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U.S.S. Salt Lake City CA25
Association Reunion Locations & Presidents


1929 SLC 1948
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1973 through 2009
Reunion Books

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FIRST Reunion
Salt Lake City, Utah from June 9-10, 1973 at the Hotel Utah.
ball-red-02 Deceased Captain Edmond B. Pugsley
The Founder of the USS SLC Association & organizer of the First Reunion.

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SECOND Reunion
San Diego, CA. from June 12 - 15, 1975 at the Bahia Motor Hotel.
ball-red-02 Deceased Vincent R. "Shorty" Dahlen... President of the Association for 1974-1975.

The eldest attending member was ball-red-02 Deceased Vice Adm., Retired Bertram J. Rodgers, 81 years young and the youngest was ball-red-02 Deceased Lloyd D. Tipton who was 49 years old.

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THIRD Reunion
Orland, Florida from Aug. 11-14, 1977- Orlando Hyatt Hotel
ball-red-02 Deceased Charles H. Carroll.... President of the Association for 1976-77.

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FOURTH Reunion
San Antonio, TX. from Oct. 25-28, 1979 at the St. Anthony Hotel.
ball-red-02 Deceased Ryland E. Brem.... President of the Association for 1978-1979.

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FIFTH Reunion
Lincolnshire, IL. from July 29-Aug. 2, 1981 at the Marriott's Lincolnshire.
Alfred J. Frank.... President of the Association for 1980-1981.

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SIXTH Reunion
Reno, NV. from Aug. 7-11, 1983 at the El Dorado Hotel Casino.
Deceased LeRoy E. Ewing.... President of the Association for 1982-1983.

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SEVENTH Reunion
San Diego, CA. in 1985 at the Sheraton Harbor Island West Hotel.
ball-red-02 Deceased Paul H. Grevencamp.... President of the Association for 1984-1985.

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EIGHTH Reunion
Philadelphia, PA. from Aug. 24-28, 1987 at the Hershey Hotel.
ball-red-02 Sandy Oppenheimer.... President of the Association for 1986-1987.

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NINTH Reunion
Denver, CO. from Sept. 4th-8th, 1989 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
ball-red-02 Deceased Edward E. Bennett.... President of the Association for 1988-1989.

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TENTH Reunion
Las Vegas, NV. from Sept. 16th-20th, 1991 at the Riviera Hotel.
ball-red-02 Deceased Rocco Natale.... President of the Association for 1990-1991.

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ELEVENTH Reunion
Annapolis, Maryland from Sept. 13th-17th, 1993 at the Ramada Inn.
ball-red-02 Deceased Francis X. Earley.... President of the Association for 1992-1993.

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TWELFTH Reunion
Sacramento, CA. from Sept. 17th-24th, 1995 at the Red Lion's Sacramento Inn.
ball-red-02 Deceased Haile H. "Jake" Jaekel.... President of the Association for 1994-1995.

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THIRTEENTH Reunion
Las Vegas, NV. from Aug. 31st-Sept. 4th, 1997 at the Aladdin Hotel.
ball-red-02 Deceased Pat Monteleone.... President of the Association for 1996-1997.

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FOURTEENTH Reunion
Corpus Christi, TX. from Aug. 1999, Hotel Unknown
Deceased Harold Dugan.... President of the Association for 1998-1999.
The Book has not been printed up from this reunion due to the death [Feb.01, 2000] of H. Dugan.

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FIFTEENTH Reunion
Reno, NV. from Sept. 17th-21st, 2001 at the Sands Regency Hotel-Casino
ball-red-02 Deceased Pat Monteleone....President of the Association for 2000-2001.

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SIXTEENTH Reunion
Branson, MO. from Sept. 17th-20th, 2002 at the Grand Plaza Hotel
ball-red-02 Sandy Oppenheimer....President of the Association for 2002

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SEVENTEENTH Reunion
Laughlin, NV. from Sept. 21st-24th,2003 at the Ramada Express Hotel
ball-red-02 Deceased Haile H. "Jake" Jaekel....President of the Association for 2003

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EIGHTEENTH Reunion
Salt Lake City, UT. Sept. 18-20th, 2004 at the Sheraton City Centre Hotel
ball-red-02 Deceased Pat Monteleone....President of the Association for 2004.
Due to illness, Sandy Oppenheimer was the Reunion Chairman for the event.

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NINETEENTH Reunion
Canceled by hurricane Katrina
New Orleans, LA. - The Brent House Hotel on Sept. 17-20, 2005
ball-red-02 Deceased Louis Rehm....President of the Association for 2005

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NINETEENTH Reunion
Catoosa/Tulsa, OK. - Cherokee Casino Resort - June 25th - 29th, 2006
ball-red-02 Deceased Louis Rehm....President of the Association for 2005-2006

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TWENTIETH Reunion
Catoosa/Tulsa, OK. - Cherokee Casino Resort - June 3rd - 8th, 2007
Sandra f. Thompson-Eskew....President of the Association for 2007...
daughter of SLC Veteran, ball-red-02 Deceased Hoyt W. Thompson, S1c

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TWENTY-FIRST Reunion
Springfield, MO. at the DoubleTree Hotel from June 22nd until June 27th, 2008
Sandra f. Thompson-Eskew....President of the Association for 2008...
daughter of SLC Veteran, ball-red-02 Deceased Hoyt W. Thompson, S1c

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TWENTY-SECOND Reunion
San Antonio, TX. was the location for the reunion the week of June 21st to June 26th, 2009.
Sandra f. Thompson-Eskew....President of the Association for 2009...
daughter of SLC Veteran, ball-red-02 Deceased Hoyt W. Thompson, S1c
Reunion organizers are ball-red-02 Albert & Louise Jowdy with the help of Janet Veit, daughter of SLC Veteran,
ball-red-02 Deceased Robert J. McElwain, GM1c.

TWENTY-THIRD REUNION
San Diego, CA. was the location of the 2010 reunion June 20th through the 23rd, 2010 at the Holiday Inn Bayside. John A. Mercer, son of SLC Veteran ball-red-02 Art Mercer, is the President of the Association for 2010 & the organizer of the reunion.

TWENTY-FOURTH REUNION
Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport Hotel in Herndon, VA. will be the location for the 2011 reunion.
ball-red-02 SLC Veteran Sandy Oppenheimer is the reunion organizer.

TWENTY-FIFTH REUNION
Hotel Unknown in New Orleans, LA. will be the location for the 2012 reunion.
Janet Veit, daughter of SLC Veteran, ball-red-02 Deceased Robert J. McElwain, GM1c, is the President of the Assoc. and organizer of the reunion

TWENTY-SIXTH REUNION
Nashville, TN. was the location for the 2013 reunion.
Janet Veit, daughter of SLC Veteran, ball-red-02 Deceased Robert J. McElwain, GM1c, is the President of the Assoc. and organizer of the reunion

TWENTY-SEVENTH REUNION
Charleston, SC. was the location for the 2014 reunion.
Janet Veit, daughter of SLC Veteran, ball-red-02 Deceased Robert J. McElwain, GM1c, is the President of the Assoc. and organizer of the reunion

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TWENTY-EIGHT REUNION
San Diego, CA. was the location for the 2015 reunion.
John A. Mercer, son of SLC Veteran ball-red-02 Art Mercer, is the President of the Association for 2010 & the organizer of the reunion.

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TWENTY-NINTH REUNION
San Antonio, TX. was the location for the 2016 reunion.
Janet Veit, daughter of SLC Veteran, ball-red-02 Deceased Robert J. McElwain, GM1c, is the President of the Assoc. and organizer of the reunion

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