USS Columbus veterans plan reunion
The USS Columbus Veterans Association is seeking information about Navy and Marine Corps veterans who served aboard the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 anytime from 1944 through 1976 and the USS Columbus (SSN-762) past and present, according to a news release.
A reunion is planned for Oct. 1-4 at the Holiday Inn North in Dayton, Ohio.
Information: Allen R. Hope, president of the US Columbus Veterans Association at (260) 486-2221 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (EDT). He can also be reached by mail at: 3828 Hobson Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46815-4505 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
USS IWO JIMA group sets fall reunion
A fall reunion is being planned for the USS IWO JIMA Class Association, which includes the following ships: USS IWO JIMA (LPH2/LHD7), USS OKINAWA (LPH3), USS TRIPOLI (LPH10/ CVE64), USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH11). The reunion will be for all of the ship’s company and all embarked Navy and Marine Corps personnel.
The reunion will take place Oct. 15-19 at the Marriott Hotel in Chesapeake, Va.
Information: Robert G. McAnally by calling (866)-237-3137. His mailing address is 152 Frissell Street, Hampton, Va. 23663. He als can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com