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Meet the Showboat | The Few, The Proud: BB55 Marine Detachment
February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
From their founding in 1775, Marines have performed vital functions aboard American naval ships. Follow LtCol John Munn, USMC, Retired, into the world of the Showboat MarDet: the men, the mission, the equipment.
“The Few, The Proud: BB55 Marine Detachment” is part four in the “Meet the Showboat” series. Battleship volunteers RDML Ron Henderson, USN, Retired; LtCol John Munn, USMC, Retired; CDR Charles Gore, USN, Retired; LCDR Mike Bowers, USN, Retired; and Alex Dydula invite you to join them in an opportunity to “Zoom In” with an expert on Battleship NORTH CAROLINA. Each virtual presentation lasts 30-45 minutes followed by the opportunity to engage with the presenter. The programs are free, but online registration is required.
Battleship NORTH CAROLINA has received a NC CARES: Humanities Relief Grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council. Funding for NC CARES has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.