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FORMER CREW MEMBERS AND FAMILIES
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Save the Date: Intrepid 75th Commissioning Anniversary
Thursday, August 16, through Sunday, August 19, 2018
More details coming soon.

VISITING THE MUSEUM


Do former crew members of Intrepid or Growler receive discounted admission?
Yes – Former crew members receive complimentary admission with one guest. Additional guests may receive a 20% discount.

What identification do I need to show I served on board Intrepid or Growler?
Acceptable ID includes any document that demonstrates service on Intrepid or Growler
(ex. DD-214). If you do not have verification, please contact our manager of former crew member relations at 646-381-5271 or FCM@intrepidmuseum.org in advance of your visit.

PROGRAMS


I am interested in becoming a volunteer at the Museum. How do I get involved?
Volunteers are an integral part of the Museum. Many of our volunteers are military veterans, including a number who served aboard Intrepid. Our volunteer staff works either with the public or behind the scenes to assist in promoting and sustaining our mission. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be willing to participate with a regular 8 hour monthly commitment for a minimum of 6 months. Click here to learn more.

Are there special events or programs available to former crew members and their families?
Yes – As part of the Museum’s Veterans Access Initiative, crew members and other veterans are welcome to participate in a variety of programs geared toward military service members and their families. To view a schedule of upcoming programs and learn more, click here.

Does the Museum collect stories about my service on Intrepid or Growler?
Yes – we are always happy to hear from crew members about their experiences. The Museum launched its Oral History Project in 2013 with the goal of collecting the stories of those who served on board the aircraft carrier Intrepid and submarine Growler. For more information about the Oral History Project, click here.

Are there special tours available for former crew members and their families?
To view our public tour schedule, click here. If you have special needs for your tour, contact our manager of former crew member relations at FCM@intrepidmuseum.org to coordinate a visit.

HONORING A FORMER CREW MEMBER

Can I make a special gift in honor or memory of a crew member?
Yes – to donate to the Museum in honor or memory of a friend or family member, please visit our donation page. Please indicate if you would like us to notify an individual of your generosity when completing the form. Thank you for your support!

Do you have any naming recognition programs to honor a crew member?
Yes – through the Museum’s Seats of Honor program, you can dedicate a seat in the Museum’s Allison and Howard Lutnick Theater on board Intrepid to commemorate an American military service person’s contribution to our nation. Whether you choose to dedicate a seat in honor of a family member, friend, or to mark your own personal commitment to your country, the Seats of Honor program creates a place of recognition that will be witnessed by more than one million visitors each year. Click here for more information.

Can I request an American flag flown from the mast of the Intrepid?
Yes – members of the Intrepid Former Crew Member’s Association fly 3’x5’ American flags from the mast of the Intrepid for sale to the general public. They will also fly casket flags, at no charge, for the families of fallen active duty members and veterans, upon request. All flags flown for sale and presentation include a label and a signed certificate of authenticity verifying the date/time flown. For more info, contact the flag program chairman, George Konow, at geokonow@gmail.com.

ARTIFACTS, PHOTOGRAPHS, UNIFORMS


I have items/photographs from my time on board Intrepid or Growler. Does the Museum accept these artifact donations?
Yes – The Museum collects items related to the service history of its vessels (Intrepid & Growler) and aircraft (Concorde & Enterprise). If you are interested in donating items or learning more about the donation process please email collections@intrepidmuseum.org to be put in touch with our collections manager.

RESEARCH


My family member served on Intrepid or Growler. How can I find out more about his connection to the ship?

The museum does not maintain complete crew records for Intrepid or Growler. However, our archives do contain some information about individual crew members. Contact our collections staff at collections@intrepidmuseum.org to see if our archives have any material about your family member. Former crew members and next of kin can request military personnel records from the National Archives. Click here for more information.

 

 

 

STAY IN TOUCH
The best way to stay in touch and learn about upcoming programs and exhibitions is to sign up for the Former Crew Member Museum’s e-newsletter.

If you have any other questions about the Museum, please contact our manager of donor and
former crew member relations at 646-381-5271 or fcm@intrepidmuseum.org.