Exhibit onboard the USS New Jersey (BB-62) honoring the proud legacy of the Navy's Chief Petty Offic
Prepare the old flags for retirement at the Final-night
JBMDL’s Old Goats at yesterday’s acceptance🍇🦍⚓️
Mail just arrived, the 5” stickers arrived we will have them post at the ship’s store on the WIX site and in person, I will be on the ship tomorrow 7/23/2022 between 1200 and 1300 hrs. The 12” is for the ship.
12” peel and stick for the mess doors on the ship has arrived, 5” bumper stickers coming soon. Custom table covers for the original mess tables are also being made with the same design.
Mail just arrived, the first of this year’s USS New Jersey BB-62, CPO Heritage Exhibit teakwood deck coins arrived from Chad and Sally. 4” x 6”
The USS New Jersey Chief Petty Officers Academy, and Chief Petty Officer Heritage Exhibit presented this Big “J” Teakwood Deck plaque to Ronney Wright FORCM (Ret) of USAA in November 2021 at our Heritage Academy, who presented it to the following:
This was just taken the people in the photo were L-R Greg Pratt FORCM(Ret) ED Military Affairs, Ronney Wright FORCM(Ret) MA Rep Senior, Lynn Kimble SgtMaj (Ret) USMC Sea Service Director, David Dearie CMDCM(Ret) MA Rep. David was on the ship as a RM2.
We plan to have this on display in a conference room for others to view. This was presented after a quick brief in front of all the members of Military Affairs. “Big Deal”. Lots of smiles and questions followed.
Mail Call from Ronnie Chavez, Big J heavy metal
Mail Call from Ronnie Chavez, Big J heavy metal
CPO Heritage Exhibit 3-1/2” x 6” Teakwood Deck coins, more to come⚓️
Coming soon 3-1/2” x 6” teakwood deck USS New Jersey the Black Dragon CPO Heritage Exhibit coin
We continue to send CARE boxes to the Deployed Military Troops and 59 BOXES were Mailed or Delivered in March! (More Snacks were sent down to Washington DC for the Nat'l Guard Members) For a Total of 161 Boxes for 2021!
Please EMAIL me with the APO or FPO address of Any One who is Deployed out of the USA - we send Care Boxes to ALL branches of the Military!
Thank you for Helping our Organization Support our Active Duty Military, Our Veterans and Their Families. We couldn't possibly do this work without help from ALL of you. We are very appreciative!!
We will do a Care Package Item & Grocery Item DROP-OFF Collection event for Thursday, APRIL 8th, from 4pm to 6pm.
Please Wear a Mask, and Social Distance! We are Collecting ITEMS (List Below) or POSTAGE FUNDS (for Shipping Costs) of Care Packages for Our DEPLOYED Active Duty U.S. Military Men & Women!
WHERE: PARKING LOT of the American Legion POST 281 Stetser-Lamartine, (where we normally meet) intersection of Black Horse Pike. & Chews Landing Rd, Gloucester Twp, NJ
WHEN: Thursday APRIL 8th, 2021, 4:00pm – Ending at 6:00pm-ish
WHAT: Trunks of our Cars will be Open for DROP-OFF. Please Check your Food Expiration Dates. One Car will take Food and Snacks, One Car will take Toiletry Items and.....
GROCERIES for Military Families:
One Car will take Grocery Items for our Military Families at Pomona Air Base & One Car will take Grocery Items to Joint Base McGuire/Dix/Lakehurst -
Paper Napkins, Soup, Crackers, Rice, Canned Vegetables, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Coffee, Tea Bags, Tissues, Spices, Pasta (any type), Pasta Sauce, Tuna, Mayo, Juice, Cereal, Cake Mixes, Canned Frosting, Cookies, Paper Towels, etc.
