Welcome aboard USS LST 393
Walk where heroes walked, right in downtown Muskegon! History jumps out at you from every deck and every corner. Discover LST 393's outstanding wartime record as you tour a nationally renowned veterans museum with artifacts and displays honoring those who served America and fought for the freedoms we enjoy today.
USS LST 393 Veterans Museum is now closed for the winter. The ship will reopen for tours May 2, 2015.
USS LST 393 is a D-Day veteran. But she doesn’t look like it.
The historic warship, now a veterans museum in downtown Muskegon, Mich., was at Normandy on June 6, 1944. She was there with many of her identical sisters, all LSTs painted Navy gray. It’s time for her to be painted “D-Day gray” again.
The museum’s board of directors has started a fund drive to raise the $30,000 necessary to repaint LST 393. She’s presently painted in a “Pacific Jungle Camouflage” scheme, which was her last war paint. That paint job is now more than seven years old and showing its age.
It is hoped that she can be back looking like her old self by the 71st D-Day anniversary, June 6, 2015. To help, contact USS LST 393 Veterans Museum at 760 Mart Street, Muskegon, Mich, 49440 or call 231-730-1477. You can also go to the Internet "CrowdFunding" site Indiegogo »
Registration is under way for USS LST 393 Veterans Museum 4th Annual Veterans Job Fair, slated for May 15, 2015.
Up to 60 businesses will be able to meet with hundreds of job-ready veterans and others on board this historic World War II ship. County and state veterans services officials as well as local job-readiness companies will help applicants connect with the companies that need them.
Businesses that want to sign up can click here to find out more and even download an application.Read More »
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