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The 2019 Reunion is in Connecticut  - June 27 - 30, 2019
See a video slideshow of the 2019 HPRA reunion itinerary

"ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW FROM THE USVCP "
The USVCP provides a multitude of information that veterans all need to know. They cover all branches of the U.S. military with a lot of information on VIETNAM and beyond. Use the link below and peruse the various pages. They have a newsletter that you can subscribe to and all is free.
[Link to] USVCP

NEW FEATURE - A Slideshow!
On this home page, a slideshow that will periodically change. Look here

More information on Agent Orange and Vietnam Waterways

Watch George and Mona dancing to "Moon River"



Remember, the HPRA, this Website, the Shipmate Directory and the Newsletters are not possible without your financial support.

An electronic copy (PDF) of the Shipmate Directory is available to ACTIVE members via email from the HPRA president (email Link). 

                                          *** Still Available! ***
HPRA NEWSLETTERS   The next Newsletter will be ~OCTOBER 10, 2018

2018 Reunion - SAVANNAH GA. 9/10-13/2018...
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Our Savannah reunion.is complete and another sucess. As usual, GFeorge B. did a fine job.
As usual, we are waiting on your photos, so it is time to get them in.
(A process that is Always In Progress)...

PHOTO ALBUM's and SLIDESHOWS are available on the
[Links to]"PIX GALLERY" PAGE and the SlideShow & Albums page.
If you do not see them, check back often. The process is in progress.

NOTE: The albums and slideshows are hosted by the GoDaddy Photo Albums system. The slideshows do not display  titles or captions; the album versions do.

*** SEA STORIES ***
 (From DD709 shipmates - submit your own)
A Ride on a Nuclear Submarine by Bob Mead (62-64)
Cuban Adventure by Bob Mead (62-64)
Tin Can Sailorman A poem from Tim Brady (68-69)
The SS Warrimoo from Dennis Dow  (65-70)
The Fate of the USS Harwood by Butch Guzejko (66-68)
My Shipmate - "Chico" by George Beal (50-52)
1962 Americas Cup Races by Bob Mead (62-64)
Portholes by David Barter (52-55)
Shadowing a Russian Helicopter Carrier by Wayne D.
The Hugh Pervert by Hugh Tulloch via Dennis Dow

USS Hugh Purvis as commissioned in 1945

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The following information was received from Robert Mead (62-64) about a Hugh Purvis C/O
CDR John Linville (1961 - 1963). He has been moved from his original resting place (unknown) to his new one at
Arlington National Cometary.

   James C. Linville  

BIRTH 5 May 1924
DEATH 14 May 1985 (aged 61)
BURIAL Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
PLOT Sec: 66, Site: 6167
MEMORIAL ID 49248315  View Source


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