For Troop CARE PACKAGES:
Almonds, Cashews, Mixed Nuts, Peanuts or Sunflower Seeds
Beef Jerky, Pepperoni stick or Slim Jims
Chap stick, Travel Size Shampoo or Lotion, Toothpaste & Toothbrush, non-aerosol Sunscreen
Coffee or Tea Bags - VERY small boxes
Comics from Sunday Newspapers
Cookies & Crackers, small packages
Crossword or Sudoku Puzzle Books
Flip Flops for the shower, large sizes for men & women, any color
Granola Bars or Power Bars or Pop Tarts or Peanut butter Cracker packs
Gum & Hard Candy or Lollipops
Individual drink mixes (dry Gatorade,Kool Aid, Tea/with sugar)
Pens & Pencils
Tuna, Salmon, Chicken, Spam (in the foil pouches)
Uno, Yatzee, other small games
White COTTON Adult Socks, above the boot style /calf size not Crew or ankle socks
We will be there from 4:00pm to 6:00pm Thank you SO very much!
THANK You for your kind and generous help!
What are you flying today
Paintings are hung.
I just received this photo of six Chief Petty Officers from 1943 at Great Lakes, we will be placing it on display in the USS New Jersey Chiefs Heritage Exhibit, if anyone has a lead on the whereabouts of any of the Chiefs please PM me⚓️🍇🦍
Epoch mail-call today last weekend on the USS New Jersey BB-62 during the 10th. Annual CPO Heritage Academy on the ship I bought a ticket for this Beautiful Chief Petty Officers Cutlass, what a surprise it was when I was told Sally Stangler was looking for me, I thought she needed something for the Ceremony or the CPO Heritage Exhibit Super Surprise!!!
Update on the USS New Jersey Heritage Exhibit Coin two additions.
Go to the ships store to place your order
On display in the Heritage Exhibit the Senior Chief Shannon Kent memorial Anchor pinning board from August 24, 2019. If any Chief Petty Officer would like to have their Starboard anchor included please send to:
ABFC Leo Wieger (ret.)
45 Limewood Drive
Hamilton, NJ 08690
The Battleship New Jersey’s Chief Petty Officers Mess with this years Chief Selectees on the USS New Jersey yesterday.
Coming aboard the 2019 CPO Heritage Academy the Selectees
Flying more flags today on the USS New Jersey🍇🦍⚓️
Flying Old Glory from the Main Mast of the USS New Jersey, MMNC Baylis, YNC Deshong for those requested it🍇⚓️🦍
Selectee Wulfurst clearing the way for the Landing!
Amphibious Landing in Philadelphia Complete!
***PRE-ORDER NOW!!!! THIS AMAZING COIN IS STILL IN PRODUCTION AND WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP OR SHIPPING AFTER 15 SEPTEMBER 2019...ONLY 150 COINS ARE AVAILABLE!!!! PRE-ORDERS ARE BEING TAKEN AT THE ATTACHED LINK***
AN EL CID PRODUCTION!!!
We would like to thank USAA for their generous support of the 10th Annual Battleship New Jersey CPO Heritage Academy! !
(Note: This is an event on non-federal property for Chief Petty Officers and CPO Selectees. This post does not represent official views or endorsement by the United States Navy)
Plz bring an extra anchor⚓️ to the for Sat night! Don’t have ☝🏽? I’ll be tomorrow. Text me at 386-631-3974, tell me your rank, I’ll pickup. You can reimburse me at PayPal using email: [email protected]
Bring two sheets, small pillow, or sleeping bag, pillow if you registered and plan to attend the BIG J CPOHA this year!
Our good friend Jack Willard asked if we could vote for the Battleship today by 0930!
Josh, can you ask all chiefs and sailors to vote for the Battleship on Facebook today by 9:30am? Vote for the Battleship at Thanks! Jack
Show him what we can do!
This is the Anonymous Hatch on USS New Jersey, it is one of the displays on the ship The Chief Petty Officers Exhibit on the ship will have them for sale shortly approximately 4” x 4” when opened. We will post more when we have the delivery date, only 100 will be available at that time
Chiefs, Senior Chiefs, and Master Chiefs with our Bosses on the Battleship New Jersey for dinner and fireworks over Philadelphia on a beautiful evening. Fireworks with the 16” guns in the foreground.
26-inch thick armor from Japanese Yamato class battleship, pierced by a US Navy 16-inch gun. The armor is on display at the US Navy Museum.
With all of the up coming Pride Days and Encampments here are some of the past Battleship Coins, if I am missing some I am interested.
Saturday August 25, 2018 on the USS New Jersey Heritage Encampment bring your coins if you want to trade during our H2H coin meet. I am ready!
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