Location: [USS Holder Homepage] [USS Holder - Reunions] USS Holder - USS Holder 39th Annual Reunion 2018
Black Fred EN3 61-63 Kea J.C.  MMCM 60-62
Bortle Jack YN3 55-57 Kearney ED  PC3 69-71
Bridges Jasper S1/C 46-48 Kenton Francis FN2 51-52
Carmean Charles BT3 60-63  Lower Eugene  SEM3 57-59
Davis Richard HT1 59-61 Maloney Francis TM3 50-53
DeAngelis Edward BMCS 66-70 McCrain EDward  SFP2 61-65
deBarrios Jim MM2 59-61 Noland Donald MM2 62-66
Delgado Joe ETR3 59-61 Peryea Gary DCFN 68-70
Dierbeck Bob MR3 61-62 Pinkus Joel BT1 66-67
Ellsworth Robert SK2 71-72 Powers Theodore PC3 66-67
Elston Ray TMC 62-65 Reed Allen BTC 48-55
Farrell Jerry PN3 61-63 Showers Ronald YNC 61-63
Fiedler John RD2 64-66 Sipple Hank ETN2 65-68
Garth James E3 63-65 Smith Loyd RM3 63-65
Harrison Fred BTCM 64-67 Stevens Robert BMSN 66-68
Jennings Jim IC2 61-62 Stigall Ronald BT3 57-61
Johnson Howard MMCM 69 Valois Bob IC2 57-59
Johnson Tim STG2 66-69 Vittum Lewis BUH3 57-58
Kaim John MR3 56-58 Ziegberman Andrew SF3 70-71
The shipmates of the ships named USS Holder DE401, DD819, and DDE819 will once again be gathering to enjoy the company of one and other, this time in Ft. Myers, Fl for their 39th reunion.
Schedule and events to follow as we receive them.
2018 USS Holder Reunion Host - Tim and Karen Johnson Cell 239-898-6042, Home 239-466-2065
Hotel - Holiday Inn Ft. Myers Airport - Town Center, Phone 239-561-1550, Reservations - USS Holder
Hotel Rate $99 + tax (breakfast included)
Reservations can be made After 1 November 2017 and before 31 March 2018 for this rate
Hotel Rate also applies for 3 Days before and 3 Days after
Free Shuttle Pickup From Fort Myers Airport to Hotel. Call 239-561-1550
Afternoon - Check-in
Evening - light supper
Morning - Tram Ride exploring the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island.
Lunch - at the George and Wendy's Cafe.
Afternoon - Off to Shell Museum on Sanibel Island, a fascinating display of shells from all over the world.
Evening - Dinner ON YOUR OWN.
Morning - Tour the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. There are over 20 Acres of botanical gardens, nine historic buildings including Edison's Botanic Research Laboratory and the Edison Ford Museum which contains an impressive collection of inventions, artifacts and special exhibit galleries.
Afternoon - We will have lunch at the VFW and then have our memorial service accompanied by a bugler. We will be going on a cruise of the Gulf of Mexico.
Evening - At the hotel Jazzy Friday - Live music,complimentary made to order pasta bar or dinner ON OUR OWN.
Morning - Annual Business Meeting, Future Reunion Sites,and our World Famous Raffle. Please remember an item for the raffle in the $10 to $20 range.
Afternoon - Lunch ON YOUR OWN and free time with shipmates.
Evening - Banquet, entertainment, pictures for posterity (Memory Book). Attire for the evening is dress casual. Please keep in mind it is a nice affair. Good-Byes
Morning - DEPART - All ashore thats going ashore.
For hotel information contact Jim DeBarrios at:
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