2020 VA-85 Reunion - POSTPONED

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    Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 2020 Reunion has been rescheduled for October 6-10, 2021.  It will be in Jacksonville FL.

    The VA-85 Reunion is open to all veterans who served in VA-85 regardless of rank, rate or time period.


  • Created by: Al Lieberman

USS Samuel Gompers 2021 Reunion

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    The USS Samuel Gompers AD-37 Reunion will be held in Alexandria, VA at the Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria October 7-11, 2021.  This reunion is open to all Officers and Crew of the USS Samuel Gompers and their guests.   


  • Created by: Mary Snider

Bill Parsons, STGCS

It is with a heavy heart that I learned of the passing of one of my shipmates...William (Bill) Parsons 74 of Sunbury, PA resided in VA Beach, VA passed peacefully at home with family on 3/04/2020. He proudly served 22 years in the USN, retired in…

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OLD MEN IN Funny Hats

 I came across this essay and thought it was a beautiful Memorial Day tribute. I hope you enjoy it.

I wrote this a while after I got home from Iraq, and I post it every year. Happy Memorial Day.


You’ve seen them. The old guys…

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