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USS TARAWA (CV-40)

Upcoming Plans

The next reunion will be held in Norwich, CT April 16-19, 2015.  Chicago was selected as the site for 2016 

2015 Registration Packet

You can now download the registration packet for the 2015 reunion.  Click here.  You will need to download, print, and then return the registration form by mail, phone or fax.  You cannot register "on-line".


Recent Reunion Recaps


Small Stores - Deactivated 2/2/2015

Click here to see the page of items available for sale

Click here to down load the order form for the Small Stores.  (You will need to print and mail the form and your payment.  You cannot order these items on line.)


Subscribe to Updates

In order to receive updates from us about the reunion group, you must subscribe to the USS TARAWA Emailers mailing list.

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This is the mailing list for the USS TARAWA (CV-40) reunion group. We use this list to advise subscribers of upcoming reunion activities, and updates to the web site, including the posting of newsletters and reunion reservation packets. * If you'd like to subscribe, just click the link below: Subscribe
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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

2015 attendees as of 3/24/2015
ID Last Name First Name Spouse/Guest Years From Years To
15 McGrath Robert
1951-01 1954-07
14 Underdown Kenneth
1955 1957
13 Pesce Francesco Mickey Pesce 1955-12 1956-12
12 Guerrette Maurice Marilyn Grandquist 1945 1946
11 Aremburg Charles Jennifer Amadon 1952
10 Bontrager Floyd Barbara Bontrager 1952 1956
9 Ward Lester
1958-04 1960-05
8 Paul Edmund Carolyn Hitzeman 1953 1955
7 Totheroh Walter
1959-01 1960-06
6 Robinson Barbara


5 Elliott James Shirley Elliott 1950 1954
4 Skinner Linwood
1955 1957
3 Fogarty John John Fogarty, Jr - son 1951-09 1955-06
2 Bartlett Nelson
1945 1946
1 Harkins Ruth Cheryl Chetuck



Email Roster

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