ATTENDANCE AT ALL EVENTS IS BY INVITATION ONLY

  • Commissioning Committee Reception
    Hosted by the MICHAEL MONSOOR Commissioning Committee
    For Ships Sponsor, Committee members and invited guests only.
    Invitations will be sent via EMAIL in late December 2018 / Early January 2019.
    Date/Time:    Thursday, January 24, 2019, Early Evening - Exact Time TBD
    Place:             Onboard USS MICHAEL MONSOOR
    Scope:            Stand up Appetizers and drinks.  Ship tours.
    Dress:            Military:  TBD; Civilian:  Business Casual (coat, tie optional)
    ** Please click here to review Ship Tour requirements and Security Access notes **

  • Ships Sponsor Luncheon
    Hosted by the MICHAEL MONSOOR Commissioning Committee and USS MICHAEL MONSOOR
    For Ships Sponsor, and her invited guests only.  Invitations will be sent by USS MICHAEL MONSOOR.
    Date/Time:    Friday, January 25, 2019, Exact Time TBD
    Place:             Onboard USS MICHAEL MONSOOR
    Scope:            Lunch & Ship tour
    Dress:            Military:  TBD; Civilian:  Business Casual (coat, tie optional)
    ** Please click here to review Ship Tour requirements and Security Access notes **

  • Chairman's Reception
    Hosted by the MICHAEL MONSOOR Commissioning Committee
    For VIPs, Donors at Sniper Overwatch Level or higher, Ships Sponsor, Committee members and invited guests only.
    Invitations will be sent via EMAIL in late December 2018 / Early January 2019.
    Date/Time:    Friday, January 25, 2019, Early Evening - Exact Time TBA
    Place:             Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA 92101
    Scope:            Stand up Appetizers and drinks
    Dress:            Military:  TBD; Civilian:  Business Attire (Suit or coat and tie)

  • Platform and Distinguished Guests Assembly
    Hosted by the MICHAEL MONSOOR Commissioning Committee
    For VIP's, Donors at Vice Admiral Level or higher, committee members and invited guests only.
    First batch of Invitations will be sent via EMAIL in late December 2018 / Early January 2019.

    Date/Time:    Saturday, January 26, 2019, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
    Place:             Island Club, Naval Air Station, North Island
    Quentin Roosevelt Boulevard, San Diego, California
    Scope:            Stand up continental breakfast
    All guests will be briefed at 9:10 a.m. and then transported to Commissioning Ceremony.
    Return transportation after the ceremony is available to bring guests back to the parking lot to retrieve their cars.
    Dress:            Military Platform Participants:  TBD
    Military:  TBD
    Civilian:  Business Attire (Suit or coat and tie)
    ** Please click here to review Ship Tour requirements and Security Access notes **

  • MICHAEL MONSOOR Commissioning Ceremony
    Hosted by the United States Navy
    Invitation packages will be sent via US Postal Service in November/December.
    When you receive your Invitation package YOU MUST RSVP TO GET YOUR TICKETS!!!!
    Date/Time:    Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m.  RECOMMEND ARRIVING EARLY!

    Place:             Naval Air Station, North Island, Coronado, California
    Dress:            Military Platform Participants:  TBA
    Military:  TBA; Civilian:  Business Attire
    ** Please click here to review Ship Tour requirements and Security Access notes **
    ** In order for the security process to flow smoothly and for you and your guests to be seated in time for the ceremony, please ensure that you arrive at the site by 8:30 a.m.  The ceremony will start promptly at 10:00 am.
              
  • Post-Commissioning Reception
    Hosted by the MICHAEL MONSOOR Commissioning Committee
    Invitation not required.  Open to all attendees at Commissioning Ceremony
    Date/Time:    Saturday, January 26, 2019, immediately following ceremony

    Place:             Commissioning pier

Tours of USS MICHAEL MONSOOR  will be available for Commissioning Ceremony Attendees following the Commissioning Ceremony.  

 



Ship Tour/Visit Requirements: No open toed shoes, backpacks, large bags, baby strollers or walkers.  Everyone must be ambulatory and able to walk up and down several flights of stairs.  There are NO handicap devices onboard to assist guests.

Pier Security Requirements:

All guests will pass through a security checkpoint upon entering the pier.  Security precautions mandate that all invited guests are required to have a federal or state issued photo identification card (example: military identification, driver’s license, passport, etc.) for port access.  Children under 16 are exempt with an adult escort.  Please have your photo ID and tickets/invitation available upon arrival.

The security checkpoint will include metal detectors, bag inspections and military working dogs.  Guests are asked not to bring large bags, backpacks or coolers.  However, small diaper bags and purses will be allowed.  All bags, purses, wallets, backpacks, coats, etc. are subject to search for weapons, explosives, and contraband.  No weapons including knives or sharp pointed objects are allowed at any commissioning event.  We appreciate your cooperation and understanding regarding these procedures required by the U.S. Navy for your safety, the safety of the crew, and the protection of the newest commissioned warship afloat.  In order for the security process to flow smoothly and for you and your guests, please be ready for these security checks and arrive early (especially for the ceremony).