Crew Event

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

December 3, 2017

Come see history come to life as the USS ALABAMA Living History Crew comes aboard ship. These historical reenactors show you what life aboard ship was like during WWII.

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January 2018

Fastport Military Job Fair

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Aircraft Pavilion
$4

Attention transitioning military service members, spouses, veterans, National Guard and Reservists:  Fastport will be hosting a resume building workshop and job fair with regional military-friendly employers.  Over 10 industries represented.  Job fair located in the Aircraft Pavilion.  Attendees will receive a free ticket to the Reese Senior Bowl.

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February 2018

2018-2019 USS ALABAMA Crewmate Contest

February 26 @ 4:00 pm

USS ALABAMA CREWMATE CONTEST – Thursday, MARCH 21, 2018.  Interviews will be held aboard the Battleship and begin at 9:00 am.  All applicants must be present from 9:00 am until the winners are announced, which will be that afternoon. Interviews are with a panel of judges not affiliated with the Battleship Commission and will last 8-10 minutes.  You will not be judged on USS ALABAMA Battleship history, Alabama or Mobile history. Applicants are judged on application information, poise, appearance, and…

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April 2018

Living History Crew Drill

April 14 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come see history come to life as our USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM historical reenactors come aboard.  This month's drill will focus on the crewmen that originally fought on the USS ALABAMA.  Learn about the men and their service to the ship.  Be on deck at 1:00 p.m. for the "call to battle stations" and the battle reenactment, featuring vintage airplanes.  (Planes fly based on weather conditions.)  Drill is in conjunction with the USS ALABAMA Crewmen's Association Reunion.  Event is…

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Dixie Division Military Vehicle Show

April 14 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm

If you are a car or military history enthusiast, this is the event for you!  See jeeps, motorcycles, transport trucks and more.  Swap meet includes parts and military memorabilia.  Located in the Picnic Area.  Included in your $4 park entry fee.

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Oath of Enlistment Ceremony

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aircraft Pavilion
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park - The Recruit Memorial

Join us for our annual community-wide Oath of Enlistment Ceremony featuring the enlistment of all branches of military service.  The event will be held in our Aircraft Pavilion and the public is invited to attend.  Come help us celebrate our newest recruits.

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May 2018

Blue Star Salute

May 19 @ 7:00 am - 1:30 pm
USS ALABAMA Battleship Mobile, AL + Google Map

Come spend Armed Forces Day at Battleship Memorial Park as we celebrate the military during the state of Alabama's Blue Star Salute celebration.  The day begins with at 5K Memorial Run/Walk at 7:00 p.m.  The Alabama 151st Army Band will perform a concert at 9:00 a.m.  Blue Star Salute will be held at 10:00 a.m.,  At 11:15 a.m. the Silver Wings jump team will skydive into the park.  The Boy Scouts of America will hold a flag retirement ceremony at…

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LifeSouth Community Blood Drive

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
adjacent to Gift Shop

LifeSouth Blood Services will be holding a blood drive throughout the day.  $4 Park Entry Fee per car.

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