Organization Profile

USS Orleck Naval Museum

To establish the destroyer known as USS Orleck DD886, docked at Lake Charles, Louisiana, as a lasting memorial to honor the men and women of our nation’s Armed Forces; to preserve the history created by the crews who served on the USS Orleck and other U.S. Navy ships; to educate younger generations on the sacrifices made by these individuals to ensure the freedoms we enjoy today through educational, historical, and interpretive programs and experiences for adults and children of all ages; and to establish a first-class tourist attraction, and educational and recreational resource, for visitors from throughout the United States and other countries. MOTTO: Remember, Honor, Restore, and Educate!

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