U.S.S. Marvin Shields Association
Formed to preserve the memory of our beloved ship through the spirit of comradeship of those who served on her.
Attention on Deck,
All former shipmates of the USS Marvin Shields DE/FF-1066, make all preparations for getting underway.
Destination: San Francisco
Date: July 18-21, 2014
We will be berthed at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Burlingame. Please contact the Hyatt directly at (650) 347-1234 to ensure your accommodations are in place. A limited block of rooms have been set aside at $119 per night, let them know you're with the USS Marvin Shields Association. For those of you arriving early or staying later the room rate applies 3 days prior and post our official gathering dates.
Friday July 18th:
Welcome reception 6-8 pm
Saturday July 19th:
Open time for touring San Francisco and surrounding area.
Sunday July 20th:
Business meeting 6-7 pm
Association Dinner 7-10 pm
Monday July 21st:
Farewell gathering 8-9 am
I look forward to seeing you all this July. Oh, by the way we could use some new blood, for those of us who have been gathering we've embellished our stories to the point of I'm not sure where they really start and stop anymore.
Please complete the registration form at your earliest opportunity.
Should you have any questions please let me know.
Yours in Service,
USS Marvin Shields 1971-1974
Bill Morgan, President
Dave Thomas, VicePresident
Guy Cornett, Secretary/Treasurer