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Ship's Company Reunions

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Slide shows of past reunions are indexed in a list below or in the navigation menu above that links to an individual page. Just above the list is a special section with the latest upcoming reunion plans and a link to a dedicated page to add your name and email to our official newsletter.

Two Bell Ceremony

An important aspect of each reunion is the ceremony where we remember those Truxtun sailors who have gone before us. Details HERE.


Next Reunion will be in 2018

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The next reunion is ready to take your registration. The city of Portland, Oregon has been picked for October 4th - 7th. Updates will be sent by email if you add your name to the Truxtun Shipmate eList HERE .

Reunion Overview

From PJ Byrne, Truxtun Association President:

Shipmates and Friends,

I am excited to announce that the 2018 USS Truxtun Reunion will be held in Portland, Oregon, October 4-7, 2018.
Our host hotel will be the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel. The room rate will be $129.00 per night (plus taxes). The hotel is extending that price for three days before and three days after our reunion should you want to spend more time in the Portland area. The hotel can be reached at (503) 281-2500. Upon arrival at the airport call and they will send the shuttle to pick you up. This free shuttle also goes to the local Shopping/Eatery center.

BANQUET BUFFET: is set for Saturday night October 6th with your choice of Seared Salmon, Prime Rib and Chicken Breast. The buffet will also feature Caesar salad, Mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, Carrot cake, Coffee, Decaf, Tazo Teas, Iced Tea and water.

BONUS: We have a salmon fishing opportunity on the 4th of October only. It is on the Colombia River with Cody Herman of Day One TV show. The boat is only a mile away from the hotel. Cody usually charges $225/day, but for our group it will only be $150/person plus a $20 fishing license. If interested contact Tim Gallagher at You will have to arrive in Portland a day early but our Hotel is extending the same pricing to you if you desire.

BRING A GIFT GET A GIFT: Please remember one of the highlights of the Banquet is the gift exchange following dinner. If you want to participate in this fun event, please bring a gift (not to exceed $25.00) from the State where you live.

TWO GREAT TOURS: The Willamette Valley Wine tour (Friday) and the Mt Hood Loop tour (Saturday).

The Willamette Valley Wine Tour will include:

The Mt Hood Loop Tour will include:



Registration will be done by mail. Please download and print this FORM.

Send the completed Registration Form with a check payable to Dave Holland at the address below by August 15, 2018:

2018 Truxtun Reunion
2000 W. Palmyra Ave #38
Orange, CA 92868

Past Reunions