USS KIDD; Veterans Museum is hosting Pearl Harbor ‘Remembrance Ceremony’on Dec. 7



BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The USS KIDD Veterans Museum staff and volunteers is hosting the ‘Remembrance Ceremony’ for Pearl Harbor aboard on Nov. 7 at 11:55 a.m. The event is free to the public, no registration is required.

USS KIDD— is a United States ship, fletcher class destroyer named after Rear Admiral Isaac Kidd, Sr, who perished aboard the USS ARIZONA during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

The Marine Forces Reserve Band from New Orleans will play music at the ceremony.

“We are coming to Baton Rouge because we want to maintain a connection between our history and the future of KIDD. DD-661 is our namesake and one of the most decorated warships from the Second World War,” said CDR Commanding Officer Matt Noland in the release.

“It is an honor to have her as part of our own legacy and very special to have the opportunity to remember Pearl Harbor onboard with some of my most accomplished young Sailors from her modern namesake, DDG-100,” he added.

Noland and his crew Chief Petty Officer Cameron Cauthen, Logistics Specialist Seaman Richard McClain, and Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Basilo Hernandez will also be aboard for this special occasion, according to the release.

For more information, please call (225) 342-1942 or visit the website at

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