Veterans association reunions are planned in September and in October.
Navy and Marine shipmates who served on the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 from 1944 through 1976 and the USS Columbus SSN-762, past and present,will gather Sept. 21 to 24 at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va.
Those who would like to share memories or get information on the reunion may contact Allen R. Hope, president, at 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815-4505 or call him at (260) 486-2221 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time. His email is Hope4391@frontier.com.
The USS Clinton crewmen's 18th annual reunion will be Oct. 10 to 14 in Orlando, Fla.
Contact for reunion and membership information is Duncan E. Atkinson, 1510 19th Ave. N., Texas City, Texas 77590. His phone number is (409) 945-6148 and his email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.