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    USS EDSON FIELD DAY 2023    
    April 19 to April 22, 2023
August 23 to August 26, 2023
Bay City, Michigan


    Wednesday April 19 depart Saturday April 22, 2023    
    $95 .00 per Person    
    Includes meals from dinner on Wednesday evening through breakfast on Saturday    


    Wednesday April 19 departing on Saturday April 22, 2023    
    * $95.00 per person    
    * Includes meals from Dinner on Wednesday evening through breakfast on Saturday Morning    
  A field day is a working weekend aboard the destroyer Edson, that is now a museum ship. For many, it is like a  chance to go back in time. All types of volunteer labor are welcomed but electricians, welders, plumbers, carpenters, etc., are especially needed. You can alsoclean, paint, or do any of the other numerous tasks that always need to be done.Participants bunk aboardship for the duration of the field day and meals will beprovided.This invaluable program not only helps these ships in termsof maintenance and upkeep, but also provides an opportunity for the general public and veterans alike to  lend a hand inpreserving history and to oin together for a weekend to socialize with one another.

You can sleep onboard for the 3 nights. Sleep in your old bearthing area

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be served onboard

  No. We have had field day attendees representing every branch of the Armed Forces: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Members of the U.S. Merchant Marine have also come aboard to lend a hand. But you really don't even need military experience to attend. Anyone with an interest in history and restoration is welcome.
• Sleeping Bag & Pillow   • Work clothes (or dungarees) and gloves
• Toiletries (soap, towels, toothpaste, etc.)   • Tools (will be kept in safe, locked area)
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