2008: San Francisco Bay Area, California

2008 the 19th Reunion
San Francisco Bay Area, California

See the pictures from the reunion.

Thank you to eveyone who made the reunion a great success!

The nineteenth-year reunion of the USS Hunt DD 674 was hosted by the West Region in the San Francisco, California area to coincide with Fleet Week. The week has been held since 1981 to honor the men and women serving the United States Navy, Coast Guard and Marines. The 2008 Fleet Week featured the Blue Angels, Navy Ships, Team Oracle and the Snowbirds.

Wednesday, October 08: Check-in and registration

Thursday, October 09: Bus tour of Cannery Row and the Aquarium in Monterey, CA

Friday, October 10: U.S.S. Hunt DD 674 Memorial

The memorial ceremony was performed by Chaplain Westly. The Color Guard posted the colors. The names of the deceased shipmates were read accompanied by the ringing of the ship’s bell. We honored:

Russ Benes
Emsley Cobb
John J. Cummings
Joseph S. Miller
Edmund Saavedra
John E. Skelly
Wilbur Skelton
Frank J. Willie
Clair E. Wright

Taps, Anchors Aweigh, and God Bless America were played.

Saturday, October 11: Option 1: Fleet Week program air shows and pier 39
Saturday, October 11: Option 2: Tour of San Francisco and Muir Woods

Sunday, October 12: Association meeting, lunch, and dinner Banquet