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NOTEThe registration cuttoff date for the Savannah reunion is August 5, 2018.
Also you must make your own hotel reservations. See the 2018 HPRA SAVANNAH REUNION page for more information.

NEW Agent Orange List of Ships - 2018 Version. See the "Veterans Health" page

"I Think I've Been Phished" - What should I do?
An article from "Ask Leo".  Very important information.


NEW SOCIAL SECURITY CARDS - PLUS A SCAM ALERT...
New MEDICARE Cards - [LINK TO:] From the "Office of the Inspector General"
[Link to:] 
MEDICARE CARD SCAM ALERT

Veterans Health - Health issues and other information.
More disability linked to Agent Orange...
[Link to:] www.armedforceslocator.com/locate-disability-research2.html

VIETNAM INFO - Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin
For any who served from November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975



Remember, the HPRA, this Website, the Shipmate Directory and the Newsletters are not possible without your financial support.

An electronic copy (PDF) of the Shipmate Directory is available to ACTIVE members via email from the HPRA president (email Link). 

                                          *** Still Available! ***
                               HPRA NEWSLETTERS   The next Newsletter will be JUNE 1, 2018

2017 Reunion - HARRISBURG, PA...
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2017 Memorial Service at Gettysburg Battlefield
in front of the Pennsylvania Memorial - June 22, 2017

Our Harrisburg reunion, 6/20 - 6/22, 2017, is history. As we concentrate on 2018, here are the links to the Harrisburg photos and more (Always In Progress)...

PHOTO ALBUM's and SLIDESHOWS are available on the
[Link to]"PIX GALLERY" PAGE

NOTE: The albums and slideshows are hosted by the GoDaddy Photo Albums system. The slideshows do not display  titles or captions; the album versions will.
We are always looking for more photos from our attendees for this presentation. Please check back often.

*** SEA STORIES ***
 (From DD709 shipmates - submit your own)
A Ride on a Nuclear Submarine by Bob Mead (62-64)
Cuban Adventure by Bob Mead (62-64)
Tin Can Sailorman A poem from Tim Brady (68-69)
The SS Warrimoo from Dennis Dow  (65-70)
The Fate of the USS Harwood by Butch Guzejko (66-68)
My Shipmate - "Chico" by George Beal (50-52)
1962 Americas Cup Races by Bob Mead (62-64)
Portholes by David Barter (52-55)
Shadowing a Russian Helicopter Carrier by Wayne D.
The Hugh Pervert by Hugh Tulloch via Dennis Dow

USS Hugh Purvis as commissioned in 1945

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The following information was received from Robert Mead (62-64) about a Hugh Purvis C/O
CDR John Linville (1961 - 1963). He has been moved from his original resting place (unknown) to his new one at
Arlington National Cemetary.

   James C. Linville  

BIRTH 5 May 1924
DEATH 14 May 1985 (aged 61)
BURIAL Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
PLOT Sec: 66, Site: 6167
MEMORIAL ID 49248315  View Source


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