Our 2015 Reunion will be in Portland, Oregon October 23 - October 26
RED LION HOTEL 909 N. HAYDEN ISLAND DRIVE PORTLAND, OREGON 97217  283-4466
ROOM RATES $109.00 PER NIGHT + TAX
BE SURE TO MENTION YOU ARE WITH THE USS JOHNSTON-HOEL ASSOCIATION IN ORDER TO RECEIVE OUR PRIORITY RATE. THE ROOMS BLOCKED WILL BE HELD AT THIS RATE UNTIL OCTOBER 2, 2015. ROOMS CAN BE RESERVED 3 DAYS PRIOR AND 3 DAYS FOLLOWING THE REUNION FOR THOSE WISHING TO EXTEND THEIR STAY.
Our 2014 Reunion will be in San Diego, California this year.
HOLIDAY INN BAYSIDE 4875 North Harbor Dr San Diego, CA 92106 (800) 662-8899
A Reduced Rate of $115.00 per night plus tax. This rate is only available until October 1, 2014. Be sure to use the Code TAF when booking. This rate is available 3 days prior to the reunion and 3 days following the reunion. Registration forms and costs will be mailed, and posted on this website as soon as they are available.
BELOW IS A SAMPLE OF EVENTS SCHEDULED
OCT 22-----------------CHECK IN AND RECEPTION - 5PM - 7PM OCT 23-----------------OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE SAN DIEGO'S MANY ATTRACTIONS OCT 24-----------------VISIT FORT ROSECRANS MEMORIAL MONUMENTS - CITY TOUR - RETURN BACK TO HOTEL OCT 24-----------------BANQUET (EVENING) OCT 25-----------------BUSINESS MEETING FOR JOHNSTON/HOEL ASSOCIATION OCT 26-----------------CHECK OUT
The Gambier Bay Assoication also plans to reunite in San Diego during the week of October 25, 2014, and has secured use of the Midway Carrier for hosting a Memorial Service. It is hoped that we, along with as many other Tafffy III associations as possible will join together for a meaniful memorial service.
The remainder of the reunion may involve some joint funcions, but the Johnston/Hoel Association will have our own hospitality room and activities.
There will be a meeting with several Taffy III ships, including the Johnston/Hoel representatives in early January to discuss details. Updates will be released as soon as they are available.
If you are interested in joining us at our reunion this year please contact him at the address below:
Warren Stirling 19651 Quiet Bay Lane Huntington Beach, California 92648-2613