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Reenlistment

Reenlistment

Reenlistments onboard the Battleship Missouri are 30-minute standing ceremonies. The first ceremony starts at 0800 and the last ceremony starts at 1530. The ceremony will take place on the Main Deck of the ship in 3 possible locations or on the pier in 1 possible location; no ceremonial equipment is allowed.

Gun Turret 1

Located forward of the ship, near the bow, this location is only available from 0800-0830.

Surrender Deck

Located where the signing of the surrender documents took place officially ending World War II, this location is only available from 0800-0830.

Gun Turret 3

Located aft of the ship, near the fantail, this location is available in half hour increments starting at 0800 until 1530.

Forward Pier

Located on the forward Pier, with views of the Arizona Memorial, this location is available in half hour increments starting at 0800 until 1530.

If you would like a United States flag for your ceremony, you must provide your own. Flag stands are not allowed on the teak wood deck. It is best to have two personnel hold the flag for display.

Food and beverages other than bottled water are not permitted.

*For small groups the CPO Mess/Lounge or Radio Room may be requested for reenlistments.

*For those interested in a reception after their ceremony please inquire for more information on the Ready Room or Forward Pier Tents.

We process requests for ceremonies by the order in which the Military Request Form is received.

If you have any questions or would like to turn in the Military Request Form please email to military@ussmissouri.org or call (808) 455-1600 ext 220.

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Back in Business

We feel extremely fortunate to be able to welcome our guests back aboard America's last battleship. The Battleship Missouri Memorial will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. 

As the state of this public health emergency changes from day to day, we will remain focused on keeping our employees and our visitors safe, healthy, and informed. For more information on how to safely visit the Mighty Mo, click here.

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