Closing Event aboard the USS Midway
Thursday, June 7, 6:30 - 9:30 pm - Advance purchase ticket is required, $30. Tickets are available as advance purchase only.
You may purchase a ticket separate from your conference registration. Simply return to online registration for the annual conference and purchase this extra option ticket.
The USS Midway was America's longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century, from 1945 to 1992. Approximately 200,000 sailors served aboard the carrier, known for several naval aviation breakthroughs as well as several humanitarian missions. It was the only carrier to serve the entire length of the Cold War and beyond. It is now berthed in San Diego.
Midway opened as a museum on 7 June 2004. By 2012 annual visitation exceeded 1 million visitors. As of 2015 Midway is the most popular naval warship museum in the United States.
During the ASMS closing event there will be museum docents on hand to answer questions.Many of the docents are retired Navy who served aboard the Midway or similar ships. Museum features include climb-aboard aircraft and cockpits, videos, and flight simulators.