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USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum to Honor Moms in the Military

May 05, 2017
ALAMEDA, CA ó The USS Hornet Sea, Air, and Space Museum will kick-off Motherís Day one day earlier on Saturday, May 13, 2017 with a salute to moms everywhere, including a very special Motherís Day tea in the Officersí Wardroom. The tea will consist of two separate seatings, 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and both will offer a wide variety of teas, savory snacks and special sweet treats. Moms of all ages are cordially invited to participate.

In addition to the Motherís Day Tea, the Museum will feature a special salute to Momís in the Military and also host an aerial search and rescue (SAR) demonstration (weather permitting) by the U.S. Coast Guard. Youngsters and the young at heart will also have the opportunity to make Motherís Day cards for their very special moms. Visitors will also be treated to hearing the USS Hornet Band perform during the dayís festivities.

This family-friendly event will also a search and rescue demonstration by the U.S. Coast Guard, and will highlight the role of women in the military, both past and present.

All moms visiting the Museum on Motherís Day weekend shall receive half off their general admission.

More information regarding the Motherís Day Salute, including tickets to the tea, may found at: https://www.uss-hornet.org/calendar/moms-in-the-military-salute/

Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation preserves and honors the legacy of the USS Hornet and its role in naval aviation, the defense of our country, the Apollo Program and the exploration of space. The USS Hornet Museum connects the greatest generation of Americans with future generations, educating and inspiring them to meet their challenges. A registered state and national historic landmark, the ship is open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is permanently berthed at 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3 in Alameda, CA. Ample free parking is available across from the pier.

For more information, ticket prices and event planning, visit: www.uss-hornet.org or call (510) 521-8448.


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