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USS TARAWA (CV-40)

Upcoming Plans

The next reunion will be held in Branson, MO April 24-27, 2014, and Charleston, SC was selected as the 2015 location. 

2014 Registration Packet

You can now download the registration packet for the 2014 reunion!  Click here


Click Here for a list of shuttle providers in Branson, MO.



Recent Reunion Recaps


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Intro Letter

If you are new to the reunion group, this letter is a great place to start, to get background information on the reunion group, and your part in it! Click Here



Where Next

Be sure to check out the Where Next link on the left of this page.  It will take you to a great place to access information on a variety of locations that are interested in hosting your next reunion.  After visiting this site, you can go to your next reunion prepared to nominate a great location for an upcoming year!



On Line Questionnaire

Use this link to submit your information so we can add you to the mailing list, and include your profile in the Members Profiles below! Click here



Member's Profiles

Find out what your buddies have been up to since they left the USS TARAWA:   Click here



Attendees list

2014 attendees as of 4/16/2014
Date Entered Last Name First Name Spouse/Guest Years From Years To
4/15/2014 Hayden Lawrence
1955-03 1956-10
3/31/2014 Putnam Jim Lois Nylen 1953 1954
3/31/2014 Bontrager Floyd Harvey Zuhde 1952 1956
3/24/2014 Casillas Jeff Lili Casillas

3/24/2014 Casillas John Mary Casillas 1951 1954
3/24/2014 Doty Otis Sharron Ervin 1955 1957
3/24/2014 Shaffer Cecil Marie Shaffer 1953 1955
3/21/2014 Huskey Elwood Phil Huskey 1945 1946
3/17/2014 Clark John Mike Clark (son) 1948-09 1949-06
3/14/2014 Burress Fred
1954 1957
3/7/2014 Underdown Kenneth
1955 1957
3/7/2014 Ward Lester Joan Ward 1958-04 1960-05
3/5/2014 Langston Shirley


3/3/2014 Totheroh Walter Sue Totheroh 1959-01 1960-06
2/24/2014 Barkley Vera


2/21/2014 Paul Edmund Carolyn Hitzemann (daughter) 1953 1955
2/21/2014 Cervenka Joseph Nancy Cervenka 1957-09 1960-06
2/7/2014 Phillips Kent Mary Jane Phillips 1956 1958
2/6/2014 Dunlop Herbert
1951-01 1954-10



Email Roster

This is a list of email addresses for those folks who wanted their addresses to be posted. Click here



USS TARAWA VETERANS ASSOCIATION

This link will take you to the Association Web Site. Click here