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USS TARAWA (CV-40)

Upcoming Plans

The final reunion of the USS TARAWA VETERAN'S ASSOCIATION will be held April 14-17, 2016 in Hickory, NC.

2016 Registration Packet

You can now download the registration packet for the 2016 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".  Please read the registration packet carefully before registering!


Final Issue of the Tarawa Tradewinds

Click here to read the final issue of the Tarawa Tradewinds. Details on the decommissioning of the association are included, as well as a dues payment for to send in your final dues payment. It is a fairly large pdf file, so it may take a little bit to download.


2016 Attendees list

2016 Attendees as of 2/3/2016
ID Last Name First Name Spouse/Guest Years From Years To
47 Aremburg Charles Carla Amadon 1952
46 Paul Edmund Carolyn Hitzemann 1953 1955
45 Morris James Gene Magliocco

44 Chetuck Joseph Cheryl Chetuck

43 Harkins Ruth


42 Abildgaard Bjarne Ina Abildgaard 1953 1955
41 Rosen Bruce Rebecca Rosen

40 Guerrette Maurice Marilyn Granquist 1945 1946
39 Tonino Frank Joan McKeon 1957 1959
38 Gapp John Paul Litz 1951 1955
37 DeJongh Jerry
1955-04 1958-06
36 Dollar Robert


35 Dollar Josephine


34 Di Paola/Lofaso Patricia


33 Di Paola, Jr Emil Richard Di Paola 1945 1946
32 Patterson Robert Sylvia Patterson 1953 1954
31 Bell Herbert Vera bell 1952-06 1954-04
30 Underdown Kenneth Rosalie McHoul 1955 1957
29 Spallina James Audrey Spallina 1945 1946
28 Graefe George Peggy Graefe 1955 1957
27 Lych Joseph Jessie Lych 1952 1955
26 Fales Scott Kathy Fales

25 Elliott James Shirley Elliott 1950 1954
24 Robinson Barbara Lois Ventriglia

23 Bontrager Floyd Barbara Zimmer 1952 1956
22 Fogarty John John Fogarty Jr 1951-09 1955-06
21 Wuerfel Robert Mary Ellen Wuerfel 1952-09 1955-08
20 Brown Joe Alice Brown 1952 1953
19 Hoopingarner James Betty Hoopingarner 1957 1959
18 Ruffalo Joseph Louise Ruffalo 1955 1957
17 Feeney James Norma Feeney 1953 1955
16 Pfaff Anne


15 Grosey Frank Carol Grosey 1951 1955
14 Pfaff Eugene
1948-04-02 1949-06-27
13 Totheroh Walter Sue Totheroh 1959-01 1960-06
12 Putnam Jim Lois Nylen 1953 1954
10 Frechette, Jr Raymond Linda Frechette 1954 1956
9 Huskey Elwood Phil Huskey - son 1945 1946
8 Jackson S. Robert Ruth Jackson 1951 1955
7 Knight Jack Harriet Knight 1958 1959
6 Wagoner Billy Norma Wagoner 1946-06 1947-12
5 Martin Charles Marji Martin 1948 1950
4 Remington Richard
1953 1956
3 Pesce Francesco Mickey Pesce 1955-12 1956-12
2 Skinner Linwood
1955 1957
1 Ward Lester Joan Ward 1958-04 1960-05


Recent Reunion Recaps

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




Email Roster

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