USS Missouri Memorial Association, Inc.

The USS Missouri Memorial Association, Inc. (the Association) is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation established in the State of Hawaii in 1994. The two key purposes of the Association were initially:

  • To relocate the USS Missouri (BB-63) to Hawaii to establish, operate and maintain a national memorial commemorating the end of hostilities in World War II to serve as a lasting tribute to the United States Navy’s role in forging world peace through strength
  • To operate exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes, within the meaning of Section 501 (c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986