Reunion Info

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March 30, 2022, From Frank Stepka, SN 70-73

Reunion News

The dates of the Savannah, GA reunion have been changed to Sunday, September 11, 2022 (check in) to Thursday, September 15, 2022 (farewell banquet) with checkout on Friday, September 16, 2022.  We are still working on the hotel, tours and activities for the reunion, so keep checking the website for further updates.

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Reunion Year / Reunion Location / Host / # of Shipmates Attended / Memorial Service Location

1989 – Raritan, NJ

1994 – Raritan, NJ

1996 – Raritan, NJ – Host Charles Davis, YNC, 58-59 – 34 Shipmates Attended

1998 – Baltimore, MD – Host George Christenson, BM1, 65-67 – 68 Shipmates Attended – US Navy Memorial, Washington DC

1999 – Norfolk, VA – Hosts Henry Hepsoe, SMC, 56-61/ Jack Price, RMC 72-75 – 65 Shipmates Attended – General Douglas MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, VA

2000 – Fall River, MA – Hosts Tom Bembenek, OS1, 69-73/ John Moreau, RM1, 70-73 – 70 Shipmates Attended – USS Joseph P. Kennedy DD-850, Fall River, MA

2001 – Charleston, SC – Host Robert Barkalow, RD2, 64-65 – 84 Shipmates Attended – USS Laffey DD-724, Patriots Point, Charleston, SC

2002 – Placerville, CA – Host Jim Goodspeed, LT, 63-66 –  33 Shipmates Attended – American River Gold Discovery Site, Coloma, CA

2003 – Buffalo, NY – Host Richard Hadley, RM1 71-75 – 63 Shipmates Attended – USS Little Rock CLG-4, Buffalo, NY

2004 – Branson, MO – Host Jack Price, RMC 72-75 – 32 Shipmates Attended – Showboat Branson Belle, Branson, MO

2005 – Saco, Me – Host Jim Goodspeed, LT, 63-66 – 41 Shipmates Attended – Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, ME

2006 – Newark, NJ – Host Philip Poplaski, EN2, 69-70 – 22 Shipmates Attended – Basilone Monument, Raritan, NJ

2007 – San Diego, CA – Host Ray Jones, LT, 67-69 – 23 Shipmates Attended – Piazza Basilone, San Diego, CA

2008 – San Antonio, TX – Host Les Carter, MM3, 57-59 – 16 Shipmates Attended – Anderson Theater on the River Walk, San Antonio, TX

2009 – Chicago, IL – Host Geoffrey Bender, FTG2, 70-74 – 30 Shipmates Attended – USNTC Chapel, Naval Station Great Lakes, IL

2010 – Sarasota, FL – Host Greg Perkins, MMFN, 67 – 29 Shipmates Attended – Lido Beach Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota, FL

2011 – Newport, RI – Host Jack Richie, MM2, 68-71 – 52 Shipmates Attended – USS Massachusetts BB-59, Fall River, MA

2012 – Syracuse, NY – Host Philip Poplaski, EN2, 69-70 – 22 Shipmates Attended – Sampson Naval/Air Museum, Fort Sampson, NY

2013 – Gettysburg, Pa – Hosts Frank Crouse, GM2, 52-55/ George Christenson, BM1, 65-67 – 49 Shipmates Attended – Civil War Battle Field Naval Memorial, Gettysburg, PA

2014 – Seattle, WA – Hosts Robert Terhune, LTJG, 64-66/Jim Goodspeed, LT, 63-66 – 15 Shipmates Attended – USS Turner Joy DD-951, Bremerton, WA

2015 – Santa Fe, NM – Host Frank Cowling, ETR2, 65-67 – 21 Shipmates Attended – Inn at Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

2016 – Wilmington, NC – Host Richard Papeska, MM2, 68-70 – 30 Shipmates Attended – USS North Carolina, Wilmington, NC

2017 – Arlington, TX – Host Frank Stepka, SN, 70-73 – 23 Shipmates Attended – Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, TX

2018 – Milwaukee, WI – Host Karl Weber, BT2, 67-70 – 32 Shipmates Attended – Milwaukee County War Memorial, Milwaukee, WI

2019 – Atlanta, GA – Host Fred Gehrisch, ETN2, 66-68 – 22 Shipmates Attended – Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, GA

2020 – Cancelled

2021 – Cancelled                                                                                                                                                   

 

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