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Change of Responsibility / Post and Relief

Change of Responsibility/ Post and Relief 

Change of Responsibility/ Post and Relief onboard the Battleship Missouri are two hour seated ceremonies on the Fantail. These ceremonies require a site visit to review ship protocol and the venue space, a rehearsal date and a signed contract.

Fantail

Located aft of the ship, the Fantail can accommodate up to 300 guests.
Available in the morning for a ceremony time of 1000-1200 and the afternoon for a ceremony time of 1300-1500.

The following ceremonial equipment is available at no cost:

• Podiums (2)
• 5-Flag Flag stand
• 3-Flag Flag stand
• National flag
• Hawaii State flag
• All service flags
• 120 chairs
• Sound System with speakers
• Wireless microphones (2)
• Ceremonial awards table
• Ceremonial bell and bell stand
• Ceremonial side-boy bullets (6)
• Red carpets (1 horizontal and 1 vertical)

A working party is required for set up and tear down of all equipment. We recommend a minimum crew of two individuals. 
Food and beverages other than bottled water are not permitted.

To make a reservation, please fill out the Official Military Request Form. We process requests for ceremonies by the order in which the form is received. Requests fulfilled by availability, not guaranteed. If you have any questions or want to turn in the form, please email at military@ussmissouri.org or call (808) 455-1600 ext 221.

April, May, and June 2024 military ceremony slots are completely booked. Thank you very much for your support and understanding.
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