IMPORTANT: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many of these dates may no longer be valid. Please check with the Point of Contact for any reunion you plan to attend before making plans to do so.

Welcome to AUSN’s Reunions Headquarters!

We are pleased to offer this page so that you and your organization may promote your next reunion.  If you have an upcoming event and would like it listed on this page, please email us at info@ausn.org or call (703) 548-5800. We ask that you be as accurate and specific as possible when providing your information as we are unable to verify or provide assistance in researching specific event details.

2020 REUNIONS

USS Brister (DER-327)

Date: May 14-17

Location: San Diego (Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado Island), CA

Contact: Mike Schneider, michael.schneider@cablespeed.com, (410) 340-0171

USS Keppler (DD-765)

Date: May 16-23

Location: Cocoa Beach, FL

Contact: Stephen Mooney, email kepplerdd765@gmail.com, (732) 280-2949

USS Ajax (AR-6) 

Date: June 7-11

Location: Cleveland, OH

Contact: Thomas Judge, (830) 745-2141

Website: www.ussajaxassociation.org

USS Flasher (SSN-613)

Date: June 10-14

Location: Beach Cove Resort, North Myrtle Beach, SC

Contact: Don Knapp, ussflasherssn613reunion@gmail.com, (843) 834-3568

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/50602478153/

LST Sailors (all ships, classes, and years)

Date: Aug. 11-13

Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact: Angela D’Aloisio, support@nehemiahcommunications.com, (803) 865-5665

Destroyer Leader Association

Date: Aug. 8-15

Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact: Mike Bugara, mjbugara@hotmail.com, (401) 635-8860

USS Norfolk (DL-1)

Date: Aug. 8-15

Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact: Geoff Patterson, geoffrey.patterson@yahoo.com, (910) 984-1184

USS Mitscher (DL-2/DDG-35)

Date: Aug. 8-15

Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact: Gary Marchido, garymarchido@aol.com, (231) 206-1665

USS John S McCain (DL-3/DDG-36)

Date: Aug. 8-15

Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact: Peter Peterson, retep401@gmail.com, (321) 952-2066

USS Willis A Lee (DL-4)

Date: Aug. 8-15

Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact: Frank Graham, frankdl4@optonline.net, (718) 934-6410

USS Wilkinson (DL-5)

Date: Aug. 8-15

Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact: John Lair, hobocamp@aol.com, (619) 479-7387

USS Nimitz (CVN-68) Association

Date: Aug. 30-Sept. 30

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Contact: John Wilder, jfwilder@outlook.com

Website: www.ussnimitzassociation.org

USS Decatur (DD-936/DDG-31/DDG-73)

Date: Sept. 10-13

Location: Rosemont, IL

Website: http://www.ussdecaturassoc.org/ReunionSites.html

Contact: Art Scaccia, ajskasha@gmail.com, (815) 922-5650

USS Sam Houston (SSBN/SSN-609)

Date: Sept. 10-12

Location: Omaha, NE

Contact: Howard Dobson, howardvaldobson@verizon.net, (302) 764-1197

Website: www.USSsamHouston.org

USS Damato (DD/DDE-871)

Date: Sept. 15-19

Location: St. Louis, MO

Contact: Stew Baldwin, sbaldwin@matalink.net, (419) 654-0248

USS Hornet (CV-8/CV-12/CVA-12/CVS-12)

Date: Sept. 16-20

Location: Buffalo, NY

Contact: Sandy Burket, hornetcva@aol.com, (814) 224-5063 or (814) 312-4976

USS Arctic (AOE-8)

Date: Sept. 18-20

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Contact: ussarcticaoe8@gmail.com

Website: https://www.ussarcticaoe8.org

USS Oklahoma City (CL-91/CLG-5/CG-5/SSN-723)

Date: Sept. 22-27

Location: Buffalo Grand Hotel, 120 Church Street, Buffalo, NY

Contact: John Baker, (620) 221-0343

USS Holder (DD-819/DDE-819/DE-401)

Date: Sept. 23-27

Location: Warwick, CT

Contact: James de Barrios, ussholder_dde819@hotmail.com, (831) 458-9062

Website: www.ussholder.com

USS Oak Hill (LSD-7), USS Carter Hall (LSD-3), and USS Catamount (LSD-17)

Date: Sept. 24-27

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Raylah Holm, raylah@aol.com, (509) 607-9021

Website: www.ussoakhilllsd7.myevent.com

USS Hollister (DD-788)

Date: Sept. 27-30

Location: Branson, MO

Contact: Casey Orr, cworr78@gmail.com, (319) 377-4759

Website: usshollister.org

Note: Crew members of ships that operated with the Hollister are welcome to join.

USS Sperry (AS-12)

Date: Oct. 7-10

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Contact: George Planic, sperrypresident@gmail.com

Website: https://www.usssperryas12.org/membership-information/

Note: You must be an association member to attend, and the deadline for reunion registration is July 1.

USS Reeves (DLG-24/CG-24)

Date: Oct. 8-12

Location: Handlery Hotel, San Diego, CA

Contact: Thomas Bailey, (719) 647-2872

USS McMorris (DE-1036)

Date: Oct. 22-25

Location: San Antonio, TX

Contact: Jules Galbreth or Scott Vliek, julorgal@gmail.com or greywarrior@hotmail.com, (972) 219-9674 or (219) 789-4326

Website: http://www.ussmcmorris.org/

USS Cogswell (DD-651) and USS Wedderburn (DD-684)

Date: June 7-9, 2021

Location: Bellevue, WA

Contact: George H Overman, secretary@usscogswell.com, 760-889-2216

USS John Young (DD-973)

Date: June 10-13th, 2021

Location: Houston, TX

Contact: reunion@dd973.org

Website: www.dd973.org