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NOTE: The registration cutoff date for the Savannah reunion is August 5, 2018. BUT, the sooner you get them in the easier it is on George!!

Also, you must make your own hotel reservations. See the 2018 HPRA SAVANNAH REUNION
page for more information and forms.

The 2019 Reunion is in Connecticut  - June 27-30, 2019

 NEW FROM THE USVCP
If you believe you have a service connected disability, specifically connected to Viet Nam and Agent Orange,  you should read this article. It is written by a recently retired rating specialist (VSO). Please read it all the way through as it is a bit long and multiple pages.

The NATIONAL VETERANS LEGAL SERVICE PROGRAM (A new item that could be of use to all veterans)

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

All links on the various pages have been checked as of 7/2/2018 for proper connectivity. Broken links have been repaired or removed if no longer available. If you find a broken link, let us know.



See the following links for information on...

The HPRA CHARTER  (What we do!)

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 OCTOBER 10, 2018

2017 Reunion - HARRISBURG, PA...
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Group Photos
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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 Cometary.

   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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