Upcoming US Navy Reunions and Contact Information


Thanks to Susan J. for suggesting this idea after reading Military Reunion notices in the Charleston, SC newspaper. We will attempt to keep this updated and displayed in chronological order, removing those after the reunion date.

If you would like your reunion posted, please write to us with all of the pertinent contact information.  We will also post a link to your ship's website.


USS Ellet DD-398

Marianne Mihalyo, whose father was a crewmember during WWII, is seeking to coordinate and share photos and stories of crewmembers. Click Here for more.

US Navy Air Borne Early Warning Squadron One (VW-1) May 9-13, 2016

Air Borne Early Warning Squadron one
Location: Branson, Mo.

Reunion info here

President Ralph Link

Web-site manager Pete Wasmund

Website: VW1 Association


USS Gurke (DD-783)  May 9-13, 2016USS Gurke

Location: Boston, Ma.
Contact: Craig Smith
Phone: 360-927-2762


More info or To Register



USS Ajax AR-6 June 8-12, 2016
USS Ajax

Location: Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport
    Kenner, Louisiana
Contact: Thomas Judge 210-288-7904




USS John Young  DD-973 June 17-19, 2016USS John Young


Location: Town and Country Resort and Convention Center; Mission Valley, Ca.

Reservations are requested at the resort to participate. Activities are planned throughout the weekend.

E-mail: Mike Trotta

Donations via GoFundMe

USS Forrest Royal DD-872  June 23-26 2016USS Forest Royal

Location:  Merry Manor Inn  Portland Me.

Contact:  Ron Larsen



USS Holder DD/DDE 819 and DE 401
September 7-11, 2016
USS Holder

This will be our 38th annual reunion

Location: Portland, Me.
Contact: James de Barrios
              120 Ross St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2636

Phone: 831-458-9062



USS Halyburton FFG 40  July 15 - 17 2016USS Halyburton

Location: Charleston, SC

For more information please visit




USS Nimitz August 24-28, 2016USS Nimitz

Location: Crowne Plaza Mission Bay
                San Diego, CA

Ed Deats
USS Nimitz Association
8324 Triad Circle
Sacramento CA 95828-6642


Website: USS Nimitz

USS Sperry AS-12  September 21-25, 2016USS Sperry

Location: New Orleans / Covington, La.

Details on website: click here

Website:  USS Sperry

Ralph Holdridge is President.
If you do not have access to computer call David Jackson 360 435-6919

USS McCandless DE/FF/FFT 1084
September 22-25, 2016
USS McCandless

Location: Virginia Beach, Va.
Hotel: Holiday Inn North Beach

Contact for more info and to regiser:

John Capron E-mail:


USS Keppler DD-765  September 23-25, 2016USS Keppler

Location: Wyndham Garden Barrone Plaza Hotel
    New Orleans, LA

Sept 25, 2016 7-Night Cruise from New Orleans, LA - Carnival Dream

For more information, please contact:
Steve Mooney at 732 280 2949


USS Frank Knox (DDR-742) September 21-25, 2016Frank Knox

Location: Portland, OR.
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
8235 NE Airport Way Portland, OR 97220
503-281-2500 Prompt "0"

Contact: Vaughan Kruger
Phone: 206-466-6094

For more information and to register visit:

All former USS Frank Knox DD-742 shipmates and families are welcome. 

USS Bayfield (APA-33)  September 28-October 3, 2016USS Bayfield

Location: McLean Virginia
Hotel: Crowne Plaza, 1960 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, VA 22102. Hotel reservations can be made at 1-877-865-1877

Nicholas Kleszczewski

Website: USSBayfield


USS Reeves DLG-24/CG-24 October 6-9, 2016
USS Reeves

Location: San Antonio, Tx.

Hotel: El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

Michael Robertson
Phone: 509-315-8107


Recruit Training Command (RTC) Orlando October 12-16, 2016

RTC Orlando

Location: Orlando Fl.

All companies from 1968-1994 Former recruits, company commanders, and staff welcome.

Hotel: Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando
Must say you are with reunion to get $99 quad rate.

Phone for info: (407) 630-8940

Reunion Website:

MinRon 11 Det Alfa / Mine Division 112  October 13-16, 2016Minron 11

This year will be our first reunion and commemorates the beginning of mine sweeping operations by MinRon 11 Det Alfa in Nha Be, South Vietnam 50 years ago in 1966. MR11/MD112 was a unique part of the US Navy's Brown Water Navy

The Sheraton Gunter Hotel
205 East Houston St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Ray Skaines Email:

Phone: 281-703-5678



USS Houston CL-81 October 19 thru 23, 2016USS Houston

Sun & Sand Resort
2701 South Ocean Blvd.
Myrtle Beach SC 29577



Donna Rogers, Reunion Chair
3949 Little John Drive
York, PA 17408
Email Donna Rogers:

USS Glover FF-1098  AGFF-1, AGDE-1, T-AGFF-1


King Neptune's Reunion 2017!

February 13 - 17, 2017

Location: Royal Caribbean Majesty of The Sea

The USS GLOVER FF-1098, Shipmates, Friends and Family Reunion 2017! Sailors are made for Ships, Ships are made for Sea. Come Sail with us on the Royal Caribbean Majesty of The Sea . Bring your Valentine with you and enjoy COMRADSHIP with your fellow Glover Shipmates. Prices for the cabin before any discounts currently start at $319 per person. We will also open this up to any of your friends & family that would want to sail with us! If you Fly in to Orlando airport, the Port of Cape Canaveral is about 45 minutes away and the cruise line and the airport provides shuttles to and from the Port; right to the Ship! One thing about doing the cruise at this time, The ship is not loaded with tourists and US schools are still in session (makes it very relaxing), the weather in the Caribbean is always good and it's NOT Hurricane season and all will have a good time. Your Wife, Girlfriend significant other would Love a Valentines' Day Cruise!

Jay Conti Sr.
5398 N. Bedstrow Blvd
Beverly Hills. FL 34465

Phone: 352-287-1400


Your Notice Here

If you would like your reunion posted, please send me an email with all of the pertinent contact information.  If you have a good image of your patch (300x300 pixels or larger), send it along.  If not, I'll try to find one.  We will also post a link to your ship's website.