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Retirement

Retirements 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.

After the ceremony, a reception may be held on the Fantail; where desserts and bottled water can be served. Catering is allowed at the reception by an authorized caterer, please inquire for the list of authorized caterers.

The following ceremonial equipment is available at no cost:

• Podiums (2)
• 5-Flag Flag stand
• 3-Flag Flag stand
• National flag
• All service flags
• 300 Chairs
• Sound System with speakers
• Wireless microphones (2)
• Awards table
• Ceremonial bell and bell stand
• Red carpet (2)
• Ceremonial side-boy bullets (6)

A working party is required for set up and tear down of all equipment. We recommend a minimum crew of three individuals.

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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In the interest of our guests’ and employees’ health and safety, Battleship Missouri Memorial will be closed until further notice.

The Battleship Missouri Memorial stands as a global symbol of peace and victory through the perils of war. We are convinced that when the battle against the deadly coronavirus is won, she will remain a symbol of the strength and resilience of the American spirit.

Your contribution helps us fulfill our mission to preserve the Battleship Missouri and share her story and place in history.

Thank you.

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